Dates between 01 Nov 17 - 28 Feb 2018
- 7 Nights - 2 Sharing a Twin/Double Bedroom B & B
- 4 Rounds of golf from Pinta, Gramacho, Alto & Silves
Golfing Breaks in the Algarve
The Algarve, Portugal's southern coast, one hundred miles long, with beautiful beaches washed by clean Atlantic waters is the ideal location for great golf holidays, with a host of new golf courses opened in the last couple of years and resorts to suit the tastes of every golfer.
Vilamoura is a big favourite for an Algarve golf holiday, because of the close proximity of 6 great courses and the excellent choice of bars and restaurants within walking distance of the great value hotels.
The Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago estates offer a choice of top class hotels, villas and apartments set in a beautiful area and surrounded by six of the finest golf courses in the Algarve.
A great new Algarve golfing holiday area is now emerging just to the east of Faro in the resort oe Tavira. There are now 5 first class courses to choose from when staying in this area: Quinta da Ria, Quinta de Cima, Castro Marim, Benamor and Quinta do Vale. It is also possible to cross over into Spain and play the excellent Islantilla course, as well as the two great new Costa Esuri golf courses - all well within easy driving distance.
Albufeira is another firm favourite with British golfers. This popular resort has an abundance of nightlife and is within 15 minutes drive time from the Vilamoura courses.The courses of Salgados, Pinta and Gramacho are also within easy reach
A little further west we come to the smaller resort of Carvoeiro and the Tivoli Carvoeiro Hotel set in a magnificent clifftop location. Alvor is another unspoiled resort with 3 great hotels in a wonderful setting. Close by is the Meridien Penina Hotel and its famous championship course.
The historic town of Lagos and the delightful village of Praia da Luz , are the most westerly resorts we feature. Both are ideally placed for playing the popular Palmares course, Parque da Floresta and the excellent Boavista course
Conrad Algarve - Quinta do Lago
Situated in the exclusive Quinta do Lago estate, with several top class golf courses on the doorstep, the Conrad Algarve Hotel is one of the most modern 5 star hotels in the Algarve.
Crowne Plaza Hotel - Vilamoura
Enjoying a prime location overlooking the wonderful sandy beach, and within easy walking distance of the restaurants and bars of Vilamoura, the five star Crowne Plaza hotel is the perfect choice for a great golfing holiday.
Dom Pedro Marina Hotel
The sister hotel to the Dom Pedro Golf, the Dom Pedro Marina is situated a little closer to the Vilamoura marina, hence its name. An established favourite with UK golfers
Dom Pedro Portobello Aparthotel - Vilamoura
Situated next door to its sister hotel the Dom Pedro Marina and just 200metres from the beach and marina of Vilamoura, the Dom Pedro Portobello consists of studios and one bedroom apartments.
Dom Pedro Vilamoura Resort
Situated in the centre of Vilamoura and very convenient for the resort's wide selection of fine restaurants and bars, the Dom Pedro is a great favourite with golfers.
Dona Filipa Hotel
Situated in the luxurious Vale do Lobo Estate, and only a stone's throw from one of the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve, the five star Dona Filipa is the ideal choice for discerning golfers looking for top class service
Formosa Park Hotel
The 4-star Formosa Park Hotel nestles in the heart of the Ria Formosa Nature reserve, a protected area thet encompasses the endless beaches nearby. The hotel consists of 61 luxurious one and two bedroom suites, complete with kitchenette.
Luna Alpinus Aparthotel - Albufeira
The Luna Alpinus is a modern apart-hotel, set in pine-tree gardens, on the outskirts of Albufeira, only 7 minutes taxi ride from the old town centre and twenty minutes walk from Falésia beach.
Marina Club Lagos Resort
The Marina Club Lagos Resort provides the ideal combination of high quality apartment living with the full facilities of a 4 star hotel. Located in the heart of the Lagos marina and just a short stroll from the lively centre
Monte da Quinta Resort
The five star Monte da Quinta Resort is located in the prestigous Quinta do Lago estate and within the Ria Formosa nature reserve. One of the most beautiful and unspoilt beaches in the Algarve is only a ten minute walk away.
Paraiso de Albufeira Aparthotel
The Paraiso de Albufeira Aparthotel is centrally located in Albufeira's tourist centre. The main beach is approximately 1 km away and the town centre where scores of shopping and entertainment venues are located is within walking distance.
Penina Golf Resort Hotel
The combination of superior golf, leisure facilities and superior standards of service and accommodation make the Penina Golf Resort Hotel a popular venue for discerning golfers and the ideal choice for a relaxing golf holiday in the Algarve.
Pestana Alvor South Beach Hotel
The Pestana Alvor South Beach PREMIUM Suite Hotel is only 97 steps from the ocean, gives you the Florida feeling in the Algarve, a fresh, modern, vibrant boutique hotel in Art Deco style, direct at the Alvor Beach and nearby the famous “Três Irmãos” Beach.
Pestana Delfim Hotel
Enjoying an enviable beach-front location, the four star Delfim is a sister hotel to the Alvor Praia and the Dom Joao. The standards of accommodation and dining are excellent
Pestana Dom Joao II Hotel
Set in its own large gardens which lead directly on to a splendid stretch of beach, and within walking distance of the village of Alvor with its good selection of bars, restaurants and shops, the four star Dom Joao II is part of the Pestana Group
Pestana Dom Joao II Villas - Alvor
The Pestana Dom Joao II Villas are located in the gardens of the Dom Joao II Hotel, with direct access to the golden sandy beach, one of the finest in the Algarve. Just like the hotel, guests in the Dom Joao II Villas can play on any of the five Pestana courses at excellent dicounted green fee rates
Pestana Viking Beach & Spa Resort
Enjoying a fabulous cliff-top location, with spectacular views of the Atlantic ocean the Pestana Viking is ideally situated for playing the Pestana golf courses of Pinta , Gramacho, Alto and Silves.,
Praia Sol Hotel
Opened in July 2007, this 3 star hotel is within easy walking distance of Vilamoura Marina and represents fantastic value for money. Hotel Praia Sol is a five minute walk from the Casino and nightclub, and an easy ten minute stroll to the marina.
Real Bellavista Hotel & Spa - Albufeira
The Real Bellavista Hotel & Spa is located in a quiet part of Albufeira, yet it is only a 10 minutes walk from the bustle of the famous Albufeira Strip, and handily placed for playing a number of excellent Algarve golf courses.
The Hilton Golf Resort & Spa Hotel
The Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort and Spa is a five star hotel adjoining the very popular Oceanico Pinhal golf course, and is the perfect venue for for a relaxing golf holiday in the Algarve
Tivoli Carvoeiro Hotel
Situated in a beautiful cliff top location, overlooking the Val Cove beach and 1 km from the picturesque fishing village of Carvoeiro, with its good selection of bars and restaurants, the impressive five star Tivoli Carvoeiro (formerly known as the Almansor) is an ideal location for playing the nearby courses of Pinta and Gramacho.
Tivoli Lagos Hotel
Located in the heart of the old town of Lagos, and just a short stroll from the town centre, the Hotel de Lagos is a distinctive and charming hotel set in its own gardens.
Tivoli Marina Portimão
Enjoying a picturesque location overlooking Portimão marina, and a 5-minute stroll from lively Praia da Rocha, the Tivoli Marina Portimao is the perfect location for playing the golf courses of the western Algarve.
Tivoli Marinotel Hotel
Set in a prime position in one of the best locations in the Algarve, overlooking the Vilamoura marina on one side and the beach on the other, this impressive modern five star hotel offers luxurious accommodation and meticulous service.
Vila Gale Lagos Hotel - Lagos
The superior 4-star Vila Gale enjoys a great location seafront, just a short distance from the town of Lagos with its marina, bars, restaurants and shops, and ten minutes drive from the superb Palmares Golf Course.
Vila Gale Tavira Hotel - Tavira
From the moment the Vila Gale group opened this four star hotel in the centre of Tavira - a delightful coastal town with an interesting history - the Vila Gale Tavira Hotel has become a mecca for UK golfers.
Vila Sol Golf Resort Hotel
Opened in the summer of 2004, and set in the 150 hectare Vilasol estate in Vilamoura, the Pestana Vilasol Spa & Golf Resort is located next to the clubhouse and encompasses a low level hotel, surrounded by 10 small clusters of villas
Benamor Golf Course - Tavira
Opened in May 2000, Benamor golf course is now established as a firm favourite . Located east of Faro and close to Tavira, the undulating tight fairways make it a challenging but enjoyable round
Boavista Golf Resort
Boavista opened in January 2002 and has been receiving rave reviews ever since. Located just west of Lagos, its rolling fairways weave their way between water hazards and strategically placed bunkers. The views are stunning.
Laranjal Golf Course - Quinta do Lago
18 Holes - Par 72 - 6,480 metres Laranjal Golf Course is the newest of Quinta do Lago's three courses, and complements the North and South courses beautifully. It is now firmly established as one of the Algarve's finest
Morgado Golf Course
Set in wonderful open countryside, amongst citrus farms, at the foot of the Monchique Mountains, Morgado is one of the Algarve's longest courses at almost 7,000 yards from the championship tees.
Oceanico Laguna Golf Course - Vilamoura
The Oceanico Laguna Golf Course is quite open, and is reminiscent of a parkland course. However, water hazards play a major part in the layouts and strategic bunkers penalise the wayward
Oceanico Millennium Golf Course - Vilamoura
Opened in the summer of 2000, the Millennium course offers a class championship layout. The first 9 holes wind through forests of umbrella pines, while the back 9 are played in more open surroundings.
Oceanico Pinhal Golf Course - Vilamoura
Opened in 1976, this is another Frank Pennink design. Meandering through rolling countryside with umbrella pine lined fairways, it is more open than the Vilamoura Old Course.
Oceanico Victoria Golf Course - Vilamoura
The Oceanico Victoria golf course was designed and constructed by Arnold Palmer design. Host to the Portugal Masters since 2007, and to the PGA World Cup in 2005, Victoria is one not to be missed by any serious golfer visiting Vilamoura.
Onyria Palmares Golf Resort -Lagos
For a perfect golf holiday in the Algarve, there can be no better course to play than the Onyria Palmares Golf Resort. In a setting of expansive panoramic views across the Bay of Lagos, Robert Trent Jones II has fashioned one of Europe’s great golf courses, Palmares Golf Resort.
Penina Championship Course
The Championship course is the late Sir Henry Cotton's masterpiece and the course by which he wished to be remembered. A flat, parkland type course, it underwent a complete renovation lasting 12 months in 1995
Pestana Alto Golf & Country Club - Alvor
Opened in 1991, Alto Golf & Country Club was the last 18-hole course to be designed by Sir Henry Cotton. Built on ideal, undulating terrain, Alto has fine views of both the sea and the surrounding hills.
Pestana Gramacho Golf Course - Carvoeira
Together with its sister course Pinta, Gramacho is part of the Pestana Carvoeiro Golf Resort. Designed by Ronald Fream, in collaboration with Nick Price, Gramacho is unusual for an 18 hole course in that it has a choice of 27 greens.
Pestana Vale da Pinta Golf Course
Vale da Pinta is a very attractive course, which since its opening in 1992 has gained an excellent reputation, hosting the European Seniors Tour Qualifying final for eight consecutive years.
Pinheiros Altos Golf Club
Bordering the Rio Formosa Nature Reserve, Pinheiros Altos, is named after the pine trees which line most of its 27 holes. The course consists of three nine hole loops, each one with its own distinctive characteristics, and all three require accurate shot making
Quinta da Cima Golf Club - Tavira
Opened in summer of 2002, this is the sister course to Quinta da Ria and is of equally good quality. A great test of golf and if anything, slightly the more difficult of the two.
Quinta do Lago South
The fact that it has hosted the Portuguese Open no fewer than 7 times is an indication of the quality of the Quinta do Lago South course. This William Mitchell design was the original championship course at Quinta do Lago, and its Bermuda fairways, cleverly placed bunkers, water hazards and large contoured greens provide a true test for golfers of all abilities.
Salgados Golf Course - Albufeira
Salgados golf course has the look and feel of a Scottish links course but with a Florida atmosphere - lakes abound. The course is compact and affords the golfer a true test of skill and accuracy.
San Lorenzo Golf Course
Rated no 2 in Europe, this superb course is the showpiece of the region. It is the variety of the holes that make San Lorenzo particularly attractive, and the spectacular18th is one of the legendary holes in the Algarve. Exclusively for Dona Filipa and Formosa Park Hotel guests.
Vale do Lobo Ocean Course
The Vale do Lobo Ocean course winds its way through undulating parkland until it reaches the shoreline of the Atlantic, and then the next section of the course is played against a spectacular ocean backdrop.
Vila Sol Golf Resort - Vilamoura
A great layout, with pristine greens which run true, and tight, testing holes requiring accurate shot making, Vila Sol golf course is a challenging but very rewarding and enjoyable test for every level of golfer.