22 Golf Resorts in Portugal Named Among Top 100 in Europe!

22 Golf Resorts Portugal – Among Top 100 in Europe

Portugal is a paradise for golfers, with 80 beautiful courses, different levels of difficulty, and a mild climate which allows you to play with pleasure all year round. So it is no surprise to learn that  22 of Portugal’s best Golf Resorts have been included in the Today’s Golfer Top 100 list of “Best Golf Resorts in Continental Europe”.

With 12, the Algarve makes up over half of the national golf resorts on the list, which is widely regarded as the top golf hotspot on the globe.

Quinta do Lago (Faro), a five-star resort in the area, is the highest-ranked Portuguese golf resort, coming in at number six. Praia D’el Rey (Óbidos), at number 8, and Vilamoura’s Dom Pedro, at number 14.

Penha Longa in 14th, Oitavos Dunes 15th, and Tróia 20th, are three golf resorts from the Lisbon area that also reached the top-20, as well as the Algarve’s Monte Rei and Amendoeira coming in at 24th and 26th respectively, earning spots in the top-30.

The other golf resorts in the Algarve which received attention in this list are Penina, Quinta da Ria, Palmares, Pine Cliffs, Vila Sol, Vale do Lobo, Salgados, and Morgado, placing 35th, 36th, 39th, 50th, 78th, 88th, and 93rd respectively.

Four categories—golf courses, accommodation, scenery, and non-golf amenities made up the magazine’s ranking system for golf courses. The golf courses accounted for 40% of the total score, with the following 3 categories taking 20% each.

An overall list of the Golf Resorts Portugal that made the top-100 is as follows:

93: Morgado (Portimão)

88: Salgados (Albufeira)

78: Vale do Lobo (Loulé)

76: Campo Real (Lisbon)

73: Palheiro (Madeira)

63: Vila Sol (Vilamoura)

50: Pine Cliffs (Albufeira)

39: Palmares (Lagos)

37: Aroeira (Lisbon)

36: Quinta da Ria (Tavira)

35: Penina (Portimão)

34: Quinta da Marinha (Lisbon)

30: Royal Óbidos (Óbidos)

28: Vidago Palace (Porto)

26: Amendoeira (Alcantarilha)

24: Monte Rei (Tavira)

20: Tróia (Lisbon)

15: Oitavos Dunes (Lisbon)

14: Penha Longa (Lisbon)

10: Dom Pedro (Vilamoura)

8: Praia D’el Rey (Óbidos)

6: Quinta do Lago (Almancil)

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