Golfing In The Algarve
The majority of Portugalís best golf courses are
concentrated in the Algarve, which has gained a reputation as one of Europeís
prime golfing destinations.
The mild climate ensures that a game can be enjoyed all
year round, and many courses have been designed by leading
da Ria This
18-hole golf course extends itself in a spectacular coastal location,
situated in the beautiful Ria Formosa Nature Reserve.
This golf course is designed by American course architect Rocky
Roquemore with memorable holes.
It has five strategically built lakes, more than 300 olive and carab trees with breathtaking views of the ocean or mountains that can be seen from any part of the course. It plays like a mature links course.
da Cima This is rather longer than Qunta da Ria and although next door plays completely
differently and more like an inland course. It is a stern test to anyone
whatever their ability but one of the best new golf courses produced in
Portugal for many years.
Eighteen holes skilfully scattered by an area of 620.000 m2, the Cima Course is very competitive with dog-legs to the right and to the left and greens well protected by sand hazards and lakes, particularly holes 16, 17 and 18.
Benamor Joaquim Caterino, the Portuguese professional designed this perfect holiday 18-hole golf
course with a number of short par fours and stunning sea and mountain views that
will make this a great golfing experience. This golf course is within easy walking distance of
Monte Rei This is a brand new development (2x18 holes) situated between Cacela and Altura, designed by Jack Nicklaus these magnificent golf courses are set in over 1000 acres of glorious Algarve countryside. The first of these unique championship courses features no less than 5 lakes surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, rich with indigenous trees and plants. Before pitting there wits against Jack Nicklaus's imaginative and challenging designs, golfers will be able to sharpen their skills at the exclusive golf academy or spend time at the world-class driving range and extensive practice facilities.
Castro Marim Situated close to