Golf in Lisbon Region
Lisbon Region is easy accessible through the international airport Lisbon Portela Airport, which is located just north of Lisbon. This airport makes Lisbon Region very attactive as a golf destination. Golfers can use the airport to go to the Silver Coast (near Obidos), the Cascais region or Lisbon itself.
The variety of golf courses in Lisbon Region is very high. There are links courses like Oitavos Dunes Natural Links Golf, woodland courses like Aroeira I & II, hilly golf courses like Penha Longa Resort and parkland courses like Quinta do Peru Golf & Country Club. And all within close proximity of the beautiful city of Lisbon.
If you want to stay on the golf course itself, then there are ample options to choose from. The best golf resorts in Lisbon Region are Oitavos Dunes Natural Links Golf which has a great hotel, Penha Longa Resort, Aroeira I & II offering apartments, Quinta da Marinha Golf Resort and Beloura Golf Resort which is operated by Pestana.
Lisbon Region has a Subtropical-Mediterranean climate with short and very mild winters and warm summers. In the coldest month - January - typically the temperature ranges from 10 to 19°C (50 to 66°F) during the day. In the warmest month - August - the temperatures range from 24 to 33°C (75 to 91°F) during the day. This all makes Lisbon Region ideal for a golf break. Temperatures are great, there are a lot of good golf courses in Lisbon Region, enough hotels and golf resorts and great accessibility via the international airport of Lisbon.
When you visit the Lisbon Region, make sure to visit Baixa de Lisboa (the Lisbon city centre), Cascais for its gorgeous beaches such as Tamariz, Rainha and Santa Marta and if you want some fresh air, then head to the old city of Sintra which is located in the National Park of Sintra.