Algarve Golf Course Guide: Top 10 Locations You Need To Visit

The Algarve region in Portugal is the obvious choice for tourists seeking truckload of fun playing in world standard golf courses, sunbathing in the award winning beaches, bird watching in nature reserves, and partaking in other fun activities. This region is fast becoming the most famous golf destination in the world. If you’re planning a trip to Algarve; to get things started, prepare a list of top 10 locations to visit.

The Algarve is home to a number of golf sub-regions and world famous golf courses. To make it easy on you, we’ve chosen the 10 locations from three different regions of Algarve: Western, Central, and Eastern. Let’s jump right into it.

Western Algarve

To the left of Faro, that has the sole International Airport of Algarve, is the sub-region of Western Algarve. The area between Portimao and Sagres is referred to as the Western Algarve. There are about twenty well-known golf courses in this region and out of these you must visit the top four courses. When you’re planning a golf trip to Algarve, make sure these four golf courses are on your list.

  • Boavista Golf Course in Lagos

  • Palmares Golf Course in Lagos

  • Penina Championship Golf Course in Portimao

  • Alto Club Golf in Portimao

Central Algarve

The Central Algarve region boasts of the most number of golf courses in the region. The areas that fall between Faro and Lagoa form part of the Central Algarve. This includes towns and cities such as Silves, Almancil, Loule, Lagoa, Faro, Albufeira, and the most popular Vilamoura. Some of the must-visit golf courses in this region are as follows.

  • Oceanico Faldo Golf Course in Silves

  • Pine Cliffs in Albufeira

  • Oceanico Old Course in Vilamoura

  • Pinhal Golf Course in Vilamoura

  • San Lorenzo Golf Course in Almancil

  • Quinta do Lago South Golf Course in Almancil

Eastern Algarve

In Algarve, it’s no secret that as you go east tourists will experience more peaceful, tranquil, and calm surroundings. There are a number of golf locations in this part of Algarve as well. This region of Algarve begins from the left of Faro and ends at Vila Real da Santo Antonio. Some of the popular golf courses in Easter Algarve that every golf enthusiast must visit are.

  • Benamor Golf Course in Tavira

  • Quinta do Vale Golf Course in Castro Marim

  • Monte Rei Golf Course in Vila Nova de Cacela

  • Quinta de Cima in Vila Nova de Cacela

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