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Espiche Golf

| 10 kilometres from the historic city of Lagos, Lagos 8600-114, Portugal
+351 282 688 250
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Disappointing.

Lovely clubhouse,staff very friendly and helpful. Course though was disappointing. Nearly all the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Conor B
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Lovely Clubhouse, shame about the course

What a lovely setting and clubhouse, let down totally by a very poor and unfair golf course. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Eanna57
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Located within a nature reserve and just five minutes from Lagos, Espiche Clubhouse & 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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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| 10 kilometres from the historic city of Lagos, Lagos 8600-114, Portugal
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"driving range"
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"in excellent condition"
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"great club"
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"take plenty of balls"
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"fairways and greens"
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"gecko restaurant"
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"nice clubhouse"
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"blind holes"
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"green fees"
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"straight shots"
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"serving excellent food"
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"high handicappers"
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"great test"
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 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 8 April 2018

We went last year with a member. My husband and his friend to play golf whilst the member’s partner, my friend and I to enjoy the terrace in the sunshine. We worked our way through coffee, pastel de natas and aperitifs of prosecco before the...More

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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you very much for visiting Gecko Restaurant at Espiche Golf, and for sharing your positive experience with us. Our Clubhouse and Gecko Restaurant have been designed to appeal to a broad variety of clients and we welcome golfers and visitors alike to come enjoy...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Espiche is an interesting course. Really nice clubhouse and front desk staff. Good driving range abd short game area. The course is tough. The fairways are for the most part quite narrow, and from the back tees the course plays longer than the yardage. The...More

Thank Peter T
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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

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 8 March 2018

Lovely course it’s quite a challenge lost 4 balls on the first 6 holes but got to grips with it. The only problem we had was the 2 ball walking in front of us who obviously didn’t know any golf eticate and didn’t let us...More

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EspicheGolf, Gestor at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

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 26 February 2018

This is a lovely setting for a golf course, with a great club house and great food. Unfortunately it is let down by the lack of watering on the fairways, to the point that most good shots wont stay on the fairway, or even the...More

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EspicheGolf, Manager at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 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 14 February 2018

This is a lovely course, not long but technically challenging, you have to think your way around. Though at the moment it is fast and running because the Algarve needs rain. We really enjoyed the course, expect to lose balls but you will also find...More

Thank Carolyn B
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EspicheGolf, Manager at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

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 22 January 2018 via mobile

This course isn’t easy but it’s layout and hospitality make it worth a visit. Totally different to other courses in the area. Make sure you take a few extra balls . At the end make sure you visit the clubhouse for food and refreshments. We...More

Thank Elizabeth G
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EspicheGolf, Manager at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

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 21 January 2018

Played for the first time today with my husband and Roy a local who was very kind to show us the way. The facilities at this course are excellent from the exceptional clubhouse to the driving range and short game practice area. Having Roy with...More

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EspicheGolf, Manager at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

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 27 December 2017

The course does not "open" to the player in the first round and there are many difficult points. The ball is easily lost on the bushes at the edges of the fairways. The fairways and roughs are well maintained. Greens are like velvet. The course...More

Thank Vellu R
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EspicheGolf, Manager at Espiche Golf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

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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roberta a
20 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
2 November 2016|
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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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