Finding the best golf holidays in Portugal


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Portugal is a fabulous country for a golf holiday in Europe. Not only does the climate make playing golf possible throughout the year, Portugal is home to some of the best golf courses in Europe and the world.

When to Play Golf in Portugal

You can expect warm temperatures throughout Portugal in the spring and summer months, making this time of year ideal for a golf holiday in the country. However, even in the winter months it is possible to enjoy a lovely round of golf in Portugal, especially on the South Coast. The Algarve is a good example and here it is possible to enjoy temperatures of 17 degrees, even in January and this makes playing golf a delight during this time of year.

When trying to find the best value Portugal golf breaks, you must consider exactly what you are looking for from your trip. If playing the top golf courses is your main priority, you can book to stay in a central location and travel to different golf courses throughout your golf holiday. However, if other factors including quality of accommodation, choice of food and other activities is important to you while finding golf holidays in Portugal, you may wish to stay at a golf resort.

Look no further than 360 Golf Holidays who offer golf breaks in Portugal that include the very best golf courses and hotels.

Lisbon Based Golf Holidays

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal and the region is home to some of the best golf courses in the country. Arguably one of the most highly rated golf resorts in Portugal is Marriott Praia D’El Rey Golf and Beach Resort. Here, you have a choice of two excellent golf courses plus fantastic accommodation, with the food and wine at this venue receiving many rave reviews.

Quinta da Marinha Resort is another stunning golf venue and makes for one of the best golf holidays in Portugal. The five star resort is based in the coastal town of Cascais and the resort-style golf course offers a challenge to players of all abilities.

Algarve Based Holidays

When finding the best golf Holidays in Portugal you cannot afford to miss out on a visit to the Algarve. Situated on the South Coast of Portugal, the Algarve is home to some of Europe’s most highly recommended golf courses.

Penina Hotel Golf Resort is a very popular choice among those looking for the best golf holidays in Portugal and it is easy to see why. There are 3 golf courses available to play at this venue in the Algarve plus a large swimming pool, choice of rooms and several restaurants for dining.

Dom Pedro Golf Hotel is another perfect place to stay when playing golf in the Algarve. Complete with swimming pool, restaurants, bars and a casino, this hotel has it all. Located in the centre of Vilamoura Marina, a shuttle bus is available from the hotel which will take you to Dom Pedro Golf Club, Old Course Vilamoura and many of the other outstanding golf courses. If the Algarve is of interest, this article explains why the Algarve in Portugal is so popular.

Finding the best golf holidays in Portugal is not always easy due to the incredible choice of golf resorts and courses. However, those listed above are some of the finest currently available in Portugal.


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