|With two distinctive
sections, the Boavista golf course offers a variety of holes, commencing
with the welcoming 1st hole, a meandering downhill par-4, bordered by beautiful
sub-tropical landscaping leading to harmoniously, designed properties.
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The signature hole on the
outward nine is the stunning par-4, 7th hole set against a glorious backdrop
of the Atlantic ocean with exhilarating panoramic views extending from
Praia da Luz round to with the hills at Monchique creating a spectacular
In 2004 Boavista Golf hosted
the inaugural round of the prestigious Sir Henry Cooper / Mike Reid Charity
Golf Classic. A field of 88 golfers including 22 celebrities from the UK
took part in the event.
Boavista offers two distinct
sections of play providing a variety of attractive and interesting holes.
From the first to the last putt on the 18th green it promises a sensible
game for the average player.
Umbrella pines, blossoming
almond, fig, palm and olive trees line the rolling fairways, weaving their
way between water hazards and shrewdly placed bunkers. Breathtaking views,
spectacular scenery and the clear Atlantic Ocean, which is visible from
most holes, all combine to make this course a delight for the golfer.
The holes near the resort
are designed to intrduce rough off the fairway while the next few pass
through a protected environment which could not be damaged during construction.
The views from the next holes
take in the whole bay as far as the most westerly headland in Europe