Castro Marim Overview

Destination: Portugal > Algarve > Castro Marim
Castro Marim Courses: Castro Marim Golf
Monte Rei
Quinta do Vale

Golf in Castro Marim

The main origin of the small historic town which dates back some 5.000 years as probably as an island serving the estuary of the River Guadiana. After its capture from the Moors in 1242 stronger battlements were constructed and these were later improved adding a castle by various Portuguese kings as it became an important point of defence of the frontier against Spain. During the 14th century the castle was the headquarters of the Order of Christ which was later replaced by the Knights Templar.

The nearby town of Vila Real de Santo Antonio took over Castro Marim's importance when it was completely rebuilt by the Marques de Pombal after the earthquake of 1755. With the construction of the bridge in 1991 across the River Guadiana it now provides a speedy driving connection with Seville and the rest of Spain. To the south of the town is the popular beach resort Monte Gordo that offers the tourist kilometres of sea washed sandy beach and bathing.

There are three golf courses in the area. The outstanding 18-hole Monte Rei Golf Course, the 27-hole Castro Marim Golf Course and the 18-hole Quinta do Vale Golf Course.

Recent Castro Marim Course Reviews

Quinta do Vale by francoise from Belgium
Très bon rapport qualité / prix
Très beau parcours
Fort long , de l’eau , de l’eau et encore de l’eau
Pas pour les débutant
Monte Rei by Gerlinde from Austria
We love it!!!
Exzellent and extraordinary golf course, quote challenging, nice viels,. Top service at the clubhouse. We had the Tapas Menu after the rund - very recommendable!
Castro Marim Golf by Les from Germany
Excellent early morning golf
Course in good condition , greens true and quick, well worth a visit
Quinta do Vale by Les from Germany
Great tough course
Excellent as ever, tough but fair , was extremely windy when we played making it a very tough challenge . Greens true and quick great course
Quinta do Vale by Les from Germany
Fantastic layout and speedy true greens
Played here many times over the last 15 years and this is the best condition I have ever seen it in. Greens and fairways were immaculate . Greens very speedy .
Excellent job keeping it so pristine during lockdown.
Well and truly worth visiting .

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Castro Marim Courses


Philip from Portugal
Quinta do Vale Sat, 17th Oct 2020
midas touch from United Kingdom
Great 70 the birthday present
Monte Rei Tue, 25th Jun 2019

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