Located at the southwestern tip of Europe, Portugal's Algarve region boasts beautiful beaches and picturesque golf courses. Algarve is a relaxing destination that offers such hidden gems as lovely, rustic villages that are ideal for an afternoon country walk or a morning hike. This beautiful area is considered one of the finest examples of the classic Mediterranean climate and seaside, and the sweet aroma wild flowers is all around. Algarve has a remarkable collection of first-class championship courses and marvelous coastal resorts. The more than 40 golf courses here cater to players of all kinds, with a wide range of layouts and levels of difficulty. High quality accommodations, 300 days of sunshine a year and a relaxed atmosphere make this region unique. The Faro Airport is less than 30 minutes away from the cluster of courses around Quinta do Lago and Vilamoura Marina. Oceanico Golf offers seven championship layouts, including the famous Old and Victoria Courses. In the more tranquil eastern Algarve, one can find unexplored golf courses, nature reserves full of wildlife and whitewashed villages that welcome golfers into unforgettable adventures. Other nearby courses you should play are: Alto Golf, Gramacho, Vila Sol, Silves Golf, Vale da Pinta (all at Pestana Resort), Monte Rei Golf and Country Club, Morgado Do Reguengo Resort, Oceanico Faldo Course, Oceanico Laguna, Oceanico Millennium, Oceanico O´Connor Junior, Oceanico Pinhal, Onyria Palmares Golf Resort, Penina Hotel and Golf Resort, Pinheiros Altos Golf Resort, Quinta Da Ria, San Lorenzo Golf Club, Vale Do Lobo Ocean Golf Course and Vale Do Lobo Royal Golf Course.