A combination of three 9-holes

Santo da Serra Golf is an original golf course in Madeira Island, Portugal, built in 1937. It was redesigned in 1991 by the famous golf architect Robert Trent Jones who created a completely new and spectacular 27-hole golf course in one of the most beautiful landscapes that nature may offer.

Host of the PGA Tour since 1993

The Santo da Serra Golf Course has hosted Madeira’s most prestigious tournaments, including the Madeira Island Open, which has been part of the European Tour since 1993.

Impeccably maintain

The golf players are witnesses of the excellent quality of the fairways and greens of Santo da Serra golf course. Semi-roughs and roughs provide evidence of the meticulous care given to the course's conditions. The amazing views add to the playing pleasure. In Santo da Serra golf course, one's is truly in a botanical garden, ornamented with four beautiful lakes, full of trees that give shade from the brilliant Atlantic sun.

The most impressive facts

Highness: the Santo da Serra golf course descends 300 metres from top to bottom and allows stunning panoramic view over Madeira Island. You will have the opportunity to play on the top of deep ravines.

Misperceptions: Santo da Serra golf course can be tricky judging the distance because of the altitude and variable wind.

Undulating: Santo da Serra golf course is a very hilly golf course and to balance the difficulty most of the trees are quite a long way from the fairways and the few water hazards are not too close to play.

The best holes

The 2nd and 4th holes of Santo da Serra golf course, in Madeira Island, Portugal, remain unforgettable.

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108 (3x36) - 3x9 holes (27 holes)


Machico 3136m
Desertas 3105m
Serras 2920m

Difficulty Hard




Robert Trent Jones



Max. Handicap

-36 for both ladies & men
Santo da Serra Golf
Casais Próximos
Santo António da Serra
9200-152 Machico
GPS Coordinates
N 32º 42'37'' / W 16º 47'33''
Nearest Airport
Golf Course
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