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Penina - Sir Henry Cotton's Portuguese masterpiece

The Algarve has long been one of the most popular European destinations for golf holidays. There are a host of fantastic golf courses to choose from, and situated in Alvor in the western Algarve lies one of the finest of them all, Penina.

Sir Henry Cotton's masterpiece in Portugal - Penina

There are 3 golf courses at Penina. The Championship course was designed by Sir Henry Cotton, and is regarded as one of the best in Portugal, having hosted the Portuguese Open a number of times. The course winds its way through beautiful woodlands, with water coming into play on many holes. The signature hole is the 13th, one of the best par 3s in the world. There is also a 9 hole Academy course, as well as the Resort course, another 9 holer with 18 tees, so it can be played as a full length course.

The magnificent and refurbished Le Mériden Penina 5*

The 5* hotel on site has recently undergone a €9m refurbishment, and features 196 beautifully appointed guestrooms. There are a whole host of leisure facilities to help you unwind after golf, as well as range of restaurants and bars; you really couldn’t ask for a better base for a golf weekend. If you want to experience the majesty of Penina yourself, our partners at have some fantastic offers on golf holidays to Penina.

Sir Henry Cotton's masterpiece in Portugal - Penina

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