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Balaia Golf Village

Sitio da Balaia, Albufeira 8201-912, Portugal
+351 289 570 200
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A week to chill

Great place with lots of facilities. We came for the sun and relaxing atmosphere. We were not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John R
London, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice grounds but the restaurant is now awful.

Balaia On my first visit to the Balaia Golf Resort last year the Restaurant A Varanda was so good I... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Chester, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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Sitio da Balaia, Albufeira 8201-912, Portugal
+351 289 570 200
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with lots of facilities. We came for the sun and relaxing atmosphere. We were not disappointed. The apartment was clean and well appointed. Maid service was friendly, as was our reception on arrival. Pools were clean and with the hot weather,inviting. Overall 5...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Balaia On my first visit to the Balaia Golf Resort last year the Restaurant A Varanda was so good I ate there 3 or 4 times (see last year’s review below) What a difference a year makes, gone the nice old waiters, gone the great...More

Thank RFaserH
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Played here early morning on my own, course was in good shape, greens were nice, fairways felt a bit heavy at times, beautiful course and well worth the visit if just for a Par 3 practice round.

Thank Patric M
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Comfortable apartment, close to groceries and laundry. Free shuttle to Old Town Albufeire, although not much there except for a beautiful beach, very touristy. Hundreds of little tourist shops. Lots of pools at resort, one warm. Full kitchen, nice to be able to do our...More

Thank SheilaMargRich
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Played this golf course last Sunday. Had a relaxing morning but probably wouldn't return again. Realised it was a 9 hole par 3 course prior to visiting but some of the holes were just too short and simplistic to be challenging. 4 of the holes...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We played this small golf course - 9 Holes Par 3 - twice during our stay at the Algarves. We stayed at the Alfagar Apartments just a 3 minutes walk away, which gave us a discount on the green-fee. The course is in very good...More

Thank Marnix B
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

For any type of Holiday family Or otherwise balaia is the place to be! Love the place it's so relaxing and has everything you need , a home away from home

1  Thank Squirke33
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I can't see on TripAdvisor an area for reviewing just the golf course. That is what I am doing. It may be only nine holes, and they aren't that long, but are they intimidating? In fact one of them is the most scary hole I...More

1  Thank Alan H
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Pools are meant to be open at 9am. That is too late for me as I like a swim before breakfast however those are the rules. So off I trot 9am tried 3 pools, sorry not cleaned yet will be at least 20 mins. All...More

1  Thank carolyn w
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I clean and tidy resort with beautiful gardens and pools. The resort is within walking distance of the beach and has numerous pools. The tennis courts are in excellent condition with a coach to help improve your game. There is s 9 hole par 3...More

Thank Jonathan B
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Margaret C
30 December 2016|
Response from Squirke33 | Reviewed this property |
Generally no as far as I'm aware