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Arrive Lisbon, Portugal. You will also need to catch a connecting flight to Faro. A short drive to arrive and check into a hotel that has been arranged for you according to the class of hotel service requested. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you deem fit, a suggestion may be to tour the exciting city of Faro. For the avid golfer, an additional round of golf can be arranged for your enjoyment. Overnight at your golf vacation hotel.
Today you will play Quinta do Lago. This 6,488 meters long, par 72 course is set in the heart of a 2,000 acre golf and leisure complex. The course was designed by American golf course architect William Mitchell and has hosted the Portuguese Open seven times. The course is dotted with huge pines and lakes, and the fairways and greens are renowned throughout Europe for their standards of condition and care. Many of the tees, greens and fairways have varying elevations that require shotmaking from an assortment of lies. Non-golfers may wish to visit the beach and swim, snorkel, or scuba dive. Overnight at your golf vacation hotel.
Play today will be arranged at San Lorenzo. Set in the spectacular Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, Golf World currently ranks it the #2 golf destination in continental Europe. It enjoys an international reputation and is ranked alongside Valderrama in Europe's premier league of golf. This championship course, set among the pines, offers wonderful views over the Atlantic Ocean. Although the sheer magnificence of the setting can cause some confusion, the course is 'user friendly' and it is consistently maintained at an excellent standard. Non-golfers may wish to arrange a boat rental and catch a sportsfish. Overnight at your golf vacation hotel.
Vilamoura Old Course awaits all challengers today. Built in 1969 to a design by Frank Pennink, this is a classic of course design. The course has hosted the Portuguese Open as well as many other major European tournaments. Seve Ballesteros, Ian Woosnam and Padraig Harrington are but a few of the touring professionals that have enjoyed the course at it's superb best with narrow tee shots under umbrella pines. The course contains some of the most spectacular views of the sea, and the narrow tree lined fairways are memorable. Non-golfers may wish to arrange a trip aboard a yacht. Overnight at your golf vacation hotel.
This afternoon’s game will be played at Vale do Lobo - Royal Course. Originally designed by Sir Henry Cotton and containing the famous seventh hole, 'Rocky' Roquemore subsequently elaborated the original plans and laid out a wonderful test of golf. Regular visitors to "The Valley of the Wolf" will find the Royal Golf Course an extremely demanding test. Vale do Lobe features one of the most photographed holes in the world - a par 3 which demands a 218-metre carry across three spectacular cliffs to reach the green. The greens and fairways contain severe undulations, but the views of the neighboring sea are spectacular. Non-golfers may wish take a boat ride to Gibraltar. Overnight at your golf vacation hotel.
Play today will be arranged Vale do Lobo - Ocean Course. As its name implies, the Ocean Course provides attractive links-style holes adjacent to the Atlantic. There are parkland holes too, meandering through the Vale do Lobe estate. The course contains lakes, dramatic doglegs and fast tiered greens. The combination provides a challenging course for golfers of all handicaps. Non-golfers may wish to explore the mountains by renting a motorbike of ATV. Overnight at your golf vacation hotel.
Today you will play Vila Sol. This is the first course in Portugal to be designed by the English Golf architect Donald Steel. Opened in 1991, it quickly gained international fame by hosting the Portuguese Open of the next two years. Vila Sol is a typical inland course with British characteristics and is a test of the golfer's strategic skills, with lakes and bunkers, not to mention fast greens. Water hazards are a strong feature on both the front and back nine, and umbrella pine trees follow the tightened fairways. Upon completion of your round of golf, leave for the Faro airport or extend your trip with additional golf arranged by our staff.
Self Drive Tour
Cost January 01 – December 31 2014
|Hotel Ibis Faro||Hotel Dom Bernardo||Hotel Boa Vista||Quinta do Lago|
|$1,338 /person||$1,576 /person||$1,676 /person||$1,998 /person|
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• 6 nights accommodations at a quality hotel per the class of service requested, standard room, double occupancy. Low season occupancy, high season may be extra
• Green fees and starting times for 6 rounds of golf at Quinta do Lago, San Lorenzo, Vale do Lobo - Ocean Course, Vale do Lobo - Royal Course, Vilamoura I, and Vila Sol. Weekday play, weekends may be extra
• All local taxes
• Compact rental vehicle with unlimited mileage, standard shift, 4 persons sharing (gas is extra)
• Land only cost. Airfare is extra
• All costs based on availability of hotels listed or equivalent as deemed by Discount Golf Tours
• All pricing US dollars, subject to change