Playing golf in Madeira Island is a trully remarkable experience. Surrounded by the deep blue Atlantic ocean, Madeira offers 3 unique world class golf courses set in dramatic settings, blessed with a subtropical climate.
On Madeira Island you can play on two different courses, Palheiro Golf and the Santo da Serra Golf Club, with 18 and 27 holes respectively, both renowned for their beautiful scenery.
The neighbouring island of Porto Santo, 40km off Madeira, with a magnificent golden beach, offers a golf course with 18 holes, designed by Severiano Ballesteros.
The Palheiro Golf course located in the beautiful Palheiro Estate overlooking the capital city, Funchal. Designed by Cabel Robinson, this 18 hole, par 72 course requires skill and attention with tight fairways and fast greens. Palheiro Golf winds around the Palheiro Estate which is famous for its pine forests, centennial trees, flowering shrubs and lush vegetation. The Palheiro Golf clubhouse, perched 500 meters above sea level, boasts a panoramic terrace which commands unlimited views of the Funchal harbour and the Atlantic Ocean. The stylish Palheiro Golf clubhouse is further complemented by the superb restaurant, managed by the award winning Relais and Châteaux hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro.
Architect: Cabell B. Robinson
Course: 18 holes - 6086 meters - Par 72
Facilities: Driving range, Putting green and short game facilities.
The Santo da Serra Golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr is situated near the picturesque village of Santo da Serra, with 27 holes this course offers multiple combinations overlooking some of the most fabulous scenery on the island. Generous fairways, tight undulating greens are challenging to players of all levels, the home of the Madeira Island Open also has a great clubhouse, restaurant and facilities.
Architect: A. Robert Trent Jones Sr.
Course: 27 holes - 9003 meters - Par 72
Facilities: Driving range, 2 level putting green and short game facilities.
The Porto Santo Golf course is located on Madeira’s sister island, Porto Santo, a 15 minute flight and the newest addition to Madeira Golf. The 18 hole, par 72 course deisgned by renowned golfer, Seve Ballesteros, has a combination of long and short style holes. Much care has been made to make the most of the natural landscape, offering magnificent cliff top par 3s as well as long par 5s overlooking the 9 kilometer beach. The trendy clubhouse offers a pro shop and buggy hire as well as bar and restaurant with a view.
Architect: Severiano Ballesteros
Course: 18 holes - 6434 meters - Par 72
Facilities: 9 holes Par 3 , Driving range, Putting green and ease of "short game".
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