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Love the Algarve? Try Pestana's five great courses!
February 14, 2012

Pestana Hotels and Resorts in the Algarve provide the perfect base for a relaxing holiday. Popular amongst golfers for their great locations and close proximity to fantastic golf courses, they provide some of the best options for a golf holiday in the Algarve. Some of the hotels, including Pestana Dom Joao II and the Pestana Viking, overlook some of the best beaches in the Algarve.

All Pestana hotels & resorts in the Algarve offer a host of other activities, which means there is plenty to see and do during you golf holiday when not enjoying one of the 5 fantastic golf courses on offer in the Pestana group.

The Pestana Group's magnificent Vila Sol course, designed by Donald Steel, which hosted the Portuguese Open in 1992 & 1993

The Pestana Group own 5 exceptional golf courses in the Algarve, all of which offer a great challenge on a golf break. The flagship course is Vila Sol, a former host of the Portuguese Open, and was designed by the famous Donald Steel. The 27 holes wind their way through incredible natural scenery, all offering a variety of challenges.

The other courses are no less impressive. Pinta is a parkland layout that features lots of water and requires accurate driving to score well. Gramacho is slightly shorter but no less of a challenge, having hosted a Portuguese Ladies Open. Silves is an easier layout, but with some spectacular views. Alto was designed by Sir Henry Cotton, and features a monster Par 5 of 661 yards – perfect for the long hitters.

The 10th hole at Gramacho The 13th at Silves

The benefits of a golf holiday at a Pestana Resort include:

• Selection of five luxury 4* and 5* hotels
• Numerous top quality golf courses nearby
• Great locations for the beach and other activities
• Variety of packages available, from B&B to all inclusive
• Benefit from the fantastic year round Algarve climate
• Just a 2.5 hour flight from the UK
Great deals available from Golfbreaks.com

Visit our partners at Golfbreaks.com today to book a great value golf holiday at one of the fantastic Pestana hotels.

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