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Best Golf Courses in Vale do Lobo

Posted by: Mark Hirst

on April 9, 2023

If you want to play golf in Vale do Lobo; you’ve come to the right place. Our guide to the best golf courses in Vale do Lobo will help you choose which courses to play during your visit to the area.

At Getaway Golfer, we know that one size doesn’t fit all, so we’ve broken down the best golf courses in Vale do Lobo into categories. So whether you’re a beginner or a scratch golfer we’ll find the best course for you to play whilst on your Vale do Lobo Golf Holiday.

Best Overall Golf Courses in Vale do Lobo

Best Golf Courses in Vale do Lobo for Large Groups

Hardest Golf Courses in Vale do Lobo

Cheapest Golf Courses in Vale do Lobo

Best Golf Courses in Vale do Lobo for Beginners

Best Golf Courses in Vale do Lobo for Multiple Rounds

Vale do Lobo Green Fees

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Where is Vale do Lobo?

Getting to Vale do Lobo is straightforward. Located just 23km from Faro airport, which is well serviced by budget and international airlines, it takes approximately 25 minutes to get to Vale do Lobo by car.

Use our partner comparison tools to book cheap flights to Faro, the nearest airport. You can also check car hire prices and book airport transfers.

Vale do Lobo is situated in the Algarve,  just a short drive east of Vilamoura on the coast. Other nearby golfing hotspots include Quinta do Lago, Albufeira and Faro.

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Vale do Lobo Ocean golf course sunset

Mark Hirst

Mark is the founder of Getaway Golfer. He loves to play golf and travel the world. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge of the best golf courses and providing travel suggestions for golfers.

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FAQs:

1
How many golf courses are there in Vale do Lobo?

There are 15 golf courses within 30 minutes of Vale do Lobo. It's an excellent location for accessing a wide range of courses. Check out our individual guides to golf in VilamouraQuinta do Lago and Albufeira for more information on many of these courses. You can see the full list of golf courses below:

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Which is the best golf course in Vale do Lobo?

The Royal Course is the best golf course in Vale do Lobo. You'll want to play the 16th hole multiple times. Often cited as the most photographed hole in Portugal. Golfers must clear a 200-yard ravine, with the cliffs and the Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop.

Other superb golf courses near to Vale do Lobo include Quinta do Lago South Course, Laranjal and Dom Pedro Victoria.

3
Which is the best golf course for beginners in Vale do Lobo?

If you're new to golf and want a course to try the sport for the first time, Balaia Golf Course in Albufeira is perfect. Only 30 minutes drive west, this nine-hole par-3 course doesn't require a handicap play and is great for introducing players to the game. Club hire and trolleys are available for an additional fee.

Dom Pedro Laguna Golf Course is another excellent option for beginner golfers. There are lovely wide-open fairways and not many obstacles.

For more experienced golfers with a high handicap, Quinta do Lago North Course is an excellent option. This full 18-hole course is the easiest of the three Quinta do Lago golf courses.

4
Which is the best golf course for large groups and societies in Vale do Lobo?

The Ocean Course is the best golf course for large groups and societies. It's more accommodating for players with a wide range of abilities so everyone can enjoy their round here. Some of the views of the ocean are spectacular here, with the 11th playing right down to beach. It's certainly one hole you'll want to play again and again.

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Which is the cheapest golf course in Vale do Lobo?

Pinheiros Altos is the cheapest 18 hole golf course near Vale do Lobo. There's 27 holes to play here, offering plenty of variety for all levels of golfers.

Balaia Golf Course is cheaper than Pinheiros Altos but is a nine-hole par-3 golf course.

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What's the hardest golf course in Vale do Lobo?

For golfers looking for a challenge, try Quinta do Lago South Course, just 6 kilometres from Vale do Lobo. This Championship course plays an impressive 7100 yards off the championship tees, with holes 8, 15, and 18, however, present a stern test for players with a low handicap.

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