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Portugal, Algarve, Almancil GRD Rating 8.7

Vale Do Lobo Golf & Beach Resort

Golf breaks at Vale Do Lobo Golf & Beach Resort, Portugal. GRD Rating: 8.7

Resort Summary

Vale Do Lobo Golf & Beach Resort was the first development in the Algarve & is often credited for turning the region into a world-famous holiday destination, setting a high standard for new establishments. The resort is home to two of the finest golf courses in the Algarve region.

This well established resort, founded in 1962 and now attracts upwards of 700,000 visitors per year. Its luxuries appeal to golf and tennis enthusiasts, couples and families. It is a safe, immaculately maintained and a high end resort, attracting not only well known sports people, but also those who just want to enjoy a holiday abroad without the Brits abroad feel.

Golf Courses

Royal Course
18 holes
Par 72
Designed by Rocky Roquemore
The Royal Golf Course has rolling fairways set amidst pine trees and beautiful lakes surrounded by wild flowers. The Royal Golf Course features include the almost island green of the 9th and the famous 16th, with cliff-top carryover, one of the most celebrated golfing images in the world, which has become the veritable symbol of golf in the Algarve.
Ocean Course
18 holes
Par 73
Designed by Sir Henry Cotton
The Ocean Golf Course features undulating fairways wich run alongside nature reserve, before leading gently down to the shores of the Atlantic.Its emblematic holes are two challenging and spectacular Par 4s, to the 11th and the 14th - witch treats golfers to some of the most spectacular views in the Algarve - and the Par 3 15th, wich runs alongside the beach.


Vale do Lobo Algarve offers holidaymakers a wide range of properties throughout the resort to suit all requirements. From apartments with sea views, private pool or roof top jacuzzis to large detached villas with beautiful gardens and swimming pools. Vale do Lobo offers three different types of accommodation to choose from Apartments, Townhouses and Villas.

Food and Drink

Vale do Lobo has 15 restaurants, where diners can enjoy international cuisine ranging from Asian to French, Italian to Portuguese seafood specialities - the choice is extensive.

Many of the restaurants are located at the beachside Praa, which is the social hub of Vale do Lobo in the evenings, resonating with the sounds of live music and buzzing with a convivial relaxed atmosphere. The options at the Praa range from the exclusive La Place and Teahouse Oriental to pizzeria La Terrazza, Montys steakhouse and the more casual dining options of Papagaio, Sandbanks and the Beach Bar, all of which offer childrens menus.

During the day, La Crperie is a perfect lunch or snack option. In the Tennis Valley, Ken Los Memories of China is an ideal dining option for those looking for a quieter environment. TheTennis Cafe overlooks the courts offers great value chefs specials at lunch time, as well as light meals throughout the day.

Meanwhile, catering in particular to golfers are the Spikes Restaurant and Brasserie in Parque do Golfe and the half-way house, Caf Royal.

Golf Tuition and Practice Facilities

Vale do Lobo's two experienced resident professionals offer tuition to golfers of all standards of player.


Enquire & Book Direct

Quote: GRD1047
Email Resort

Tel: +351 289 353 333

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



Vale Do Lobo
8135-864 Almancil
Algarve Portugal

Getting there

Vale do Lobo was the first Algarve resort, founded in 1962. It is perfectly located on the Algarve coast, near the town of Almancil.
Nearest airport: Faro International Airport
Travel options: The Algarve is very well served by Faro International Airport. The easiest way to get to the resort is fly to Faro & make your way from there.

Google Map: Click Here for a map

Resort facilities

  • Beach
  • Beach Bar
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Water sports

Hotel facilities

  • Bar
  • Internet

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