Portugal is one of the top golfing destinations throughout Europe. Perfectly maintained courses with idyllic views combined with the perfect, year-round weather make it the ideal environment for golfers to test their game.
With over 70 beautiful courses, many of which are closely situated to one another, Portugal golf holidays can be as varied as they are beautiful. With many of Portugal’s courses being championship quality, some designed by world renowned golf course architects like Robert Trent Jones and Sir Henry Cotton, you’ll be guaranteed quality wherever you play.
“Life is better when you’re golfing.”Arnold Palmer
Premier Golf can help to arrange a luxury golf vacation to Portugal. We can adapt any of our packages to your individual requirements, and recommend courses to give you a bespoke holiday that will combine luxury accommodation with the best golf that Portugal has to offer.
Golf in Portugal is famed for its beautiful, Mediterranean weather, making for the perfect climate to tee off at some of the most well maintained fairways in Europe. Recently voted Golf Destination of the Year by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators, Portugal’s Algarve area boasts an impressive number of beautiful golf resorts with world renowned facilities.
Portugal golf vacations won’t just include teeing off on impeccable locations with breathtaking scenery, but you will have the opportunity to experience Portugal’s rich history and culture. Known for their seafood, beaches, and open air markets, a golf break to Portugal will be an experience for all of the senses, as well as an opportunity to test your game.
Some of the best golf courses in Portugal can be found in the Algarve, with Monte Rei and Penina golf resorts’ beautiful courses offering stunning views and expertly designed holes. But Portugal’s golf courses span the length and breadth of the country, and other fantastic courses such as Oitavos Dunes and Penha Longa are just a stone’s throw from the capital city, Lisbon, for those who also want to experience a bustling metropolis around teeing off.
The Faro area of Portugal is home to countless golf resorts that feature idyllic views and perfectly maintained courses. The Monte Rei Golf and Country Club is an unforgettable resort whose North Course is set between the Serra do Caldeirão mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. This par 72 course was designed into the landscape and provides a unique experience on every hole.
The Penina Golf Resort is another one of the Algarve’s golfing gems, and its Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course challenges players with water hazards, streams and ditches, all within the beautiful Portuguese surroundings.
There is plenty of choice for quality golf courses near Lisbon. The Oitavos Dunes course is close to Portugal’s capital city, and this true links experience offers unspoilt views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Sintra Mountains. Penha Longa’s Atlantic Championship course is another local course that offers unforgettable views of the Portuguese coast while challenging any player that tackles its fairways.
The Royal Óbidos, which will host the 2022 Portuguese Open, is another fantastic course situated a short drive from Lisbon. This course has been designed into the natural landscape and attracts golfers of all abilities.
Not to be forgotten, the North of Portugal and areas surrounding the historic city of Porto also offer world-class golf. The course at Estela Golf Club offers a links experience with 3km of coast and 18 holes designed to challenge even seasoned players. Vidago Palace Golf, situated inland, is a par 72 course that includes beautiful greens, elevation and strategic bunker positioning which requires some thought when teeing off.
We at Premier Golf have been arranging golf vacations across the globe since 1988. Our team are experts in curating the perfect golf getaway for our customers, and can help to plan every aspect of your trip, from the courses to the accommodation.
Portugal golf packages can be customized to your personal specifications. We can include any of your bucket list courses, while suggesting some of Portugal’s lesser known golfing gems, as well as booking your luxury accommodation. We can deal with the details, to make sure your vacation is one to remember.