San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo

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San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo | NCG Top 100s: European Golf Resorts

Situated in the golfing paradise that is the Algarve, the San Lorenzo Golf Course is one of several stunning golf courses in the region. Alongside the likes of Dom Pedro, Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago, San Lorenzo provides golfing excellence in a wonderful climate.

San Lorenzo features stunning views over the Ria Formosa Estuary and Nature Reserve, and then the Atlantic Ocean beyond that as well. Geographically, it is situated less than half an hour from Faro International Airport, making it the perfect place for international visitors to play and stay as well. 

Linked with San Lorenzo Golf Course is the Dona Filipa Hotel, which provides 5-star accommodation for golfers in the area. The hotel has been renovated to the highest standard in recent years, and it is now an exclusive resort boasting quality throughout its 154 rooms and five restaurants and bars. 

San Lorenzo is a great place for families as well thanks to the Kangaroo Club which offers children their own little paradise inside the hotel. Add that to the stunning golf courses, incredible views over the Atlantic and wonderful food options at the Dona Filipa, and you’ve got one hell of a holiday package!

Visit San Lorenzo’s website here.

San Lorenzo Overview | NCG Top 100s: European Golf Resorts

San Lorenzo Golf Course

San Lorenzo is one of the more well-known courses in the Algarve. Designed by American golf course architect Joseph Lee, the course is located within the Ria Formosa Estuary and Nature Reserve, with views out over the Atlantic Ocean.

Lee’s design sees the 18-hole lay-out border the Ria Formosa Estuary and its salt water lagoons, with those becoming hazards on several of the holes. The course is laid out in a figure of eight shape, with the clubhouse and golf shop situated at the very heart of the course.

Top Notch Golf Facilities

San Lorenzo is the home to a stunning driving range, where the long game can be worked on. There is also a dedicated short game area with a putting green and two chipping areas, one of which has a bunker to practise up and downs from the sand.

Under the tutelage of PGA Professional Albano Rodrigues, the San Lorenzo Golf Course can deliver the tuition of philosophy, knowledge and techniques, flexible to golfers of all ages and abilities.

The San Lorenzo Golf Course offers extensive and specifically tailored programs to individual players or groups of children, seniors, families, or simply friends, whether that is a five-day program or simply for a few hours to perfect specific game techniques.

Dona Filipa Hotel

The 5-star Dona Filipa Hotel is surrounded by lush greenery and panoramic ocean views that stretch for miles. The hotel has been recently refurbished to blend modern design with classic Portuguese style in all of its rooms. Family holidays, golf breaks, corporate retreats and beach getaways can all be enjoyed at the Dona Filipa.

There is a wide array of accommodation options at the Dona Filipa, starting off with Classic Rooms. There are also Premium and Grand Classic rooms, before moving up to four different types of suites. The suites all sleep at least four people, while the Presidential Penthouse is one of the finest suites in the Algarve.

The Dona Filipa also features its own in-house spa - the Dolce Deluxe Spa. Guests can enjoy a relaxing time at the spa, enjoying massages and treatments or simply unwinding in the pools, saunas and steam rooms that are part of the facility.

FAQs about San Lorenzo

Where is San Lorenzo located?
San Lorenzo is situated on the south coast of Portugal, just outside the city of Faro. Several other world class golfing resorts are on its doorstep.

What is the nearest airport to San Lorenzo?
Faro International Airport is located just over 10 miles from San Lorenzo via the N125. It is situated less than half an hour’s drive from the resort. Faro provides daily flights to the majority of European countries, including several flights per day to different airports in the United Kingdom.

What golf facilities does San Lorenzo offer?
Situated in the heart of the San Lorenzo Golf Course, the San Lorenzo Clubhouse Restaurant is the perfect place to tee your afternoon off with a sumptuous meal or a refreshing drink. The San Lorenzo Golf Course Pro Golf Shop offers a wide range of products of worldwide brands.

San Lorenzo also offers a great practice facility for warming up before a round, or just to get some training in. There is a driving range and a short game area, which houses a putting green, two chipping greens and a bunker to practise your sand play. 

Does San Lorenzo offer golf lessons?
The San Lorenzo Golf Course offers specifically tailored programs to individual players or groups of children, seniors, families. From individual lessons and group clinics, right the way up to a five-day intensive program, there is training for everyone at San Lorenzo.

What are the green fees at San Lorenzo?
The most expensive green fee at San Lorenzo comes from February-May and September-October, when the temperatures are just right for golf. An 18-hole round during these periods of the year will cost €160. That price is reduced down to €130 during the winter months.

Is San Lorenzo suitable for families?
Dona Filipa Hotel is one of the 5 star hotels in the Algarve with an enclosed dedicated space for kids. The Kangaroo Club - with its enclosed grounds, is a totally safe, fully supervised and fun filled area specially dedicated to children. 

The Kangaroo Club offers kids their own playing paradise, the wonders of new and educational experiences and the chance to make new friendships! Children (from 3 to 12 years of age) are sure to have an unforgettable time at our fully supervised and specialised children's facility. These facilities are seasonal, functioning during the summer months until the month of November, as well as during Easter and Christmas periods.

What accommodation is on offer at San Lorenzo?
The Dona Filipa Hotel is linked to the San Lorenzo Golf Course, and provides all sorts of accommodation options for a stay on the south coast of Portugal. From classic rooms to deluxe suites, all the way up to the Presidential Penthouse, the Dona Filipa has a little bit of everything.

What other resorts and courses are nearby?
San Lorenzo is in a golfing paradise on the south coast of Portugal, with several other resorts on our European Golf Resorts list within just a few miles.

Dom Pedro, home to five golf courses, is one of those. Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago, Salgados and Pine Cliffs are also within the same region of Portugal.

Visit San Lorenzo’s website here.