In Search Of The Best Almancil Golf Travel Package

Where is Almancil?

Before we get into the golf travel package stuff, I'll give you some background information on Almancil. Located in the Algarve region of Portugal, Almancil is a small, relaxed market town. Being in the South of Portugal, Almancil enjoys long sunny days and temperatures of around 30 degrees Celsius in the summer. In spring and autumn, you can enjoy temperatures in the 20s, and even in winter you can expect the thermostat to reach 20 degrees. This means you can play golf, enjoy the beach and enjoy the sunshine all year round. You really can play golf during all four seasons in Almancil.

What about the golf?

Here are some of the courses you can find in the area:

  • Pinheiros Altos
  • Laranjal
  • Quinta do Lago South (Has hosted the Portuguese Open, course record holder is Colin Montgomerie)
  • Quinta do Lago North
  • Vale do Lobo Royal
  • San Lorenzo
  • Vale do Lobo is home to the course that made Henry Cotton in the Sixties
  • Vale do Lobo Ocean

Anything to do besides golf?

If enjoying local cuisine and retail therapy is your thing, the town of Almancil boasts plenty of high-end restaurants and stylish boutiques, which attract the rich and the beautiful from around the world. While Almancil sits inland from the Atlantic coast, you will only have to drive a mere 10 minutes to find some sandy beaches. When the wind gets up and the waves are strong, you will see plenty of surfers on the beaches showing off their skills on their boards. Over at Quinta do Lago Lagoon, you will find groups of keen water-skiers enjoying calmer waters.

Just a few kilometers down the road from Almancil, located near the exclusive beach and golf resort of Quinta do Lago, you will find a championship golf courses and the Ria Formosa National Park. The park stretches 18 hectares of salt marshes and is great for some post around walking and bird watching.

Beyond sports and nature, get in your car and drive to the village of Sao Paulo Renzo or to the town of Faro (the Algarve capital) to get your history fix.

As you have seen, you can't go wrong with a Almancil golf travel package. Whatever your hobby or holiday goals, there's something for everyone in Almancil. Just make sure you take your camera.