Palheiro Golf
São Gonçalo, Madeira, Portugal

Set within the magnificent Palheiro Estate, Palheiro Golf Madeira Island is one of Europe's most beautiful golf courses. The 18-hole, par 72 Championship golf course meanders through a pristine environment of maritime pine and botanical woodland embroidered with lush, sub-tropical vegetation.

At nearly 500 m (1640 ft) above sea level, the location is blessed with dramatic views of Madeira's mountainous skyline and the vast Atlantic Ocean. Nestling below just 10 minutes away is Funchal, the island's capital.

Designed by renowned golf architect Cabell B. Robinson, this picturesque layout with year-round appeal takes full advantage of Madeira's hilly terrain, with abrupt ridges and deep valleys providing a compelling challenge for even the most seasoned golfer.

Teeing off here is to walk through a verdant and tranquil 200-year-old country estate, and an abundance of fragrant, exotic flora lends the course a unique and singular quality. Melodic birdsong enriches the experience.

Play calls for a fair degree of accuracy - the contoured fairways and strategically placed bunkers guarding fast, undulating greens mean there's little room for error. A halfway house, The Tea House, offers refreshments and a chance to pause and assess scorecards. Indeed, a round of golf at Palheiro engages all the senses and rewards those of all abilities with an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Palheiro Golf features maritime pine and lush sub-tropical vegetation.

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Views of the Palheiro Golf Course

Palheiro Golf: Facts & Figures

18 holes, Par 72

White 5859 metres

Yellow 5448 metres

Red 4452 metres

Practice Facilities
Palheiro Golf Academy which features a 6-hole short course layout, short game practice area, driving range, putting green and chipping green with bunkers.
Tuition available from the resident PGA golf professional.

Clubhouse, Pro Shop, Restaurant, Bar. The restaurant can offer anything from a Club Sandwich to a full à la carte meal. Outside, the terrace provides an unrivalled scenic panorama of Funchal harbour and the mountains beyond and it's a view that makes visitors feel on top of the world.

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