Benamor Golf Course
Benamor Golf Course, is a par 71, 5.497 metres from the with tees. golf course located in the eastern area of the Algarve, near the quaint town of Tavira. Sir Henry Cotton, who designed the golf course, was inspired by the property's old church and the stunning location. The church is now completely refurbished and is a beautiful landmark on this golf course, right behind the 18th green. Benamor golf course is normal in great condition , and provides an extremely pleasant game to both experienced golfers and beginners. It presents views over the mountains and the sea and features the region's most common flora such as the carob, the olive-tree, the fig-tree and the almond-tree, which all beautifully complement the golf. These natural obstacles, along with strategically placed bunkers and water hazards add to the excitement of the game. It's an undulating, sometimes pretty hilly course, with Bermuda Sahara fairways, which provide good lies for wood and iron shots. It lends you with a soft start, with a relatively short first four holes, and then it turns into quite the challenge, dragging every bit of skill and expertise out of you. Facilities on Benamor Golf include a Driving Range, Putting Green as well as a large Putting Course.A nice feature in Benamor is the interesting marriage between the sport and culture, achieved by the artwork display in the entrance and the Clubhouse. Adding to this, the course also promotes creative gastronomical events, which make a round of golf at Benamor an even more worthwhile experience.On a final note, if you're so inclined, be sure to end your day with a visit to Tavira or even Olhão, both right on the seafront and taking full advantage of that geography with wonderful seafood spots with the Atlantic for a backdrop. We suggest a trip to Cacela Velha to try some of the best oysters in the world - the well-known and delicious Portuguese Oyster - and while you're at it, don't forget to look over the wall at the breathtaking scenery. You'll be grateful for its beauty.
Quinta da Ria Golf Course
Quinta da Ria takes its name because of the views along the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve.A very flat, open golf course with nice greens. Bunkers have lower edges , but very thick rought .You will also find some water around this golf course. Quinta da Ria would suit players with medium high handicaps and is a very friendly course for ladies enabling them to enjoy a shorter distance with 927m between the red and yellow tees A commercial golf course with great views to the mountain, Ria Formosa nature reserve and ocean, great for playing whilst on vacation and beautiful to walk around.
Quinta de Cima Golf Course
Quinta da Cima also known as the championship course is the tougher course of the two. A long golf course with wide fairways and good greens. All the greens are protected by lots of bunkers and you will find tough lines which are very hard to read. Hole 14 is a very tight hole with out of bounds on both sides, it needs solid shots to finish it. The wind here is fundamental; if you are playing on a windy day you will need to be very focused. Quinta da Cima would suit players with a medium low handicap and is a very friendly course for ladies enabling them to enjoy a shorter distance with 1115m between the red and yellow teesA challenging golf course with nice views towards the river.