A beautiful town rich with golf options
A beautiful town located on the south coast of Portugal, Carvoeiro has a lot to offer golfers looking to relax and escape everyday life. There is so much to do in Carvoeiro, the town is known for its interesting history and culture, beautiful old architecture and of course its seafood restaurants. The golf in Carvoeiro is not to scoff at either, Carvoeiro’s golf courses are numerous and offer golfers a great experience for their next break.
Why play golf in Carvoeiro?
- Excellent choice unlimited golf packages
- Stay in the stunning refurbished Tivoli Carvoeiro
- Under an hour from Faro airport
- Former fishing village
A diamond on the south coast
What makes a golf break to Carvoeiro special isn’t just the towns interesting history, culture or its amazing food, it’s the array of fantastic golf courses which surround this beautiful town. Although Carvoeiro isn’t the best known area in the Algarve it's courses are fast becoming recognised and loved by the golfing community.
The Pinta Golf Course is one of Carvoeiro’s best. Opened in 1992, the course is recognised for its supreme quality all year-round, which is down to the imported Bermuda grass which holds up better in the extended periods of sunshine the Algarve is known for.
Gramacho Golf Course is another one of Carvoeiro’s top golf courses. It is known for its many exciting on-course features such as the outcrops of rock, dry stone walls, fig, almond, carob and olive trees, plus the numerous bunkers and lakes.
Why play golf in Carvoeiro?
A true European powerhouse, golf in the Algarve is legendary amongst the golfing community as being one of the best golf experiences you’re likely to find in continental Europe. The courses at Carvoeiro are no exception to this rule and are among some of the best you will find in the Algarve region. Notable courses of Carvoeiro include the beautiful Pinta golf course, its twin course the Gramacho and the magnificent Silves golf course.
What makes Carvoeiro so good for golf is it gives golfers the perfect balance between fantastic golf courses and a relaxing atmosphere which allows you to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The climate on offer in Carvoeiro is typical of the Algarve and golfers can expect to find warm conditions all summer-long right up until the end of October. Plus, when you consider the popularity of the overall Algarve region, flights are extremely frequent across the UK and can be picked up at bargain prices!
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Where to stay in Carvoeiro?
A staple of European golf holidays, Carvoeiro is a destination which has it all in regards to great courses and is complemented by outstanding accommodation. Golfers will truly be spoilt for choice in Carvoeiro, from superb luxury golf resorts to small residences, there is something for every group to be found here.
The Tivoli Carvoeiro is a brilliant, recently renovated 5* hotel located in Carvoeiro town, perfect for those looking for a golf holiday which is complemented by great beach life. The hotel boasts 248 rooms, all of which come fully equipped with air-con, satellite TV and minibar as standard, plus, most rooms also benefit from a sea view. The hotel is also within close proximity to the best local courses and is an ideal base for your next Carvoeiro golf holiday.
Pestana Viking is a wonderful choice when staying in Carvoeiro. A supreme 4* hotel, Pestana Viking offers golfers 182 modern rooms, all of which come with the essential amenities you would expect of a 4* hotel including a full bathroom in marble, air conditioning, satellite TV, private balcony with panoramic view, minibar, private safe deposit box, telephone, hairdryer, laundry service and room service. Plus, with two onsite bars and two onsite restaurants and its close location to the local courses, it makes for an excellent choice.
Pestana Golf Resort – Carvoeiro is another excellent golf resort, perfect for those who want a plethora of other great activities alongside the golf right on their doorstep. The Resort offers 115 onsite apartments and 169 onsite villas and a whole host of great facilities including two golf courses on-site, a tennis academy, swimming pools and even a 5-a-side football pitch, perfect for the sport-lovers among us. There are two excellent dining options onsite, serving up anything from light snacks to full-blown fine dining, Pestana Golf Resort – Carvoeiro has something for everyone.