From the western tip right over to the eastern border, the range of golf courses across the Algarve is highly varied. With internationally established reputations, the academies are there to help you perfect your game. And with 3,800 hours of sun per year and fine hotels, it all suddenly becomes a lot easier.
Excellent teaching methods by qualified professionals, state of the art equipment, personally tailored programmes, 9 hole pitch & putt courses (all par 3) and so much more mean you can be sure of a week of unforgettable golfing.
Both beginners and professionals drop in on these golfing academies: the David Leadbetter Pestana Golf Resort in Carvoeiro, Supergolf in Vilamoura, Barringtons in Vale do Lobo ad the Gritter in Portimão and Vilamoura.
Should you wish to improve your accuracy on the green, there are various pitch & putt courses across the region including the Colina Verde, part of the Maragota resort, with fabulous views out over the river Formosa and Hills beyond, as well as the Balaia Golf Village in Albufeira. Furthermore, there are other nine hole courses, with pars between 3 and 5 that do not require any handicap certificate to play. These include the Campos Resort and Academy at the Le Meridien Penina and the deservedly famous Pine Cliffs course in the Sheraton Hotel Resort.