Portugal is one of the popular destinations for a golf holiday in Europe.
Faro is another famous attraction of the golfers and players. The major tourist attractions surrounding the city include championship golf courses, San Lorenzo, Ria Formosa Natural Park, etc. You will have the perfect balance of golf and entertainment when you visit Faro.
The city of Faro is characterized by three iconic championship golf courses – Vale do Lobo Royal and Ocean golf courses and the Quinta do Lago golf course. 15 minutes away from the city airport, the Quinta do Lago North golf course has been designed by Beau Welling and Paul McGinley to suit the abilities of every type of golfer.
The Vale do Lobo golf courses have hosted several international golf championships due to its breathtaking scenic beauty and the challenges offered to the players.
The golf courses are characterized by undulating greens, narrow fairways, coastline, spectacular natural beauty through the wild trees, as well as numerous recreational activities for leisure.
The city bordered by the coastline offers an amazing view of the shallow lagoons bound by the Ria Formosa Natural Park. The ancient monuments date back to the 16th and 17th century that are built adjacent to the old town. Faro also enjoys the heritage of several maritime activities conducted on its busy ports. The wetlands of Faro form natural habitats to marine life that is a home to several attractive seabirds as well as other animal species.
Important places of tourist interest include Cidade Velha, Museu Arqueológico, Centro Ciência Viva do Algarve, etc to name a few.
You must experience the active nightlife in Faro. Large clubs offer an opportunity to dance till you drop; the best dance clubs are located in Vilamoura and Quinta do Lago. You may also taste few beers and other alcoholic drinks in the exquisite bars of the city such as Upa Upa,7 Imeio Wine Bar, Mourisco Cocktail Bar, etc.
If you are a sports lover, you can avail several sporting leisure activities in Faro. The golf resorts are equipped with latest gym facilities, tennis center, as well as facilities to practice other sports. You can also plan an excursion trip or practice water-based sports such as snorkeling and diving.
If you love shopping, you will have a gala time in Faro when you visit the Garden Center and QM Country Shop.