Golf: Top 5 Courses in The Algarve

Golf: Top 5 Courses in The Algarve

In recent years Algarve has become Europe’s leading golf destination and is home to one of the world’s most famous golfing regions. 

Whether you are looking for a course with stunning views of the coast or one with resort-style lakes and bunkers, the Algarve has it all.


Let’s Discover the best Golf Courses in the Algarve

1. San Lorenzo Golf Course

Ranked 9th in the Top 100 Courses in Portugal, San Lorenzo has long been considered one of the Algarve’s finest golfing setups.

Situated in the Ria Formosa nature reserve, it combines a splendid golf course with the beauty of the natural landscape of the Algarve.

San Lorenzo takes pride in place in Europe’s favourite golf destination, making it a must-play for any serious golfer on a golf break in the sun.

2. Penina Golf Course

Penina stands out among the Golf Resorts of the Algarve as a truly epic destination, being one of the best resorts in Europe.

Golf: Top 5 Courses in The Algarve

O Penina é, sem dúvida, uma das jóias da coroa do golfe em Portugal. Desenhado pelo lendário Sir Henry Cotton, o Campo do Campeonato já acolheu o Open de Portugal inúmeras vezes.

3. Quinta do Lago South Golf Course

Not only is ranked 6th in the Top 100 Courses in Portugal, but it also sits within the Top 50 in Continental Europe.

Golf: Top 5 Courses in The Algarve

The Quinta Do Lago South Course, situated in the Algarve region of Portugal, is arguably the most popular course at the resort, due to it hosting the European Tour on 8 occasions.

Overlooking the Ria Formosa National Park, you will be hard pushed to find a course in the Algarve which offers many better inland views that here at Quinta do Lago.

4. Palmares Golf Course

Palmares is considered by some to be the finest jewel in the Algarve’s golfing crown.

Golf: Top 5 Courses in The Algarve

Onyria Palmares Course is located just outside the historic town of Lagos, it offers up spectacular views of Lagos Bay and the Monchique Hills. 

This Course is a must-play, having hosted several prestigious amateur and professional events. It is a top 10 course in Portugal and the top 40 in Continental Europe.

5. Royal Golf – Vale do Lobo

Arguably Portugal’s most renowned golfing estate, there aren’t many better places to stay and play than Vale Do Lobo. Located next to The Atlantic Ocean, with stunning views.

Golf: Top 5 Courses in The Algarve

Designed by the great Sir Henry Cotton and revamped by Rocky Roquemore, the stunning golf course will not leave you disappointed and is a must-play for anyone heading to the Algarve. Ranked in the Top 30 in Portugal and located next to The Atlantic Ocean, with amazing views.

SOURCE: Your Golf Travel
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