Top-Rated Golf Courses in Portugal - Golf Holidays Direct

Best Golf Courses in Portugal

Portugal is one of the most sought after golf destinations in Europe. The warm, sunny Algarve area alone in the country counts for over 40 golf courses, many of which are world-famous championship layouts. On the Lisbon coast and even on the stunning Madeira Island, located in the Atlantic Ocean, you will play equally respected courses elsewhere.

Top-Rated Golf Courses in Portugal

  • San Lorenzo Golf Course. 
  • Penha Longa Atlantic South. 
  • Monte Rei Golf Club.
  • Victoria.
  • Vale do Lobo Royal.
  • Old Course.
  • Oitavos Dunes.
  • Quinta do Lago South.

 

Whether you're a seasoned practitioner or an enthusiastic beginner, there's a golf course for everyone in Portugal, with great layouts where you can refine your skills, improve your game, and perhaps even your handicap in the process. For ideas about where to play see our list of Portugal 's top golf courses.

Portugal Golf Courses
From championship courses to pitch and putt courses we offer every range of course for your golf holiday in Portugal. Choose from over 70 different courses in Portugal and play the courses that suit you.

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San Lorenzo Golf Course

San Lorenzo Golf Course

The San Lorenzo golf course is located in the beautiful Quinta do Lago estate, Vilamoura, bordering the Ria Formosa Estuary and salt water lagoons. The course was designed by the American golf archit...

Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course

Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course

The Golf Course Dom Pedro Victoria is the Dom Pedro Golf group's flagship situated in Vilamoura. Built by Arnold Palmer, the golf pioneer, the course is designed to host the most prestigious professio...

Vilasol Golf Course

Vilasol Golf Course

The resort of Vila Sol, Vilamoura is known for its exceptional 5-star service and its charming surroundings, where total relaxation is inspired by the peace. Surrounded by the Algarve's rich flora and...

Dom Pedro Laguna Golf Course

Dom Pedro Laguna Golf Course

Despite being found among the same rolling Algarve hills, the Laguna Course is distinctly different from its Vilamoura neighbours, as it has a distinct accent on links throughout. As the name suggests...

Dom Pedro Pinhal Golf Course

Dom Pedro Pinhal Golf Course

The Pinhal Course is the second-oldest course in the resort of Vilamoura, flowing over the hills of Vilamoura, and was designed by the renowned Frank Pennink like the Old Course. The Pinhal has been i...

Dom Pedro Millennium Golf Course

Dom Pedro Millennium Golf Course

While the Victoria and Old courses are said to be the must-play courses in Vilamoura, the other Dom Pedro layouts are still among the best in the Algarve, with the Millennium being a fan-favourite. Th...

Dom Pedro Vilamoura Old Golf Course

Dom Pedro Vilamoura Old Golf Course

The Old Course is one of the most well-established resort layouts situated in Vilamoura, Algarve and is often described as the region's' Grand Dame,' which was opened in 1969. The Old Course can be ea...

Quinta do Lago South

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, Vilamoura. This William Mitchell design was the original cham...

Vale do Lobo Royal Golf Course

Vale do Lobo Royal Golf Course

18 Holes - 6,793 yards - Par 73   Designed by Rocky Roquemore, the Vale do Lobo Royal golf course, Vilamoura is slightly longer than the Ocean course, although every bit as enjoyable to play. The u...

Vale do Lobo Ocean Course

Vale do Lobo Ocean Course

As the saying goes, 'a picture is worth a thousand words'. Well, the photographs of the Vale do Lobo course above are testament to the truth of that saying. Some of the holes on this Rocky Roquemore d...

Boavista Golf Club

Boavista Golf Club

Set among the west Algarve's rolling hills, Boavista Resort has rapidly become a favourite fan since it opened in 2002, becoming one of the region's leading resorts. The course of the 18-hole champion...

Amendoeira O'Connor Jnr Course

Amendoeira O'Connor Jnr Course

Designed by Christy O'Connor Jnr., this course complements the neighbouring Oceanico Faldo Course and also takes full advantage of being situated in a fertile valley. Its various water features, both ...

Amendoeira Faldo Course

Amendoeira Faldo Course

Nick Faldo's Amendoeiro course has become one of the most sought-after courses in the Algarve, navigating the resort's beautiful undulating terrain, the Faldo Course is a varied challenge you will rem...

Silves Golf

Silves Golf

One of the newer golf courses on the Algarve, the Silves golf course enjoys a beautiful location, at the foot of the Monchique mountain and surrounded by cork and citrus farms. Although not exception...

Santo Antonio Golf Resort

Santo Antonio Golf Resort

Formerly known as Parque da Floresta, the San Antonio Golf Resort is located n the Western Algarve close to the popular resort of Lagos. Designed by renowned golf course architect Pepe Gancedo, the c...

Salgados Golf Course

Salgados Golf Course

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.

Quinta do Lago North

Quinta do Lago North

The new Quinta do Lago North golf course was totally re-designed and renovated in 2014 in a collaboration between American designer Beau Welling and Paul McGinley. Closed for renovation for most of...

Quinta da Ria Golf Course

Quinta da Ria Golf Course

Located east of Faro, close to the popular resort Tavira, Quinta da Ria opened in 2001 and is now acknowledged as one of the finest courses on the Algarve. A great layout and stunning views of the Ri...

Quinta da Cima Golf Club

Quinta da Cima Golf Club

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.

Pinheiros Altos Golf Club

Pinheiros Altos Golf Club

27 Holes - 6,615 yds - Par 72 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, e...

Pestana Vale da Pinta Golf Course

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. Designed...

Pestana Gramacho Golf Course

Pestana Gramacho Golf Course

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 t...

Pestana Alto Golf & Country Club

Pestana Alto Golf & Country Club

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...

Penina Championship Course

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, Penina Championship provides a challenging and tho...

Onyria Palmares Golf Club

Onyria Palmares Golf Club

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 J...

Morgado Golf Course

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. The ...

Quinta Do Lago Laranjal Golf Course

Quinta Do Lago Laranjal Golf Course

Laranjal Golf Course is the newest of Quinta do Lago's three courses and complements the North and South courses beautifully.Originally an orange grove, Laranjal is now a superb 18 hole championship c...

Espiche Golf Course

Espiche Golf Course

A round on Espiche is very reasonably priced, and the course is ideally located for golfers on a golfing holiday in the Western Algarve, being within easy driving distance of both Lagos and Alvor. Al...

Benamor Golf Course

Benamor Golf Course

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 of Benamor make it a challenging but enjoyable ...

Alamos Golf Course

Alamos Golf Course

Located at the foot of the Monchique Mountains, Alamos Golf Course together with Morgado Golf is part of the 36 hole Morgado Golf Resort. While it may be shorter than its sister course, Alamos s ever...

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