What are the Best Golf Resorts in Central Algarve?

The award winning golf courses are on the list

Algarve is the heaven of golf, you already know that. But, when in 1966, Henry Cotton laid out the foundation of Penina golf course; there was not even a single trace of golf in Algarve. It is hard to believe but it’s true. Fast forward a few years and the place is known as the best destination to play golf. You will find as much as 42 golf courses at this amazing region of Portugal. We have listed some of the best golf courses of Algarve for you. Choose any of them to have a vacation and you will not regret your choice.

Monte Rei Golf

This is the signature golf course of Jack Nicklaus, spread in more than 1000 acres of beautiful countryside of Algarve. The course is set in the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean and Serra do Caldeirão mountains. The landscaping has been done in such a manner that the natural beauty of the place is left untouched. The countryside is not spoilt by the hustle bustle of the city and you can enjoy your best game of golf in the serene atmosphere of this club.

San Lorenzo Golf Course

The guests of Amarante Formosa Park hotel and Dona Filipa Hotel have the exclusive access to this beautiful golf course. And of course, the private members can also enjoy golf here. European golf ranks at number one position because of courses like these only. The course is a part of Ria Formosa Natural Park and is a challenge to the expert golfers. It has been ranked in the list of top 100 golf courses for continuously 25 years now.

Oceanic golf course (old)

Vilamoura’s Oceanico Golf Course is just a brief drive from the Faro airport. Designed by Frank Pennink, the course is laid out in the style of parkland. Being one of the oldest golf courses of Algarve, the course comprises of pine trees dotted all over the course. The undulating terrains will let you enjoy golf throughout the day. The course was completely modernized after 27 years of its opening without making any unnecessary changes so that the basic layout of the course remains intact.

Quinta do Lago Golf Course

This course is also a part of Ria Formosa Natural Park and is regarded in high reputation among the golfers. The practice facilities of the course are just outstanding, which also comprise of Paul McGinley Golf Academy. Designed by Beau Welling and Paul McGinley, the main emphasis of the course is on strategy and precision.

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