Lisbon Golf Overview
It is the capital of Portugal and is located on the European Atlantic coast. The region’s natural landscapes and coastal features make this an inspiring area for golf breaks in Portugal. The area has a year-round mild climate with the best times to visit between April and October, although for golf travel, this is all-year-round. Of course, the area has the attractions of a serious capital city. Lisbon is the only coastal European capital city on the Atlantic. Divided by the river Tagus with tiled lanes and gorgeous squares, makes a perfect destination for a more cultural break – styled and less crowded than the golf hotspots of the Algarve. The courses in the area benefit from its location and it’s often referred to as the Portuguese equivalent of Cornwall. Estoril Club has hosted a number of Portuguese Opens. Oitavos Dunes is ranked in the European top 100 courses and is a serious links course. The Atlantic championship course at Penha Longa golf club is an elegant course set in a dramatic landscape. The Cascais Coast is an area that also offers the wow factor and here are 10 of the reasons we at 360 Golf Holidays think that you should experience it too! Located 35 minutes west of Lisbon airport lies another golfing gem of a golf course. Golf in Lisbon takes on a whole new meaning with the Oitavos Dunes golf course which is designed by the famous Arthur Hills and received its inauguration in 2001. It is one of the best links experiences around. This 18 holes Championship golf course runs adjacent to the coastline of Cascais and each and every whole has fantastic views of the coastline. Located on the coast this natural links golf course takes in nature and is a certified sanctuary of Audubon International, many species of plants are therefore protected on the course and also used to maintain the deep natural sand dunes that surround it. This par 71 golf course measures just over 7000 yards and has recently received a great accolade in moving up to 56th in the world, with its all-glass clubhouse and impressive practice facilities playing here is known simply as “The Oitavos Experience”, an amazing golf destination, one that all golfers should experience at least once in their lifetime.
Other Golf Courses in Lisbon
Don’t forget the Royal Obidos golf course designed by the late Seve Ballesteros, the Quinta do Peru Golf, Belas Clube de Campo Golf, Estoril golf club, Quinta da Marinha Golf and Aroeira where you can play two courses.
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