Balaia, Algarve is a suburb of Albufeira, nestled on Portugal’s famous beach covered coastline. Better known as Balaia Golf Village, an apartment in Balaia is the ideal place for a golfer to take a break in the Algarve sun, especially if there are members of your friends or family who prefer the beach to a round of golf!
Within the village are all the facilities you need to enjoy a golfing break, including a testing 9 hole golf course, a huge driving range, practice putting greens and holes, a pitch and putt course and a golf shop offering lessons to those who would like to improve their game whilst on holiday in a self catering Balaia apartment. The extensive 18 hole golf courses of Vilamoura are just 10 minutes away too.
However, you can spend your holiday in the Balaia Golf Village without ever picking up a golf club. Within a 10 minute walk (in either direction) of the main entrance are the glorious Algarve beaches of Santa Eulalia and Maria Luisa, which are ideal for sunbathing and swimming from, or a regular bus service runs from the town to the famous tourist beaches of Albufeira and Olhos da Agua, just minutes from your Balaia holiday rental villa or apartment.
Within the village are a huge number of alternative sports facilities too. You can enjoy a game of tennis, a swim in one of the many pools or relax in the sauna, Jacuzzi or massage room. There are all the shops, restaurants and facilities you could need from an apartment in Balaia, as well as a number of excellent bars.
Albufeira, the gateway to the Algarve, has a little of everything that has made the Algarve one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. It is a commercial centre for this region of the Algarve, as well as some of the best restaurants, bars and clubs available. The beaches of Albufeira are stunning, and Albufeira also acts as an access point to the stunning rural landscape which runs behind the coast.
Throughout the year average temperatures are over 15˚C, meaning that you can take an apartment in Balaia Golf Village and enjoy a round all year round, even during the depths of winter. During summer, average temperatures reach into the mid 30’s (˚C) daily.
Balaia Golf Village is just 30 drive from Faro International Airport (FAO), which is inundated with cheap flights direct from the UK, especially during the summer. easyJet and Ryanair are usually among the cheapest, but it is worth shopping around to make sure you get the best deal on reaching your Balaia Golf Village apartment.