Portugal is one of Europe’s top golfing destinations. Perfectly maintained courses with idyllic views combined with perfect, year-round weather make it the ideal environment for a golf vacation.
With over 70 beautiful courses, many of which are in close proximity in the Algarve and Lisbon area’s, Portugal golf can be as varied as is it beautiful. With many of Portugal’s courses being championship quality, designed by world renowned golf course architects like Robert Trent Jones and Sir Henry Cotton, you’ll be guaranteed quality.
Premier Golf can help to arrange a luxury golf vacation to Portugal. We can create 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 coastline and warm weather. Tee off at some of the most well-maintained fairways in Europe and explore the culture and luxuries of this vacation hot spot. 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 also provide the opportunity to experience Portugal’s rich history and culture. Known for its seafood, beaches, and open-air markets, a golf break to Portugal will be an experience for all of the senses.
Some of the best golf courses in Portugal can be found in the Algarve, with Monte Rei and Quinta do Lago 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 Algarve 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.
Quinta do Lago Resort’s three 18 hole courses provide enough high quality golf and variety to warrant a trip in itself. A short drive to the glamorous Vilamoura marina, lined with shops, bars and restaurants overlooking the lavish yachts.
There is plenty of choice for quality golf courses near Lisbon. The Oitavos Dunes course, a true links experience offers unspoiled views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Sintra Mountains. Neighboring Quinta da Marinha combines for a great 36 holes. Penha Longa’s Atlantic Championship course is another Lisbon destination that offers unforgettable views.
The Royal Óbidos, which hosted the 2022 Portuguese Open, is another fantastic course. Designed into the natural landscape, it attracts golfers from across the world.
Not to be forgotten, the North of Portugal and areas surrounding the historic city of Porto also offer world-class golf. 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.
With more than 70 courses, golf breaks to Portugal will consist of varied golf, beautiful views, and warm weather, the ideal environment to perfect your game.
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.
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