The area around Lisbon is now bursting with golf courses of first-class quality.
There are well established resorts such as Aroeira to the south of the town, while fresh developments such as Campo Real, and especially Praia D'El Reyto the north, have earned significant praise and have strongly placed the region on the golfing map.
The best thing about the shore of Lisbon is that you can play a range of excellent courses and get a real taste of the wonderful culture of Portugal as well.
On the shore are sublime fishing villages and cities like Cascais and Estoril, while Lisbon's capital is a flourishing cultural center where you will experience the vibrant mixture generated when the traditional Portuguese charm meets the vitality of a youthful, up-and-coming urban setting.
The thrilling landscape of Lisbon has everything you could ask for in a golf holiday ; amazing beaches of the Atlantic, vibrant cultural attractions and, most importantly, some really excellent golf.
Found on the amazing peninsula of Troia, the iconic Troia championship course must be accessed by ferry, golfers around the globe will agree that the trip is worth it.
• Previous Portuguese Open host
• Listed as one of Europe's top 25 classes
The magnificent course at Oitavos Dunes is now one of the brightest jewels in Lisbon's ever-growing golfing crown, rapidly becoming one of the finest layouts in Europe since it opened in 2001. Four Portuguese Opens host ranked among Europe's top 20 classes.
Consisting of a notable mix of holes, some working through epic coastal dunes and some lined with pines, Praia D'El Rey is a classic Portuguese and a must-play in Europe.
• Named Europe's 2010 Leading Golf Resort
• Ranked among Europe's top 50 courses