Portugal is one of Europe's top golf destinations, and the primary region for the sport is Algarve. Albufeira is where you find a number of world-class courses, designed by world-renowned golf architects.
Just minutes from the center of the city, golfers can swing their clubs in the most beautiful and serene landscapes, with views of the ocean. The weather is pleasant throughout most of the year, and the facilities are top-notch.
Pine Cliffs Golf
This spectacular clifftop 9-hole course with umbrella pine trees covers more than 2km (over one mile). It overlooks the sea and the beach, as does the hotel it’s connected to, which is one of the most luxurious in Algarve, featuring a spa, eight restaurants, five tennis courts, and spacious rooms with balconies.
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This coastal course stretches for over 6km (nearly 4 miles), by a lagoon on the western edge of Albufeira. It has 18 holes and is a 2-minute walk from Salgados Palace, a 5-star hotel with scenic views. The property offers three outdoor swimming pools, a spa, a fitness center, restaurants, and rooms overlooking the coast and the golf course.
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Balaia Golf Village
Popular with beginners as well as with experienced golfers, this course has an undulating terrain, surrounded by cork oak trees. It’s located between the center of Albufeira and the district of Olhos d’Água, and has nine holes.
The connected hotel is rated four stars, and has six outdoor pools, four tennis courts, a health club and two restaurants.
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