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Parque da Floresta
A course built on hillsides and over uneven ground with views over a fishing village. With a number of different obstacles such as bunkers, lakes and rivers, it provides challenge of great diversity.

This is a course of great beauty, perfectly blending beach and mountain scenery. Its clubhouse, set between holes nine and ten, provides a fantastic panorama of 25 km of the Atlantic coastline.

Designed by Howard Swan, the course has been successfully integrated into the existing natural terrain; his use of these features makes Boavista a delight to the eye.

The first golf course to be built In the Algarve, Penina is considered the masterpiece of Sir Henry Cotton. It was the location for five of the Portuguese Open Championships.

Morgado do Reguengo
This course is the newest course to open in the Algarve. Lying to the north of Portimão it is laid out in a large 980 hectare estate through undulating small valleys.

Alto Golf
Alto Golf runs through two valleys, and was the last to be designed by Sir Henry Cotton. Its hole number 16, named "The Giant", is a 604 metres for a Par 5, and is considered the longest in Europe.

Vale da Pinta
Situated near Carvoeiro in an old olive grove, Vale da Pinta is a championship course that is, nonetheless, adaptable to any kind of game.

Quinta do Gramacho
With just nine holes, Quinta do Gramacho has nevertheless a complete course layout, thanks to its double tees and greens. The natural vegetation surrounding it is very beautiful, blending perfectly with a number of artificial lakes and gently sloping fairways.

Vale de Milho
This is a short nine hole course which is visually very attractive, yet surprising because of its challenging nature. Ideal for practising with short irons.

This course is one of the newest course to open in the Algarve. The setting is a large 980 hrctare estatae through undulating small valleys.

Silves is a serene spot, but the course is anything but the proverbial walk in the park.

Oceanico Faldo - Official opening 1 Sept 08
Designed by Nick Faldo with strategic play in mind this 6,604 meters par -72 championship course demands careful positioning to score well.

Oceanico 0'Conner - Official opening 1 Oct 08
The course features lush landscapes and orange groves in a low-lying valley where large areas of lakes and watercourses demand accuracy.

Situated close to the sea, Salgados with its lakes and the open environmental nature has the added asset of the great Algarve climate, pose a challenge to the technical skills of golfers.

Pine Cliffs
Known for the impeccable condition in which it is kept, Pine Cliffs is a nine hole course that runs along impressive cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

Balaia Golf Club
Based on a 9-hole (all par 3) loop, the Balaia Golf Club is an ideal course for beginners or for perfecting distance control.

The Old Course
A Par 73 course set in beautiful and tranquil landscape. Because of the great variety of its holes, it requires a careful selection of irons. In 1979 it hosted the Portuguese Open.

This course, built in the middle of a pinewood, brings together two very different architectural concepts - British and American. The course is a good test to the choice of individual clubs and the player's accuracy.

Situated very close to the beautiful coastline of the Algarve and with water as a constant presence, this course has three loops of nine holes each that are an enduring challenge for any player.

Well-established UK golf architects Hawtree & Sons were contracted in 1999 to plan this modification and design work which has culminated in the creation of the new, exciting 18-hole Millennium Golf Course.

A championship course of 18-hole par 72 course, occupying a total area of 90 hectares and with a total distance of 6,560 meters. A major attraction is formed by an exceptional driving range and by an enormous putting green area of around 2,500m2. It opened in 2004.

Vila Sol
The great variety of trees adds special charm to a course blessed with excellent facilities. In 1992 and 1993 it was selected for the Portuguese Open, so consolidating its international reputation.

Ocean Course
The Ocean Course, part of the Vale de Lobo tourist resort, is located near the sea, thus creating very pleasant game conditions. It is est in a region that is a genuine paradise.

Royal Course
This is one of the best known courses in the world, because of its famous Par 3 hole, which requires a shot of more than 200 metres over three spectacular cliffs.

Quinta do Lago South
Situated in an truly international setting, synonymous with luxury and exclusivity, Quinta do Lago has played host to seven Portugues Opens.

Quinta do Lago North
This course has great par 5 holes requiring power and accuracy to play them well, also providing superb views. All par 4 holes, except 10 and 13 are dog-legs, demanding precise tee shots.

Pinheiros Altos
This is a highly original course with two sets of nine holes that have completely opposing characteristics. The spacious practice area is well used by a number of professional golfers in the period before the tournament season begins.

San Lorenzo
Rare and many-faceted beauty matched by impeccable upkeep make this course a true "pearl" of Portuguese golf. Its eighteen widely-ranging holes run past pine trees, lakes and beaches beside the Atlantic Ocean.

This course. designed by Sir Henry Cotton, is the first golf course to open east of the capital of the Algarve, Faro, and lies just outside of Tavira. The course is an undulating one, although not excessively so, offering views over the mountains to one side and the sea to the other.

Colina Verde
The Colina Verde is a small inland 9-hole course situated in Maragota, between the coast and the Algarvian mountain range. The Maragota tourism complex is located in a rural area and is especially for those seeking peace and privacy.

Castro Marim
The recently built course is part of a truly exceptional tourist development, designed to provide unforgettable moments of leisure. It has a very special setting in the peaceful atmosphere of the eastern Algarve

Monte Rei
The new magnificent course of Monte Rei by Jack Nicklaus offers everything a player would expect from this international golfer and designer. The Monte Rei Golf Club is set in the picturesque foothills of the Eastern Algarve, with sweeping views of the Serra do Caldeirão mountains to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.

Quinta da Ria
This spectacular 18 hole golf course is in the Ria Formosa Natural Park and spreads along an almost flat surface of 660.000 m2 down to the Ria Formosa itself, hanging over it and with a stunning view of the sea.

Quinta de Cima
A Championship style course of great character. Running through the stunning layout is a series of lakes connected by a stream, which the architect has skillfully incorporated as an added challenge.

Quinta do Vale
With the signature of Seve Ballesteros, this course is an excellent challenge for beginners and a unique opportunity for the more experienced to put their techniques and skill to the test.

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