Golf travelers are sure to enjoy a golfing vacation in the Algarve, a scenic section of coastline in the southwest of Portugal. The region is serviced by Faro airport a 3 hour drive south from Lisbon. The Algarve golf benefits from a warm temperatures year round with the best months being fall and spring.
Algarve’s we personally recommend the Dona Filipa hotel, which boasts San Lorenzo, arguably the country’s finest golf course, and the beautiful Monte Rei development in the Algarve’s east. The premier golf courses in the Algarve region it’s Monte Rei, San Lorenzo, Oceanico Old, plus Quinta de Cima and Quinta do Lago.
The Oitavos is a five-star deluxe hotel, located just 20 minutes west of Lisbon overlooking the western Atlantic coastline. The Sintra Mountains and Europe’s most westerly point, Cabo de Roca, can be seen from its setting along the Estoril Coast. The Hotel is overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the Oitavos Dunes golf course, surrounded by a nature environment, yet is only 20 minutes from the airport.
Monte Rei is located in the hills just a few miles to the northeast of the pretty town of Tavira in Portugal's eastern Algarve about 35 minuests from Faro airport. Monte Rei offers villas perfect for small groups looking for a world-class resort in a unique Algarvean setting. Monte Rei is a combination of 1, 2 or 3-bedroom villas, and 4-bedroom villas with private pool inspired by traditional Portuguese architecture. Guests staying at Monte Rei have pool, gym, and spa access plus services of a dedicated Concierge available to take care of restaurant reservations and other requests.
Magnificently located overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Dona Filipa & San Lorenzo Golf Resort welcomes guests with a touch of glamour combined with an essence of true quality. Guestrooms open to balconies with golf course, sea or ocean views. This 5 star property combines modern amenities with old-world charm.