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Our guide to golf in Albufeira

Luxury Algarve Golf Holidays

Portugal is home to many stunning golf courses and the area of Albufeira is lucky enough to host some of the best. Whether you choose to base yourself at the glorious Pine Cliffs resort with their own 9 hole course, or if you are in one of our countryside retreats - you can be sure that you will have a great golf holiday with easy access to some of the best golf in the world.


Pine Cliffs Golf


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These 9 holes are a great for building your skills and techniques. Whether you are new to the game or an experienced golfer, you will find a challenge over this course. With the famous 9th hole known as 'The Devil's Parlour' sure to pose an exciting test. There is no handicap certificate required here so it is a great place to head if you are beginner. Book a session with the golf pros here and have your shots analysed by the latest computerized assessment equipment. Head to the driving range for a lesson from the pros and then out onto the course for a round of golf with some of the most stunning views in the Algarve to keep you company.


Oceanico Faldo

The Oceanico company run many of the golf courses in Portugal, and in the same way that Sheraton is synonymous with luxury, Oceanico is synonymous with great quality courses. This Nick Faldo designed golf course is 18 holes of challenging terrain which creates a par 72 course that is unique and exciting. Golf buggies are definitely recommended here to navigate a course that holds many hazards - requiring golfers to use their very best skills to be able to enjoy the reward of a great score. Not to mention the reward at the 19th hole! The club house is excellent and the driving range here also enjoys a stellar reputation. This is a highly recommended course, one of the best in the Algarve, so it should definitely go on your list of must play courses - don't forget to bring your handicap certificates as you will need them for this course.


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Salgados golf course has a reputation for being a thinker's course for its requirement of careful planning before each shot. A course that is open to the elements due to its location on the flat lands of the coast, you will find yourself having to take into account wind factors that try and blow your shots of course. With many water hazards also in your way, you will need to channel the skills of Tiger Woods to get par for this course. You will need a handicap certificate to play here.


Balaia golf course is a small 9 hole course which offers the opportunity for you to practice your short game, so a chance to get those irons out and really nail those shots. You won't need a handicap for this course so it gives a wonderful opportunity for all of those golfers hoping for the chance to play for the first time during your golf holiday.


As well as these courses that are local to the Albufeira area, just a car journey away are some more world class golf resorts such as Monte Rei - widely renowned as one of the top courses in the world. If you want to head to the East Algarve during your stay here this is one club to go on the boast list of courses you have played.

Our properties are ideally located for exploring the golf courses of the Algarve. With large luxury villas that can accommodate group bookings perfect for you and some golf friends to base yourselves or golf apartments located right on the Pine Cliffs golf resort you will find a great location for your golf holiday here.

If you prefer a child-friendly villa in the country with plenty open spaces for the kids to enjoy then take a look at the lovely spacious Algarve River House  or if you prefer the beach, spa and still want to enjoy preferential golf rates at all Oceanico golf courses then view the holiday apartments at the  Belmar Spa and Beach near Lagos.

The Amendoeira Golf Resort is ideal for family golfing holidays and caters for all your golfing needs.

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Visit our Algarve Amble Guides for suggestions and information to help you plan your holiday.


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