Golf Holidays to Porto
The second largest city in Portugal, located in the North of the country. The Northerly location is close to the mountains of Vidago but also the Porto coastline, this varied landscape allows golf courses here to have a spectacular backdrop. Courses of note in this region are the Vidago Palace, Amarante Golf Club, Oporto and Estela, these tend to have a much longer history than the 'newer' courses of the Algarve. Despite not being household names, the previously mentioned courses are some of the best and highly rated in the country and are ideal for that European golf break. Click info tab for more.
Vidago PalaceIn the north of Portugal, just one hour from Oporto near to the Douro Valley, surrounded by a wonderful park forest, you will find this emblematic hotel reopen in 2010. An outstanding luxury hotel in Portugal. Classic and elegant, with 70 rooms and suites. The spa of worldwide expression that uses the mineral water of Vidago for some treatments. The Golf course with 18 holes is one of the best of Europe.MORE INFO
Solverde Spa & Wellness CenterThe exclusive beachside hotel is superbly situated in the north of Portugal. The town of Oporto is a 15-minute drive away. Links to the public transport system are only 2 km from the hotel. The town centre can easily be reached on foot or by car. Various entertainment venues can be found in the vicinity. Renovated in 2001, this exclusive hotel comprises a café, a conference room, a bar and an air-conditioned à la carte restaurant is also available. The hotel also owns its own charming garden, where guests are invited to unwind. The elegant and modern rooms are tastefully furnished and come with an en-suite bathroom and a balcony or a terrace. There is an indoor swimming pool, a freshwater swimming pool, a wonderful sun terrace and a massage service. The hotel offers a variety of entertainment for the sports enthusiasts. Located 5 km from the hotel is the golf course.MORE INFO
Pestana Porto Hotel & World Heritage SiteSituated in a historic building which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and with a modern interior design, this unique hotel is located in the heart of the city of Porto and enjoys fantastic views over the river Douro to the southern river banks and the famous bridge. A large variety of restaurants, bars, cafés and shops are in the historic centre, the international airport of Porto can be reached within 20 minutes.MORE INFO
Casa da CalcadaThe exact date of construction of this rustic house is unknown, although by the architectural style it is thought to be late 17th or early 18th century. This farm setting in the most northerly village of Portugal is close to the Peneda-Gerês National Park, rendering a most picturesque location. Nestled within a mountain region rich in flora and fauna, this traditional country house provides accommodation in a pleasant atmosphere, bringing its guests closely in touch with the natural environment of this region. The chic guestrooms offer a perfect combination of classic décor and contemporary amenities. A swimming pool and library and a small museum complete the attention given to detail.MORE INFO
Vila Gale PortoThis modern hotel is situated about 1.5 km from Praça da República, close to a large shopping centre in the heart of Oporto. Public transportation links are 50 m away. Restaurants and bars are to be found 3 km from the hotel and the closest beach is 8 km away. While on holiday in Oporto, guests should take the opportunity to visit the renowned Port Wine Caves, located 15 minutes from the Hotel, and taste one of the most famous Portuguese wines of international repute.MORE INFO
Despite the location the climate, like the rest of Portugal is perfect for golfing year round with temperatures in the 20°Cs all summer and in the winter around the 15°C mark.
Away from golf the city and the surrounding areas are steeped in history, from fine wines and foods to the architecture of the buildings overlooking the River Douro.