Monte Rei Golf & Country Club (North course)


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   Monte Rei Golf & Country Club (North course) Est. 2007

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Monte Rei Golf & Country Club (North course): The masterplan for Monte Rei envisages two Jack Nicklaus signature courses. The first, Monte Rei North opened in 2007 and is widely recognised as one of the best courses on the Algarve - perhaps the best. Monte Rei South has yet to be built.

Set in the picturesque foothills of the Eastern Algarve, Monte Rei offers sweeping views of the Serra do Caldeirão mountains to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. This par 72 championship layout, measuring 6,567m (7,200 yards) from the tournament tees, is a classically challenging Nicklaus design, with water in play on eleven of the eighteen holes.

A picturesque mix of native grasses, bushes and trees line the holes, without detracting from the generally open and pleasantly undulating character of the course. Each hole is excellently crafted, effortlessly blending into this natural canvas. Several fairways and greens are bordered by lakes as well as the indigenous flora. The water hazards are complemented by ingeniously shaped and sculpted bunkers. Impressive presentation and attention to detail are clear to see.

The North course features an enjoyable series of eight par-4s, five par-3s and five par-5s in a testing and distinctive layout. It will be joined in the future by a second Jack Nicklaus Signature Design, Monte Rei South.

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Making Contact

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club
Sitio do Pocinho, Sesmarias, Aptdo 118,
Vila Nova De Cacela, Algarve 8901-907
Portugal
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Office   +351 281 950 950
Pro Shop   +351 281 950 960
Fax

 

Email   info@monterei.com
Website   www.monte-rei.com
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Golf Pro
 
Iain McInally (Director of Golf)
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Academy
 
Monte Rei Golf Academy
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
 
Designer: A Jack Nicklaus Signature Course.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6567 6030 4845
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 75.5 72.6 71.3
 
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How2Get There?

45 km NE of Faro
Head east from Faro on the A22, direction Spain. Take the Tavira exit and head south, direction Tavira. At roundabout turn left onto the EN125, direction Vila Real de Santo António. After approx 11 km turn left at small roadside building with a large blue sign "Monte Rei". Follow directions to golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (mid-March thru' mid-Nov): €190, includes shared golf cart. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required. Recommended handicap limits for visitors: men 24, women 32.
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Other Information
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The development at Monte Rei envisions two championship golf courses. The existing Monte Rei North will be joined in the future by a second Jack Nicklaus signature layout, Monte Rei South.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: North course - 14th best course in continental Europe.
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Location

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Latitude: (37.209004)
Longitude: (-7.549002)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Monte Rei Golf Villas 
Sesmarias, Apartado 118, 8901-907 Vila Nova de Cacela
+351 281 950 950
www.monterei.com

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club offers visitors a choice of villas for short term rentals. A combination of twin villas and linked villas, inspired by traditional Portuguese architecture, provides guests with relaxed village living.

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Golf within 10 km Quinta da Ria; Quinta de Cima
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Golf within 30 km No
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Hotel Vila Gale Albacora 4-star
Quatro Aguas, 8800-901 Tavira, Algarve
+351 281 380 800
www.vilagale.pt

The Vila Galé Albacora Hotel grew out of the renovation of a typical, old tuna fish market. Thanks to its origins, the Albacora hotel has unique architectural and cultural features set right in the middle of the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa, in the Algarve.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Quinta da Ria; Quinta de Cima; Monte Rei
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