The Algarve is home to over twenty amazing courses. Three of those courses are within easy reach of the Monte Santo resort and they include: –
Silves Golf course is located close to the town of Silves. It’s a challenging course offering water hazards right from the off! The surrounding area showcases the local farms and orchards and the golfer challenge is to ensure maximum control is exercised to avoid losing said ball in one of the bunkers or among the flora and fauna. This is an 18 par 70 hole course.
Gramacho is an 18 par 72 hole course located close to Carvoeiro. This course was upgraded from a 9 hole course to 18 and offers player a challenging environment in a lovely setting.
Vale da Pinta Golf Course was designed by the American Ronald Fream – the course offers 18 interesting holes (par 71), here you will find small valleys to content with along with a very local landscaped surrounded by olive & almond trees. Watch out for the large bunker at the Par-3 tenth!
There are a further 7 courses located within the Western Algarve – The Portimao Penina Chapionship course is described as being the “grandfather” of the local courses. This is a course designed to challenge the skills of even the most experienced player – there are water features and tens of thousands of plants, trees and shrubs which all enhance the experience of playing here!