The Royal & Ocean Golf Courses at Vale do Lobo in the Algarve provide 36 holes of challenging golf available to play throughout the year.
The two courses were designed by the late golfing legend, Sir Henry Cotton and redeveloped by American Architect Rocky Roquemore.
On the Royal Course you can find the most photographed hole in Europe, the 16th, a par three which requires a carry over the cliffs. Both take players through umbrella pine and fig tree-lined fairways down to the cliff's edge and alongside the beach.
This combination of links and inland golf provides an enjoyable game for golfers of all standards.
The Royal Golf Course has rolling fairways set amidst pine trees and beautiful lakes surrounded by wild flowers.
The Royal Golf Course features include the almost island green of the 9th and the famous 16th, with cliff-top carryover – one of the most celebrated golfing images in the world, which has become the veritable symbol of golf in the Alg…
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The Ocean Golf Course features undulating fairways which run alongside nature reserve, before leading gently down to the shores of the Atlantic
The front nine are located on a slightly hilly land which characterises Vale do Lobo, surrounded by pine trees with sea view from several holes.
The back nine in particular are characterised by spectacu…