Boavista Golf Course is just 10 minutes drive from Lagos town centre and offers superb views of Lagos Bay and the Monchique Mountains. Continue reading for our full course review, where we’ll show you the latest green fees and tee time booking information.
If you want to turn your visit into a golf holiday, then check out our handpicked golf packages from trusted specialist golf travel agents.
Green fees start at €74 in the low season (January, 1st-15th February, June-August, 1st-15th September and December)
Mid season green fees are €99 (16th-29th February, April, May, 16th-30th September and November)
High season green fees cost €107 (March and October)
Twilight green fees are not available at Boavista
Note: Green Fees prices may vary season to season
For anyone looking to play golf in Lagos, Boavista should be on your shortlist. You get the best of both worlds here. The imposing Monchique mountains provide the perfect backdrop to the north, while breathtaking views of Lagos Bay and the Atlantic Ocean can be found to the south.
Many of the holes take full advantage of the scenery and there are plenty of elevated tees that let you take in the majesty of your surroundings. The thirteenth is one such hole, where you’re afforded sumptuous views of Lagos Bay. Rumour has it; it’s how Boavista got its name!
Boavista is a championship golf course, and there are four tee positions golfers can play from. The Championship tees measure 6744 yards and provide quite the challenge, even for the biggest hitters. The competition tees are 6284 yards, while the yellow tees measure 5758 yards and the reds 5171 yards.
Par is 71, with four par-5 holes, nine par-4s and five par-3s. Men require a handicap of 27 and ladies 34 to play here so make sure you have a copy of your handicap certificate when checking in.
For the water lovers out there, the fourteenth, fifteenth and seventeenth all play around an elegantly designed lake and provide a suitable challenge for golfers of all abilities. These holes offer a little extra trepidation as you approach the end of your round. There’s even a replica of the famous Swilken Bridge found at the 18th hole of St. Andrews, a heartwarming touch that pays homage to the home of golf.
The signature hole is the sixth. A tricky par-3 hole over a ravine that plays 194 yards off the championship tees. For those wanting something a little less intimidating, opt for the yellow tees, where it’s a more forgiving 152 yards.
In summary, Boavista golf course offers a great day’s golf for players of all abilities. The four tee boxes provide a challenge no matter your level and the views are some of the best in the area. There’s a wide range of excellent hotels in the area, including the Boavista Golf Resort, located at the same venue as the golf course.
Specialist golf travel agents offer Golf Packages that include rounds at Boavista golf course. Most travel agents recommend staying at Boavista Golf & Spa due to its convenience and proximity. Packages start at £195.
Golfbreaks include three nights of self-catering at the Boavista Golf & Spa Resort and unlimited golf at the Boavista. Prices start at £195 per person, excluding flights.
Yourgolftravel provides five-night self-catering at the Boavista Golf & Spa Resort and unlimited golf at the Boavista. Prices start at £299 per person, excluding flights.
The best deals can be had during the low season, with rounds starting at €74 per person.
From 1st December-15th February, golfers can get a round of golf with a buggy for €71, while two players and a buggy costs €120
Lagos is famed for its dramatic cliffs, sandy beaches and beautiful coves. Beyond golf, there is plenty to see and do in the area.
Also nearby is Portimao, which an excellent base for a golf holiday.
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The best hotel to stay at is Boavista Golf & Spa – Bela Colina Village. Lagos is only 10 minutes away and offers some equally impressive hotels. Check out our guide to the best hotels near Boavista Golf Course, or look at our handpicked selections below.
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