Welcome to Portugal, considered to be one of Europe’s top golf destinations. There are two main areas with a concentration of superb courses and golf resorts, the Lisbon/Estoril area, and theAlgarve. You can spend a week in either of these two locales, or combine a few days in each for a memorable travel experience. An added plus, virtually all Portuguese speak fluent English, and provide a warm and friendly welcome to all who visit.
Aside from great golf, Portugalhas so much more to offer – Port, wine, fresh seafood and excellent cuisine. There are charming Pousadas, small properties lovingly cared for preserving the history and culture of centuries of prior owners.
There is probably no more diverse golf destination than Portugal. From mountain scenery and sea breezes to small-town charm and city sophistication, Portugal is a break from links golf, providing instead creature comforts such as electric carts and a more comfortable, pampering resort-like experience. If pampering yourself is your idea of a dream vacation, the resorts have gorgeous sandy beaches, vast health and leisure facilities, and world-class spas. We would be delighted to provide you with your own customized Portugal Golf Vacation itinerary. .
Located within easy driving distance from Portugal’s historic capital city of Lisbon are Estoril and Sintra. Estoril is smartly turned out with a relaxed sophistication, while history-laden Sintra has a captivating natural beauty. Cascais, just west of Estoril, is a colorful resort town with excellent restaurants, bars, and nightlife.
Just three hours drive south of Lisbon in Portugal’s southernmost region is the Algarve, one of the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world. Over 100 miles of coastline, exquisite beaches, 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, and 20 superb golf courses to play are all within an hours drive. The greens and fairways are lush, the umbrella pines, almond, and eucalyptus trees create an unusual golfing experience.