Enjoy all that the Portuguese capital has to offer
The Portuguese capital of Lisbon is a fantastic choice for a golf holiday in Portugal. The surrounding countryside and suburbs of the capital are teeming with some truly outstanding courses. Plus, with a plentiful choice of luxury hotel and resort accommodation, superb nightlife, excellent transport links, and a plethora of bars and restaurants, there really is no better choice than Lisbon.
Why play golf in Lisbon?
- Easy access from most UK airports
- Ideal for golf & nightlife
- World class resorts within easy striking distance
- Breaks to suit all budgets
An area brimming with golf courses
Lisbon is fast-becoming an established power in Portugal for golf holidays, with the capital attracting many golfers to its suburbs and countryside surroundings to take advantage of great courses that can be found here.
What makes Lisbon golf courses truly special is the closeness to nature, the designs are fantastic disguising the fact the bustling city of Lisbon is often only a few minutes away.
Praia D’El Rey Golf & Country Club is a top Lisbon golf course and is very intriguing from a design standpoint. Golfers are treated to an outstanding parkland layout for the front 9 while the back 9 has much more emphasis on the wild, unpredictable style of links golf, it’s a real Golfbreaks favourite.
Troia Golf Course is another quality Lisbon golf course located a mere 45mins from Lisbon, it challenges golfers with its many doglegs and strategically placed deep bunkers and its immaculate lightening quick greens will make you think twice about hitting a putt through the break.
Most Popular Golf Resorts in Lisbon
Popular golf destinations in Lisbon
Why book a Lisbon golf break?
The capital city of Portugal, Lisbon is often an overlooked destination for golfers who often opt for what they know best which is, of course, the Algarve. However, the golf courses in Lisbon are fast gaining the recognition and following they deserve, as the courses of Lisbon are among the finest in all of Portugal and well worthy of the capital city.
Notable golf courses in Lisbon include the outstanding European Tour destination Troia Golf Course, the picturesque course in the cliffs at Praia D'El Rey Golf & Country Club and the beautiful rolling hills at Campo Real Golf Course.
What makes the golf in Lisbon truly special is the excellent value for money and variation of the courses here.
The golf courses in Lisbon know they aren’t as popular as those in the Algarve and therefore golfers can expect to get a lot more golf for their money and with the superb variety of courses ranging from parkland, to heathland and traditional links, its no wonder that this location is becoming ever-more popular.
Plus, when you consider the great climate and frequent flights Lisbon benefits from, it only makes a stronger argument for why you should pick Lisbon as your next golf holiday destination.
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Things to do in Lisbon
Lisbon is truly an excellent choice for your next golf holiday, its immaculate and quiet fairways are perfectly complemented by the climate and the superb plethora of activities to do in the city itself. Hilly streets, quirky cable cars, and stunning architecture are just some of the features that will make you fall in love with Lisbon. It is unquestionably one of Europe’s trendiest cities and is the perfect base for the top-class courses in nearby Estoril, Cascais and Sintra. The latter is a picturesque town that boasts extravagant palaces, ancient castles and unspoilt scenery. While in Lisbon we strongly recommend heading to the Bairro Alto area where great-value restaurants offer all kinds of culinary delights.
We’ve pulled together a few of the best things to do in Lisbon should you find yourself away from the course and looking for some entertainment in this great city. The Torre de Belém is a great landmark to experience while in Lisbon. Located on the seafront in Lisbon Quays, the imposing tower shows a glorious fusion of architectural styles and is a must-visit for lovers of history. Take a trip on the historic Tram 28 which has been operating up and down the slopes into the old Alfama district for decades. Starting below the palm spotted slopes of Graca, the tram weaves up the slopes and finishes its journey outside the glorious dome of the Estrela Basilica.
A visit to St George’s castle is great day-out in Lisbon’s historical centre, towering high above the Alfama district, the castle was built over 2000-years ago by the Romans and since then has seen multiple different rulers of Portugal add to its architecture and style. It’s a brilliant place to visit, especially for the history buffs and architectural aficionado among us.