Best Algarve Golf Courses

The Algarve is considered one of the best golf destinations in Europe and an elite product for the practitioners of the sport. The mild climate, with over three hundred days of Sun per year, allows the golf season to extend for several months, bringing in players from everywhere around the world.

It was the legendary golfer Sir Henry Cotton who put the Algarve in the World Golf Route, having also designed several classic golf fields, stretching along 240 kilometres on the Atlantic coast and connecting Sagres in the West with Vila Real de Santo António in the East. Almost 60 years later, the legacy of Sir Henry Cotton still lingers. Find at your disposal a network of excellent hotels, apartments and resorts, marinas, good restaurants and a variety of nightlife establishments.

The fields, mostly designed by international architects, along with the fantastic landscape where they lay in, meet the requirements of the most demanding fans, marking the region as a premier destination for the sport. Depending on where you're going to stay, you have a wide range choice of Golf Courses:

12 Best Golf Courses in the Algarve

Several times considered the best golf destination in the world by magazines and associations form of specialized tour operators, the Algarve does justice to this distinction maintaining quality proof.

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Most golf courses are around 30 minutes from Faro airport, around Quinta do Lago and Vilamoura Marina, where you will find all the services you need to enjoy a perfect holiday. However, there are hidden treasures yet to be discovered, both to the West along the rocky coast and all the way to Sagres, as well as to the more quiet East, among whitewashed villages and globally recognised natural reserves full of wildlife.

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