The Six Best Golf Hotels in Portugal

Beautiful landscapes, a fascinating culture, and an abundance of world-class courses ensure Portugal is one of golf’s most popular destinations. Whether you travel to the ever-popular Algarve, the country’s mesmerising Silver Coast, or the historic town of Obidos, you will not only find great golf but a selection of Europe’s finest golf hotels.

To ensure you have the trip of a lifetime, look at five of Portugal’s best luxury golf hotels.

The Conrad Hotel, Algarve

  • Offering an infinity pool blending with the Atlantic, the luxury 5-star Conrad Algarve is set in the golfers' paradise Quinta do Lago.
  • Featuring a 497 m² pool and expansive sun terrace.
  • Vibrant Mediterranean cuisine blends with cutting-edge Scandinavian-style design in our Michelin-star restaurant, Gusto by Heinz Beck.
  • Enjoy a three night-stay in a deluxe room.
  • Take your spa experience outdoors on a private cabana.
  • A place of harmony and calm with exotic treatments from around the world.

The luxurious property is perfectly situated to make the most of Quinta Do Lago’s world-class golf facilities, as well as to explore the breath-taking strip of coastline. Visitors can unwind with relaxing treatments in the luxurious spa or relax by the pool deck with private cabanas and the four swimming pools.

Gastronomy is at the center of the hotel with the one michelin star restaurant Gusto and his chef Heinz Beck.

All Square are offering the ultimate opportunity to play at the stunning resort in our Nations Cup. Taking place on 12-15 April 2018, the tournament will see teams from across Europe battle over the resort’s three award-winning courses. Participants will enjoy a three night-stay in a deluxe room at the Conrad Hotel.

To book your spot, contact us at

The Oitavos

  • The Oitavos - Absolute perfection, with private verandas and bold design to focus on breathtaking vistas of a blue-ocean and beautiful mountains.
  • Oitavos Dunes Golf Course, par 71, designed by the renowned Arthur Hills, opened in 2001.
  • Atlantic Suite - 33m2, 355sqft private balcony facing Sunset . Dramatic golf, mountain, and sea views.
  • Verbasco Restaurant - Overlooking the Oitavos Dunes golf course, umbrella pine trees and scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean, enjoy light and fresh meals, in our bar or at our tables, prepared with local produce.
  • Atlantico Pool Bar - The freshest salads, seafood and grill served with incredible views of our infinity pool, the Atlantic Ocean and Oitavos Dunes.
  • Spa - Feast Your eyes on the wild beauty of Sintra-Cascais Natural Park while experiencing The Oitavos Spa.
  • Sauna - Our Spa offers a completely natural approach to well-being with a host of organic and ocean-inspired beauty and health treatments.

Sanctuaries of space and stunning dunes characterise the luxury property at Oitavos. Despite being located just 30 minutes from Lisbon, the retreat is the perfect place to get back to nature.

Set amid the wild beauty of Sintra-Cascais Natural Park the hotel offers everything you’d expect from a 5* property.  Exquisite dining options, a spa, and a selection of ocean-facing rooms await the lucky visitor.

Meanwhile, Oitavos Dunes is one of the best courses in the world. So much so that former European Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley said it ‘has potential to be the best course in Europe’. Laid-out on fantastic terrain and with vistas that will astound you, this terrific Arthur Hills-designed course oozes charm. With the Atlantic Ocean and the Sintra mountains making up the backdrop, Oitavos is a course you’ll struggle to forget!

Royal Obidos Spa & Golf Resort

  • Evolutee Hotel - It is the perfect setting for a romantic weekend break for two or for a relaxed family holiday and for those who seek discreet but high standard, detail oriented, service.
  • The golf course at Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort has received its own "royal" treatment thanks to one of the greatest golf legends of all time: Seve Ballesteros.
  • Suite - Their generous areas were carefully designed to guarantee a relaxed and spacious experience for families and for special occasions.
  • Cobalt Restaurant - A dynamic menu in a refined environment. Indulge in fantastic wines while tasting a fine combination of flavours.
  • The outdoor swimming pool.
  • The Elemental Spa offers guests a restorative experience embodying purity, harmony and tranquillity.

On the shores of Portugal’s spectacular Silver coastline, you will find one of the country’s most enchanting golf resorts, Royal Obidos Spa & Golf Resort.

Despite being ideally located less than hour Lisbon, the resort feels a world away from the city. Whether you’re looking to unwind after a day on the course, or detox in the spa this luxury five-star hotel has it covered.

The resort also boasts a Seve Ballesteros designed championship course which ranks among the area’s finest layouts. A challenging and beautiful design, it sleekly winds its way through the entire resort, with ocean and lagoon views coming into play throughout.

Penha Longa

  • Set among rolling hills, lush gardens and tranquil mountain lakes, Penha Longa Resort, one of the most stunning luxury resorts in Portugal.
  • Ranked in the top 30 Courses in Continental Europe, the 27-hole course at Penha Longa Resort designed by the famed Robert Trent Jones, Jr. is escapist golf at its best.
  • Presidential Suite - Luxurious King bedroom with two private balconies overlooking the golf course and the Natural Park
  • LAB by Sergi Arola - Awarded with a Michelin Star, LAB strives to transport diners on a highly-innovative and emotional gastronomic journey.
  • Located in the main hotel building, the Penha Longa Wellness Club provides breathtaking views to the outdoor pool area, Sintra mountains and Championship golf course.
  • The 1,500 sqm Spa can be described as a temple, offering a wide range of the most sophisticated therapies and treatments, aligned with the luxurious products of the Natura Bissé brand.

Penha Longa is one of Portugal’s most impressive luxury resorts. Nestled in the breathtaking beauty of the Sintra mountains, the complex comprises a luxurious hotel, which was originally founded as a monastery in the fourteenth century. Once a retreat for Portuguese royalty, the tranquil mountain resort continues to lure visitors with its mystical setting. Today’s guests will also discover world-class dining, championship golf and a lavish spa.

World-famous architect Robert Trent Jones Jr designed the golfing masterpiece at Penha Longa. One of his finest works, the awe-inspiring landscape will blow you away. This dramatic setting lured the very best players for the Estoril Open de Portugal in 2010, where Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn would come out on top.

Onyria Palmares

  • Located between the 27th hole green and the Driving-Range and just 700 meters from the beach, the Onyria Palmares Beach House is an invitation to a swim in the sea, a round of golf or maybe to just stay and enjoy this unique landscape.
  • The brief given to Robert Trent Jones Jr. was to craft a 27-hole golf course which maximised the potential of its extraordinary environment. The result is a golf course of breathtaking natural beauty which is a delight to play.
  • 18 rooms and 2 suites all decorated and designed to ensure maximum comfort. They stand out for the wide areas, always favoring the well-being and the privacy of the guests.
  • 180° Restaurant and Bar - All dishes are made from the freshest and most flavorful ingredients ever with a creative touch in order to awaken new palates and textures.
  • The swimming pool area is overlooking the golf course.

The latest addition to Portugal’s collection of fabulous golf hotels, the 20-room, boutique Onyria Palmares Beach House Hotel opened in 2016. Situated just 700m from the beach, the elegant property enjoys expansive ocean and golf course vistas. The five-star hotel prides itself on treating its guests like royalty. As a result, there’s plenty of opportunities to indulge, be it by the pool, or in the 180° bar and restaurant.

The hotel also builds upon the resort’s reputation as a first-class golf facility.

Trent Jones II was the mastermind behind the majestic 27-hole design. The three loops of nine holes – the Alvor, Lagos and Praia courses – each enjoy expansive panoramic views across the Bay of Lagos.

Quinta Do Lago

  • A member of the “Leading Hotels of the World” since 1988, the Hotel Quinta do Lago is considered one of the most prestigious five-star luxury hotels.
  • The resort’s three courses are among Europe’s best and are joined by world-class golf facilities such as the Paul McGinley Golf Academy and Southern Europe’s only TaylorMade Performance Center.
  • Suites, Premium’s or Classic rooms are luxury decorated and equipped to offer the guests the best comfort for some days of relax and pleasure.
  • Pool Area - There are two heated outdoor swimming pools, for adults and children respectively. The heated indoor pool is kept at a constant temperature so that it can be used year round.
  • Spa - 4 massage rooms, a gymnasium, a heated indoor pool with counter-current and massage jets, a Turkish bath and a sauna.

Deeply-rooted in the idea of luxury living, Quinta Do Lago is one of the most exclusive resorts in Europe. A member of the Leading Hotels in the World group, the renowned resort enjoys a privileged position between deserted dunes, sheltered pines, and breath-taking beaches.

The prestigious resort is located close to the three celebrated championship layouts.

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4 years ago

Great post and beautiful photos. I arrived at Faro airport and travel to Conrad Hotel, and visit Sagres with a private transfers company called Friendly and good price. I Love Algarve.

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