Take advantage of the country’s mild climate and set off to discover what many consider to be the golfers’ paradise. Portugal has more than 70 golf courses from north to south, where you can play by the sea shore amidst grass-covered sand dunes, make your way through elegant parkland areas flanked by trees and delight in some magnificent views.
The Algarve’s golf courses have a wide range of different settings and difficulties, making it possible for professionals, amateurs and even the mildly curious to find one that is suited to their needs. Albufeira – Set on the cliff-tops amidst beautiful pine-woods, the courses here are relatively flat and afford stunning views over the beaches below. The peaceful surroundings of this natural landscape are inhabited by many different protected species of wildlife.
Why is the Algarve such a popular destination? Yes, it’s because you can get cheap flights from most UK airports and Yes it’s because the weather is good pretty much all year round. Oh, and Yes, it’s because it has a huge number of golf courses. But the next time you go to the Algarve, have a day away from the beach and take in some of the Algarve’s more traditional attractions.