Great Value Algarve Golf Holidays



 Take a sneak peek at some of quality experiences that the Algarve has to offer. From immaculate beaches and traditional Portuguese cuisine, to some of the best golf courses in Europe, Algarve is at hand to provide a truly remarkable Algarve Golf Holiday. The Local hotspots of Vilamoura and Albufeira have proved particularly popular among groups, with legendary nightlife and beautiful beaches in abundance.

The awesome hotels of the Algarve are a great option for those looking to experience the bustling towns, offering great central locations with the local golf course still within easy reach. If championship golf is your number one priority, one of the historic golf resorts could be the option for you, the resorts of the Algarve boast a number of Europe’s best courses and many offer luxury accommodation within walking distance of the fairways. Take advantage of the year round beautiful weather and play some of the finest courses Portugal has to offer. From the eastern border with Spain to the Atlantic west coast, the quality of golf is second to none with a range of different styles of courses. Click here to see more.

Here is a list of the Best Golf Holidays In Portugal

The Old Course

The most renowned golf course in Vilamoura, the Frank Pennink designed Old Course will provide a great test for any golfer.The holes are laid out through a pine forest, it is not necessarily for the longer hitters but if you keep your ball in play, you will score well here. A very attractive golf course with a variety of different holes. The central location makes it easy to reach Vilamoura marina and Faro Airport. However the fantastic scenery that this beautiful golf course has to offer is one of the main attractions. The superb clubhouse overlooks the 9th and 18th holes, so you can enjoy a drink or two while watching your friends complete their round.

San Lorenzo

Set in the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, San Lorenzo Golf Course is beautifully maintained with large undulating greens, set in a thick pine forest. The fairways trace their way seamlessly through the landscape, with a range of lakes and lagoons to trap wayward shots. Strategically placed bunkers and numerous holes right on the coast offer great views and even greater challenges.

Post-golf, guests can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the wood-paneled clubhouse, which offers a bar, restaurant, and a comfortable lounge, plus a spacious outside terrace overlooking the 1st and 10th fairways.

San Lorenzo Golf Course is well known for the immaculate upkeep and exclusive holes. This is a truly memorable golf course, enjoyed by everyone and highly recommended for your next golf holiday to Portugal.  


Rated 26th in the Top 100 Golf Courses in Europe, Palmares Golf Club is known as the Jewel in the Crown. The three nine hole loops – “Alvor”, “Lagos” and “Praia” – each have their own special characteristics. With stunning river views and links style golf near the beach, Palmares Golf course offers a unique golfing experience set in a spectacular setting, with views of rare beauty. Palmares is a mixture of links and inland and is situated in a stunning location close to the historic town of Lagos.


Golfers are set a challenge from the get go with a par 4, dogleg start leading to the links part of the course. Following the 6th hole, the course provides a different type of challenge as it turns back inland and towards the clubhouse featuring undulating valleys bordered by pine trees. Palmares is a fantastic option for those who are looking to play quality golf which combines a great blend of links and inland golf.

For further information on booking your next golf holiday contact the team here at Golf Holidays Direct.

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