The region of Faro is a fantastic base for anyone looking to explore some of the Algarve's best golf courses. Fly into Faro Airport with a range of hotels and resorts at your disposal, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to finding somewhere for your golf trip.
The town of Faro is well known as the major airport in southern Portugal due to its impressive location for golf holidays on the coast of the Algarve. The weather here is temperate, warm and sunny year-round. This makes Faro a great destination for golfers from all over the world. As well as being able to play golf in glorious weather conditions throughout the year, they can enjoy some of Europe's largest sandy beaches after an invigorating game of golf on one of Portugal's many beautiful courses. Don't forget to have a look at our selection of Algarve golf holidays for some inspiration.
The Vale do Lobo Ocean Course is made up of two of the original 9-hole golf courses in the Algarve designed by Sir Henry Cotton. Both feature undulating fairways running alongside the nature reserve, before crossing down towards the Ocean. Before leading gently down to the shores of the Atlantic.
The Vale do Lobo Royal Course is located at the centre of the community and is well maintained. The fairways, tee-boxes, and greens are kept in excellent shape all year. The fairways are gently undulating and bordered by pine trees, lakes, and wildflowers for a lovely backdrop.
Three championship courses, as well as picturesque settings that will undoubtedly entice any golfer, are on offer at this high-quality resort. Laranjal Golf Course, Quinta North, and Quinta South are three excellent options; we suggest them all.
The town is famous for its colourful cobbled streets and traditional Portuguese architecture, which can be seen in the ornate cathedrals and churches throughout the city centre. The historic town walls are also well worth a visit if you have time to spare.
In addition to its famous golf courses, Faro is a great place to visit if you enjoy other outdoor pursuits. For example, the area around Faro is renowned for its surfing beaches.