Whether you are a highly-experienced golfer or are relatively new to the game and want to brush up on your technique, villa holidays in Algarve could be the ideal way for you to combine your passion for the game with some sunny, gorgeous weather.
This part of Portugal is home to numerous golf courses and as these include some of the finest in all of Europe, you should find you are able to improve your game in next to no time.
By staying in villas in Algarve, you can be sure that you’re staying in accommodation that is as high a quality as the courses you will be playing on. And as they are often conveniently-located near to the golf courses, getting from your accommodation to the fairway should not prove to be too difficult a task.
If you want to work on your technique before heading out to one of the courses, you should stop by one of the numerous golfing schools that can be found in the Algarve. Here, you can tackle any weaknesses you may have with your game so that when it comes to stepping out on one of the area’s championship-quality courses you can tee off in style.
Such tuition can help you to fine-tune certain areas you feel that you need help on – for example, putting or avoiding bunkers – while if teeing off is an aspect of the game that you struggle with, you can head to a driving range to get some practice in.
And getting such assistance could well be advisable, as the region is home to several courses that have been designed by professional players, including the Oceanico Faldo Course which veteran player Nick Faldo helped to build.
Other golf courses you can visit while staying in an Algarve villa include the Vila Sol – which has hosted the Portuguese Open – and Castro Marim, which is located in the east of the region.
By going on villa holidays to the Algarve you can to follow in the footsteps of your sporting heroes. And although you are unlikely to be as good at pitching and putting as they are, you too can play in some stunning surroundings, as many of the courses offer magnificent sea views.
And whether you choose to take in some of the other delights of the region after a couple of rounds of golf – you could take a walk along the beach or go swimming, for example – or head back to your Algarve villa to prepare for the next day’s game, a holiday to this region is bound to make for a memorable experience.