Teeing off: Why The Algarve is such a popular destination for golfers.
19 May 2016
Hundreds of miles of golden beaches, a Mediterranean climate and year round sunshine; it’s no wonder that Portugal is a massively popular destination for holiday home purchases.
In addition to the beaches, climate and culture, one of Portugal’s most popular features is its golf courses. Home to around 70 world-class & destination courses Portugal is an extremely popular location for golfers looking for the very best in facilities.
The Algarve is absolutely stacked with high-quality golf courses that provide both luxury and challenging experiences, to entertain amateurs and professionals alike. From Quinta do Lago on the southern coast, to Amendoeira Golf Resort, in the north; the Algarve is a remarkable location for those seeking quality golf facilities.
Many of the region’s courses benefit from the expertise of the professionals; Amendoeira Golf Resort is home to two championship courses designed by golfing legends Sir Nick Faldo and Christy O'Connor Jnr. The Oceânico Faldo Course was designed with strategic play in mind and features rocky outcrops, meandering watercourses and stunning mountain views; while the Oceânico O'Connor Jnr course provides a fittingly challenging winding watercourse which demands accuracy and skill.
Quinta do Lago, in the south, offers equally impressive credentials and is the official winter training base for England Golf’s elite men’s, ladies’ and junior squads.
The Algarve is undoubtedly home to some of the very best golf courses in Portugal. With so many courses to choose from, one thing is for certain – for enthusiastic golfers looking to purchase property close to their passion, Portugal provides an outstanding destination for property ownership.
Our Portuguese golf properties
Select Resorts Properties is pleased to offer for sale a variety of properties in the Algarve, situated close to some of Portugal’s very best courses and facilities.
Quinta do Lago
Arguably the most recognisable of Portugal’s golf resorts, Quinta do Lago features three of the best golf courses in Europe as well as one of Europe’s finest practice facilities - the Paul McGinley Academy.
Alongside the world-class golfing facilities, the resort is home to a stunning beach, lake and multiple restaurants; as well as facilities for tennis, watersports and shopping.
There is a vast variety of luxury property on offer within the prestigious resort, from million-euro mansions, to quaint apartments with picturesque views over the course, Quinta do Lago has something for everyone.
Amendoeira Golf Resort
As well as being home to championship golf courses designed by Sir Nick Faldo and Christy O'Connor Jnr, Amendoeira Golf Resort is also home to a spectacular clubhouse; with a pro-shop supplying all of the golfing essentials and The Amendoeira Golf Academy & Fitting Suite which features state-of-the art club fitting technology and a variety of training programmes for golfers of all abilities.
The golfing facilities are complemented by a range of other sporting services and amenities. The Amendoeira Sports Club offers a range of facilities including a full size natural grass pitch, two 5-a-side Astroturf football pitches, six Savannah tennis courts, a 1km jogging path and a fully-equipped gymnasium.
To find out more about the range of resorts and properties we have available near to some of Portugal’s very best golf courses, contact our team today on +44 (0)1202 765011 or email [email protected].