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Algarve golf holidays represent excellent quality and great value.

In the Algarve, there is a great selection of golf courses to offer. In the west, new courses such as Boavista and Morgado have complimented the more traditional layouts of Penina and Palmares. In the east, near Tavira, there are now six excellent courses with the addition of the spectacular Monte Rei. Here golfers will find the most luxurious golf resorts and renowned Algarve golf courses. Right in the middle of the Algarve, you’ll find Faro International Airport. The villages of Albufeira and Vilamoura contain Salgados and Dom Pedro Old Course.

 

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Your Tailor Made Golf Holiday in Algarve.

Look through our range of the best golf holiday packages in Algarve below that will be sure to satisfy even the most demanding of golfers. If you have any specific questions about the golf holidays you can go on, please do get in touch.

Algarve Golf Holidays

We offer packages across all of the main golfing regions of the Algarve, read below to find out more.

Why is the Algarve good for golf?

  • Believed to be one of the best golf destinations in Europe.
  • Excellent variety of different golf resorts & golf courses.
  • Key locations: Vilamoura, Tavira, Albufeira and Carvoeiro.
  • Easily accessible from all major UK airports with flights to Faro.
  • Lots of things for non-golfers to enjoy such as beautiful beaches, terrific nightlife, and boat trips are a must.
  • Great value for money.

What makes the Algarve a popular golfing destination?

The Algarve has everything you need as a golfer; easily accessible, friendly, English-speaking staff, warm climate all year round, and certainly a wide variety of courses, tours & packages. Due to its wide array of options for your golf break, the Algarve provides possibilities for any type of traveller. There is a wide range of fantastic golf hotels in the Algarve. Whilst the Algarve is undoubtedly known to hold a higher price point for a golf holiday in Portugal, there is still an array of options to offer to ensure you have an unforgettable golf escape whether you are on a budget or not.

Golf in the Algarve

The Algarve now has a total of 31 golf courses. Among the big variety of grounds, there are particular favourites shown in our client feedback.

Palmares

One of Algarve’s must-play original courses, Palmares has three loops of nine holes, Praia, Lagos, and Alvor all with individual unique traits. This primarily classic links course, made up of 27 holes, makes its way down to the beachfront with great ocean views.

Monte Rei

Rated the number 1 course in Portugal, Monte Rei provides the full package. With welcoming staff, a remarkable hilltop clubhouse, and club cleaning service, how can you say no. Designed by Jack Nicklaus himself, Monte Rei has everything you need and more.

Quinta Do Lago North

In partnership with European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley, Quinta Do Lago North has been reborn with an investment of €9 million. The new layout has been built to the highest specification and the results are quite simply stunning. It is a must for any golfer out there.

Top 5 Algarve Holidays based on client feedback

  1. Monte Rei Golf & Country Club
  2. Tivoli Marina Vilamoura
  3. Dona Filipa Hotel
  4. Palmares Beach & Golf Resort
  5. Amendoeira Golf Resort

You can also look through the rest of our range of golf courses in the Algarve below. We strive to provide course packages for all varieties of golfers.

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The Algarve’s Top Golfing Regions

Learn more about the Algarve’s main golfing destinations below:

Vilamoura

Vilamoura is one of the most popular resorts for golfers now. With 6 superb golf courses, a famous marina, and a popular beach attraction, Vilamoura is a must-have in your golfing experience.

Start planning your Golf Holiday in Vilamoura now!

Places to Stay

Top Golf Courses 

Tavira

This atmospheric village in the Eastern Algarve is a step into history. Filled with old-style shops and houses, Tavira is the place to go. You also have the choice of multiple top-ranking golf courses within just a 10-minute drive.

Start planning your Golf Holiday in Tavira now!

Places to Stay

Top Golf Courses

Albufeira

Albufeira is the most tourist-oriented resort in Portugal. If you are looking for a lively resort with all mod cons, Albufeira is the best place on The Algarve and the ideal resort for a short golf break or extended golf holiday in Portugal.

Start planning your Golf Holiday in Albufeira now!

Places to Stay

Top Golf Courses 

Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro is one of the Algarve’s most picturesque resorts. With its sandy beaches, brilliant white village, and cliff-top walks, Carvoeiro is breathtaking to say the least.

Start planning your Golf Holiday in Carvoeiro now!

Places to Stay

Top Golf Courses

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Golf Hotels in Algarve

There are a wide range of fantastic golf hotels at Algarve. Pick your favourite accommodation from the options below, or click on View More to see our full range of golf resorts in Algarve.

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Amendoeira Faldo Course

Oceânico Faldo Course, Alcantarilha, Portugal

Amendoeira O’Connor Jnr Golf Course

Amendoeira O'Connor Jnr., Morgado da Lameira, Alcantarilha, Portugal

Alvor Baia Resort Hotel

Alvor Baía Resort Hotel, Estr. do Alvor, Portimão, Portugal

AP Cabanas Beach & Nature Resort

AP Cabanas Beach & Nature | Tavira, R. Sítio da Areia, Tavira, Portugal

AP Maria Nova Lounge Hotel

Hotel Maria Nova, Rua António Pinheiro, Tavira, Portugal

Boavista Golf & Spa Resort

Boavista Golf & Spa Resort, Lagos, Portugal

Castro Marim Golf Resort

Castro Marim Golfe and Country Club, Portugal

Conrad Algarve Hotel

Conrad Algarve, Estrada da Quinta do Lago, Almancil, Portugal

Dona Filipa Hotel

Dona Filipa Hotel, Vale do Lobo, Almancil, Portugal

Hotel Carvoeiro Plaza

Hotel Carvoeiro Plaza, Largo da Praia, Carvoeiro, Portugal

Marina Club Lagos

Marina Club Lagos Resort, Marina de Lagos, Lagos, Portugal

Mirachoro Praia Hotel

Hotel Mirachoro Praia, Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro, Portugal

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, Vila Nova de Cacela, Portugal

Morgado Golf & Country Club

NAU Morgado Golf & Country Club, Portimão, Portugal

Palmares Beach & Golf Resort

Palmares Golf Club House, Odiáxere, Portugal

Penina Hotel & Golf Resort

Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort - Sociedade Turistica Da Penina, S.A., Alvor, Portugal

Pestana Alvor Atlantico

Pestana Alvor Atlântico, Praia Do Alvor, Rua da Torralta, Portimão, Portugal

Pestana Alvor Beach Villas

Torralta, 8500 Alvor, Portugal

Pestana Alvor Praia

Pestana Alvor Praia, Portimão, Portugal

Pestana Alvor South Beach

Pestana Alvor South Beach, Praia do Alvor, Praceta do Barinel, Portimão, Portugal

Pestana Blue Alvor All Inclusive Beach & Golf Resort

Pestana Blue Alvor All Inclusive, Rua Sá de Miranda, Portimão, Portugal

Pestana Carvoeiro Golf Resort

Golf, Carvoeiro, Portugal

Pestana Delfim Hotel

Pestana Delfim, Portimão, Portugal

Pestana Dom Joao II Hotel

Pestana Dom João II, Rua da Torralta, Alvor, Portugal

Pestana Gramacho Residences Golf Resort

Pestana Gramacho Residences - Aparthotel & Golf, Carvoeiro - LGA, Portugal

Pestana Palm Gardens

Pestana Palm Gardens, Carvoeiro, Portugal

Pestana Viking Hotel

Pestana Viking, Armação de Pêra, Portugal

Praia Verde Boutique Hotel

Praia Verde Boutique Hotel, Rua de Real Village - Praia Verde, Portugal

Prime Energize Hotel Monte Gordo

The Prime Energize Monte Gordo, Rua de Ceuta, Monte Gordo, Portugal

Robinson Club Quinta da Ria

Robinson Quinta da Ria, Vila Nova de Cacela, Portugal

The Crest

Urbanização The Crest, Lote 31L, Vale Formoso, 8100-267 Loulé, Portugal

The Magnolia Hotel

The Magnolia Hotel, Estrada da Quinta do Lago, Almancil, Portugal

Tivoli Carvoeiro Golf Resort

Tivoli Carvoeiro Algarve Resort, Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro, Portugal

Tivoli Lagos Golf Resort

Tivoli Lagos Algarve Resort, Rua Nova da Aldeia, Lagos, Portugal

Tivoli Marina Portimao Golf Resort

Tivoli Marina Portimão Algarve Hotel, Rotunda da Marina, Portimão, Portugal

Vale Do Lobo Algarve – Deluxe Apartments

Vale do Lobo - Resort Turístico de Luxo, S.A., Faro, Portugal

Vila Gale Lagos Hotel

Hotel Vila Galé Lagos, Rua Sophia de Melo Breyner Andresen, Lagos, Portugal

Vila Gale Tavira Hotel

Hotel Vila Galé Tavira, Rua 4 de Outubro, Tavira, Portugal

Wyndham Grand Algarve

Wyndham Grand Algarve, Avenida André Jordan, Almancil, Portugal

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Where are the best golf courses in the Algarve?

Best valuePenina Hotel & Golf Resort

Best course for low handicapperPalmares

Best overall golf experienceMonte Rei

Best resort golf: Pestana Vila Sol Golf & Resort Hotel

Where is the best golf in the Algarve?

Without a doubt, the best golf in Algarve has to go to Monte Rei. With its exceptional staff and facilities, you absolutely cannot give this one a miss. This one-of-a-kind course is a dream for any golfer out there.

How many golf courses are in Algarve?

With over 30 courses currently, Algarve provides some of the highest-ranking grounds in Europe. Some of our favourites are listed above in our Top 5 Algarve Holidays.

When is the best time to golf in the Algarve?

May/June and September/October are the busiest months of the year when it comes to golf getaways. However, the weather remains mild across Portugal even during the winter season, so these trips can be enjoyed all year round.

How much does a golf holiday cost in Algarve?

Entry-level 3-night, 2-round packages start from £199 and scale up to our higher range of luxury 5* resort experiences.

Which is the nearest airport?

Faro – FAO

Which golf courses are near the Algarve Airport?

The Dom Pedro Old CourseQuinta do Lago North & Quinta do Lago South courses are all in close vicinity of Faro Airport.

Where can I find an authentic Portuguese experience?

For a true Portuguese experience, we recommend Tavira for a quaint village getaway or Vilamoura for the main tourist destination. If you are wanting the most picturesque trip, Carvoeiro is the place for you.

Where is the best luxury hotel in the Algarve?

If a 5-star experience is what you are after, the Wyndham Grand Algarve provides the highest standard suites and includes the highly rated courses Quinta do Lago South & Quinta do Lago Laranjal.

Where can I visit for a budget golfing weekend?

If you want the full package without burning a hole in your wallet, Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is a perfect choice. While providing a 5-star experience, amazing leisure facilities, and unbeatable service, this resort is still budget-friendly.

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