Golf Holidays In Algarve

An Algarve golf holiday is still one of the most sought after golfing experiences for British and Irish golfers. Whether you are looking for the popular golf holiday haven of Vilamoura or the bustling nightlife of Albufeira, there is something here for all budgets and group sizes. The Algarve is easily accessible from most UK and Irish airports with regular flights to Faro and serviced by a number of low cost airlines. This region is home to some of the most iconic golf resorts and courses in Europe, including Vale Do Lobo, Quinta Do Lago, Montei Rei Golf & Country Club and Onyria Palmares.

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FAQs About Golf In The Algarve

Which airports can I fly to?

If you are looking to visit the Algarve, you should fly to Faro Airport.

Which UK airports serve this destination?

Most UK airports fly to Faro due to the popularity of it as a beach holiday destination as well as golf holidays. These include:

  • London Airports
  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • Leeds/Bradford
  • Bristol
  • Newcastle
  • Birmingham
  • Edinburgh

Note that direct flights are also offered via Dublin, Shannon and Cork Airports in Ireland: https://www.glencorgolf.com/Ireland-airport-and-destination-map

How long is the flight time?

Flight times from UK airports to Faro Airport are between 2 hours 30 minutes and 3 hours.

Do I need a passport to travel to this destination?

Please see the Foreign And Commonwealth travel advice for full up up to date details: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/portugal

When is the best time for a golf holiday to this destination?

High season is considered to be between March to May and September to October.

What are the local attractions?

There are plenty of things to do and see in the Algarve. Tavira is a beautiful town in the East of the region with many churches and historical buildings, whilst Ponta da Piedade is to the west of the region near Lagos – these rocks have been erroded creating something visually stunning and packed with sea caves and arches. Other towns to visit include Lagos which features an authentic city market, whilst Monchique is high in the hills and offers an amazing view of the Algarve!

Where can we go for nightlife?

Albufeira is the liveliest part of the Algarve and is popular with British and Irish holidaymakers. It’s also particularly popular with stag and hen parties so you can imagine you’ll find plenty of bars and nightclubs open until the early hours. Vilamoura is popular with golfers and the Marina is surrounded with bars and restaurants. Other towns of note include Lagos which also has plenty of bars and restaurants to relax in away from the fairways.

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