Playing golf in the Algarve is a unique experience, coupled with a breathtaking coastline filled with hues of blue, orange and green. Knowing when to play golf in the Algarve and discovering the best golf courses in the Algarve is close to every golfer’s dream whether they be professional or amateur.
Quinta do Lago Golf
Made up of 5 Championship awarded golf course, the Quinta do Lago resort offers the utmost golfing luxury in the Algarve. Surrounded by unrivalled nature Quinta do Lago offers fun activities for the whole family with tennis and paddle courts, mini golf, fashionable boutique shops, water sports, chic bars and Michelin starred restaurants.
Within the Quinta do Lago Resort, golfers can enjoy 5 luxury golf courses; Quinta do Lago North Golf Course and South Golf Course, San Lorenzo Golf Course, Pinheiros Altos Golf Course as well as the Laranjal Golf Course. Rates to play in Quinta do Lago Golf Courses range from €61 to €130 per player, per round.
Vale do Lobo Golf
The Vale do Lobo Resort offers 2 legendary and beautiful 18-hole golf courses. Surrounded by marvellous luxury villas, fine dining restaurants, holiday homes, tennis and paddle facilities as well as the once in a lifetime experience of playing on the beach cliffs overlooking the endless Atlantic Ocean.
Golf players who visit this resort can enjoy and make the most of challenging courses, like the Ocean Golf Course and the Royal Golf Course. Rates to play in Vale do Lobo Golf Course range from €70 to €90 per player, per round.
Vilamoura is one of Europe’s largest tourist complexes, covering around 2,000 hectares of land. The Vilamoura Resort offers a dream and expansive sandy beach, a luxury marina, tennis courts and a sports club, 5 and 4 star-hotels, nightclubs, casinos and various bars and restaurants.
There are 6 wonderful golf courses surrounding the Vilamoura complex; The Portugal Masters Championship Victoria Golf Course, the Millennium Golf Course, the Old Course, the Pinhal Golf Course, the Laguna Golf Course and attached you will find the 27-hole Vila Sol Golf Course. Rates to play in Vilamoura Golf Courses range from €80 to €130 per player, per round.
Golf in the Algarve
Alongside numerous golf courses in the Golden Triangle area, there are other award-winning golf courses to highlight along the Algarve coast. In the Albufeira area we can find the ‘links’ style Salgados Golf Course and the Palmares Golf Course, as well as the Pine Cliffs Golf Course, the Balaia Golf Course and the Amendoeira Golf Course. Further down the coast in Castro Marim we can find the luxury Monte Rei Golf Course.
When to Play Golf in the Algarve
Although the Algarve boasts a remarkable climate, so as to avoid scorchingly hot or rainy days there are always certain months that are more recommended for playing golf in the Algarve. The months of March until May boast a wonderful fresh breeze throughout, taking advantage of Easter Packages with discounted golf rates. During the months of September to November, again golf players can make the most of the weather as well lower green fee rates in the colder months.
Algarve Golf Tee Times Algarve Golf Club Hire
As with anything, booking your tee times and club hire in advance is an absolute must in order to make the most of your golfing experience in the Algarve. All the courses in the Algarve offer a wide selection of men and women’s golf clubs. To insure your play time, make sure to contact the clubhouses in advance.