Madeira is a golf destination of excellence. The tradition of this sport on the island dates back to 1937, when the british Miles, Leacock and Blandy built the first golf course of nine holes.
This sport has grown and consolidated itself to the point of the two islands that comprise the archipelago dispose of three magnificent golf courses that have attracted golfers from around the world, thanks to the excellent weather that allows playing all year.
Santo da Serra Golf Club
Built in 1937 at an altitude of 700 meters, the Santo da Serra Golf Club is beautiful, with natural lakes, trees and flowering shrubs, three combinations of nine holes (Desertas, Machico and Serras). This space is equipped with restaurant, has already hosted the most prestigious PGA tournaments of Madeira and offers unlimited special golf packs.
The golf course offers individual or group lessons and offers rental of clubs, trolleys and buggies.
This amazing field has 18 holes, with stunning views over the bay of Funchal, consisting of an extensive pine forest, a wood with trees and lush greenery. This is one of the most famous fields, with a game suitable to all levels of experience, having been honored in 2009 as one of the top 100 European courses by the Golf World UK.
The clubhouse has a typical Madeira design, 500 meters above sea level, with a panoramic terrace with spectacular views over the Atlantic. The enclosure features of Driving range, putting green, chipping green with bunkers, academy course with 6 holes, practice nets, pro-shop, restaurant and bar services, as well as individual or group lessons.
Porto Santo Golf
Situated on the island of the same name, the golf course of Porto Santo has 18 holes and was designed by Severiano Ballesteros, in the format of 6 par 3, 6 par 4 and 6 par 5, giving the course a par 72.
The field also includes a course of 9 holes par 3 with all the exits and arrivals next the Clubhouse. The club House of Porto Santo Golf is a beautiful building, with the particularity of being perfectly integrated into the landscape and offer views over the field.