Alto Golf & Country Club

Quinta Alto do Vale-Quatro Estradas,

Alvor, Algarve 8501-906

  • Office

    +351 282 460 870
  • Pro shop

    +351 282 410 820
  • Fax

    +351 282 460 870
  • Golf pro

    Rob Cheney (PGA, Golf Professional)
  • Academy

    Pestana Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Open rural countryside, residential and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Sir Henry Cotton (1907-87) designed the course at Alto Golf in 1986; the course opened in 1991.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5555
5283
4748
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
70.5
69.1
71.5

Location

Latitude:

37.126566

Longitude:

-8.565573

How to get there:

4 km SW of Portimao.

Alto Golf

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1991

Alto Golf is home to a good quality golf course, popular with local golfers. The tree-lined parkland layout contains a variety of attractive holes and features, ensuring an enjoyable test of golf at a generally affordable rate. Worth a visit if you are in the area and have some time to spare. At this Stay&Play venue, the on-site accommodations are located close to the golf facilities.
List of courses: Algarve, Portugal

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 27, women 35.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes at peak times in high season (spring/autumn): €85 (all days).
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Soft spikes only. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

A member of the Pestana Golf & Resorts group, whose golf facilities include: Gramacho, Vale da Pinta, Silves, Alto and Vila Sol located on the Algarve, and Beloura, which is located outside Estoril, near Lisbon.

Where2Stay

  • Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel4-star

    Alto do Vau, Sítio das Delgadas, 8500-308 Portimão.

    +351 282 430 000

    Visit website
    Built in 1996, the Turim Estrela do Vau Hotel apartments offer 174-fully equipped rooms with large private balconies, from which to enjoy the beautiful views of the beach and the countryside. The apartments are fully equipped, and provide access to a restaurant, children's playground, tennis courts, pools and shops.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Alto

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Penina.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Onyria Palmares; Boavista; Morgado; Gramacho; Vale da Pinta.

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