How Do You Plan A Great Family Golf Holiday In Portimao?

A unique blend of golf and entertainment

Located in West Algarve, Portimao is situated on the banks of River Arade with the town of Ferragudo top its opposite side. The Praia da Rocha resort is one of the popular options for accommodation; there are several other apartments and hotels to stay during your golf holiday. In addition, the city of Portimao offers several options for entertainment and recreation of your family members as well when you enjoy a game of golf.


Pestana Golf Resort is one of the choicest options of accommodation during your golf holiday. The golf resort is located in Algarve between the regions of Ferragudo and Carvoeiro. Each apartment and villa in this golf resort has rooms equipped with all luxurious amenities, private swimming pool and gardens. Visitors can enjoy with their friends and family members at the surrounding theme parks, aquatic sports facilities, and water slides. You can also take a walk along the coastline by visiting the sandy beaches near the resort.

The other popular choices for accommodation in Portimao include the Morgado Golf & Country Club and the Penina Hotel & Golf Resort.

Golf courses

There are several 9-hole and 18-hole championship golf courses located in Portimao; the Morgado Golf Course, Alto Golf, Penina, and vale de Pinta to name a few. If you have achieved the intermediate or advanced level of golf, you must visit the Morgado golf course that has lush golf greens, undulating fairway, and deep bunkers.

The course layout in these golf courses provides several challenges to the players in the form of wild trees, sandy beaches, strategically placed bunkers, and water hazards.


You will find a unique blend of ancient historical buildings in old Portimao surrounded by elevated apartments in various colors. If you love shopping, the Shopping Center at Portimao is the perfect place to enjoy your golf holiday. You will get a variety of options such as gift shops, apparel, household items, electrical appliances, as well as many traditional shops for leather goods available at discount prices.


You will get immense opportunities of enjoying the nightlife in Portimao because of the presence of several restaurants, cafés, and bars around the golf resorts. You can enjoy a cup of coffee or an ice-cream bite in the café in front of the gardens of ‘Manuel Bivar’. The restaurants serve a platter of authentic seafood including shrimps, sardines, and other types of fish.