The Best courses and resorts in the Algarve - Golf Holidays Direct

In this article, we will describe the best Algarve golf holidays in Portugal and explain the many different golf courses and resorts available for you to choose from.

The Algarve is well known for golf, it features several first-class championship golf courses. The area also has amazing resorts to complement the lush green golf courses. The great all-round weather in the Algarve is what makes the area popular, combined with gorgeous sandy beaches and vibrant local culture makes Portugal a great destination for everyone around the world. This is a guide to golfing holidays in the Algarve, Portugal.

Algarve Golf And Resorts 

Albufeira and Vilamoura are local hotspots that are popular among groups, they feature a legendary nightlife coupled with beautiful beaches. These hotels are a great option for anyone looking to experience what the local town is capable of. They are at a central location and the local golf course is near. If you are a seasoned golfer and championship golf us your muse, one of the historic golf courses are available in the Algarve. The area boasts of some of Europe's best courses and many are just a walking distance from the hotels. 

Best Courses to play Golf In The Algarve 

Monte Rei

This golf course became instantly famous and sought after it opened its doors in 2007. It has epic views over the rolling hills. It was voted to be among Golden Bears best designs. 

Vale Do Lobo, Royal

this course is filled with some dramatic elevation changes, these make it a sight to behold and for the even better golfing experience. It has 13 holes that are from the Royal course, 5 from the ocean that was used for the Portuguese open layout. 

Onyria Palmares

This golf course boasts of great incredible views over the Lagos Bay. It offers a mixture of course styles. It has 5 links like golf holes that run along sand dunes. 

Drive Times In The Algarve 

Once you touch down, many people would like to reach their hotels as soon as possible so they can rest and put down their bags. The last thing people want is unexpected long drives. Here is a schedule of the approximate drive times from Faro airport to some areas in the Algarve: 

  •  Getting to Vilamoura takes 25 minutes. 
  •  Penina will take 45 minutes. 
  •  Sao Rafael Suites is 30 minutes. 
  •  Amendoira takes approximately 40 minutes. 

Things To Do In The Algarve 

Beaches And Watersports 

The golden sands if the Algarve is the main attraction to many people around the world. Anyone visiting the Algarve wants to visit the beaches and get to see for themselves what the hype is about. There's more to the beach than sunbathing, you can engage yourself with some watersports. Surfing is the top choice for people, you can also ride jet skis and play beach sports. 

Vilamoura Tours 

This is the most popular town, it is known for its wonderful beaches and very exciting nightlife. The top golf courses are a stone throw away from this town. You can hit the bar during the night and the fairways during the day. 

Water Parks And Theme Parks 

With great all year round weather, people are always looking to cool off. The Algarve is full of superb water parks, there you can chill in the pool or take on some heart raving flumes. Theme parks are also in plenty, some of the theme parks available include the Zoomarine wildlife theme park. 

If you are looking for great golf holidays, then the Algarve golf holidays are a must experience. The Algarve is a big tourist destination and it has grown over the years to accommodate even small niches like golfers. The vibrant nightlife is also something many want to experience and the local cultures give you something to think about. The Algarve is a destination with a complete holiday itinerary that will surely serve all your holiday needs. 

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