palheiro madeiraPalheiro Golf Estate, Madeira,  Portugal

High above sea level this beautiful course is close to the airport and offers views of the vast Ocean and Madeira’s mountainous skyline. This course with steep inclines has been carved through the land between lush pine forests and sub tropical vegetation. The architect has provided an exciting layout for a challenging round of golf and the resort offers offers a splendid golf experience.

Overal Golf Course Rating: 8/10


Founded: 1993

Par: 72

Length:  6.086 meters

Designer: Cabell Robinson

Course Documents: Score Card – Course Layout

Facilities: Club House   – Golf Academy – Driving Range – Putting Green – Chipping Green – Pro Shop – Restaurant & Bar – Buggy & Trolly Hire – Practice Nets

Handicap Requirements: No requirement

Dress Code: Soft Spikes

Suitable for: Beginner & Intermediate  Players

Fees and Hire Costs: ££

Nearest Accommodation:  Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro – The Cliff Bay Hotel

Nearest Town:  Funchal

Nearby Golf Courses: Porto SantoSanto da Serra 

Distance From Airport: 30 minutes from Funchal

For more information on this golf course in Portugal visit the Palheiro golf course  website 



Photo credit: Porto Bay Hotels & Resorts Events / / CC BY

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