Tag: Portugal

West Cliffs & Praia D'el Rey Stay & Play VLOG

Golfshake's Kevin Paver took a trip to Portugal and the 'Silver Coast' for a stay and play at Praia D'el Rey and West Cliffs, staying at the Praia D'el Rey Marriot. His VLOG showcases a truly breathtaking venue and one that will surely have you adding it to the list! read more ...


Golf on the Troia Peninsula

The Troia Peninsula in Portugal is home to a striking Robert Trent Jones Sr designed course and many other attractions, including fine dining, casinos, Roman Ruins and horse riding. Andy Waple takes a closer look at the region for us. read more ...


Golf in the Algarve Delivers Value for Money

When planning a golf holiday, finding value for money is always a consideration, and according to the latest Post Office survey, the Algarve will deliver that on and off the golf course. read more ...


Guide to Golf at JJW Hotels in the Algarve

When to accomodation, golf and the Algarve, JJW Hotels are a huge part of that story. We take a closer look at the venues and given an insight behind what you can expect from a golf break to an incredible destination in Portugal. read more ...


59 Shooter Oliver Fisher Made Honorary Member at Victoria Course

Dom Pedro's Victoria Golf Course witnessed a piece of history during the Portugal Masters when Oliver Fisher shot the first round of 59 on the European Tour, and celebrate that achievement, the Englishman has been made an honorary member. read more ...


Social Media Reporter Witnesses History at Portugal Masters

History was made on Friday at the Portugal Masters as England's Oli Fisher shot the first 59 on the European Tour. Golfshake Member Neal Gladwin has been enjoying a magical week as Dom Pedro's Social Media Reporter, and he was able to witness the historic moment in person. We caught up with him to discover what it was like. read more ...


Guide to Golf at Quinta do Lago & Magnolia Hotel

Quinta do Lago is one of the most popular destinations for golfers who choose to visit Portugal. We take a closer look at this spectacular venue and its three golf courses. read more ...


Algarve's Dom Pedro Ready to Host Portugal Masters

Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection in The Algarve is ready to host this week's Portugal Masters on the Victoria Golf Course, with a host of major champions, including Sergio Garcia, Padraig Harrington, Charl Schwartzel, Angel Cabrera, Jose Maria Olazabal and Danny Willett bringing a touch of star quality to this spectacular destination. read more ...


Guide to Algarve Golf at Pestana Resort

Since the game was introduced to the region half a century ago, Portugal and the Algarve has become synonymous with golf travel and providing an experience that is arguably unmatched. Discover what it's like to experience the Pestana hotels and why they are the ideal gateway to sampling golf in the Algarve. read more ...


10 of the Best Golf Holiday Destinations in Spain and Portugal

Spain and Portugal are without doubt two of the most brilliant countries in terms of golfing destinations in Europe. Before making a final decision on where your next golf holiday will take you, why not glance over our list of 10 of the best resorts across the two nations. read more ...


West Cliffs Receives Further Acclaim as World's Best New Course

Portugal's breathtaking West Cliffs Golf Links has been gathering numerous accolades since opening earlier this year, and it has just been named the 'world's best new golf course' by Square Mile magazine, coming weeks after it took the same acclaim from the 2017 World Golf Awards. read more ...


West Cliffs in Portugal Named World's Best New Golf Course

Portugal's West Cliffs Golf Links has been well received since its official unveiling earlier this year, and it has enhanced its reputation even further after being named the 'World's Best New Golf Course' at the 2017 World Golf Awards. read more ...


Golf in the Algarve Breaks Visitor Records

The Algarve has been a popular golf destination for half a century, and it's significant standing is only continuing to develop as vistor levels have risen to even greater levels in 2017 with previous records having been smashed. read more ...


Amendoeira's Faldo Course to Host EuroPro Tour Finale

Popular destination in the Algarve, Amendoeira Golf Resort is getting set to host the HotelPlanner.com EuroPro Tour Championship for the first time. read more ...


West Cliffs in Portugal Receives Environmental Accolades

West Cliffs Golf Links has already garnered significant attention since it was unveiled earlier this year, and the accolades continue to gather, with the venue being singled out for praise by the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO) after becoming a GEO Certified® Development - and the first course in Europe to complete its OnCourse Developments programme. read more ...


5 of the Best Resorts to Visit in Portugal

Portugal is a haven for golfers. It is a perfect place to take the family too, with hundreds of miles of unspoilt beaches, hotels to suit all pockets and amazing local drink and cuisine. And as an added bonus, the Portuguese are a friendly, hospitable people who make tourists feel welcome. Here, we look at five of the best courses/resorts. read more ...


West Cliffs in Portugal in Running for Best New Golf Course

The visually stunning West Cliffs Golf Links in Portugal, which has recently been unveiled, is now receiving wider recognition after being shortlisted by the 2017 World Golf Awards as being potentially the world's best new golf course. read more ...


Acclaimed West Cliffs Destined for the Top in Portugal

West Cliffs Golf Links was unveiled to significant acclaim this month, with the project being widely tipped to become regarded as the finest course in Portugal. read more ...


Eagerly Anticipated West Cliffs Resort in Portugal Opens Clubhouse

The eagerly anticipated West Cliffs Golf Links Resort in Portugal is preparing for its official launch next month with the opening of a striking, eco-friendly clubhouse. read more ...


Bespoke Package Launched at Stunning Macdonald Portugal Resort

For golfers looking to combine the highest quality with the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the game's leading professionals, Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa, the five-star Portuguese development located in the Serra de Monchique Mountains, has launched an eye-catching bespoke ‘Champions Package’ to celebrate the Open de Portugal having returned to The European Tour’s schedule after a seven-year absence.  read more ...


Five-Star Boutique Hotel Opens at Award-Winning Algarve Resort

Following much anticipation, the five-star boutique hotel at the Algarve's celebrated Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort has finally been opened. read more ...


Portugal's Largest Course Operator Expands Accomodation Options

The largest golf management company in Portugal, Lisbon Golf has expanded its hotel accomodation options following the redevelopment of the popular Tryp Costa Caparica and the inclusion of the widely regarded Casa Palmela. read more ...


Combine Golf and Football with Portugal Derby and Golf Weekend Package

Sport lovels across Europe will be intrigued to discover that they can once again combine golf and football due to the return of ORIZONTE - Lisbon Golf's popular 'Derby & Golf Weekend' package in April. read more ...


Stunning Dye Golf Course Opens in Portugal

Portugal's most eagerly anticipated golf course will officially open this June. West Cliffs has been designed by Cynthia Dye, of the internationally respected golf architecture firm Dye Designs. read more ...


Dramatic Increase to Portugal Golf Bookings

Portugal's largest golf course management company, Lisbon Golf is set for another successful season, after seeing its international bookings increase by over 20% last year. read more ...


Troia Golf Feature Review

Golfshake Ambassador Andrew Picknan recently visited the Algarve and experienced the stunning and challenging Troia Golf Championship Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior. Take a look at his review and thoughts. read more ...


Play in Tournaments at World's Most Beautiful Courses

If you're a member of a club under the umbrella of World of Leading Golf (WLG), you will have the unique opportunity next year to play in a series of tournaments on some of the planet's most beautiful courses. read more ...


Quinta da Marinha Feature Review

Golfshake Ambassador Andrew Picknan recently experienced the stunning Quinta da Marinha resort in Portugal. Take a look at his review of the course and beautiful hotel and spa facilities on offer. read more ...


Onyria Palmares Beach and Golf Resort Feature Review

Onyria Palmares Beach and Golf Resort is a stunning 27-hole complex in the Algarve. Golfshake Ambassador Andrew Picknan recently visited the resort and experienced all it has to offer. Here is his detailed Feature Review. read more ...


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