Outstanding maintenance

Inaugurated in 1992, the Pestana Vale da Pinta Golf Course in the Algarve, Portugal, is a Championship course with an exceptional layout designed by one of the most respected of architects Ronald Fream, whose style involves the preservation of nature. The Vale da Pinta Golf Course has earned a deserved reputation for the outstanding level of maintenance of the course and for his levels of beauty and enjoyment.

Finest Championship Golf

The Vale da Pinta Golf Course, in the Algarve, Portugal, was host for 7 consecutive times of the Seniors Tour. Strategically positioned bunkers protect the greens, with the two ornamental lakes influencing play at four different holes around the Pestana Vale da Pinta Golf Course, Algarve, Portugal.
The dogleg trajectory for all the par 4 and 5 holes emphasizes the need for skilful driving. The size of the greens is specifically matched to the length of the approach shot. The Vale da Pinta Golf Course is certain to be appreciated by experienced golfers, providing genuine excitement and a memorable round.

Playing surrounded by aged nature

The rolling terrain of Vale da Pinta golf course is dotted with carob, fig, almond and olive trees, some of which are more than 600 years old. A very special feature of Vale da Pinta Golf Course, in the Algarve, Portugal, is one olive tree that dates back more than 1200 years.

Some difficult holes of Vale da Pinta

The par-4 hole 10th has a large bunker defending the green against your shorthand and is a sharp dogleg right, requiring a precise drive and then an accurate second shot. The par-4 hole 13th is exposed to winds through a valley for 541 m, and the green can be reached in two shots. Another strategy can be an approach from left to right.

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72 - 18 holes


  • Championship 6127m
  • White 5679m
  • Yellow 5241m
  • Red 4866m

Difficulty Medium


slightly hilly


Ronald Fream



Max. Handicap

-28 for men / -36 for ladies
Pestana Vale da Pinta Golf
Carvoeira Golfe SA
P.O. Box 1011
8401-908 Carvoeiro
Algarve, Portugal
GPS Coordinates
N 37º 7'29'' / W 8º 29'14''
Nearest Airport
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