Golf holidays in the Algarve is a popular choice among golfers because of the vast selection of championship courses and first-class resorts. Aside from the sunny all year-round weather and glorious coastline, there are plenty of bars and clubs to keep you entertained late into the night, making it an ideal golf getaway.
With over 40 golf courses to choose from, the Algarve has plenty to offer golfers of all ability levels. For the scratch players there are plenty of tournament standard and even a PGA course at Palmares Golf. Play along the coast at the stunning resorts of Vale do Lobo or Quinta do Lago, or venture further down the coast and experience coastal gems such as Palmares. The most visited regions are the beautiful towns of Albufeira and Vilamoura.
Luxury accommodation, multiple championship golf courses and miles of golden sand beaches in Algarve are just some of the reasons why golf holidays in Southern Portugal are so popular with holidaymakers around the world.
3 nights bed and breakfast with unlimited golf from £305
A popular choice amongst those seeking Algarve golf packages, this is a magnificent golf resort surrounded by 36 holes of championship golf and natural beauty.
3 nights bed and breakfast 3 rounds from £305
Are you thinking of booking golf in Algarve and looking for something different? This luxury hotel has old-world charm with all contemporary conveniences.
3 nights bed and breakfast 3 rounds from £335
A historic hotel in Vilamoura that has been a favourite of families for over 40 years, it is ideally positioned to discover everything the marina offers.
3 nights bed and breakfast 3 rounds from £239
Penina golf is the original golf resort in the Algarve - with two championship golf courses on-site that offer excellent value, not to mention incredible service and world-class hospitality.
3 nights bed and breakfast 2 rounds from £315
This resort is one of our best-selling golf holidays in the Algarve. A great four-star golfers boutique hotel with excellent facilities and a just five-minute walk from Quinta do Lago's heart.
3 nights all-inclusive with 2 rounds from £235
Sao Rafael boasts some of the largest golfers suites in the region. In addition, the all-inclusive menu here is one of the best around.
It's no surprise that the area boasts some of Portugal's best golf courses, including some of Europe's best golf. Algarve golf courses often include signature holes with some on the coast offering links-like holes. Putting and practice greens are well maintained and challenging, with a lush landscape and pleasant weather. As a result, there are plenty of interesting holes to challenge yourself. The following is our selection of the best courses in the Algarve.
Vilamoura is one of our best selling regions for Algarve golf breaks, not least because hotel accommodation is excellent with views over the marina and ocean. This is the place to visit if you’re looking to visit the beach, a marina, restaurants, championship golf and nightlife. Discover the best golf courses in Vilamoura with our helpful guide.
Slightly further West along the coast and a top-rated resort for golfers from all walks of life who require golf packages with a twist. The town itself used to be famous for its New and Old areas, with its fashionable bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. The old with its quaint cafes, bars with Marina front views.
For the vast majority who fly, Faro airport is the main entry point into the region. However, the historic town has lots to offer, and the golf just 15 minutes drive away is simply stunning. This area includes the luxurious resorts of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago.
Visiting this town transports you back in time to when the moors roamed. The town's taverns and restaurants provide some of the finest fresh seafood in the area. Also, don't miss out on the region's four excellent golf courses, including the perhaps finest Jack Nicklaus designed Monte Rei.
If you're looking for a beautiful place to spend a golf break, the busy and charming seaside town of Alvor is the perfect spot. The town provides all the Portuguese characters you’d expect and more. You'll have an unforgettable golfing experience with stunning courses and breathtaking scenery.
Based on client feedback, our pick of the best combined accommodation and golf in the Algarve is as follows;
3 nights 2 rounds from £169
3 nights self-catering 2 rounds from £395
3 nights 2 rounds from £185
For more information about accommodation options, check out our guide to the best golf hotels in the Algarve.