Palmares Ocean Living & Golf: a perfect blend of nature and luxury

Palmares Ocean Living & Golf, located in the stunning Algarve region of Portugal, is a testament to visionary development, combining natural beauty with luxurious living. The history of Palmares is rich and varied, beginning in 1975 when a Portuguese family first established a golf course on the site. Over the years, the resort has evolved significantly. In 2001, Sonae, a major Portuguese company, acquired Palmares, and in 2003, it was purchased by Onyria Golf Resorts. The turning point came in 2017 when Kronos Homes and an international investment fund took over, marking the beginning of Palmares’ transformation into a premier resort. By the end of 2023, Arrow Global took the helm, further solidifying its status as a luxury destination.

Palmares Ocean: harmony between golf and nature

Palmares Ocean is uniquely positioned within a large natural amphitheatre, offering spectacular sea views from every resort corner. The development has been meticulously planned to ensure a low construction density, preserving the natural landscape and enhancing the harmony between the golf course and the ocean. The architecture is state-of-the-art, with strict construction parameters to protect sea views, allowing each villa or apartment to benefit from the stunning scenery. The resort includes a luxury beach, golf, and tourism area, featuring a 5-star boutique hotel, ensuring a comprehensive luxury living experience.

A golfer’s paradise

The Palmares Golf course is a masterpiece designed by the renowned architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. It features three 9-hole courses that can be played in any sequence, providing a diverse golfing experience each time. With its parkland character, The Alvor course offers mature trees and beautiful views of the Monchique hills. The Lagos course features two lakes and transitions into expansive dune lands, while The Praia course offers a seaside landscape with dunes and a strong uphill par-5 closing hole. Opened in 2011, the course has matured beautifully, offering challenges and pleasures for international tournament players and casual golfers.

Al Sud Restaurant: a gastronomic delight

Nestled within the resort’s Clubhouse, Al Sud Restaurant is a fine dining establishment that has earned a Michelin star in 2023. The restaurant, helmed by the talented chef Louis Anjos, offers a gastronomic journey with stunning views over the Bay of Lagos and the Alvor Estuary. The elegant setting and innovative cuisine make Al Sud a destination in itself, where quality ingredients and creative dishes combine to provide an unforgettable dining experience.

Tee Times Golf Agency: your gateway to Algarve golf

For golf enthusiasts looking to explore the Algarve region, Tee Times Golf Agency offers comprehensive golf packages with access to the best courses in the area, including Palmares Golf. We provide tailored packages that cater to various needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable golfing holiday. Our expertise and local knowledge make us the perfect partner for planning a golf getaway in the stunning Algarve for those looking for the best Portugal golf holidays.

In summary, Palmares Ocean Living & Golf is a unique blend of natural beauty, luxurious living, and world-class golfing, offering a holistic and enriching experience for residents and visitors alike. Whether enjoying a round of golf on the stunning courses, indulging in a gourmet meal at Al Sud, or exploring the Algarve through Tee Times Golf Agency, Palmares promises a memorable and captivating experience.

Photos by: Palmares Ocean Living & Golf.

Portugal Golf – Portuguese Vítor Lopes equals the world record for eagles in one golf round

Palmares Golf Course. Vitor Lopes equals world record with 4 eagles in one round.

Vitor Lopes equalled world record at Palmares

There are very few golfers who have ever recorded four eagles in a single round, and Vitor Lopes will go down in history as one of them, after a remarkable golf round at Palmares. Additionally, he had one eagle that was also a hole-in-one.

The 26-year-old Portuguese golfer from Vilamoura shot 61 (-11) on the outstanding Palmares golf course, in the Algarve, his best professional golf round. Vítor Lopes made eagles on holes 6 (Par-5), 11 (Par-5), 17 (Par-3), and 18 (Par-5).

As a result, he took over the Palmares Classic international tournament, with 10,000 euros in prize money, as part of the PT Tour, which brings together 74 players in Lagos.

Speaking to PT Tour organiser José Correia about his hole-in-one on the 17th hole, the Challenge Tour player stated, “It was my second hole-in-one, but in official tournaments, as a professional golfer, it was my first and I’m really thrilled”.

Vítor Lopes, the seventh best Portuguese in the world golf ranking, showed once again that he is not intimidated by the wind.

The record for most eagles in a single round of golf is 4, according to Guinness World Records, however there are many different regional golfing circuits across the world. In comparison, 4 is the most you’ll see on the PGA Tour, the DP World Tour, or the PGA Tour of Australasia.

Palmares golf course is a popular golf holiday destination in Portugal and ranked 38th in the top 100 best European golf courses in 2022.

Book your golf holidays in the Algarve with Tee Times Golf Agency and enjoy some of the finest golf courses in Europe.

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