Algarve Golf Holidays Breaks

Ahhh, the magnificent Algarve! This amazing region in the south of Portugal was voted the Best Golf Destination in the World and justify why many generations of golfers have experienced sheer bliss golfing holidays and built memories for their lives. Well known by more than 300 days of sunshine, high quality accommodation, exceptional firs-class local and international cuisine restaurants, very friendly atmosphere, beautiful coastline landscape and 39 of the best golf courses in the world. You just can't be wrong travelling to Algarve for a golf break.

Where to Stay in Algarve during your Golf Holidays

Algarve have so much to offer and such beautiful, amanzing and unique places that it will be hard to pick one to stay.
Lagos, Alvor, Portimão, Carvoeiro in the West, Albufeira, Vilamoura, Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago and Faro in the centre, Tavira, Altura and Monte Gordo in the East, are the main locations to look for accommodation for your golf holiday.

All of these resorts and towns offer plenty to chose from quality and fantastic hotels, villas or apartments to combine with your selection of golf courses.





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Vale do Lobo Resort - Algarve

Where to play golf in Algarve during your Golf Holidays

Algarve have 39 golf courses and is Europe’s number one golf destination attracting players from all over the world. This perfect destination for golfers of all ages and abilities offers something to suit every taste and budget.

All golf courses are Parkland type with only one exception with the most recent 9 holes of Palmares golf course near the beach that presents a more Links layout. You can play all year in the Algarve througthout different price seasons. To make it is easy to find your suit spot, golf courses offers many different rates along the year, high, medium and low season, Early Bird, Prime-Time, Green Fees with Buggies included, Twilight and Unlimited All Day.

Laranjal Golf Course

Quinta do Lago North

Quinta do Lago South

Vale do Lobo Ocean

Vale do Lobo Royal

Vilamoura Laguna golf course

Vilamoura Millennium golf course

Vilamoura Old Course

Vilamoura Pinhal golf course

Vilamoura Victoria golf course

Quinta Ria Golf Course - Algarve

What to do in Algarve during your Golf Holidays

If you have a free day or two in your golf holiday there is much you can do in your free time.

Go on a gastronomy tour, wine tour or spend a day in the magnificent blue flagged white sandy beaches, do a boat tour, coast’s natural cave tours, dolphins sightseeing, group or private round-trip day tours and sightseeing, countryside jeep safari, quad off-road tours, historical city walking tours, wine tours, horseriding, buggy safari, segway tour, day cruises is some of the many options.

Gruta de Benagil - Algarve

Gastronomy in Algarve during your Golf Holidays

Algarve has among its treasures the culinary specialities, wines, desserts and the famous medronho brandy. Try both traditional and contemporary dishes and you will set off on a culinary journey that will delight your taste with flavours and sensations you will be amazed.

Tastes of the sea are the flag-bearers for the quality of the food served in the Algarve. Restaurants have excellent and always fresh fish and seafood to transform in sublime dishes as octopus rice, seafood açorda, tuna with onions, salt cod and fish stew.

Combine those flavours with one of the splendid region’s wine and one of the popular traditional sweets to reach heaven.

You will always remember your visit to Algarve when thinking of food experiences.

Cataplana - Algarve

Shopping in Algarve during your Golf Holidays

It's difficult to beat a decent meander around the shops. The Algarve has an incredible scope of stores, from worldwide brands and enormous shopping centers to little nearby stores stuffed with hand-made items, from gypsy markets to designer outlets.

Traditionally linens, pottery and leather items were the best bargains. That is still obvious today, yet watch out for hand made gems, furniture (it can be shipped!), aromas and gadgets. Also, remember cigarettes and liquor - the prices are very competitive.

Shopping in Algarve

Fact sheets of Tee Times Golf Agency activities in Algarve

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Portugal Golf - Vilamoura Golf Club - President's Cup

Vilamoura Golf Club - President's Cup

The Vilamoura Golf Club President's Cup was played on the Dom Pedro Old Course with 50 players and the summer heat, and the course was in excellent condition.
In gross the champion was John Stilwell with 33 points.
The net winner of the tournament was the British David Bloch with 40 points, followed by João Jacinto da Silva 39 and Afonso Esteves 37.
The ladies' winner was Arminda Von Kaenel with 34 points, followed by Nina Barker also with 34.
The best junior was João Freitas Alexandre with 38 points.
The prizes were distributed by the Club President, Luís Correia da Silva, during the convivial lunch at the host club.
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Fauna: golf courses are safety

Golf courses represent safety for all animals, whether they are "residents" or just passing through during migratory seasons.
There are golf courses that are authentic "reserves" due to the diversity and quantity of animals that visitors may observe while playing.
In the lakes of the S. Lourenço golf course (Quinta do Lago), next to the Ria Formosa, hundreds of birds can be seen all year round, and during the migration period, thousands of them stop off there, like at an airport... (the observation posts around the course are always very popular).
At Castro Marim Golf the diversity of birds is abundant, but the majority are rabbits and partridges, as on many other courses in the Algarve.
At this time of year, the golf courses with many fig trees (Palmares, Vale do Lobo, Vale da Pinta, Benamor, Quinta da Ria, among others) are a permanent habitat for birds.
Morgado do Reguengo e Álamos (Monchique) is the preferred resort for storks, the dominant species, but there are also frequent encounters with rabbits and partridges. Yesterday afternoon, around the lake bordering Holes 1 and 2 at Álamos, hundreds of storks sought the cool waters.
On all the golf courses, the only species that is not well received, but unfortunately "visits" many, is the wild boar, because of the huge damage it causes.
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Portugal Golf Holidays - Algarve new Restaurants

Algarve new Restaurants

With the arrival of the summer holidays and the warm and long days inviting for delicious outdoor meals, new restaurants emerge for lunch, dinner or a simple gourmet snack.
During the pandemic, the Algarve saw the emergence of new restaurants, which try to counteract current adversities. From the seafood of the Algarve coast to the flavours of the East, there is so much to taste in the Portuguese's favourite summer destination. If you are in the Algarve or going there, take a look at some of the new spots.
Restaurant Al Sud
Chef Louis Anjos signs the menus of the new fine dining restaurant at Palmares Ocean Living & Golf Resort, in Lagos. Space invites you to enjoy various tasting moments, with the best that the region has to offer, especially the seafood diversity. Tuna with oysters from the Alvor river, oscietra caviar and granny apple, Iberian pork noodles with stew broth, Monchique corns and fine herbs, sea bass with rice from the Sado Valley region, mussels and saffron or Algarvian prawns with fatty bacon, are some of Al Sud's proposals.
Location: Palmares Golf Course, near Lagos golf breaks
Restaurant Pier by the sea
The seafood restaurant and brewery owned by the chef César Lourenço left the Santa Eulália area, where it had been for three years, to settle right in the centre of Albufeira. Seafood continues to have the chef's quality guarantee, who offers the Super Onda de Marisco boards as suggestions. Highlights include the seafood rice, but also the Tuna Prego in caco bread from Cais ao Mar, the loin Picapau and the Pata Negra ham, at the starters.
Location: Rua Almeida Garret, 27, near Albufeira golf breaks
Restaurant Tico Tico Algarve
Seafood and appetizers are the star of this new space on Quarteira's waterfront, with the beach right at your feet. On the terrace facing the sea, entertain yourself with barnacles, crab or cuttlefish roe, octopus salad and fish-egg salad. For full meals, Tico Tico Algarve has xerém clams, Octopus Pataniscas and Bitoque.
Location: Avenida Infante de Sagres, Edificio Elegante, block C, Quarteira, near Vilamoura golf breaks
Restaurant Well Vale do Lobo
Sushi is a must in this new space at Vale do Lobo Resort. Inspired by Bali and Greece, the Well is located in Vale do Lobo square, right next to the pool and overlooking the sea. A sophisticated space, Well Vale do Lobo also has tacos, pokes, baguettes and snacks such as cuttlefish strips, chicken wings with chilli sauce and beef croquettes.
Location: Vale do Lobo Resort, near Vale do Lobo golf breaks
Restaurant Umami
In Quinta do Lago the first Asian restaurant opened its doors. Specializing in the Japanese cooking method robatayaki (food cooked over hot charcoal), Umami promises to combine a luxurious experience with a true sensory experience. The fish of the day is presented in caramelization of fermented soy, black garlic and fish liqueur, and the meat, Wagyu, with potato cream, a mix of wild mushrooms and mizuna. Then there's Scallop Tempura, Chicken Yakitori and Gyozas, among other dishes.
Location: Rua das Palmeiras Rot.6, Av. André Jordan, near Quinta do Lago golf breaks
Restaurant Amare Beach Club
Hotel Faro's beach club returns renewed and with a new name for another summer. This is the ideal spot to have breakfast with toasted and bowls, lunch on hamburgers and salads, snack with oysters, clams and shrimp in tempura or dinner. Hotel Faro's Amare Beach Club is situated on Faro beach.
Location: Avenida Nascente 6, Praia de Faro, near Quinta do Lago golf breaks
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