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Why golfing couples are choosing the Algarve this year

It’s no secret that the Algarve is one of the world’s premier destinations for golf. Having been voted the best golfing destination in Europe and the whole world for several years in a row at the World Golf Awards, it attracts keen golfers everywhere.

In particular, we are seeing a rise in smaller groups of golfers making their way to the Algarve’s famous courses, especially golf couples. It means that apartment owners, or those with properties that have fewer bedrooms, are able to capitalise on this rising market.

An ‘all-year-round’ audience

This golfing couples’ trend is particularly unique because it isn’t exclusive to a certain time of the year. For example, families with children will plan their getaways around the school calendar. Golfing couples have more freedom when it comes to travel.

The months following the peak season are especially popular. The pleasant climate makes for a cooler day on the course, while flight costs are reduced outside of the busier times.

A variety of activities

When it comes to golf in the Algarve, we could talk at great length about what a golf holiday entails. Of course, the first thing to do is discover a rental property that makes for the ideal base. SandyBlue properties are in close proximity to world-famous golf courses including Vale do Lobo’s Royal and Ocean Golf Courses or Quinta do Lago’s North Course, South Course and the San Lorenzo Golf Course.

Pinheiros Altos also offers a world-famous experience, featuring a 27-hole championship course that offers exciting challenges and varying degrees of difficulty. Of course, when it comes to time away from the game, golfing couples have endless possibilities.

During quieter times of the year, Koko in Quinta do Lago and Spikes in Vale do Lobo are a great spot for food. Popular with golfers, these restaurants offer a great atmosphere.

Another top choice for golfers is the many spa options available in the Algarve. It can be a long and tiring game, so what better way to unwind than a relaxing treatment? Vale do Lobo Royal Spa is an ultra-modern health and wellness facility, offering a wide range of treatments. The Campus in Quinta do Lago offers an array of spa treatments including sports massages and deep tissue massages.

Welcoming golf couples to the Algarve

Accommodating new groups of tourists is what SandyBlue do best. Not only can we find the ideal property for them, but our guest services team can help any travel group with their planning, whatever their purpose for the holiday may be. We really do expect this trend for golfing couples to continue into 2024.

By SandyBlue Team
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SandyBlue – Algarve villa rental specialists.
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