: A22, junction 1
The local villages of Luz and Burgau still retain some of their traditional charm with cobbled streets, shops, bars and restaurants and offer something for all the family - swimming, walking, water sports, fishing, wind surfing, cycling. The town of Lagos is just a 10 min drive away and offers a beautiful modern marina, markets and restaurants and, there are many local golf courses (including Boavista Golf) within easy reach as well as water parks, horse riding, walking and a local zoo.
Other Activities: zoo
Golf: 1. Palmares (Meia Priai, Lagos) Architect: Frank Pennink - Opened: 1975 - Holes: 18 - Par: 71 (5,961m).
Facilities: Driving range, putting green, buggies, trolleys, club rental, Pro-Shop, restaurant, bar.
2. Penina (Portimao) Architect: Sir Henry Cotton - Opened: 1966 - Holes: 18 (championship course) - Par: 73 (6,273m) Facilities: Driving range, putting greens, pitching area, trolleys, club rental, Pro-Shop.
3. Boa Vista (Lagos) Architect: Howard Swan MSc - Opened: 2001 - Holes: 18 - Par : n/a.
This impressive 18 Hole Championship golf course was designed by Howard Swan MSc, a past president of The European Institute of Golf Course Architects.
4. Parque da Floresta (Vale do Poco, Figueria) Architect: Pepe Cancedo - Opened: 1987 - Holes: 18 - Par: 72 (5,670m). Facilities: Driving range, putting green, pitching area, buggies, club rental, Pro-Shop.