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An endearing location with so much to offer

Albufeira is fast-becoming one of the Algarve’s top players for golf holidays. The town is located a mere 40 minutes from Faro airport and has captivated both couples and groups alike with unique charm and feel. Albufeira boasts not only beautiful sandy beaches, bustling nightlife, fantastic authentic seafood restaurants and luxury accommodation but it is also right on the doorstep of some of the Algarve’s best golf courses.

Why play golf in Albufeira?

  • Great location for golf & nightlife
  • Ideal for groups
  • Under an hour from Faro airport
  • Breaks to suit all budgets
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Golf in the Algarve has never been better

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.

There are many excellent Albufeira golf courses, and golfers will struggle to play them all in one trip, however, there are certainly some highlights which you should make that extra effort to play if you get the chance. 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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          Why Albufeira is the perfect destination for your next golf holiday

          Albufeira is located just 40 minutes from Faro Airport in the famous Algarve region of Portugal. 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 includetThe O’Connor Course and Pinta Course which both 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.

          Golf travel tips for Albufeira

          Best months for golfing weather:

          June to September

          Best month for value:


          Most popular months:

          April to October

          Our experts recommend:

          June to August

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          Not sure where to play? Browse our map and find your ideal destination in a continent of possibilities. We know you will be spoiled for choice! Remember our knowledgeable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.

          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.

          Hidden in among the spectacular Monchique Mountains lies Amendoeira Golf Resort. This luxury resort combines both apartment and villa-style accommodation, with a fully equipped kitchen and large lounge to provide a homely feel to the stay. 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.