This site uses cookies to improve performance and make your experience better.
By browsing this site you consent to the use of cookies. For more information see the cookie policy.
Follow us
Our Golf Courses

Vila Sol

PHO: +351 289 320 370
Info +
Not the easiest opening hole! Try to keep the ball right side of the fairway with your tee shot to allow the best angle to this small green.
PAR: 4 SI: 3
Favour the right side in the fairway with your tee shot and then try to avoid the bunkers by the green with your approach this 2 tier green.
PAR: 4 SI: 7
A good tee shot is key down this dog legged hole, keep it straight off the tee to give you a look at the green which is slope left to right.
PAR: 4 SI: 1
Nice par three avoid going left or long on this hole no problem short or right of the green.
PAR: 3 SI: 15
Dog leg right surrounded by water hazards keep your drive straight off the tee but don't go too long 220m leaves you in the middle of the fairway, with a good look at the green.
PAR: 4 SI: 11
A great risk and reward hole keep out of the right hand bunker off the tee and short or right of the water for your longer hitters to give you a chance of reaching the green in 2!
PAR: 5 SI: 9
A good test of the nerves once you've negotiated the water be aware the green slopes strongly back to front, so try to leave an up hill putt!
PAR: 3 SI: 13
Trick par 5 with OB right and water left which continues all the way down the hole crossing in front of the green an around it to the right. So keep it straight from the tee and be careful with the layup.
PAR: 5 SI: 5
Short par 4 just keep it straight to leave a short approach to the green.
PAR: 4 SI: 17
Dog leg left play this safe and hit straight off the tee 220m gives a good look at the generous sized green.
PAR: 4 SI: 10
Straight par 5 favour the left side as the ball will kick right on this sloping fairway.
PAR: 5 SI: 16
Trick dog leg left par 4 not really worth taking on the corner keep it straight 230m gives a good look at this elevated green. Favour the right half of the green with your approach.
PAR: 4 SI: 6
This is a tricky little par 3 due to the negative elevation so pick the right club!
PAR: 3 SI: 18
Tough par 5 with the fairway sloping left to right for the tee shot so favour the left half of the fairway. Also be careful to layup short of the pond waiting the gather your ball short of the green to allow you yo approach the 3 tier green.
PAR: 5 SI: 2
This is a good par 3 with deep bunker right of the green hit for the middle of the green.
PAR: 3 SI: 14
Slight dog leg right but no need to cut the corner keep it straight down the fairway from the tee maybe 3 wood better for the longer hitters to give you a look at slightly elevated green.
PAR: 4 SI: 8
Blind tee shot which narrows for the longer hitters, short and straight is the way to go down here to give you the best chance to attack the green.
PAR: 4 SI: 12
Tough finishing hole so favour right half of the fairway from the tee to be able to see the green for your second and favour the left half of the green with your approach as the slope will take the ball to the middle of the green.
PAR: 4 SI: 4
Nice meandering par 5 right of centre tee shot leave the best angle for the second shot.
PAR: 5 SI: 6
Stay away from the bunker short right on this par 3 there is more room left than you think.
PAR: 3 SI: 16
Keep it straight off the tee to leave a shot over the water to this large green.
PAR: 4 SI: 8
OB left but lots of room right but you might need to negotiate some trees with your approach to the green.
PAR: 4 SI: 12
This is a long narrow par 5, so keep it straight and strike it well. And be sure to get the ball to the middle of the green to avoid it rolling back down the hill.
PAR: 5 SI: 2
Tight tee shot here with bunkers to the left and trees to the right a short tee shot offers a wider target and hitting a longer approach is helped with the green being quiet open with no bunkers.
PAR: 4 SI: 14
Uphill par three with a long green avoid the bunkers left of the green, as there more room to the right.
PAR: 3 SI: 18
This is a tough par 4 which needs a good tee shot favouring the left side of the fairway as the ball will bounce to the right. Make sure you take enough club to reach this sloping elevated green to avoid the stream running in front.
PAR: 4 SI: 4
Great finishing hole with water running all down the left, so keep it right off the tee to safe and have the chance to hit the green in 2.
PAR: 4 SI: 10
Vila Sol
Internationally known, the Vila Sol golf course managed by thePestanaGroup, is now part of the Algarve’s most sought after golf courses. Having been inaugurated in 1991 with the signature of the architect Donald Steel, "Vila Sol, is living proof that dreams can be realized. Located in the Central Algarve the Vila Sol Hotel and Golf resort is set in 75 acres of natural beauty and accommodates these two magnificent golf courses,PestanaVila Sol Championship and Pestana Vila Sol Academy Golf Course

Championship Golf Course -18 holes
Currently with start point at tee one, the course is planned to give all visitors who come to play at Vila Sol Golf in the Algarve a course where the preservation of the natural environment is sharply in mind.
The scenario consists of a pine, almond and fig trees, plants, flowers, lakes and streams, which all add to the pleasure and challenge of completing 72 strokes at this championship golf course, making the experience unforgettable from first to last shot.

Pestana Village Sol Academy Golf Course -9 holes
For groups of professionals or for those who want a faster start and short game, this golf course gives the opportunity for a major golf training session which also encompasses a driving range of 300 meters, two putting greens, with chip areas, bunkers, and 9 holes tee shots ( the nine hole golf Academy course covers the 19th to 27th and allows classes to be customized, with a golf course of excellence, a fantastic layout and a unique natural environment. PestanaVila Sol Golf, one of a range of PestanaGolf Courses in the Algarve


Download PDF scorecard for your convenience. Score cards are provided on site in addition, together with the hole guide.


Download PDF scorecard for your convenience. Score cards are provided on site in addition, together with the hole guide.


Download PDF scorecard for your convenience. Score cards are provided on site in addition, together with the hole guide.

Golf Rates

High Season (Nov., 16th to 28th Feb, April, May & Sep. 16th - 30th)

Low Season (Dec., Jan. 1st to 15th Feb., June, July, Aug. & Sep. 1st to 15th)

Premium Season (Mach e October)
Pestana Vila Sol Golf
& Resort Hotel
Vilamoura 8125-307

Latitude 37º 5’26.988’’N 
(dd: 37.09083)

Longitude 8º 5’37.525”W 
(dd: -8.093757)

  • 1 image of 6
  • 2 image of 6
  • 3 image of 6
  • 4 image of 6
  • 5 image of 6
  • 6 image of 6

Rules & Etiquette

The rules of the royal and ancient golf club of st. Andrews as endorsed by the portuguese golf federation apply.


  • Out of bounds - White stakes and/or lines/boundary walls.
  • Water hazards - Yellow stakes and/or lines.
  • Lateral hazards - Red stakes and/or lines.
  • Ground under repair - Blue stakes and/or lines.
  • Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions (Rule Nº 24-1)
  • Immovable Obstructions - Sprinklerheads, control boxes, drainage grills, manhole covers, wells, permanent buildings, bridges, footpaths, buggy paths, rocks along buggy paths and service roads. (Rule Nº 24-2)
  • Protection of young trees - If a wire enclosed, staked, or tagged tree interferes with a player's stance or area of swing, theball shall be lifted and dropped in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Rule 24-2b (i) Immovable Obstruction. The ball may be cleaned when lifted.
  • Wrong putting green - Rule N.º25-3: Ball must be dropped off wrong putting-green, not nearer the hole, without penalty.

HANDICAP LIMITS: Men 27 / Ladies 35.
  • The player shall report to the starter not less than 5 minutes before his/her starting time.
  • The player who fails to do so loses his/her starting time.
  • Noplayershall play without permission from the starter.
  • It is the duty of every group of players to let faster players through.
  • The player shall follow the instructions of the course marshals.
  • An 18 hole round shall not last longer than 4 hours 30 minutes.
  • The player shall replace divots and shall repair pitch marks at all times.
  • During peak golfing times, the form of play will be for balls.
  • Management reserves the right to combine players to satisfy this requirement.
    We reserve the right to ask you to leave our premises if your behavior is not in accordancewith the club's rules. No refund will be issued in the event of the rules not being adhered to.

  • The player should wear proper golf shoes.
  • The player must not wear casual shorts, jeans, sleeveless shirts or track suits.

  • When hiring a buggy the player will be responsible in accordance with the buggy-rentalagreement.
  • 90º Rule apply at all times.

Pestana Golf & Resort Carvoeiro accept no responsibility for any accidents and/or damage that may occur through the use of their golf courses.

Newsletter Subscribe our newsletter