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Golf Holidays Algarve: Great Golfing Experience and Much More    by Anand.Namjoshi
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Algarve is a premier golfing destination in Europe. The brilliant sunny weather and grand golf courses make Algarve a golfing paradise. There are over twenty world class golf courses in Algarve and the number is steadily rising. All the golf courses are complete with faultless infrastructure to afford you an unforgettable golfing experience. Not to mention the stunning scenery of the Algarve region and coastline that only adds to the appeal of the courses. There are so many top courses here in the Algarve, you will be spoilt for choice when you have to decide on a golf course among them. The by now famous names of some of the courses are Parque da Floresta, Palmares, Boavista, Penina, Morgado do Requengo, and many more. The Algarve region enjoys 300 days of glorious sunshine coupled with very pleasant weather. Tourists from the UK, Germany and Holland especially come to the region to enjoy days of winter golf away from the freezing conditions back home. That is why Algarve is the top European golfing destination for golfers. Accommodation facilities are available near all the courses as classy golf resorts have come up all along the course routes. There are also 5 star accommodation facilities available in hotels surrounding the golf courses. Given all this, it is only natural that the summer months see the highest number of golfers in Algarve and it is virtually impossible to find any tee times or accommodation during the peak season. So take into consideration the following tips to enjoy a hassle free golf holiday in Algarve.
 
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Book in advance: It helps you to weigh all your options and you get to play on the course of your choice. Also you can avail of the lower rates when you book early.

Conduct an online research Check out all the option in terms of golf courses, tee times, costs, accommodation facilities and car hire. There are pictures, maps & detailed course descriptions on the golf sites. Golf lessons By a resident golf pro are offered by most of the golf booking services, and many of the courses. There are even lessons for children. Group bookings are always economical as there are discounts. See what all you need and which booking company offers you all these services.

Choose a golf holiday company which offers you all services under one roof from car hire to golf bookings, hotel bookings, advice and information about the courses, difficulty levels, and golf lessons.

Other Activities in a Golf Holiday In Algarve, there is so much more to enjoy and explore when you are not playing golf. Soak in the Mediterranean atmosphere: go shopping, savour the quaint countryside and when the sun sets go clubbing and party the night away in the wonderful nightlife of scene in Algarve.

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Caiscais and Algarve Luxury Holiday ~ Portugal Deluxe Vacation ~ Coastal Self Drive Tour PackageCascais and Algarve Beach and Relax Vacation - On this trip stay in a luxurious hotel right on the beach front of Cascais. For the 2nd half of your vacation you will get a chance to play some golf and sit of the marvellous beaches of the Algarve...more Western Algarve History and Wine Discovery Tour - On this private chauffeur-guided day tour visitors will be able to sample a small taste of what this region has to offer. Lagos played a fundamental part in the geneses of the Portuguese Discoveries..more Eastern Algarve Roman History Tour - On this private day tour visitors sample a small taste of what this region has to offer. Discover Algarve East. The Romans showed in the whole for a deep transformation of living...more Golf Packages at the Sheraton Algarve Resort - Set in glorious surroundings of Algarve, encircled by pine trees and overlooking a white sandy beach. The hotel offers the ultimate in comfort and leisure including golf, health club, water sports...more
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Casa da Eira (Ref: 20086), Self catering farm house in Loule, Portugal
Casa da Eira is a newly refurbished 3 bedroomed farmhouse. Located in the countryside between Loule and Almancil. The villa is secluded offering total privacy and relaxation. The farmhouse is surrounded by fruit trees and has countryside views to Loule. It is a 20 minutes car journey from Faro airport and a 10 minutes journey to the beautiful sandy beach of Quarteira. Almancil and Loule are a 5 minute car journey offering plenty of shops, restaurants and bars. The owner is a wheelchair user so it is fully accessible.  The villa has three double bedrooms, all en-suite. There is a large lounge/dining room with satellite TV, DVD player and mini HI-FI. The property has the option of air-conditioning for those hot summers. It has a 10m x 5m swimming pool with hoist. There is a large terrace and BBQ.  Sleeps 6.

Casa Do Lasco, Algarve (Ref: 12002), Self catering villa in ALMANCIL (Vale Formoso), Portugal
Welcome to Casa do Lasco your Algarvian home from home. Set in an elevated position in between Almancil and the old market town of Loule, this elevated position affords stunning sea views, appreciated not only from the outside pool area, but also from all the main living areas, and bedrooms. Casa do Lasco will sleep twelve people in extreme comfort (six bedrooms), ideal for a large group or family gathering, however Casa do lasco is still homely enough for a smaller group or a family that require more space around them. The sleeping accommodation comprises 4 double bedrooms (one with a balcony) and two twin bedrooms all with stunning sea views. Sleeps 12.
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Apartment 43A, Alto Golf & Country Club (Ref: 9336), Self catering apartment in Alvor, Portugal
This newly refurbished and redecorated airconditioned apartment offers a high standard of luxury and comfort. It is on the ground floor of a low rise group of apartments, offering maximum privacy in a resort location.  It has two twin bedrooms, two bathrooms (one en-suite) and a fold-up double sofa bed (or two single inflatable beds as an alternative) to sleep a maximum of six.  The spacious lounge/dining area with satellite TV and DVD leads out onto a partially shaded marble sun terrace with loungers overlooking beautifully landscaped gardens.  The apartment has two twin rooms (one with TV and en-suite bathroom with bath and shower). The second bathroom has a large walk-in shower.  The modern kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, freezer, hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer, and a wide range of pots, dishes and utensils.  Sleeps 6.

Villa Philadelphia, Alvor-Penina (Ref: 25050), Self catering villa in Alvor-Penina, Portugal
Recently built and carefully decorated to provide a confortable stay this Villa is close to both countryside and the amazing algarve seashore and beaches Beautifully furnished 3 bedroom villa in a small quiet complex with private pool and landscaped gardens. There is air conditioning in all rooms and stunning rooftop views . Barbeque overlooking the pool and all outdoor furniture. Long Winter lets available and negotiable.  It is close to the towns of Alvor, Lagos, Portimao and Praia da Rocha which all offer excellent restaurants and numerous bars and shops. Within short driving distance is the quiet typical Portuguese village of Figueira offering 2 small supermarkets, several bars and 2 restaurants. In the opposite directon The Penina Championship Golf course is just 4 kms away. There are several other golf courses within a short driving distance. 
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Apt 98, Clube Nautilus (Ref: 8710), self-catering apartment in Armacao De Pera, Portugal
Cradled in beautiful gardens filled with exotic plants, lies Club Nautilus. With a dramatic front onto the beach a private footpath leads you right onto the seashore and a long sandy beach. There you may enjoy a wide range of water sports, or if you prefer, simply relax in the sun.  Club Nautilus is within easy reach of a dozen or more bars, restaurants and discos all of a high standard you would expect in the best known holiday resorts.  The pavement restaurants serve locally caught seafood at surprisingly reasonable prices.  In the evening, the narrow cobbled lanes come alive with people watching the street performers and thronging the bars that stay open until late.  Being right on the seafront, fantastic sea views, and is ideal for a break  - watersports, horseriding, walking or playing golf.

The Penthouse - Clube Nautilus (Ref: 10251), self-catering penthouse in Armacao De Pera, Portugal
Interior Designed 3 bed 3 bath luxury apartment. Fantastic Sea Views. Large balcony with sea-views. A/C.  This beautiful brand new Apartment is situated 50yds from a spectacular beach. The Apartment has been newly interior designed to the very highest standards.  Large newly built 3 bed, 3 bath Penthouse Apartment (over 160 metre square area).  Fully Air-conditioned and heated.  3 large balconies with sea views (over 70 metres square area).  3 Double bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms.  Well equipped kitchen with cooker, microwave, dishwasher etc.  Fantastic Golf course are located nearby all of championship standard.  The coast between Faro and Albufeira is the most visited with golden sands and lively bars, cafés and restaurants.
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FEATURED BURGAU SELF-CATERING/VACATION RENTAL APARTMENTS/CONDOS & VILLAS

Casa do Vento, Burgau (Ref: 35535), Self catering village house in Burgau, Portugal
Superbly situated 2 bedroomed house with amazing views of both the sea and village, central location and just 200yds to the beautiful sandy beach.  This superb village house accomodates 4 adults comfortably and cots can be added for small children/babies, it has recently been completely redesigned and refurbished and is undoubtedly one of the best holiday properties in Burgau.  The views are to die for and Its central location means you are never more than a couple of minutes to the many shops, bars, restaurants and daily street market.  The beach has the prestigious blue flag award and is just 2 minutes walk away. 
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FEATURED CARVOEIRO SELF-CATERING/VACATION RENTAL APARTMENTS/CONDOS & VILLAS

Avagarosa (Ref: 7794) Self catering villa in Lagoa
Avagarosa, is a delightful two storey four bedroom villa. The villa sleeps 8-10 people comfortably as it offers three bathrooms a large fitted kitchen, lounge and dining room. Within walking distance to the villa is situated a small supermarket two excellent restaurants and three bar/restaurants. Carvoeiro tennis club is also situated within walking distance which has many tennis courts, a gym and a large swimming pool. 1.5km away are two of the Algarves most prestigeous golf courses that of Gramacho and Pinta. The villa boasts off road parking for two cars and a rear entrance gate that leads onto the back patio/barbcue area. Within a small drive from Avagarosa are most of the Algarves finest beaches.  Sleeps 8.

Casa Amora, Vale de Milho (Ref: 25117), Self catering villa in Carvoiero, Portugal
Casa Amora is a luxury 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa in the Vale de Milho development, near Carvoeiro. Private swimming pool, 2 barbecues, maid service.  Combining the luxury of home with the best of the Algarve, Casa Amora is a 3 bedroom villa near the popular town of Carvoeiro.  Built in the 1990s and named after the family home in the UK (that's mulberries not love!), The villa is equipped with a music centre, flat screen LCD TV, DVD player and basic English channels (a full range of British channels to be available for the 07 season). For those not tempted by the pool and outside life, there is a Playstation PS2 and a selection of books and games.  The master bedroom has an ensuite with its own Jacuzzi bath. Beds 2 & 3 are located on the other side of the villa and are both twin rooms sharing a bathroom.
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Casa da Infanta (Ref: 62051) self-catering villa in Ferragudo
A completely refurbished and renovated summer residence belonging to the former Portugese Royal Family, Casa Da Infanta is sure to delight with its spectacular sea views and elegant furnishings. On the western part of the Algarve, the house is perched on the cliffs of Ferragudo. It faces west over the bay of Lagos and towards Sagres and the setting sun. The view is of the peaceful waters of the Algarve coast: yachts making their way from the marinas and fishing boats passing in front of the house. Across the wide estuary is a distant view along Praia Rocha beach that is well known to the many visitors to the Algarve region of Portugal. Sleeps 19.
Luxury Apartment Ferragudo (Ref: 29000), Self catering apartment in Ferragudo
Situated along the coastline, the charming village of Ferragudo remains unspoilt. By-passed by the development of commercial tourism, this picturesque village has retained its character and traditional values. In harmony with its surroundings, The apartment sits on the east side of the village and enjoys a an elevated position overlooking the village.The heart of the village is a short five minute stroll through winding cobbled streets leading to the square and waterfront which hosts a wealth of restaurants and cafes. The apartment has one double bedroom with adjoining bathroom and one twin bedroom with bathroom. There is a large lounge with TV and DVD player. Large fully equipped dining kitchen, hall with separate laundry room. Garden with patio and bar-b-cue, parking for 2 cars.  Sleeps 4.
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Apt 26 Sao Paulo, Boavista Golf Resort (Ref: 8285), Self catering apartment in Lagos, Portugal
A fantastic spacious apartment approx 50 minutes from Faro airport, which sleeps a maximum of 6 people, located on this stunning championship golf course close to the beach resort of Luz and the historic town of Lagos, on the Western Algarve. The dual aspect sitting/dining room has a sunny wrap around terrace where you can relax on the sun loungers or have a romantic meal with views of the sea. This property attracts both keen golfers because it overlooks the first and second fairways and families because the swimming pool, tennis courts and children's play area are within 100 metres.  The wide sandy beaches of Meia Praia and Praia d'Ana are within 5 minutes drive so is the popular watersports beach of Luz. The impressive 18 Hole Championship golf course has been designed by Howard Swan MSc, past president of The European Institute of Golf Course Architects.
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