Are you thinking of taking a few days off to play golf? If autumn calls for a golf holiday, we give you the complete list of the best golf resorts in Portugal, so you can choose your stay with total safety anywhere in the country.  

Whether you plan to explore the north-center of Portugal, or enjoy this sunny autumn playing golf in the Algarve, here you will find the Top 10 best golf resorts in Portugal.

NORTH OF PORTUGAL

Hotel Axis Ponte De Lima Golf Resort 
Location: Ponte de Lima, district of Viana do Castelo



In the heart of Vale do Lima, the oldest village in Portugal, the Hotel Axis Ponte de Lima Golf Resort is a good choice for golfers and lovers of outdoor activities. Located in the Minho region, where the blue of the sea meets the green of the course, this space has a cultural offer of regional handicraft, local pilgrimages, traditions, and gastronomy. Besides other facilities, the hotel has 2 paddle courses, a golf course, an indoor swimming pool, and a fitness area. Nearby, there is also a horse riding center and a canoeing club. Discover more here!

Vidago Palace 
Location: Parque Natural de Vidago 



About 15 minutes from Chaves and 1 hour from Porto, Vidago Palace is a luxury hotel, set in a centenary palace surrounded by mountains and a 110 hectares forest park. Located in the Vidago Thermal Park, this hotel provides direct contact with nature in one of the most romantic destinations in Portugal. Besides a golf course, in this hotel, you will find a modern SPA with an intimate atmosphere. A place to visit, or wasn't it surrounded by the "Wonderful Kingdom" as the Portuguese writer Miguel Torga referred to describe the region of Trás-os-Montes. Discover more here!

CENTER OF PORTUGAL

Praia D'El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort 
Location: Vale de Janelas, Óbidos 



The Praia D'el Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort is located in the medieval town of Óbidos, one of the most picturesque and well-preserved villages in Portugal. With a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean, this hotel has recently been renovated with an 18-hole golf course, SPA service, a swimming pool, and a gym. When passing by this region, take the opportunity to visit Óbidos Castle and taste the famous "ginginha" de Óbidos, served in chocolate shot glasses. Discover more here!

Montado Hotel & Golf Resort
Location: Palmela (distrito de Setúbal)



Famous for its wines, nature, and traditional flavors, Palmela has much to offer, including the Montado Hotel & Golf Resort. With an 18-hole golf course, a restaurant with panoramic views, a bar with outdoor seating, SPA, and gym, this resort is a pleasant choice for those who want to get out of the routine and enjoy the best of Palmela's region. Whether you want to visit the medieval castle, the historical center of the town, or explore wine tourism, this region in the center of Portugal will not let you remain indifferent. Discover more here!

The Oitavos  
Location: Quinta da Marinha, Cascais



Between the sea and the Sintra Mountains, there is a stylishly designed hotel that invites you to relax. With a view of the Atlantic Ocean and a privileged contact with nature, The Oitavos is located in Cascais, about 25 minutes from Lisbon, and has a wide range of activities such as golf, bike rides, helicopter tours, SPA treatments, yoga classes, or horse riding. Located in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, this hotel is a real sanctuary for body and soul. Discover more here

Palácio Estoril Hotel Golf & Spa
Location: Estoril, Cascais 



Considered a Unesco World Heritage Site, the Palácio Estoril Hotel Golf & Spa was also a Hollywood star in 1969, or had it not been part of the setting of James Bond's film - "007 - In the Service of His Majesty! This historic and glamorous hotel, which celebrates its 90th anniversary this year, has wellness & SPA programs, as well as golf, at the Estoril Golf Club, besides a privileged location, near the sea. Everything, so you can feel like a secret agent in the service of an exquisite holiday. Discover more here!

Penha Longa Resort 
Location: Parque Natural Sintra-Cascais



Lush gardens in the heart of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park is what you will find when you visit the Penha Longa Resort. With a golf club founded in 1992 and a Zen philosophy SPA, this resort enjoys the surroundings of the Sintra Mountains and the climate of the Estoril line. Besides activities outside the resort, such as water sports, inside you can always explore the historical Penha Longa Circuit, the Golf Club, the Country Club, culinary experiences and workshops, among other activities. Discover more here!

Pestana Sintra Golf
Location: Quinta da Beloura, Sintra



Just 10 minutes drive from the village of Sintra, Pestana Sintra Golf has an 18-hole golf course, a Spa with 2 swimming pools, a gym, a bar, and a restaurant. Close to what are considered some of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Portugal, such as the Pena National Palace and the Quinta da Regaleira, this hotel offers its clients: hiking, guided cultural circuits, and a tourist train through areas such as Cabo da Roca, the Sintra Mountain, the Moorish Castle, among others. Discover more here!

SOUTH OF PORTUGAL

Palmares Ocean Living & Golf
Location: Lagos (Algarve)



With the sea at your feet, Palmares Ocean Living & Golf is only 10 min. from Faro and 15 min. from Portimão. Here the beach, golf, and respect for nature cross paths, on a course that goes down to the ocean and where you find three 9-hole golf courses connected. In this place of rare beauty, you find calm and comfort, relaxation, and originality. Everything you need to enjoy a holiday in the Algarve. Discover more here

Amendoeira Golf Resort 
Location: Alcantarilha, Albufeira (Algarve)



Surrounded by 270 hectares of nature, in the center of the Algarve, Amendoeira Golf Resort is the ideal choice for all golf lovers. With two world-class 18-hole courses, the world-renowned Faldo Course and its neighboring O'Connor Jnr. Course, this golf resort in the Algarve is the only one in the country with a nine-hole illuminated golf course. It is located only 10 minutes from the beach, in a region considered by Forbes as one of the best in the world, where the sun shines on average 300 days a year. In addition to golf, this golf resort in Portugal also provides two Astroturf football courses, built to FIFA standards, 6 Savannah tennis courts, and a gymnasium with Technogym equipment. 

Would you like a drink after an afternoon dedicated to sports? The recently renovated Clubhouse in this resort offers the perfect menu to match the idyllic view of nature. Without a doubt, the perfect residential resort for playing golf in the Algarve. Discover more here!