Once again, the Algarve is in the lead. Even when it comes to golf. According to a study conducted by the holiday home provider Holiday The area is once again the best golf destination in Portugal. Holidu has ranked the country according to the best and quality golf courses for professionals and beginners in various regions. With 30 courses in the area and a climate that allows for year-round play, many consider the Algarve to be a golfer’s paradise, with many courses in picturesque locations. The area has already won several international awards, making it an easy choice for the best golf destination in Portugal.
Lisbon ranks second in this ranking with 11 golf courses. Although many players visit the Algarve for a golf vacation, the capital is increasingly asserting itself as a new golf destination. There are many courses and clubs in the Lisbon area, and most of the best golf courses are around Cascais, Estoril, Sintra and of course Lisbon.
The Porto region took last place on the podium with six places. Here you will not only find exceptional wines, including the world-famous port wine, but also the golf courses of the region, which are surrounded by inspiring landscapes, have different characteristics. In northern Portugal, golf courses have been carefully designed in harmony with nature, often by renowned local and international architects.
In fourth place is back south to Setúbal, where the five golf courses have different characteristics for both pros and beginners. Leiria with its four courses ranks fifth and is still (and still) a relatively unknown golf destination in Portugal. Outside the mainland, there are three courses in the Azores where golf and nature are perfectly combined. Back on the continent, Braga stands out with three courses in the northern region of Portugal, where you can find courses of different configurations and levels of difficulty. Madeira Island is also rated as one of the top golf destinations, with three courses recognized by great players around the world. In the penultimate place of the standings, Villa Real appears, confirming that northern Portugal is well represented in golf. Finally, in tenth place is Aveiro with two golf courses.
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