The Algarve is world-renowned for it’s golfing holidays. The Algarve has a great climate for golfing and is a regular haunt of many professional, and not so profressional players. The demand for winter golfing holiday has also really taken off, with several of our guests coming out in the low season simply to sample some of the finest golf courses the Algarve has to offer. So throw in your golf bag and come over to stay at Beachcomber for the ideal golfing holiday.
There are at least 4 top quality golf courses, all less than 15 mins drive from Beachcomber
Five of the 18 holes are situated on sand-dunes along the Atlantic coast alongside the stunning Meia Praia beach. The remaining 13 holes are laid out among gently undulating hills. Hole no. 5, Stroke Index 1 is, without a shadow of a doubt, one of the most outstanding links hole in Europe. Most of other holes enjoy either panoramic views over the Bay of Lagos or of the more distant Monchique hills.
Palmares Course is a Par 71, including 11 par 4′s, three par 5′s, and 4 par 3′s.
Opened in January 2002 this quickly became established as one of the Western Algarve’s premier courses. This impressive 18 hole championship course offers exceptional playing conditions and was designed by Howard Swan a renowned UK based architect. Boavista offers two distinct parts – the Resort Section (the 1st to the 3rd and the 13th to the 18th) and the Country Section (the 4th to the 12th) – which provide a variety of attractive and interesting holes. The Boavista course offers an enjoyable range of very individual holes which offer varying challenges for all levels of golfer. Boavista’s par 3’s are particularly strong and no one who has played over the ravine at the 194 metre 6th will ever forget the experience. From holes 13 to 17, water features, have been added and they also provide a safe haven for the wildlife.
Pioneer amongst golf resorts in the Algarve, Le Méridien Penina Golf & Resort is the only resort in Portugal, to have three golf courses within its 360 acres (145 hectares) grounds where guests can experience and explore: The Sir Henry Cotton Championship 18 hole course, and two 9 hole – The Academy Course and the Resort Course.
This is legendary golf course – is the last designed by architect Sir Henry Cottons, features the 600 meter par 5 known as the “Sir Henry challenge”, and what a challenge it is! Pestana Alto is synonymous challenge and playability for all handicap levels. Located on the edge of the picturesque fishing village of Alvor, the rolling fairways and elevated greens test all and reward anyone who enjoys thinking about their game.
So stay at Beachcomber for your golfing holiday and you can have the pick of some of the best golf courses in Portugal