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23 November 2011 - Travelbite

Since the 1950s, the Algarve in Portugal has been establishing itself as one of the world’s leading golf destinations, with over two dozen dedicated golf courses attracting players from around the globe throughout the year. For those golf aficionados tempted by the thought of packing up your golf clubs, heading off for some winter sun and practicing your swing, the Algarve offers some of the world’s most luxurious golfing resorts.

Le Meidien Penina
The man often credited with establishing Portugal as a world class golfing destination is Sir Henry Cotton, who enjoyed a successful golfing career; winning The Open Championship in 1934, 1937, and 1948. Following his retirement from professional golf, Sir Cotton turned his hand to landscape design and became a successful golf course architect. His portfolio included designing Le Meidien Penina on the Algarve, which is to this day is considered by many golfing enthusiasts as one of the best courses in Portugal.

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Wednesday, 23 November 2011 2:08 PM
Enjoy a golfing holiday in the Algarve

Enjoy a golfing holiday in the Algarve

Since the 1950s, the Algarve in Portugal has been establishing itself as one of the world’s leading golf destinations, with over two dozen dedicated golf courses attracting players from around the globe throughout the year. For those golf aficionados tempted by the thought of packing up your golf clubs, heading off for some winter sun and practicing your swing, the Algarve offers some of the world’s most luxurious golfing resorts.

Le Meidien Penina
The man often credited with establishing Portugal as a world class golfing destination is Sir Henry Cotton, who enjoyed a successful golfing career; winning The Open Championship in 1934, 1937, and 1948. Following his retirement from professional golf, Sir Cotton turned his hand to landscape design and became a successful golf course architect. His portfolio included designing Le Meidien Penina on the Algarve, which is to this day is considered by many golfing enthusiasts as one of the best courses in Portugal.

Le Meridien Penina

Set in a magnificent and picturesque 360 acre estate Le Meidien Penina is the ideal backdrop for both amateur and experienced golfers looking to challenge the 18-hole Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course. The hotel itself boasts luxury facilities such as a spa, tennis courts and gourmet restaurants. There is also an established children’s club to keep the family entertained whilst you enjoy the course.

Dona Filipa Resort
The Dona Filipa Resort is a luxury 5 star complex, ideally situated overlooking the azure Atlantic Ocean. This picturesque backdrop plays host to a designated golf course which is exclusive to hotel guests only and considered one of the most beautiful courses in Portugal.

The Dona Filipa Hotel has recently been nominated for the prestigious World Travel Awards for the fifth year consecutively; a clear indication that the Dona Filipa is one of the world’s preeminent golf resorts.

Vale de Lobo
The Vale de Lobo is one of the Algarve’s most luxurious resorts and one of Portugal’s earliest golfing developments. Boasting an impressive total area of 450 hectares, 2 exclusive 18-hole golf courses, round the year entertainment and over a thousand luxury villas, the Vale do Lobo is a self-contained community offering world class facilities and endless services in an idyllic setting sitting right on the Atlantic coast.

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