Golf in Albufeira
No less than 19 golf clubs can be found in the Albufeira area. One of the best golf courses in the Albufeira area is the Victoria Golf Course which is located in Villamoura. This golf course is one of the 5 Dom Pedro Golf courses. This 18-hole, Par-72 Championship golf course was designed by golf legend Arnold Palmer. The Portugal Masters is played on this course and is part of the European Tour.
Dom Pedro is also a golf resort near Albufeira and is an ideal destination to stay. This resort has a luxury hotel that offers a lot of relaxation. It has many sports facilities, restaurants, a spa and outdoor swimming pools. In short, enough to combine golf and relaxation. A few minutes' drive from the resort you will find the best golf courses in Albufeira.
In a radius of 30 kilometers there are many beautiful courses waiting to be discovered in the Albufeira area. Some of them are quite famous, like Vale do Lobo (which offers two courses), San Lorenzo Golf Club and Quinta do Lago. The last mentioned golf club in Albufeira - Quinta do Lago - even has 3 golf courses, namely the Quinta do Lago Laranjal, Norte and Sul, which are ranked among the best golf courses in Albufeira. Bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the well-known Ria Formosa Natural Park, the courses provide great views due to its special location, ensuring an exceptional golf experience.
In addition to golf in Albufeira, there is much more to experience. It is in fact a very popular holiday destination. The Strip and the old center are the most visited places. There you will find many bars, restaurants and a bullfighting arena. In the old city you will find the beaches and large part of the old city is only accessible for pedestrians. There are also many street musicians walking around and the old town is surrounded by many clubs and bars. It is almost four times larger than the Strip.
Albufeira is popular among Europeans and is seen as a suitable destination for a golf vacation.