Palheiro Golf, Funchal

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#4 of 44 in Golf in Portugal
Swing, drive, and putt your way through a varied course at Palheiro Golf. Test your skills on a full run of 18 holes, featuring difficult sections while maintaining relatively high levels of accessibility for golfers of all skill levels. You'll find that each hole often tries to take advantage of the natural hilliness of the area, utilizing bumps and rises within the sand traps and tricky greens. Throughout your game, you'll have views over Funchal Bay, the city, and the coastline. Later, swing by the clubhouse for a similar view, and grab a drink or snack. Golf lessons are available. Put Palheiro Golf at the forefront of your travel plans using our Funchal visit planner.
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  • July 23, 2017
    At Palheiro Golf, you will enjoy an exceptional career, not its design and its décor simply stunning. The plunging views over the city of Funchal and the ocean are unique. The course is not very difficult, the distances are reasonable and tolerant fairways in most cases. Only the greens are problematic when I was there: too slow! I had trouble getting used to their speed. The real difficulty is physical, as it climbs squarely by location: caddy or recommended cart. But don't worry, it's the holidays, golf is not very frequent and you will have time to catch your breath ;-)
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  • July 1, 2017
    Played 6 rounds on this tough hilly course with magnificent views and the biggest alliums I have ever seen! We usually walk, but needed a buggy each day. Pro-shop & clubhouse staff very welcoming. Ver...  more »
  • June 30, 2017
    10 years ago for the first time on the Palheiro golf course played an extra lesson taken from Lewis, since that time at least 8 x been back but after this year, we have really made the decision to not go back! What Reed v. in april wrote is very true it is a job where you have to walk a lot despite the buggy rent dropping and climbing, not really friendly also the fairways were on very many places dor and kei hard with much wild thick flat and 20 cm tall grass the bunkers there were really not okay to the edge was the grass and weeds for weeks no longer cleared away. the trails can be found is more of a motainbikebaan with bumps lumps and roots, the greens that were really a billiards in the past are now hult and hump. We had unlimited golf booked from 23-28 June 2017 with buggy for an all in price but no on Sunday 25 June we could not play we did have a tee time of 11:00 but no then next year were allowed to once play for free we had ever paid the package price already on the 23. but money back ho but they would come back on there the other day but forget it! because we have gone to Santo da Serra what incl. buggy already so we had double paid 190 euros. one thing is for sure as far as we are concerned, there is no next year, so no one wants to treat. the Court not okay no solution to an error made by their No 9 after x time it's bye bye whisk whisk Palheiro golf, we defer to another golf vacation destination
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  • Wow! Palheiro Golf has astonishing views over Funchal, the ocean and the surrounding area. At about 500 metres above sea level the golf course is very challenging and we finished our round with a lovely snack in the clubhouse - also with amazing views over the city.
  • Quiet place with an awesome view of Funchal. Totally recommend it.
  • Nice place..difficult course..A car is nessecary. Nice restaurant. God food and service.stunning wiev over Funchal
  • Wonderful views over Funchal bay.
  • Beautiful ***** love ⛳️🏌

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