Monte Rei Golf Course is located away from the concentration of courses that are abundant around the Albufeirs area. It is set in the foothills of the Eastern Algarve and the mountain setting is very special. Surrounded by stunning views that provide a taster as to what to expect during the round ahead.
Monte Rei Golf Course is one of the Jack Nicklaus Signature courses in Europe and the first in Portugal. The layout provides an unforgettable experience and should be recognized as one of the great European layouts. The course presentation is highly unique with each hole blended effortlessly into the natural canvas. Fairways and greens are bordered by lakes, grasses, trees and indigenous plants making a truly unique golf environment.
The course features an abundance of water hazards with water coming into play on eleven of the eighteen holes and some of the very best bunkering in Europe. Additionally there are no weak holes and the opener is a par four player from an elevated tee to a fairway that doglegs to the right. The raised tees add to the anticipation as each new challenge is laid out before you. As well as having a great golf course, Monte Rei pay attention to detail with the level of service, so expect to be treated well.
The Algarve has remained popular with visiting golfers for many years providing an array of golf courses to suit all tastes and abilities. Some of the courses are in better condition than others and they vary in levels of difficulty. Monte Rei Golf Course is in fantastic condition, naturally blended into its surroundings and each hole is routed so that there is no interference from adjoining fairways.