One of the best golf destinations in Europe, the Algarve is now considered an elite product for golfers.
The layouts of the camps, mostly designed by international architects, along with the fantastic landscape where they live, meet the requirements of the most demanding fans, marking the region as a premier destination for the sport.
The mild climate, with more than three hundred days of sunshine a year, allows the golf season extends for several months, bringing to the courses of the Algarve players from around the world.
The excellence of the Algarve are still enriched by tree species, vegetation, greens, tees and the silence of space, broken only by the sound of shots. Irresistible!
Here are the Golf Courses in Alvor.
Palmares was opened in December 1975 and in more recent year has been the course chosen to hold such important competitions as the TAP Open in 1984 and 1985.
Designed by Nick Faldo with strategic play in mind this 6,604 meters par-72 championship course demands careful positioning to score well.
Perfectly complementing the Faldo Course, whilst taking advantage of the rich valley soil in contrast to the arid hillside, Christy O'Connor Jnr's course at Amendoeira offers no less of a challenge.
These two championship golf courses nestle on the lower slopes of the Monchique hills.
The Alto Golf course is located in an attractive area steeped in golfing tradition.
The Championship course is the late Sir Henry Cottons masterpiece and the course by which he wished to be remembered.
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