The Best Golf Weekends Away In The Algarve
The Algarve is well-known for its golf courses, with a range of first-class courses and stunning resorts dotted all over the sun-drenched coastline. But, it isn’t just the courses which make the Algarve one of the best golf weekends away. The combination of year-round sunshine, beautiful beaches and local culture make southern Portugal one of the best locations for a golf break.
There are some main golfing hotspots located across the Algarve, which are renowned for their appeal for international golfers, whether it be because of the challenging holes, luxurious clubhouses or simply the scenery, so if you’re looking for the best golf weekends away in the Algarve, then here are some of the must-visit courses and locations.
Monte Rei Golf and Country Club
Monte Rei is one of the Algarve’s most premier golf courses, nestled in amongst the rolling foothills of Eastern Algarve and within 1,000 acres of countryside. Mount Rei is an exclusive residential community and is a true delight for both the soul and the senses, providing a private and luxurious golfing hideaway which offers sanctuary from the stresses of everyday life.
The award-winning Jack Nicklaus golf course, which is consistently ranked as the number one course in Portugal, offers challenges for golfers of all abilities. The course is truly breath-taking and will make for a golfing experience like no other. If you choose the Monte Rei as a location for one of your golf weekends away, then you’re in store for a truly luxurious experience.
On arrival, you’ll be greeted by our team who will then park your car and take your clubs to the staging area, where you will then be personally escorted onto the driving range and practice facilities. The course has a mobile buggy bar on hand at all time during your round, where a range of drinks and snacks are served. After your round on the stunning course, you’ll be met by a member of the team who will then escort you to the clubhouse where you can relax with drinks and a meal, whilst your clubs are cleaned and returned to your car.
Clube Golf Oceânico Faldo
The Clube Golf Oceânico Faldo is one of two courses within the Amendoeira golf resort and is one which is extremely popular for golf weekends away in the Algarve. Designed by Sir Nick Faldo, Clube Golf Oceânico Faldo is a challenging course with a range of modern twists. Instead of heather and oaks, here you’ll find cacti and wild herbs along the course, with ancient olive trees taking on the role of the more traditional woodlands.
Ocean Golf Course
The Ocean Course in Vale do Lobo is made up of the two original 9-hole golf courses designed by the legendary Sir Henry Cotton. With fairways which run alongside beautiful nature reserves and holes which take you right down to the ocean, the Ocean Golf Course treats golfers to some of the best views on the Algarve. When visiting here, you’ll find a range of challenging holes and pars to test even the most seasoned golfer.
As well as a great golf course, the Ocean Golf Course also has a quality clubhouse with a range of facilities to enhance your golfing experience in Vale do Lobo. From an excellent bar and restaurant to quality training and practice facilities, the Ocean Golf Course is sure to provide a great day out as part of your golf weekend away.
The Algarve is home to an astounding 31 golf courses and, as part of our concierge services, we offer bespoke golf packages and can arrange tee-off times for you and your party. If you would like some more information on our range of concierge services, contact us today.