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Portugal, Sesmarias GRD Rating 8.7

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club

Golf breaks at Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, Portugal. GRD Rating: 8.7

Resort Summary

Featuring two unique, championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses, set in over 1,000 acres of glorious countryside in Portugals Eastern Algarve.

With a building density that is one of the lowest of any comparable development in Europe, Monte Rei Golf & Country Club offers a choice of stunning property styles. The Monte Rei golf course are set in the picturesque foothills of the Eastern Algarve, with sweeping views of the Serra do Caldeiro mountains to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.

Located in the unspoilt countryside between the dramatic Serra do Caldeiro mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, Monte Rei is a rare jewel.

Here youll find delightful local towns like Tavira, which features fine examples of Roman architecture as well as traditional Portuguese buildings, and scenic fishing ports like 18th century Vila Real de Santo Antnio, situated at the mouth of the River Guadiana, both offering amongst many pleasures, a choice of appealing restaurants serving irresistible selections of fresh local fish. This is the ideal base from which to explore the Portugal that few tourists ever see, or with Seville just a short drive away, even venture into neighbouring Spain.

Golf Courses

Monte Rei Course
18 holes
Par 72
Designed by Jack Nicklaus
The first of two Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses - Monte Rei North - opened for play in June 2007. This is a truly unique design with water coming into play on eleven of the eighteen holes, the golf course features an enjoyable series of eight par-4s, five par-3s and five par-5s in a challenging and distinctive layout.

The golf course's presentation is highly individual, each hole a design gem blending effortlessly into this natural canvas, from its ingeniously shaped and sculptured bunkers, to the impressive presentation and attention to detail making every hole as remarkable as the next fairways and greens are bordered by several lakes, indigenous plants, native grasses and trees adding drama to the landscape, and providing golfers with unforgettable moments to cherish in this unique and tranquil golf environment.


Monte Rei Golf & Country Club offers visitors a choice of beautiful villas available for short term rentals. These stunning homes located in O Miradouro Village make the ideal accommodation for groups, societies or friends who want to enjoy a world-class resort in a unique Algarvean setting.

A combination of 1, 2 or 3-bedroom villas, and 4-bedroom villas with private pool, all inspired by traditional Portuguese architecture, provides guests with an unbeatable combination of relaxed village living and all the comforts associated with modern cosmopolitan living - with 24 hour security to ensure total peace of mind.

At the heart of O Miradouro Village is Veranda, which houses a restaurant and bar, and features tennis courts and swimming pools, fully equipped gymnasium, spa facilities and beauty salon. Veranda is the perfect place to socialise, relax and enjoy the sun.

Guests staying at Monte Rei will have a very enjoyable holiday experience, with personalised service and a choice of state-of-the-art amenities - including fine dining at Vistas Restaurant and Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses. In-villa dining and hotel quality housekeeping services are part of the general services, and a dedicated Concierge is available to take care of restaurant reservations, golf bookings and other requests.

Food and Drink

Monte Rei is pleased to offer discerning travellers to the region a culinary destination without compare. Under the guidance of Chef Jaime Perez, with four different restaurants, two bars, and a host of private dining, corporate retreat and banquet options, Monte Rei visitors, residents and guests are assured a variety of culinary discoveries to suit every occasion.

The Grill provides an informal setting dining outside on the covered terrace or inside at the Clubhouse's all-day restaurant. To enhance your day while at Monte Rei, Chef Perez has designed a range of light dishes for menus from breakfast through lunch and afternoon snacks which use the best regional products to create international delicacies. Favorites include the Monte Rei Club Sandwich, Caesar Salad or the daily pasta special.

Golf Tuition and Practice Facilities

The Monte Rei Golf Academy, one of the finest golf teaching facilities in the world, located within the beautiful Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, Portugal.

At the Golf Academy, they believe playing the finest golf means keeping things simple, the PGA Professionals will help you refine your game through personalised attention resulting in simple, focused steps any golfer can take to improve their swing, their strategy and ultimately their score.

You will enjoy the difference in the creative and energetic approach and the commitment to creating an extraordinary learning experience. Regardless of ability, age or experience the Monte Rei Golf Academy will take your game to an entirely new level.


Enquire & Book Direct

Quote: GRD10311
Email Resort

Tel: +351 281 950 950

All prices quoted are subject to change and availability. Please contact the resort directly to confirm all costs, dates and booking arrangements.



Monte Rei Golf & Country Club
Apartado 118
Vila Nova De Cacela

Getting there

Located in the unspoilt countryside between the dramatic Serra do Caldeiro mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, the landscaping has been carefully designed to ensure that the Algarvean lanscape is preserved and enhanced
Nearest airport: Faro Airport
Travel options: Traveling from Faro Airport- 55.4km (53 minutes) North East

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Resort facilities

  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court

Hotel facilities

  • Bar
  • Internet
  • WiFi

Practice area

  • Automated Tees

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