A good golf course for beginners

The Balaia Golf Village, near Albufeira, in the Algarve, was inaugurated in 2001. Balaia is a par 3, 9-hole course, ideal for starting in the world of golf. The Balaia Golf Village offers incredible views and a unique fairways circuit.

Perfect to train your short game...

With holes ranging from 58 metres to 160 metres, Balaia is a golf course to test every golfer and is ideal for beginners. Those with more experience will find an opportunity to concentrate on their short game; the ability to hit crisp approach shots and to pitch and putt well is the secret to good scoring.

Though aesthetics are not exactly what golf is about, what you see from the first tee of Balaia Golf Village is indeed a pretty sight. An old wooden bridge divides two lakes just in front of the first green and, with the magnificent clubhouse just behind you, hole number one is an opening hole to test the nerves.

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27 - 9 holes

Length 984 m

Difficulty Easy




Southern Golf




Driving Range - Putting Green - Chipping Green - Pro Shop - Resident Professional - Tennis - Restaurant - Bar
Balaia Golf Village
Sitio da Balaia
Apartado 917
8200-912 Albufeira
Algarve, Portugal
GPS Coordinates
N 37º 5'50'' / W 8º 12'24''
Nearest Airport
Golf Course
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