Planning A Golf Tour To Western Algarve: Tips For Dummies


The Western Algarve covers the regions of Sagres, Alentejo, and Odeceixe. The rugged coast of the Atlantic Ocean offers a visual treat to the visitors and is a popular holiday destination for the surfers.

Few small villages and hamlets are located across the place and the Western coast of Algarve does not attract much of the tourist activity. The sandy beaches in the region are worth paying a visit at least once in your lifetime. The region does not have any resorts, which offers you a wide expanse of land to explore during your family vacation.


Western Algarve is regarded as a prime golf holiday destination because the region covers several 18-hole golf courses along with a breathtaking view of the sea from the hotel rooms and resorts.

Experienced players can test their potential at the championship golf course of Penina, the creation of Sir Henry Cotton. The golf course is located at the Penina Golf & Resort in Western Algarve.

The golf courses in Western Algarve offer several challengers to golfers, of any level, in the form of lush greens, water hazards, deep bunkers, and daunting wild trees to test their golfing skills.


You can choose to escape from the fast-pace life of the city and reside in rural hideaways during your vacation. The sandy beaches near your rural hideout offer a serene and calm experience to the tourists. Two of the most popular rural accommodation in Western Algarve includes:

  1. Monte Velho Nature Resort: Nature lovers choose this economy hotel as a perfect accommodation for their holiday. The hotel provides several activities as well as natural therapies to refresh your mind during the holiday. You can attend a Yoga session to develop a calm mind; you can visit the reflexology center to relieve stress. In addition, you can participate in water sports and enjoy with your family or friends.
  2. Quinta do Barranco da Estrada: It is a perfect accommodation in a rural setting for your golf holiday. The hotel has 12 rooms with each room overlooking the lake Santa Clara.

Recreational Activities

Recreational activities in the Western Algarve include bird watching, sailing, horse riding, fishing, water surfing, canoeing. You can also take a walk around the western coast of the Atlantic Ocean. In addition, there are small eating joints near the hotels that serve authentic cuisines to refresh your taste buds.

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