The Algarve is less than a 3 hour flight from most central European countries, making it a popular holiday destination for both peak and off peak holidays attracting over 10 million visitors per year. This is not surprising as many of the country’s best beaches, golf courses and hotels are located here along with a spectacular coastline.
Repeatedly considered to be the best golfing destination in the world by magazines devoted to the sport and by international associations of specialist tour operators, the Algarve lives up to this distinction by maintaining an unrelenting quality.
With an ideal climate that lets you play throughout the year and a wide variety of almost four dozen courses, the region is a golfers’ paradise.
There is also a wide range of accommodation options suitable for all budgets in the Algarve, however if you are looking for somewhere central, that is ideal for family holidays, has a kids club, 2 championship golf course, world class food? – then the award winning Amendoeira has it all!
Amendoeira, part of the Oceânico’s Resorts family is located in the central Algarve near the town of Silves and is a 35 minute drive from Faro airport. It is ideal for golfing and family time and being located in the central Algarve provides an excellent base for exploring the surrounding countryside and nearby leisure activities.
This award winning resort offers a mix of high specification modern apartments and villas with exceptional interior design and excellent facilities.
The apartments are complemented by communal swimming pools and children’s pools, and all villas have their own private swimming pools.
The resort is perfect for golfing holidays as it sits within landscaped gardens adjoining the two championship golf courses: the Oceanico Faldo Course and the Oceanico O’Connor Jnr. course which are overlooked by the magnificent Amendoeira Clubhouse!
The Oceanico Academy 9 hole, par 3, floodlit course and the Amendoeira Golf Academy & Fitting Suite offer state-of-the-art practice facilities. Recreational sports are available at the Amendoeira Sports Club: football, tennis and a gymnasium.
The resort is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty within extensive landscaped gardens. The Monchique mountains form a stunning backdrop and the resort is close to historic town of Silves and Armação de Pera with its sandy beaches, restaurants and bars.
Oceanico have an annual Children’s golf event - The Oceanico World Kids Golf Championship every year in July. The event allows boys & girls, from the ages 7 to 18, an opportunity to showcase their skills and advance in the game. Next year, it will be held from the 23rd to 27th July 2018 the event could not be more fun, organized and relaxing for golfing families.
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