We stayed in a villa - there is no hotel as such. The villa was well-appointed and comfortable. The staff at the resort are wonderful - nothing was too much trouble and all spoke English. The main restaurant The Grill is fine but not amazing. The Veranda likewise. The Vistas was closed.
Reasons to Visit Monte Rei Resort
Number 1 Golf Course in Portugal and Top 20 Golf Course in Europe
Designed by 18-time Major Champion Jack Nicklaus
Award-winning golf resort with luxury villas and apartments plus stunning dining options
50 minutes from Faro Airport, 20 minutes from Tavira & 60 minutes from Vilamoura
Among the surging hills of the eastern Algarve, Monte Rei flows effortlessly over the striking Portuguese landscape, creating a golf course that has captured the hearts of golfers the world over. Since first opening its doors in 2007, Monte Rei has experienced a meteoric rise in popularity, with Jack Nicklaus’ signature design now heralded as one of the greatest layouts in the entire world.
Monte Rei Resort is found just three miles from Manta Rota Beach on the Atlantic coast, only a 45-minute drive from Faro Airport, in a peaceful setting that makes a great change of pace from the liveliness of Vilamoura. Accommodation at Monte Rei comes in the form of opulent Portuguese villas, located within a few minutes of the spectacular hilltop clubhouse making it one of the best resorts for golf in Portugal.
In 2022, Monte Rei was named Number 1 Golf Course in Portugal and 27th in the World by Golf Digest, high-praise indeed.
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