Madeira is a popular destination for avid golfers, offering great weather and three excellent golf courses that provide a challenging game , two in Madeira and one in Porto Santo .
Golf in Madeira
Each of the three clubs have different characteristics , offering two very different fields that will surely please everyone from amateurs to professional players .
The two golf courses in Madeira
About 10 km away from Funchal , this beautiful golf course is situated on one side of the slope , looking like a large green balcony overlooking Funchal , its bay and the vast ocean .
This 18 hole, par 72 was built next to Quinta do Palheiro , famous for its ancient trees and for being one of the oldest and the largest island in the 5th . The 18th hole just next to the clubhouse where you can take a well-deserved drink . This is certainly a luxury setting with an exciting field providing a great day of golf.
Santo da Serra Golf Club
This was the first golf course to be built in wood in 1937 by a group of Englishmen who inaugurated a nine-hole course .
In 1991 , the last 18 holes were completed in the idyllic village of Santo da Serra , becoming a 27-hole course , par 72 .
Just 20 minutes away from the city center , visit this wonderful field among lush greenery , with magnificent views over the south coast of Madeira and enjoy golf in a traditional atmosphere .
Porto Santo golf course
The Golf Porto Santo 18- hole course was designed by Severiano Ballesteros in his now customary format 6 par 3 , 6 par 4:06 par 5 , giving the course a Par 72 . The field also includes a 9 holes par 3 with all arrivals and departures at the Clubhouse .