A List of Great Golf Courses you should visit in Central Algarve

Algarve is a haven of golf courses and comprises of some of the world class golf courses in this small place. You will be spoilt for choice in this beautiful region of Portugal. Let us go through some of the best golf courses of Algarve.

Monte Rei (North)

Monte Rei is a signature course of Jack Nicklaus. It is a relatively new course but provides excellent experience of golf and memories for a lifetime. The course is situated away from the concentrated golf courses of Algarve. The stunning setting of mountains in the background greets you as you enter the course.

Oceanico (Old)

Oceanic old course is located in the core of Vilamoura. Designed by Frank Pennink in parkland style, it is one of the best courses of the region. The course meanders through remarkable pine trees, which also pose principal hazard for golfers. The gentle and undulating terrain of the course makes the golfing experience one of the best.

San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo is situated in Quinta do Lago resort, which takes its reputation one notch higher. The fairways are brilliantly maintained and the attractive scenery of the place makes it perfectly picturesque. The lake close to Ria Formosa Nature Reserve also gives a unique relief to the golfers. The pine trees are lined beautifully across the terrains. You will find water hazards along with the challenges from the layout of holes. You need to be very careful with your selection of clubs if you plan to play in San Lorenzo golf course.

Oceanico Faldo

Sir Nick Faldo had strategic play of golf in mind when he designed Oceanico Faldo. Spread across more than 6500 meters, this championship course requires you to have careful positioning to have good scores. You will find wild herbs and cacti at some places to surprise you. Ancient olive trees and holm oaks will remind you of English woodlands.

Onyria Palmares (Praia & Lagos)

There are three sections of golf courses in Onyria Palmares- the Lagos and the Praia are particularly remarkable. The Lagos begins with parkland character. It consists of only two lakes that are found at the third hole and the sixth hole. After an extensive round at the Lagos, you reach the clubhouse. The Praia course is the third segment of 27-hole course. The seaside landscape along with the amazing weather gives an ultimate golfing experience to the golfers.

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The Climate is Excellent

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Portimao golf courses are in a region of Portugal that has an amazing climate. Portimao is close enough to the shore to enjoy the cool sea breezes, but far enough away that it doesn’t rain all of the time.

The Mediterranean and temperate climate also keeps the temperature fairly comfortable for golfing, which means that Portimao golf courses are ideal in almost every way in terms of weather.