Talking about golf in Portugal means happiness, it is the most highly valued country for golf lovers owing to a myriad of golf courses and hotels.
HOTEL QUINTA DO LAGO *****
It is located in Quinta do Lago Resort in the Algarve, next to Ría Formosa and the sea in the heart of the Ría Formosa Natural Park.
A member of the “Leading Hotels of the World” since 1988, this hotel is considered one of the most prestigious in five-star luxury.
A prime location with access on foot to the beach, golf courses nearby, superb views over the estuary and sea.
Take a relaxing walk around the 37.500sq metre gardens where you can observe birds in the quiet beauty of natural landscapes.
From the rooms, suites, bars, restaurant and pool, we can enjoy a fantastic panorama.
GOLF QUINTA DO LAGO
Quinta do Lago is one of the most exclusive golf resorts in Europe, hosting four golf courses and is a true paradise for golf lovers.
The most famous one is Quinta do Lago Sur course. It was designed by William Mitchell and opened in 1974, rising to prestige through its 8 times hosting of the Portugal Open.
The most famed hole here and one of the most photographed in the Algarve is number 15, a memorable par-3, which requires a 20-metre right shot over a lake from a champion tee surrounded by pine trees.
GOLF SAN LORENZO
In the top ten of golf courses in continental Europe, it stretches out among enormous pine trees, lakes and extensive beaches. Designed by Joseph Lee.
It is very well maintained, a joy for the eyes and a great challenge for players. Not recommended for high handicaps.
San Lorenzo Golf ClubSan Lorenzo belongs to the Quinta do Lago property and is situated in the middle of the natural reserve of Ría Formosa, which is home to approximately 70 species of birds.
Its sloping 18 holes lead to pine forest, lakes and beautiful Algarve beaches.
PENHA LONGA RESORT
Nestled among hills, gardens and mountain lakes, el Penha Longa Resort is one of the most impressive luxury resorts in Portugal.
You are offered the opportunity to explore the stunning beauty of the coastal region of Estoril from this palatial property.
All its rooms are suites, with balcony and panoramic views of the course or of the forest foliage.
It hosts a 27-hole golf course and a state-of-the-art spa, area 1.500 sq metres.
It was deemed the best golf hotel in Portugal in 2016 in the World Golf awards.
GOLF OCEÁNICO OLD COURSE
The Old Course Golf Club in Vilamoura presents an unforgettable experience at each of its holes.
Designed and opened by Frank Pennink in 1969, remodelled in 1996, with the addition of an attractive clubhouse and adjacent putting green.
It is located among impressive pine trees and stretches out in gently undulating grounds.
Players fortunate enough to play on this course will prize the memory forever.
GOLF OCEÁNICO VICTORIA
The Victoria Golf Club, located outside Faro in the Algarve offers even grounds with an exciting design, conceptualized by Arnold Palmer.
Each hole has 5 tee-times, it is a long course and one of the biggest in Portugal.
Highlights are its many lakes, waterfalls and strategic bunker.
As one of the most sophisticated and best golf courses in Europe, care has been taken to guarantee the conservation of its marshes and vegetation of carob, olive and almond trees.
Lakes occupying 13 hectares delight with water reflections and are also adapted for irrigation purposes.