The Algarve in Portugal is one of Europe's favorite golfing destinations, boasting many world class golf courses, excellent amenities, plus warm and dry playing conditions almost all year round. Each golf course in the Algarve offers a unique design taking advantage of the local landscape and allowing the golfer a challenging yet pleasing game.The best time to visit the Algarve for Golf, is probably early and late summer, a time when it it a little cooler to enjoy your game and has less risk of rainy periods. However, the Algarve does boast a milder climate than many parts of Europe, so all year round golfing is possible and it certainly offers an escape from the much colder parts of Europe.
Accommodation in the Algarve ranges from bustling towns like Albufeira, golf resorts such as Vilamoura, to traditional guest houses, located in the small towns and villages surrounding the Algarve coast. This region of Portugal is a very popular destination with golfers from the UK, Ireland and other European countries who come here to enjoy many recreational activities the Algarve has to offer. You can see more information on accommodation and golf courses in the Algarve.
The most popular golfing destination in the Algarve is Vilamoura with the majority of the 7 Dom Pedro courses, including Victoria, Pinhal, Laguna, Millennium and of course the Old course. Towns such as Albufeira are very popular with the golfing societies with an abundance of bars, restaurants and plent of other activities. The Coast of the Algarve is also very popular for water sport such as wind surfing and sailing, helped by the Atlantic winds that create the perfect conditions for this type of activity. Inland you will also find plenty to do after the 18'th hole, an abundance of restaurants, bars, shopping (including local markets) and night life to suit many tastes, from the traditional to the more cosmopolitan.
Most of the Algarve's trendy, modern holiday resorts were formerly little fishing villages, many still feature central areas with narrow streets, whitewashed houses and ancient churches. However, it is the region's long sandy beaches which have ensured its place as a holiday favorite. Direct Golf Holidays can provide your golfing holiday package in the Algarve for less, we have preferential discounts at many of the Algarve's best golf courses, hotels and transport companies. We are so confident in our ability to obtain discounts that we will beat any "like for like" quotation from another provider, for golf in the Algarve, golf in Portugal and Golf in other exciting destinations.
With numerous low cost airline flying into Faro airport each day, the Algarve is the ideal locatoin to get away fro a few days golfing. Speak to us today and book a golf weekend in Portugal with our lowest rates.