Golf Courses in the central Algarve resort of Albufeira.
Salgados - 18 hole|Par 72|6080m
Salgados course was designed by Architect, Pedro Vasconcelos and founded in 1994. Located just outside Albufeira, at Herdade dos Salgados, next to Salgados Beach and the lagoon at Salgados Nature Reserve, this is quite a different course from others in the central Algarve area, being reminiscent of a Florida golf course. This Par 72 18-hole course, with its close proximity to the sea, wind direction having to be taken into account, and the variety of saltwater lagoons and freshwater lakes providing water hazards on every hole, will thoroughly test your golfing skills, with the location dictating that natural elements that will certainly play a part in your round.
Pine Cliffs - 9 hole|Par 33|2,274m
Pine Cliffs course was founded in 1991 and designed by Architect, Martin Hawtree who took great care in trying to keep the natural surroundings as they were before the golf course was built. This Par 33 9-hole course is an easy to medium level, short course in a beautiful Algarve coastal setting, making it one of the country's most original golf courses. Tree lined fairways run parallel to the Atlantic Ocean, providing its visitors breath taking views. Surrounded by magnificent old pine trees the course has a good mixture of challenging holes, the most famous being the Par 3 6th hole, 'devils parlour', a championship tee, built over a ravine, with fantastic views, that requires a 198m carrying shot over the cliffs to a deep but narrow green.
Balaia Golf - 9 hole|Par 27|1968m
Balaia course was founded in 2001 and designed by Architects, Southern Golf, in the grounds of the Balaia Golf Village Hotel. This Par 27 9-hole course is a great choice for younger or less experienced golfers. There is a good selection of holes, with a couple of water hazards, nice views and a unique circuit, demanding control of shot length and direction to the small greens, and the ability to pitch and putt well, to achieve a good score. The attractive wooden cabin style clubhouse with veranda's overlooking the golf course is the perfect place to relax after play.