San Lorenzo Golf Club

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What we say

Designed by the American golf architect Joseph Lee, it is set within the idyllic Quinta do Lago estate, and winds its way gently over undulating pine woodland. It has long been considered the Algarve’s no.1; golf writer Valdemar Afonso says: “It’s No.1 for me because the course is in fantastic condition.”

Click here to find out where San Lorenzo ranks in Golf World's Top 100 Courses Europe

San Lorenzo Golf Course is set on the exclusive Quinta do Lago State, overlooking the outstanding Ria Formosa natural park. The hole layouts and water obstacles are demanding and sometimes quite tricky, offering a dramatic round that lingers in the memory of all golfers who play this course.

Soft spikes are mandatory.

Golf Escapes is offering special rates to stay at Dona Filipa Hotel in Vale do Lobo. This world famous golf property is synonymous with quality where guests have unique access to one of Europe’s top courses, San Lorenzo. The hotel has undergone extensive renovations in the last year and now all guests will be able to enjoy new rooms with all modern comforts, and new public areas. 12 million euros have been spent on providing the travelling golfer with new levels of comfort rarely seen elsewhere.

APRIL 2015
3 nights + 2 rounds from £249
5 nights + 3 rounds from £419
7 nights + 5 rounds from £589

SEPT & OCT 2015
3 nights + 2 rounds from £299
5 nights + 3 rounds from £499
7 nights + 5 rounds from £699

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  • Course Summary

  • Costs 4 out of 5
  • TG Rating 4.5 out of 5
  • Players Rating 2.6 out of 5
  • Address
    8135-951 Vale do Lobo, ,
  • Tel +351 289 396 522
  • Website

Course Information

Course 72 par
Course Style -
Green Fees €150-€199
Course Length 6,811 yards (6,228 metres)
Holes 18
Difficulty -
Course Membership Other

Course Features

  • Course has: Bar
  • Course has: Buggy Hire
  • Course has: Driving Range
  • Course does not have: Practice Green
  • Course has: Pro Shop
  • Course has: Restaurant
  • Course has: Trolley Hire
  • Course has: Dress Code
  • Course has: Club Hire
  • Course has: Handicap

Your Reviews

  • 1 out of 5 Slow and inconsistent greens

    By Richard432

  • 3.5 out of 5 Should be so much more!

    By lotie

    San Lorenzo should be the best golf course in Portugal. The layout is stunning with a large collection of the best holes in Portugal. It's layout is quite simply magnificant and unforgetable. However, it is not maintained and presented in the condition it should be. It's like the course (particularly fairways are tired - if this is possible!). I think they are living on past glories and take their customers for granted. Maybe the hotel owners need to get out and get the people who do such a good job down the road in Quinta do Lago maintain and run this course. I would love to see this course presented as it should be because it would then be unmissable - in the meantime I'd still recommend but keep your fingers crossed on condition!  

  • 1.5 out of 5 dissapointing

    By shankman

    1st few holes where in a very poor condition, course improve slightly but not what i was expecting. On arrival found staff attitude very poor !!!!

  • 4.5 out of 5 delightful

    By Anonymous

    Although I played it a couple of years ago, I remember it well. It's a good test but not for the faint-hearted. The par-4 sixth is 90degree dogleg left with a small landing area. Miss it and you are in the sea. The seventh runs along the atlantic coast. Take a medium iron for safety or you are in the sea, great course.

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