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Espiche Golf

Sitio dos Matos Brancos, 701-N | 10 kilometres from the historic city of Lagos, Lagos 8600-114, Portugal
+351 282 688 250
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Lovely course, plot your way round

Played for the first time this week. Really nicely put together course in a beautiful setting. Had... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David h
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Nice course, tough if you miss the fairway. Good facilities. Nice food served and nice atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emer D
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Located within a nature reserve and just five minutes from Lagos, Espiche Golf is an eco-resort which has been perfectly integrated into the surrounding natural environment and offers a unique and authentic experience in the western Algarve.
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  • Poor3%
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Sitio dos Matos Brancos, 701-N | 10 kilometres from the historic city of Lagos, Lagos 8600-114, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Played for the first time this week. Really nicely put together course in a beautiful setting. Had a great game and with local member and playing partner Roy's invaluable advice, managed to get it round in 4 over! I'm not a big hitter, but I...More

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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for sharing your positive experience at Espiche Golf with us. The unique concept behind Espiche Golf makes it one of the most challenging and exciting courses to play in the Algarve, and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your round....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice course, tough if you miss the fairway. Good facilities. Nice food served and nice atmosphere. The driving range is good.

Thank Emer D
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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for sharing your positive experience at Espiche Golf with us. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the the Course and Clubhouse, and we hope to welcome you back in the very near future.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been playing Espiche for 6+years when it was a newish course and I was a beginner! Absolutely love it more every time we return! Green staff working hard to remove rough at side of fairways so I lost fewer balls this year ( but...More

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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for sharing your positive experience at Espiche Golf with us. The unique concept behind Espiche Golf makes it one of the most challenging and exciting courses to play in the Algarve, and we are very pleased that you enjoy playing at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last 1st of June wine event was a little disappointing, the number of plates decreasing, the quality of food decreasing apart from the desert and cheese platesMore

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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your recent experience at the Gecko Restaurant at Espiche Golf. We are very sorry that we did not meet your expectations, and will ensure your comments are passed onto our management team to help us...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met Roy in passing during a round and he kindly invited me to play in the weekly Roll-Up on Thursday morning at 8am. When I arrived it turned out that the Roll-Up was cancelled due to a big competition but to my amazement and pleasure,...More

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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for sharing your positive experience at Espiche Golf with us. The unique concept behind Espiche Golf makes it one of the most challenging and exciting courses to play in the Algarve, and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your round....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So enjoyed my round of golf followed by a light lunch in the outstanding restaurant and award winning clubhouse The staff were so welcoming and friendly. Highly recommended

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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for sharing your comments about our award-winning Clubhouse at Espiche Golf. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the Clubhouse, and we hope to welcome you back in the very near future.

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

We have visited Espiche golf club every year since it opened but sadly today will be our last visit. We cannot believe the change in staff and atmosphere. We had intended having lunch and ordered a drink. My husband chose Beer while I opted for...More

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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your recent experience at the Gecko Restaurant at Espiche Golf. We are very sorry that we did not meet your expectations, and will ensure your comments are passed onto our management team to help us...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

The course is very disappointing, the course is still young (i believe 6 years old) and therfore the fairways are not in great condition. In addition most of the fairways have a slope that punishes a good shot. Not much rough, straight into the scrubland....More

Thank Nigel G
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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us, and we are very sorry that your golfing experience at Espiche did not meet your expectations. We are currently making a number of upgrades to the course, which will significantly improve playability in...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely clubhouse,staff very friendly and helpful. Course though was disappointing. Nearly all the fairways slope dramatically one way or the other and are rock hard with the result it's almost impossible to stay on them. They are very narrow too with plenty of shrubbery and...More

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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us, and we are very sorry that your golfing experience at Espiche did not meet your expectations. We are currently making a number of upgrades to the course, which will significantly improve playability in...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

What a lovely setting and clubhouse, let down totally by a very poor and unfair golf course. I played this some years ago when the course was awful and there has been some improvement but not enough to place this in a 'worth a visit'...More

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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us, and we are very sorry that your golfing experience at Espiche did not meet your expectations. We are currently making a number of upgrades to the course, which will significantly improve playability in...More

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liam c
25 June 2018|
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Response from EspicheGolf | Property representative |
Hi Liam, yes we do hire clubs. Standard and premium clubs. Do you need any additional information? Thank you, Ana Santos
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roberta a
19 October 2017|
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Response from EspicheGolf | Property representative |
Hi Roberta, thank you for your message. Yes, the course is walkable. It's a bit hilly on a few holes but nothing major. Regarding bookings, since January it's low season, normally it is very quiet so you don't need to book... More
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Lorna M
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Response from EspicheGolf | Property representative |
Dear Lorna, From Espiche Golf to Martinhal is a 30 minute drive. We work with a few transfer services so if you need to reserve transport just please contact our Golf Reception. Please let us know if you need anything... More
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