Vila Sol - Vilamoura

Vila Sol - Vilamoura

Fabulous 27 holes golf area designed by Architect Donald Steel
  • Par72
  • Par27
  • Par6393 m²

The magnificent Pestana Vila Sol, is characterised by its beautiful natural surroundings with a vast range of fauna, animal and plant life. At Vila Sol Golf you will find a fabulous 27-hole golf course designed by the famous architect Donald Steel, which stretches along a wide valley, naturally sculpted by Mother Nature and divided into three loops with three different levels of difficulty: Prime, Challenge and Prestige.

In this backdrop, full of trees and wildlife, carefully looked after and protected by specialist staff, golfers can discover an environment par excellence which will envelop them throughout the day.

Vila Sol has a well-deserved reputation as one of the best courses in Portugal, this 27-hole golf course operates as three 9-hole loops that can be played in any combination to offer golfers of all abilities a challenging but rewarding experience

The Vila Sol Vilamoura Spa & Golf Resort occupies 150 hectares in a truly revitalising natural setting. The fabulous 27 hole golf area, designed by the architect Donald Steel, occupies a valley sculpted by nature and it is divided into three courses of different levels of difficulty: Prime/Challenge/Prestige. Golfers are able to enjoy, in a unique natural setting, excellent conditions from the first to the last shot. A vast team of professionals is at your disposal from the 1st tee to the Clubhouse, so as to make each moment an unforgettable experience.

Internationally known, the Vila Sol golf course, managed by the Pestana Group, is now part of the Algarve’s most sought after golfcourses. Having been inaugurated in 1991 with the signature of the architect Donald Steel, Vila Sol, is living proof that dreams can be realised. Located in the Central Algarve the Vila Sol Hotel and Golf Resort is set in 75 acres of natural beauty and accommodates these two magnificent golf courses, Pestana Vila Sol Championship Course and Pestana Vila Sol Academy Course.

Recently extended to 27 holes, Vila Sol is known as one of the best kept courses in the Algarve and has hosted the Portuguese Open twice as well as the Lancome Trophy.

It is a tight, interesting course requiring accurate long shots into the pristine greens. An attractively appointed Club House, with spacious terrace overlooks the 18th green. Good for properties in Vilamoura, Albufeira and Vale do Lobo.



Alto do Semino, Morgadinhos
8125-307 Vilamoura – Loulé

GPS Coordinates:

Latitude 37º 5′ 31.83″ N Longitude 8º 5′ 38.42″ W


Course Rating:

Challenge / Prestige
Men White – 72,3
Men Yellow – 70,0
Ladies Blue – 76,1
Ladies Red – 72,5

Prime / Challenge
Men White – 73,6
Men Yellow – 71,5
Ladies Blue – 77,6
Ladies Red – 74,1

Prestige / Prime
Men White – 73,1
Men Yellow – 70,6
Ladies Blue – 76,7
Ladies Red – 73,1

Slope Rating:

Challenge / Prestige
Men White – 130
Men Yellow – 125
Ladies Blue – 134
Ladies Red – 124

Prime / Challenge
Men White – 133
Men Yellow – 129
Ladies Blue – 143
Ladies Red – 131

Prestige / Prime
Men White – 130
Men Yellow – 128
Ladies Blue – 135
Ladies Red – 126

BY: Nuno Caetano