Aroeira Golf

Herdade da Aroeira,

Charneca da Caparica, Setúbal Region 2815-207

  • Office

    +351 212 979 110
  • Pro shop

    +351 212 979 110
  • Fax

    +351 212 971 238
  • Golf pro

    Patrícia Brito e Cunha
  • Academy

    Orizonte Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential setting.

  • Designer:

    Donald Steel

SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Challenge course. Also at Aroeira is the 18-hole Pines Classic course (par-72; 6044 metres from back tees).






How to get there:

21 km S of Lisbon

Leave A2 at Jtn 1, follow direction Caparica on the IC 20. After 6.4 km turn left at traffic lights just before entering built-up area of Costa da Caparica (pink block of flats on your left), direction Fonta da Telha. After 6.1 km bear right direction "Golf". After 3 km turn left direction "Golf". After o.6 km turn right to Golf, which is straight ahead.

Aroeira (Challenge course)

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 2000

Aroeira (Challenge course; formerly known as Aroeira II): the dark-trunked pines that remain on Aroeira's second layout, barely hide the fact that this is a high-density residential retreat for Lisbon executives. By contrast, its sibling, the higher rated Aroeira Pines Classic course (formerly known as Aroeira I) retains some of its original natural forest-feel.

The most interesting stretch of the Challenge course, from the par-5 11th to the par-4 16th, makes excellent use of one of the estate's small lakes. This brings water into play on at least seven of the 18 holes. In addition to water, some fairly uncompromising rough may also account for one or two wayward tee-shots. Intriguingly, an unbroken line of three-storey terracotta-coloured apartments stretches for nearly 1.5 kilometres alongside the leftside of 2nd, 3rd and 4th holes.

Overall this is a challenging course built to PGA European Tour standards, but it is not just the course itself that will catch your eye - the many and varied architectural styles of the villas that line the fairways will also keep you visually entertained.

Stay&Play at Aroeira: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: Around Lisbon


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28; women 36.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (spring/autumn): €110 (all days).

Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2023].

Other information

Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

In the late 1990s and early-2000s the Aroeira courses hosted the European Tour (Pines Classic course) and Ladies European Tour (Pines Classic and Challenge courses) in their Tours' respective Portugese Open championships (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Aroeira).

Published ranking

Challenge course (formerly Aroeira II):
Portugal's 34th best course (Golf World, 2022).


  • Aroeira Lisbon Hotel / Villas Aroeira4-star

    Herdade da Aoeira, 2820-567 Charneca da Caparica

    +353 212 979 110

    Visit website

    The Aroeira Estate is home to two championship golf courses, and in addition onsite Stay&Play accommodation in either the Aroeira Lisbon Hotel (opened 2019) or the Aroeira Villas. The 68-guest room hotel includes an outdoor pool, spa and choice of five bars and restaurants; it also provides easy access to the many golden sandy beaches in the Costa Azul region.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Aroeira (Pines Classic and Challenge courses).

    • Golf within 10 km:


    • Golf within 30 km:


  • Crowne Plaza Caparica Lisbon (IHG)4.5-star

    Largo Aldeia dos Capuchos, Caparica 2825-017.

    +351 21 290 9000

    Visit website

    Located at Costa de Caparica, only 15 km from the centre of Lisbon and 3 km from the Atlantic, the 227-guest room Crowne Plaza provides a perfect setting for work and leisure. 25 minutes from Lisbon Airport, the hotel is ideally located for visiting Lisbon’s most iconic neighbourhoods and attractions.

    If you are more in the holiday mood, Costa de Caparica’s beaches offer multiple activities, from a relaxing summers day enjoying the sun, to winter surf classes at some of the most renowned schools in the region. For something more relaxing, you can end the day with a treatment in the hotel Spa.

    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 10 km:

      Aroeira (Pines Classic and Challenge courses).

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Quinta do Peru

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