With a host of first-class championship golf courses within a few minutes’ drive, Vilamoura is, without doubt, one of Europe’s very best golfing destinations and is why golfers choose Vilamoura golfing holidays for their 2020 break.
In addition to its epic golf, visitors flock to the Portuguese paradise for its awesome nightlife. Vilamoura may not have the super clubs of Puerto Banus or Magalluf, but surrounding the town’s magical marina are some brilliant bars. Figo 7 is a sports bar extremely popular with groups, showing all the major live sporting events, while the town has a fine array of bars, including some well-known gentlemen’s establishments and even a first-class casino, with slots and plenty of table games.As such it is a popular hotspot for societies and groups, who can stay in one of the excellent central hotels. There are also a number of world-class golf resorts in Vilamoura, including popular Dom Pedro.
The Best Golf Course in Vilamoura is the Victoria Golf Course
The course was designed by Arnold Palmer’s highly regarded golf architecture firm, and was recently selected to host the World Cup of Golf, one of the four high profile World Golf Championship Events.
The Victoria can be stretched to 7,105 from the tips, and is dotted with a number of large man-made lakes which are a real threat, and create a beautiful contrast with the crystal white swathes of sand that guard the greens. This is a formidable test that can humble even the most skilled player, and is an essential part of any trip to Vilamoura for the golfing aficionado.
The Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course is the flagship of the Dom Pedro Golf group. Designed by golfing legend, Arnold Palmer, the course is geared up to host the most prestigious international professional tournaments. As a regular stop for The European Tour as the host of The Portugal Masters, The Victoria Course can count the likes of Lee Westwood, Shane Lowry, Andy Sullivan and Padraig Harrington amongst former champions at the Arnold Palmer designed golf course just moments from Vilamoura. The 2018 Tournament was claimed by England’s Tom Lewis with a stunning -22 four-round total.
Located just 10 minutes outside Vilamoura, The Victoria is a great addition to any golf trip for those seeking to follow in the footsteps of the pros.As not only a firm fixture for The European Tour as host of The Portugal Masters since 2007, The Victoria also hosted the 2005 WGC World Cup, The Victoria Course provides an amazing test of golf for anyone visiting The Algarve seeking a championship examination as part of their golf holidays.