Three great-value Al­garve deals for au­tumn 2017

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Offer #1 Ocean­ico Amen­doeira Golf Re­sort

Why you should go: Lo­cated near the charm­ing town of Silves in the western Al­garve, the Amen­doeira Golf Re­sort of­fers golfers vis­it­ing Por­tu­gal’s most pop­u­lar re­gion top-class ac­com­mo­da­tion within a stone’s throw of some of the finest golf cour­ses in the coun­try. Set in an area of out­stand­ing nat­u­ral beauty, the lux­ury apart­ments and vil­las en­joy fab­u­lous views to the mag­nif­i­cent Monchique Moun­tains. From rolling hills to ver­dant val­leys of almond, olive and carob trees, the area is home to an abun­dance of flora and fauna.

The de­tails: Three nights’ B&B, un­lim­ited golf, from £289 (travel dates Septem­ber 1-Oc­to­ber 31, 2017), spa­cious apart­ment ac­com­mo­da­tion, two Cham­pi­onship cour­ses (Faldo & O’con­nor). Bug­gies In­cluded, free prac­tice range balls, just 40 min­utes from Faro air­port.

Offer #2 Pes­tana Car­voeiro

Why you should go: The Pes­tana Car­voeiro re­sort is home to five cham­pi­onship cour­ses – the Vale da Pinta and Gra­ma­cho are on site, while Silves and Alto cour­ses are just 15 min­utes away, and Vila Sol is just 45 min­utes. All this, and its close prox­im­ity to the town of Car­voeiro, com­bine to make it one of the most com­pre­hen­sive des­ti­na­tions for an Al­garve golf hol­i­day.

The de­tails: Three nights’ self-cater­ing, un­lim­ited golf, from £199 (travel dates Septem­ber 1-Oc­to­ber 31, 2017). You have a choice of the five cour­ses (Pinta, Gra­ma­cho, Silves, Alto, Vila Sol), with ac­com­mo­da­tion in very com­fort­able apart­ments. The re­sort of­fers some of the best value pack­ages in the Al­garve and it’s just 45 min­utes west of Faro Air­port.

Offer #3 Mor­gado Golf & Coun­try Club

Why you should go: This new lux­ury golf re­sort – which played host to Matt Wal­lace’s wire-towire Open de Por­tu­gal vic­tory on the Euro­pean Tour ear­lier this year – is per­fect for those look­ing for a quiet and lux­u­ri­ous ho­tel, with two ex­cel­lent cour­ses and prac­tice fa­cil­i­ties on site. It is si­t­u­ated on the fab­u­lous 36-hole Mor­gado and Alamos golf com­plex and lo­cated between the lively fish­ing port of Por­ti­mao and Monchique.

The de­tails: Three nights’ semi all-in­clu­sive, two rounds of golf, from just £259 (travel dates Septem­ber 1-Oc­to­ber 31, 2017) at this very tran­quil re­sort, with two golf cour­ses on­site – Mor­gado and Alamos – plus ac­cess to Sal­ga­dos. Semi all-in­clu­sive pack­ages. The re­sort is just a 50-minute trans­fer from Faro Air­port.

Amen­doeira’s spec­tac­u­lar Faldo lay­out.

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