Al­garve Golf with JJW Ho­tels & Re­sorts

Three ex­cep­tional golf re­sorts and three cham­pi­onship cour­ses… take your pick for 2018.

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For the last 50 years, JJW’s out­stand­ing range of re­sorts have been lead­ing the way in Por­tuguese golf holidays and lux­ury get­aways. Take a look at what’s avail­able for your next Al­garve es­cape.

Dona Filipa Ho­tel

Newly re­fur­bished to the high­est stan­dards of lux­ury, the ho­tel blends modern de­sign with clas­sic Por­tuguese style and el­e­gance, and boasts: two stun­ning restau­rants, nu­mer­ous lounges, a win­ter gar­den, brand-new swim­ming pool, fully-su­per­vised kids club, ATP ten­nis courts, games room, and ex­clu­sive pri­vate beach area. The ho­tel also of­fers guests the chance to play its two award-win­ning cour­ses, Pin­heiros Al­tos and San Lorenzo.

For­mosa Park Apart­ment Ho­tel

Nestled in the pic­turesque Ria For­mosa nature re­serve, the ho­tel of­fers su­perb fam­ily va­ca­tions, golf­ing breaks and beach holidays. Guests have ac­cess to the award-win­ning San Lorenzo and Pin­heiros Al­tos cour­ses, while the Blue Flag Ancão beach is one minute away. The ho­tel also boasts a plush bar, restaurant, lounge area, pools and a myr­iad ameni­ties.

Pen­ina Ho­tel & Golf Re­sort

Set within 360 acres of per­fect grass­lands and nat­u­ral beauty, this tra­di­tional five-star re­sort leads the way in high-class ser­vice, Por­tuguese charm and ex­cep­tional golf, and of­fers: seven restau­rants and bars, ATP ten­nis courts, fully su­per­vised kids club, over­sized swim­ming pool, full-size foot­ball pitch, sauna and 24hour fit­ness cen­tre… as well as an invit­ing bar and restaurant on nearby Alvor Beach.

The Sir Henry Cot­ton Cham­pi­onship course at Pen­ina

Known as one of the re­gion’s most chal­leng­ing – and sat­is­fy­ing – cour­ses, this 10-time Por­tuguese Open host is as un­for­giv­ing as it is beau­ti­ful. Flanked by streams, ditches and wa­ter haz­ards, it is main­tained to the high­est stan­dard… and boasts an ar­ray of sub­tle slopes, el­e­vated greens and stun­ning scenery.

Pin­heiros Al­tos course

A 27-hole cham­pi­onship course that of­fers vary­ing lev­els of dif­fi­culty through three nine­hole loops that make up 18 sub­lime holes. Lo­cated next to ex­ten­sive un­spoilt beaches and the ex­pan­sive At­lantic Ocean, it is also one of the most pres­ti­gious golf acad­e­mies in Europe, and fea­tures an ex­ten­sive range of state-of-the-art tech­nol­ogy and fa­cil­i­ties.

San Lorenzo course

Voted one of the best in Europe for over 30 years, the course is lo­cated within the pro­tected Ria For­mosa Nature Park and es­tu­ary, and boasts fair­ways that run along­side salt­wa­ter marshes, fresh­wa­ter la­goons and the cool­ing At­lantic. Con­structed in a flow­ing fig­ure of eight, San Lorenzo de­liv­ers hole af­ter hole of chal­leng­ing and en­ter­tain­ing golf.

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