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How To Make The Most Of A Two-Day Golf Getaway In Portimao

The Western Algarve region has many popular golf destinations, each with unique characteristics and features to attract golf lovers. The city of Portimao situated close to the coastal town of Praia da Rocha is considered one of the best places to visit if you’re a golf lover. Those who have planned a short – two-day long golf trip to Portimao have a very many things to do. Let’s find out what they are.

The game of golf takes precedence over all other activities. You can begin the two-day trip in style by staying at the 5-star Penina Hotel and Golf Resort, which is known for its excellent golf courses, luxurious accommodation and friendly service. This leading golf resort has three fantastic golf courses, including the most popular Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course that has, till date, hosted Portuguese Open 10 times. Don’t miss the chance to play on this wonderful golf course.

Two days is all you’ve to fulfill all your golf dreams in Portimao. We very well know that you won’t be satisfied playing at just one course, that’s why we also present you with more options – more courses that are within 10kms radius of this charming town.

  • Pestana Alto Golf – 18-hole course (only 3km away)

  • Morgado Golf Course – 18-hole course (only 6.4km away)

  • Pestana Gramacho – 18-hole course (only 4.4km away)

  • Alamos Golf Course – 18-hole course (only 6.4km away)

  • Pestana Vale da Pinta – 18-hole course (only 4.4km away)

  • Onyria Palmares Golf Course – 18-hole course (only 9.4km away)

  • Vale de Milho Golf Course – 9-hole course (only 9km away)

As mentioned above the coastal area isn’t far; the beaches of Praia da Rocha are only 3kms away from the small town of Portimao. This is great news for travelers like you; you have just two days to explore the beautiful town, so make best use of your time by visiting tourist hotspots that are close by. The Praia da Rocha is a popular tourist center in its own right. Those visiting Portimao to play golf would most often pay a visit to the beaches of this wonderful coastal region.

The restaurants in Portimao offer some of the best seafood and popular Portuguese traditional treats to tourists. Some of the must visit places in this regard are the Masala House, Restaurante Ruccula, Solar do Farelo, and Bacalhoada Restaurante.

Take a small break from your busy golf schedule to visit the award winning museum – Museu de Portimao. The Portimao Museum is the perfect place to learn about the link between man and the environment over a period of 5 millennia. You’ll learn a lot about the rich history of the region, the fishing industry in general and the sardine canning industry in particular.