Lagos Overview

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Lagos Courses: Boavista
Espiche Golf
Santo Antonio

Golf in Lagos

LAGOS, The historic and attractive town of Lagos has always been a very popular destination for tourists to the Algarve. It was from Lagos harbour that Vasco da Gama sailed in 1499 on his historic and epic voyage of discovery. As a visitor drives into the town the Boat Marina harbour presents a lovely picture. Further in the strong battlements present a picture of the importance it has played in history. Amongst the ancient buildings is Europe's oldest standing slave market.

At night the crowds spill over into the many narrow streets creating a lively and happy atmosphere with a plentiful choice of bars and restaurants.

In the vicinity of Lagos are three excellent golf courses. The 27-hole Palmares Golf Course lies to the east overlooking the Bay of Lagos. The 18-hole Boavista Golf Course lies on the west and is within minutes drive from the town. Further to the north is the 18-hole Espiche Golf Course which is the newest addition to the golfing scene in the Algarve.

SAGRES, The small town of Sagres is located next to the most south-western point of Europe named Cape St. Vincent. The high vertical cliffs in Sagres are dramatic to view as they are pounded by the Atlantic Ocean. It was here in the 15th century that the famous Prince Henry the Navigator built his school devoted to navigation and exploration. The local restaurants are renowned for serving a variety of fresh fish and shellfish.

VILA DO BISPO, Since 1898 the town of Vila do Bispo was granted as the admistration town of the area. However, its existance is first recorded as a village in the 14th century but humans were occupiing the area back in the mist of time.

Approximately halfway on the road between the town of Lagos and Sagres is the small village of Budens. It is here that golfers will find the 18-hole Santo Antonio Golf Course.

Recent Lagos Course Reviews

Palmares by Stephen from Portugal
Great Day of Golf
We played a round of golf on Thursday, November 18th. We were warmly greeted, and assisted, by the ladies at the clubhouse check in desk. The people working here were so friendly and helpful, we were beyond impressed.
We were assigned to the two higher courses, Alvore & Lagos, both were challenging courses with good elevation changes and bunkers (and a few really exceptional views). The course was well maintained and it was a beautiful day. After golf we enjoyed a couple of drinks on the clubhouse deck and enjoyed amazing food, drinks and a spectacular view. Feeling beyond blessed!
Santo Antonio by Gerald Smith from Portugal
Gerald from Rocha Brava
As always an enjoyable course with varied holes but it gets more difficult as you get older - even with a buggy!
Santo Antonio by Stefan Duijndam from Portugal
In love with Santo Antonio
Absolutely in love with this course. Challenging but fair. Makes you think (and think again) about every shot you are about to take. Could not name just one favorite hole, that would not be fair to the other holes :). Special thanks to Aurora travels for recommend this beautiful venue to play and book t-time and greenfees. Will be back definitely!!!
Espiche Golf by Martin from United Kingdom
Stay on the fairways !
Challenging course set in a conservation area, hence narrow fairways and punishing rough. The greens though are top class and the staff friendly and helpful. Tough course but enjoyable .
Boavista by Martin from United Kingdom
Excellent facilities and decent course.
Very good facilities and clubhouse. The course is harder than it looks with water and hidden ravines, the semi rough is high and the fairways heavily watered, so no roll. However overall a good course and nice lunch on the terrace.

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Lagos Courses


Paul from United Kingdom
Boavista Mon, 14th Sep 2020
Tim from Portugal
Espiche Golf Tue, 8th Oct 2019
Matthieu from France
Santo Antonio Sat, 27th Jul 2019


greensome in 26th of dec.
HiWe are 2 Swedish guys coming down to Algarve for christmas. How do we apply for the competition?Best regardsPether
Lagos Health Chiropractic
Geoff Allen from Portugal
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