Porto is a wonderful part of Portugal, historic, majestic, green and unspoiled. There is a heavy British influence throughout the city, due to the inherent links going back centuries with the combined production of fine wines, ports and sherries!...More
Madeira is a tropical style island in the middle of the Atlantic circa 4.5 hours flying time from London. The island is predominantly volcanic and has really no beaches except a main made beach in the north (a Lido) - the island has beautiful wild...More
Lisbon is more accessible now than it has ever been for a Portugal Golf Break, there are plenty of flights from the UK thanks mainly to Easyjet. For Scottish golfers, there is now an Easyjet flight from Edinburgh. We would recommend this destination...More
The Algarve has two contrasting regions to consider for a golfing holiday to Portugal, the East Algarve and the West Algarve. The East Algarve is traditionally the more expensive area, as it boasts the higher profile golf courses, with Vale do Lobo...More
Elegant Golf Resorts have just started an exclusive programme of golf breaks with the launch of the Platinum brochure which is available in its printed format or in digital format on the Elegantgolfresorts.com website.
This exclusive portfolio integrates the cream of golf holidays in Portugal from the East to the West Algarve and further up the Atlantic coast from Cascais west of Lisbon, all the way up to the unspoiled Silver Coast to Praia del Rey and Obidos.
Golf in Portugal has never been better value than in 2015-16, thanks to very favourable exchange rates between the euro and the £, meaning it has not been cheaper in real terms for more than 5 years! Golf breaks in Portugal are excellent value, regardless of the euro exchange rate, Penina Golf Resort and Dona Filipa lead the way enhanced by newer resorts like Evolutee on Royal Obidos and the Oitavos close to the wonderful seaside resort of Cascais.
Vidago Palace Hotel located near Vidago Golf Course recently hosted to the European Senior Tour. This glorious hotel was commission by King Carlos 1 of Portugal and was first opened in 1910 with the aim of being amongst Europe’s finest thermal Spa resorts.
Casa Velha do Palheiro is a celebrated five star country house hotel in Maderia. The hotel borders the famous Palheiro Gardens and the Palheiro Golf course – a superb 18-hole, par 72 Championship layout – and offers privileged access to guests staying at Casa Velha.
Penha Longa Resort is one of the the leading golf resorts in Portugal. The 18 hole golf course originally designed by Robert Trent Jones 15 years ago, is one of Europe’s very finest golf designs and coupled with the good 9 hole Monastery Course, there are 27 holes of challenging golf on tap. In addition to the golf, residents can enjoy a world renowned Six Senses Spa and fully equipped health club, with leisure options such as indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, jogging tracks squash and horse-riding.
Marriott Praia del Rey Golf & Beach Resort voted one of the best golf courses in the world by Golf World magazine and best golf resort in Europe by IAGTO. Praia D'El Rey is arguably one of the most stunning golf courses in Europe. Set among extensive pine forests and undulating dunes, with spectacular views over the Atlantic and the Berlengas Islands beyond. The 18-hole golf course was designed by the renowned American golf architect Cabell B.Robinson and was inaugurated on 14th June 1997. Deep bunkers, sloping greens and sandy dunes contrast sharply with the lush fairways, making it the complete golfing challenge.
Penina Hotel & Golf Resort widely regarded as Europe’s most popular golfer’s hotel, offering great value for money. Penina is located on the wild west Algarve is set in a wonderful 140 hectare’s estate and reflects its culture through a natural fusion of English architecture,.
Dona Filipa Hotel is still the most prestigious golfer's hotel in Portugal, it now has a legendary status amongst UK golfers particular. Combine a golf and beach holiday then the Dona Filipa is the ideal spot, the Vale do Lobo beach is simply stunning with the backdrop of golden red high cliffs. At peak times of the year golfers can enjoy free daily golf on San Lorenzo, golfers also can now enjoy playing Pinheiros Altos within the free golf allowance.