A memorable break to Faro is just a click away
The first place you will see on your trip to the Algarve, Faro is often only considered for its airport, however, this would be doing it a great disservice. Faro is a great choice as a base for your Algarve golf break, due to its central location it boasts easy transport to all the regions best known golf courses and golfers can find great deals here on accommodation and transfers to the super courses nearby.
Why play golf in Faro?
- Take on Vale do Lobo's famous Par 3 across the cliffs
- Top courses, minutes away from the airport
- Relax in Quinta do Lago's refurbished clubhouse
- Ilha Deserta is the perfect place to escape on a free day from golf
The Algarve’s engine room for golf
Although Faro is probably more well-known for its airport, it can also be used as an accommodation base for access to a lot of the Algarve’s best courses.
Faro golf courses are notable for their outstanding quality and facilities. The golfing establishments here are just as focussed on providing golfers with a great place to play and a great place to practice and hone their skills. Notable Faro golf courses include the three famous Quinta do Lago courses set in 2000-acres of stunning gardens, umbrella pines and perfectly rolling greens.
The Royal Course at Vale do Lobo is another top Faro golf course, set high atop the cliffs its legendary 16th hole challenges golfers to strike a ball over the cliffs. San Lorenzo golf course is a brilliant Faro golf course and doesn’t often receive the plaudits and accolades it should, known for its stunning surroundings and spotless upkeep it always provides a top-notch experience.
Popular golf destinations in Faro
Why book a golf holiday in Faro?
Faro is one of the most beautiful and well-known golfing resort towns within the Algarve, boasting a range of excellent courses and hotels for golfers to enjoy.
The Quinta do Lago Resort features three excellent layouts, the North, South and Laranjal Courses each offer a unique test over 2,000 acres of stunning gardens, umbrella pine trees and rolling fairways.
Faro is located ideally just minutes from the Airport, meaning travelling golfers can hop straight onto the course after dropping bags off at their hotel. This location is one of the most popular in Europe thanks to the perfect climate, choice of excellent golf and the mixture of accommodation options.
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Stay in luxury and affordable accommodation in a beautiful setting
Choosing the right accommodation is vital when going on a golf holiday and that’s why Faro is the perfect destination, with a wide range of impressive hotels and resorts there is something for everyone.
The Dona Filipa Hotel & San Lorenzo Golf Course 5* gives golfers everything they could need and want. This exclusive resort boasts class and style throughout each of the 154 rooms, the welcoming and attentive staff are there to help with everything and anything. The extensive facilities on-site include tennis courts, swimming pools and spa, allowing golfers to unwind and relax after a day on the course.
Vale do Lobo Resort 5* is one of the finest in Europe, featuring a range of accommodation options, from one-bedroom apartments to four-bedroom villas with private pools. There are also two excellent courses on-site, the Royal and Ocean courses both offer a great challenge and they have the convenience of being on guests doorstep.