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The Palmares Golf Course, Algarve - The Perfect Golfing Destination

With sea, sun and magnificent beaches and more importantly, the superb golfing, Algarve is undeniably one of the greatest golfing destinations, and the Palmares golf course continues to thrill golfers from all around the globe. While the region has continued many golfing additions to its golfing portfolio over the recent past, the Palmares golf is one of the oldest here but over the past few months following the awesome and dramatic rehabilitation of the world-famed golf course designer, Robert Trent Jones, the golf course has started receiving raving reviews from mesmerized golfers.

Inside information about the Palmares golf course

The Palmares golf course Portugal is located on a simply impressive and beautiful stretch of the dramatic West Algarve coastline, a location that give golfers feels of a link course that would be comfortably at home in Scotland or Ireland (the origins of golfing). The course incorporates a Par-72 layout that is one of 2 halves with the front-nine measuring precisely 3,700 yards off the white tees. With a Par-37, the course offers several birdies opportunities but bogies are more likely than birdies, with a fast running. Generally, with the series of holes comfortably meandering through striking sand dunes and extensive fairways, golfers are reminded that they are not golfing in the United Kingdom but rather, in the tropical heat of the awesome Algarve sunshine.

The current format of the golf course incorporates two completely different nines with holes to nine, clearly featuring certain stunning vistas towards Avor while most of the back nine spreads on the coastline towards Lagos Town. With the Palmares golf club further developments in the course’s pipeline to add more nine holes, as in a 27-hole golfing resort, the course will provide golfer makers with a great experience that will surely leave behind a life-long impression that will make the course a mainstay of any golfing holidays, I can bet on that.

The best time to visit the Palmares golf course

The Palmares golf course Algarve Portugal is actually a golfing destination to visit all year round, but it is usually fully booked during February. This is the time of the year when the famed Almond Blossom Amateur Tournament is held. While this tournament is highly regarded for great visual splendor as the great play itself, the tournament has continued to grow in popularity each consecutive year. The golf course has also hosted the TAP Open and the Pro-Am Tournament Algarve-Andalucia that was introduced in the year 1998 has become an yearly event in the course.

Hotel facilities at and around the Palmares golf course Portugal

You will certainly want a nice place to rest your weary body after an interesting day at the Palmares golf club Portugal. Whether traveling with your family or some sorts of golfing group, Palmares have an extensive variety of accommodation and other facilities to choose from. Only ten minutes from the golf course are a numerous beaches for other activities that non-golfers can enjoy. The course has facilities such as a clubhouse, a champion-size swimming pool, large living areas, apartments, beautiful terraces and the world-famed beach bar; the ‘Smugglers’ on the Burgau Beach, just to mention a few.

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