Vale do Lobo Royal Course introduction
The Royal Golf Course in Vale do Lobo has rolling fairways set amidst pine trees and beautiful lakes. It's features include the almost island green of the 9th and the famous 16th Par 3 over the cliffs. Whilst staying at Vale do Lobo Resort, you can also sample the Ocean course which is just as good and actually features more holes along the Atlantic Ocean.
Vale do Lobo Royal Course information
18 holes, 72 par, 6616 yards. Clifftop.
The acclaimed Royal Course is among the top 100 best golf courses in Europe. The Royal Golf Course has rolling fairways set amidst pine trees and beautiful lakes surrounded by wild flowers. Its features include the almost island green of the 9th and the famous 16th, with cliff-top carryover – one of the most celebrated golfing images in the world, which has become the veritable symbol of golf in the Algarve.
The Royal Course has plenty of water hazards, sand traps and generally more length than its neighbouring course, offering a much sterner test of golf. The 16th is one of the most famous holes in Portuguese golf, a par 3 requiring a shot of over 235 yards over three spectacular cliffs to reach the green.
Vale do Lobo Royal Course Location
The Royal Course is in Vale do Lobo (30 mins west of Faro Airport)