Photo of Terras da Comporta (Dunas course)

Terras da Comporta

Estrada N261 Km 1.8 (Comporta-Melides road),

Carvalhal, Setúbal District 7570-788

  • Office

    +351 269 096 583
  • Pro shop

    +351 269 096 583
  • Golf pro

    Rodrigo Ulrich (Director of Golf).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Parkland & open links-style. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb (golf carts mandatory).

  • Surroundings:

    Duneland and coastal pine forest.

  • Designer:

    David McLay-Kidd

SSS or slope






How to get there:

15 km S of Comporta / 33 km S of Setubal (using Setubal-Troia car ferry).

Terras da Comporta (Dunas course)

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 2023

Terras da Comporta (Dunas course): this long-awaited celebutante of Portuguese golf eventually came to fruition after some stops and starts along the way; it opened for play in the spring of 2023. The wonderfully expansive Dunas (Dunes) course is set to become one of the highest ranked layouts in continental Europe. Based on an ethos of quality, sustainability and eco-friendliness, this top-end golf layout represents the starting piece of what will become a substantial resort development.

Located a kilometre from the Atlantic Ocean, and laid out in two nine-hole loops, David McLay-Kidd's sand-based "Dunas" design is spread over an undulating 250-acre parcel of coastal duneland. Kidd apparently approached the design of this 7,600-yard course as if it were a potential Ryder Cup venue, while bearing in mind that the vast majority of players here will be amateur club golfers.

Forgiving from the tee, and more demanding as the green approaches are key features to the wonderfully natural layout. There's a distinct absence of water hazards, but that's more than compensated for by the grandeur of the bunkering and sandy waste areas. You frequently look out onto excellently crafted holes from elevated tees.

The fairways pitch and roll more extravagantly than the opulently-sized greens. At the par-3 3rd, once you've cleared a large waste area, you'll find a 60-yard green awaits. A linksy flow is maintained throughout, not least with the teeing grounds blending into the tart of the fairways.

Pick of the holes: amongst a wealth of riches, the standout holes include the par-3 3rd, downhill par-4 4th, dramatic straightaway par-4 11th and 13th, drivable par-4 16th, and handsomely framed par-3 17th.

List of courses: Around Lisbon


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (spring-autmun): €185.

Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2024].

Other information

Golf carts mandatory.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

The masterplan for Terras da Comporta envisages a substantial and upmarket golf resort development, based on an ethos of quality, sustainability and eco-friendliness. In addition to the existing Dunas course, a second 18-hole championship course designed by major champions José María Olazábal and Sergio Garcia will also feature.

Over time, the luxury upmarket resort will include hotels and tourist condominiums, a commercial and cultural component, various sports and wellness facilitie, an exclusive Racquet Club with 10 tennis courts, including a natural grass court and 9 paddle courts, and other sports activities. There will also be facilities for the younger members of the family to enjoy themselves.

Published ranking

Continental Europe's 9th best course (Golf World, 2023).


  • Sublime Comporta Country Retreat & Spa5-star

    EN 261, Muda, Grândola.

    +351 269 449 376

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    Located 10 km from the beaches of Praia do Pêgo along the Atlantic Ocean, this luxury hotel is set on a quietly secluded rural property 21 km from Grândola.

    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 10 km:

      Terras da Comporta (Dunas)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Herdade do Pinheirinho; CostaTerra (pvte); Troia.

  • Quinta da Comporta Wellness Resort5-star

    Rua Alto do Pina 2, 7570-779 Carvalhal.

    +351 265 112 390

    Visit website

    Unique luxury accommodation with deluxe rooms, suites, town houses and pool villas, as well as a 40-metre heated infinity pool, spa and award-winning restaurant.

    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 10 km:

      Terras da Comporta (Dunas)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Herdade do Pinheirinho; CostaTerra (pvte); Troia.

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