Faldo Golf Course

Price: 42%* Discount, Faldo Tee Times & Green Fees from €65
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Amendoeira Golf
Course: 18 holes, Par 72
Facilities: Driving Range, Putting Green, Chipping Green & Bunker Area, Pro-Shop, Restaurant & Bar, Lawn Bowling
Buggies: Included
Clubs: €30 per set
Architect: Nick Faldo (2008)
Company: Amendoeira
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Faldo Description

The 18 hole Nick Faldo Golf Course is located close to the village of Amendoeira and it is impressive to play and has the challenges to be a real talking point in the Algarve. With so many courses in the region this it is no mean feat. In a modern twist of a traditional recipe, cacti and wild herbs replace the role of heather, attractive oaks and ancient olive trees take the place of a lush woodland, and desert scrub bunkers of crushed limestone replace the Berkshire sandy tracts in a golf course that revels in the classic principles of strategic play.

With strategic play in mind, the course asks for careful positioning to score well. Rocky areas, meandering watercourses, good views to the distant mountains of Monchique, orange groves, all of these give the course its own character.

The course first hole is a testing uphill, Par 4, offering a number of risk and reward opportunities. The downhill, Par 5, hole 4, encounters a meandering watercourse, which comes into play on three of the front 9 holes and two of the inward play. The inward 9 holes include several which will become the talking point of the 19th hole cognoscenti. Mastering the massive Par 5 hole 13th which has a descending fairway, which when the wind is behind the player, will demand consistent shot making all the way to the hole. The holes 14 and 15 continue to challenge the golfer, sometimes playing amongst rocky outcrops. After leaving the high ground to the west, the 18th brings the game to a close with a magnificent Par 5.

Faldo Statistics

  • 87 golfers have posted Faldo Reviews
  • Average course experience 8.4 / 10
  • 41 golfers rated Faldo
  • 31 golfers rated Faldo
  • 10 golfers rated Faldo
  • 4 golfers rated Faldo
  • 1 golfers rated Faldo
  • Faldo is the most booked course in the Amendoeira area
  • Faldo has the most repeat bookings in the Amendoeira area
  • Faldo is the busiest in April and quietest in December
  • 57% of Faldo golfers play Old Course, Vilamoura
  • 56% of Faldo golfers play Victoria, Vilamoura
  • 47% of Faldo golfers play Millennium, Vilamoura
  • 38% of Faldo golfers play Pinhal, Vilamoura
  • 35% of Faldo golfers play Laguna, Vilamoura
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Faldo Forecast

Temp (c/f): 22°/71° 25°/77°
Rain (mm):
Wind (m/s): 8.05 5.49
Sun (%): 0% 96%

Faldo Location

Faldo's statistics are generated from Algarve Golf's databases.
(*) Discount based on Faldo's 18 hole green fee rack rate.


Mr Scholte
on Wed, 18th May 2022
Arthur Scholte from Netherlands
Played several times now still a beautifull course in a very good conditions with very fast greens
Tough track but worth a visit
on Mon, 18th Apr 2022
Stuart from Norway
Difficult course and you need a buggy! Great holes and clubhouse is smart. We did have trouble getting food ordered and then delivered apparently the waiter put the wrong table so we never saw it.
Must play golf course for avid golfers
on Sat, 16th Apr 2022
Jack from Portugal
On the last day of our trip our group was very lucky to get an Easter special for Faldo course which was €72 per person including buggy compare to the usual price of €140. The course was fantastic. It is a long course so recommend playing off the yellow tee unless you are a very low handicapper. The views from the course stunning. Overall we were very impressed and will definitely be back to play the other course which is the O’Connor Jnr Course.
Interesting and dry Faldo course
on Mon, 4th Apr 2022
Frans from Netherlands
Interesting lay out of the course. Very fast greens and nice but very dry (brown) fairways for early in the year. All over nice to play but overrated expensive.

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