Salgados Golf Course


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Salgados Golf Course Est. 1994

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Salgados Golf Course: Occupying flat terrain with a lagoon on one side and plentiful resort accommodations on the other, the Salgados course is set within a protected natural wildlife reserve. It's fair to say the layout has the open feel and "seaweed smells from Atlantic waves" found on classic British and Irish links courses. But the linksy theme at Salgados ends there.

Rather than hilly sand dunes lining the holes, here at Salgados you'll find neat rows of palm trees defining the flattish fairways, and water, water everywhere. The nearby lagoon ensures there are small lakes, canals and ponds to be negotiated on just about every hole. Sometimes water lurks to your right and to your left, and may need to be crossed before you reach the safety of the greens. The good-size putting surfaces are also usually defended by a bunker or two.

Compensating for all the water that's in play, the course is not overly long at 6650 yards from the tips, and playing out of the fairway bordering semi-rough is not too onerous. Depending on what the elements have in store, "staying dry" on this Robert Muir Graves restyled course always demands straight hitting and good course management. If the wind is blowing across the expansive open terrain, keeping your ball on terra firma becomes a whole lot more challenging!

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

Salgados Golf Course
Herdade Dos Salgados,
Albufeira Algarve 8200-917
Portugal
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Office   +351 289 583 030
Pro Shop   +351 289 583 030
Fax

  +351 911 032 723

Email   info@salgadosgolf.com
Website   www.nauhotels.com
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Golf Pro
 
Pedro Silvestre
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Open countryside, lagoon (Lagao de Salgados) and resort accommodations.
 
Designer: Pedro Vasconselos (1994) with later improvements by Robert Muir Graves.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6079 5639 4708
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.3 70.0 70.2
 
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How2Get There?

7 km W of Albufeira / 26 km E of Portimao.
Turn south off the M526, half-way between Vale de Parra and Q. ta da Saudade.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (mid-Feb thru' May, and mid-Sept thru' mid-Nov): €90 (all days). [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play rates and packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum permitted handicap: men 28; women 36.
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Other Information
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Salgados Golf Course is located alongside the Lagao dos Salgados lagoon, just behind a section of the long strip of beach that stretches over 5 km, connecting Armação de Pêra in the west to Galé in the east.

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Location

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Latitude: (37.093449)
Longitude: (-8.323998)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

VidaMar Resort, Algarve 5-star
Herdade dos Salgados, Rua Boca da Alagoa, 8200 Guia-Albufeira, Algarve.
+351 289 038 000
www.vidamarresorts.com

Overlooking the beautiful Salgados beach, golf course and nature reserve, VIDAMAR guests can experience the MAR laid-back experience with the lively VIDA family facilities.

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Golf within 10 km Oceanico Faldo and O'Connor Jr courses.
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Golf within 30 km Pine Cliffs; Oceanico's Vilamoura courses; Gramacho; Val da Pinta; Morgado; Alto; Penina.
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Salgados Palace Hotel 
Herdade dos Salgados, 8200-424 Guia, nr Albufeira, Algarve.
+351 289 244 200
www.nauhotels.com

The hotel Salgados Palace is located near Albufeira, between the golf and the beach at Herdade dos Salgados. The hotel features 228 guest rooms and great facilities, which include three outdoor pools, excellent SPA, sunset bar and several restaurants.

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Golf within 10 km Oceanico Faldo and O'Connor Jr courses.
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Golf within 30 km Pine Cliffs; Oceanico's Vilamoura courses; Gramacho; Val da Pinta; Morgado; Alto; Penina.
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