Portugal might not be the first destination that comes to mind when planning your next trip. Yet in many ways, the beautiful country that borders Spain along the Atlantic Ocean presents everything required to make it the ideal place to enjoy great golf.
Valderrama has played host to many European Tour events and the 1997 Ryder Cup. It’s consistently rated as the No. 1 course in Continental Europe.
Warm breezes, the fresh aroma of eucalyptus and beautiful scenery make the Mediterranean a desirable destination for golfers any day of the year. PerryGolf offers a variety of Cruises and Custom Tours to the region, enabling travelers to enjoy the arts, architecture and gastronomic delights so readily available. These five golf courses are certain to challenge and enchant all golfers.
Vale do Lobo was the first development built in the Southern region of Portugal, the Algarve, in 1962. At that time the Algarve was mainly inhabited by locals for farming and fishing. It was only after the establishment of Vale do Lobo that Faro International Airport was built allowing for substantial growth in the area.
Vale do Lobo is home to two superb golf courses, The Royal and The Ocean. Based on original ideas by Sir Henry Cotton and updated by American golf architect Rocky Roquemore, the Vale do Lobo courses have twice held the Portuguese Open.