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penina hotel & golf resort


Voted Portugal's Leading Golf Resort by the World Travel Awards, Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is the glittering jewel in the Algarve's crown. The resort, located in 360 stunning acres of perfect grounds, offers guests the choice of three on-site golf courses and is regarded by many as the spiritual home of golf in the Algarve.

The Classic rooms are spread over 4 stunning floors, each offering spectacular views of the resort and the stunning Monchique countryside. All have been very recently renovated and deliver modern, contemporary design, whilst giving a nod to traditional Portuguese style and luxury.


The Penina Hotel & Golf Resort prides itself on offering the highest standards of amenities and services to all their guests. From the moment you check in, until the moment you depart, they want ensure you have the perfect golfing holiday.

Penina Hotel & Golf Resort provides the most extensive range of leisure facilities in the whole of the Algarve. In addition to 3 championship golf courses, they have swimming pools, an exclusive beach club, a football pitch, driving range... and much, much more.


The Kangaroo Club is a world class kids club that is available to hotel guests and its daily programme is full of fun activities from games, competitions, sport lessons and learning experiences; all tailored to different age groups.

Enjoy the golf of your life, sun yourself by the pool, indulge yourself in the beauty centre complete with sauna, massages, beauty treatments and hairdresser and dine in the finest restaurants... and then retire for a night of ultimate relaxation in outstanding surroundings.


During the summer there is a free shuttle bus to the beach in Alvor.

The Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course

The first 18-hole course to be built in the Algarve, the Par 73, Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course has played home to the Portuguese Open on ten occasions... and is regarded by many as the finest course in the Algarve and beyond. Built and laid out by the three time British Open Champion, Sir Henry Cotton, the course is as challenging as it is satisfying... and as unforgiving as it is beautiful.

Flanked by streams, water hazards and precarious ditches, the course boasts an array of subtle slopes and raised greens... well known for catching out even the most careful of golfers. Known as one of the most challenging – and satisfying – courses in the whole of Portugal, this marquee course is as unforgiving as it is beautiful. Flanked by streams, ditches and water hazards, the course is maintained to the highest standard… and boasts an extensive array of subtle slopes, elevated greens and breathtaking scenery.

The Resort Course

A great combination course that provides 9 holes of solid, but gentle, practice for beginners… as well as 18 holes of challenging golf for the more seasoned player. With 18 well thought out holes, this course follows the principles laid down by the father of Portuguese golf, Sir Henry Cotton: the perfect course for golfers of every level and ability.

The Academy Course

Weaving its way through the fairways of the Championship Course, this executive 9-hole course has been specifically designed for the intermediate golfer. Great for all-round holiday golf and a very enjoyable round. With reasonable short greens, accuracy off the tee, along with approach shots, provide all players a chance to practice their short game with aplomb.



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Luxury 5* Hotel Summary:Held Portuguese Open.
RATING : 94%



Resort facilities

SpaFree Beach Shuttle BusOutdoor PoolGym


TennisIndoor PoolFive Star ResortFive RestaurantsGolfDriving RangeBarsFree Wi-Fi Game RoomBike Hire