Golf courses Eastern Algarve

Colina Verde

Where: Go past Faro and head in the direction of Spain and Colina Verde can be found between Moncarapacho and Fuseta.

What: A nine hole course suitable for players of all levels and god for beginners thanks to there being no handicap required to play.

Good for a quick game with an average nine holes taking only and hour and a half.

Fees: €15 for 9 holes, €30 for 18 holes

Handicaps: None required

Tel: 289 790 110

Web: www.golfcolinaverde.com


Benamor

Where: Travel to Tavira and on the Faro side of the town lies the Benamor course between Tavira and Conceição.

What: Not the most challenging of courses but a great one for a friendly (or not so friendly) tournaments. A classic design from Sir Henry Cotton and some great views of Tavira Island as you travel around the course.

Fees: 18 holes from €80

Handicaps: Men – 36, Ladies – 36

Tel: 281 320 880

Web: www.benamorgolf.com


Quinta da Ria

Where: Travel past Tavira on the EN125 and then follow directions to Vila Real Santo António. Follow the round for around 10kms then turn right and then right again to find the resort.

What: The sister course to Quinta de Cima and considered to be the easier of the two to play. A quiet location with ocean views makes this a relaxing round in the eastern Algarve.

Fees: 18 holes from €60 according to the season

Handicaps: Men – 36, Ladies – 36

Tel: 281 950 580

Web: www.quintadariagolf.com


Quinta de Cima

Where: Travel past Tavira on the EN125 and then follow directions to Vila Real Santo António. Follow the round for around 10kms then turn right and then right again to find the resort.

What: The sister course to Quinta da Ria and found on the same resort. His course has hosted the Portuguese Ladies Open in the past and is consideredd to be a challenging course with long par 4's.

Fees: From €60 for 18 holes depending on the season

Handicaps: Men – 36, Ladies – 36

Tel: 281 950 580

Web: www.quintadariagolf.com


Monte Rei

Where: Pass through Tavira then follow digns to Vila Real Santo António. After around 15kms take a left at the roundabout and head for Vila Nova de Cacela where there will then be signs for the resort.

What: A Jack Nicklaus designed signature course with spectacular scenery and one of the favourites in the region by many experienced golfers. Simple, memorable and very playable this is well worth the journey for and even has a top class restaurant on the resort.

Fees: 18 holes from €150 depending on the time of the year

Handicaps: Recommended but not required, Men – 24, Ladies – 36

Tel: 281 950 950

Web: www.monte-rei.com


Castro Marim

Where: Head for Spain and when you reach Castro Marim then follow the signs for the resort.

What: Play 27 holes at Casto Marim using a combination of the three nine hole loops (The Guadiana, The Atlantic and The Grouse). The fourth hole in The Grouse has featured in the book “1001 Golf Holes you Must Play Before You Die” by Jeff Barr.

Fees: 18 holes for €80

Handicaps: Men – 36, Ladies – 36

Tel: 281 510 330

Web: www.castromarimresort.com


Quinta do Vale

Where: Travel past Tavira then turn towards Castro Marim on the Ic27. After Castro Marim there are signs to the course located on the banks of the river.

What: Wave to our Spanish neighbours from this course located on the border between Portugal and Spain. The course was designed by the late great Severiano Ballesteros and is a championship 18 hole course set within some of the most beautiful countryside in the region. Watch out for the wind.

Fees: 18 holes from €44

Handicaps: Men – 28, Ladies – 36

Tel: 281 531 615

Web: www.quintadovale.com

 


 

ALL PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE – PLEASE CHECK WITH COURSES BEFORE BOOKING FOR FEES