Balaia Golf Village has a 9-hole par 3 course, which is an ideal venue for sharpening your short game before taking on some of the more challenging courses that the Algarve has to offer.
You can read on for our in-depth review, including green fees and tee time booking information.
Balaia Golf Village green fees are €35 for 9 or 18 holes, regardless of the season. Club hire is €20 for 1 round of golf.
Note: Green Fees prices may vary season to season
Balaia golf course is perfect for anyone wanting to try this wonderful sport for the first time. No handicap certificate is required here, something that is frequently required at the more prestigious Algarve golf courses.
There are no long holes at Balaia Golf Course. The range is between 73- 175 yards. You’ll be playing iron shots only off the tee, and the feel is more akin to a pitch and putt course.
That’s not to say that Balaia isn’t without its challenges. There are water hazards, fountains and streams, all strategically placed to catch even the most experienced golfer out should you switch off for a moment.
Balaia won’t suit those looking for that pure golfing experience, and there are far more challenging courses in the area. That said, it’s well maintained, with challenging greens and bunkers aplenty.
Balaia golf course is par 27 and measures 2152 yards off the yellows and 1918 off the red tees. Because no handicap certificate is required, it’s the perfect course to bring non-golfers along to, to have a go. It’s also a great course to bring your family for a relaxed and friendly round, with club and trolley hire available upon request.
The pricing reflects the fact that it’s a par-3 course as well. 18 holes cost as little as €35 per person, and club rental is only €20. A perfect introductory course for those wanting to explore the world of golf.
Because Balaia Golf Course is a par-3, nine-hole course, none of the specialist golf travel agencies offer specific packages.
Balaia Golf Village offers a range of deals when you book directly with them. For example, you can purchase 18 holes of golf with club rental for €60. If you include a trolley, the price is €65.
Balaia also offers driving range packages that include 48 balls and a single golf club for €14.
Golf lessons at Balaia Golf Course are €90 for one hour or three hours for €250.
Balaia Golf Course is located in Albufeira and offers plenty to see and do while taking some time out from playing golf.
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There are several excellent hotels close to Balaia Golf Course. Our top recommendation is Balaia Golf Village, as it’s located on-site. Below are some of our top selections within a 30-minute drive of the course. Alternatively, look at our guide to the best hotels near Balaia Golf Village for more information.
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