The southern coast of Portugal is known as the Algarve, where the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean meet. A golf trip to The Algarve conjures images of endless golden sand beaches and pretty villages set against beautifully carved cliffs. Great value golf holidays with a variety of golf courses to be explored. Local restaurants serve Piri Piri chicken or grilled sardines freshly caught that day.
Our story started in this area, where we specialised in villas and golf resorts in the Algarve. This soon became our passion, and with our success, we expanded our portfolio to other areas. The Algarve has so much to offer that you'll return for more. Every year, our team comes to ensure that our knowledge and advice for clients are up to date.
It's no wonder our clients return to the Algarve year after year. In addition to the relaxed local culture and beautiful scenery, the region offers a vast array of top golf courses and hotels for you to discover.
Whilst the Algarve has become very popular with tourists it manages to retain a traditional feel. The area has grown since the 1980's when golf holiday packages became popular. However most of the coast and inland areas has maintained the charm that makes he region so appealing.
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Throughout the booking process, our friendly team at 360 will be there to advise you in planning a trip that is perfect for your group. The variety of courses is incredible, ranging from top-ranked challenging to open and easier-playing resort courses. We'll help you find the perfect getaway.
Away from golf, there's a lot more to explore. This region will keep you busy whether you are looking for relaxation or entertainment. There are several charming villages and marketplaces to wander about during those lazy days or simply learn about the area's history and culture. Enjoy living as the locals do and soak up the relaxed way of life. On the other hand, there are other areas that include lively pubs and restaurants in picture-perfect settings.
This bustling marina is perfectly set up for a trip with an easy transfer from the airport. There are six quality golf courses within easy reach. Vilamoura is a popular town in the Algarve and a convenient golf destination with a wide range of hotels and apartments available to suit all budgets. It's not all about entertainment here, there are Roman ruins at Cerro da Vila to investigate and it is flanked by the Praia da Falesia beach.
Best for golf - Old Course
Find Inspiration - The Perfect 3-Day Golf Trip to Vilamoura
Located on the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa, the Quinta Do Lago exclusive estate offers high-quality accommodation and world-class golf on your doorstep. Whilst the surrounding scenery is outstanding, other activities include Quinta Shopping, and nearby Vale do Lobo.
Best for golf - Laranjal Golf Course
Slightly further West along the coast and a top-rated area for all golf groups. This region is famous for its distinctive areas. The New Town offers fashionable bars, restaurants, and lively nightclubs at the Strip. The Old Town with its quaint cafes and bars with Marina front views.
The international airport is the main entry point into the region for the vast majority who fly. However, the historic town of Faro has a lot to offer. Historic squares, churches & cathedral with cobbled streets; topped by some delicious food. The golf courses and resorts are only a 15-minute drive away. Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago, two five-star popular resorts are also nearby. For a luxurious retreat in within easy reach of sandy beaches and fantastic golf courses, try The Conrad Algarve.
Located in the eastern Algarve around 25 minutes from the airport, when you visit Tavira, it's like returning to the age when the Moors reigned. Some of the best seafood in the region can be found in the town's quaint restaurants. This is an easy going town and full of character. Also, don't miss high class Monte Rei, a Jack Nicklaus designed championship course.
If you enjoy sampling fresh fish and local wine, Alvor could be a top golf holiday destination. Stay at nearby Penina and enjoy trips to the harbour at Alvor whilst meandering around cobbled streets and whitewashed townhouses. You can also visit nearby Portimao, the centre for Sardine fishing in the Algarve, for Praia da Rocha beach and Alto Golf. The historic castle town of Silves is a short drive away, where you can enjoy culture and golf at Silves Golf Course.
A small town on the coast with stunning cliffs overlooking the beach. The Algar Seco rocks at and Benagil caves Carvoeiro are worth a visit, widely Instagrammed for a good reason. There are a number of high quality hotels here and some nice restaurants around the fishing marina. This is a popular town in the Algarve and provides you everything you need. Our recommendation for is the Pestana Golf Resort Carvoerio offers great local golf and vibrant local culture.
Located on the west of the Algarve, where the coast gets wilder and even more spectacular. We have a number of hotels in this area and the town offers culture and lovely beaches. Visit the Ponta de Piedade lighthouse for great ocean views. This west Algarve area offers great value golf holidays and a range of golf courses to select in your itinerary.
Good for golf - Palmares is a Robert Trent Jones design and widely recognised as one of the best algarve golf courses. Spectacular views and a railway line running through the two nines.
This was the Algarve's first golf focused hotel (a former Portuguese Open host) and is seen by many as one of the historic golf hotels that is a must-visit resort in the Algarve. It's a firm stay and play favourite with regular visitors and boasts the largest swimming pool in the region.
This is one of the best value hotels surrounded by 36 holes of championship golf and the natural beauty of the Monchique mountains. A range of villas and apartments are available.
Vale do Lobo
It is located at the beachfront opposite the Praca at Vale do Lobo. This luxury hotel has old-world charm with all contemporary conveniences. Only 25 minutes from Faro Airport and situated along the sun kissed coastline.
Sao Rafael boasts some of the largest bedroom suites in the region. In addition, the all-inclusive menu here is one of the best value golf package holidays around.
Praia da Falesia
This 5-star hotel is perched on top of the cliffs and offers a range of activities for guests. A nine-hole golf course uses stunning natural beauty to the fullest. This is our recommended retreat for family golf holidays in Portugal; having visited it contains all the facilitates required to cater for kids and help parents relax.
Take a look at our guide to the best courses in the Algarve here.
Our knowledgeable and helpful team will walk you through the planning process. Having visited the area extensively, they can recommend several options for your golf break and tailor a holiday just for you. We will then seamlessly hand you over to a dedicated holiday manager who will take care of things right up until the first tee.