An endearing location with so much to offer
Albufeira is fast becoming one of the Algarve’s top destinations for a golf holiday. The town is located an easy transfer just 40 minutes from Faro Airport and has captivated both couples and groups alike with its unique charm and feel. A golf holiday in Albufeira promises beautiful sandy beaches, bustling nightlife, authentic seafood restaurants and luxury accommodation, not to mentioned some of the Algarve’s best golf courses on your doorstep.
Why book a golf holiday to Albufeira?
- Play the Algarve’s best courses, right on your doorstep
- Stay in great accommodation, from resorts to boutique hotels
- Enjoy the local nightlife, with plenty of bars & restaurants
- Easily accessible, under an hour from Faro Airport
What makes a golf holiday in Albufeira so special?
Albufeira is certainly a notable location in Portugal, not just for its fantastic nightlife and bar scene but also for its plethora of top-quality golf courses and resorts. What makes Albufeira so special for a golf break is the immaculate courses on offer here.
Blessed by the renowned Algarve climate, Albufeira golf courses benefit from great conditions all year-round and the greenkeepers ensure the courses are always kept to a high standard.
The Faldo Course and O’Connor Course at Amendoeira Golf Resort are both immaculate examples of what Albufeira golf courses have to offer. The Faldo is a traditional recipe course with a modern twist with heather and lush woodland being replaced with cacti and olive trees. The O’Connor is a scenic course set in an orange grove offering a good chance to relax and take in the natural beauty of the environment.
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Albufeira is based just 40 minutes from Faro Airport in the famous Algarve region of Portugal, just half an hour from Vilamoura and the famous array of courses it has to offer. The town features beautiful sandy beaches, a bustling nightlife and a range of fantastic restaurants to choose from.
There is a wide variety of excellent golf courses on offer in Albufeira and the Faldo Course is ranked among the very best in Portugal. The layout has a desert-like feel to it and offers a range of challenging and interesting holes that lead to a truly enjoyable round of golf.
Other great layouts in the region include the O’Connor Course, the Pinta Course, and the Morgado Golf & Country Club which all offer an equally enjoyable challenge. The ideal climate is perfect for both golf and relaxation, the weather means golf can be played year-round with the courses always in great condition.
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Choose from a variety of impressive accommodation options
Within Albufeira, there is a wide range of great accommodation options, each offering golfers with great facilities and the perfect locations to access the range of fantastic courses available.
Located just a 20-minute drive from Albufeira is the stunning Amendoeira Resort. The excellent on-site golf gives golfers two excellent layouts on their doorstep. The resort offers everything you would expect from a hotel with those added home comforts. The Sao Rafael Suite Hotel 5* is another excellent option, providing great sea views and easy access to many of the local beaches.
If you'd like to soak up all that Albufeira has to offer, the Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa is within walking distance of the city centre so you're able to enjoy the lively energetic atmosphere that the seaside resort has to offer.