Penina Resort

Portimão, Algarve, Portugal

Positioned in the western Algarve, Penina Hotel & Golf Resort is widely renowned as the true home of Portuguese golf because this was the first 18 hole golf course and the first five star hotel in the region.

Set in a stunning 360 acre estate, amidst an impressive array of natural surroundings, the Penina Hotel & Golf Resort has been voted Portugal’s Leading Golf Resort by the World Travel Awards… whilst the marquee Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course has hosted 10 times the Portuguese Open as well as a variety of other prestigious national and international tournaments.

The Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course Built and laid out by the threetime British Open Champion, Sir Henry Cotton, the course is as challenging as it is satisfying… and as unforgiving as it is beautiful. Flanked by streams, ditches and water hazards, the course boasts an extensive array of subtle slopes, elevated greens and breathtaking scenery. The course was first opened back in 1966, completely transforming the landscape with rich, lush vegetation. It holds the record, to this day, as the only course to host ten Portuguese Opens. Over the last half-century, The Sir Henry Cotton Course has blossomed into one of the most loved golf courses in the world… and
one you’re guaranteed to love playing again and again.

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Course Details


Portimão, Algarve, Portugal


Henry Cotton

Opened Year


Handicap G / L

28 / 36

Holes / Par

18 / 73

Length (mt)



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