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What you can expect

Variety of golf courses

Four fantastic golf courses

Pestana Dom Joao II Beach & Golf Resort

Beach front hotel

Solos Spring Golf

A week of sociable golf

About the trip

A perfect base for our 2024 week of sociable Solos Spring golf. The beachfront 4* Pestana Dom Joao is situated in the delightful resort of Alvor ideally located with easy access to the resort centre and the areas golf courses. A fantastic way to spend a week playing golf on the Algarve.

Handicap Players Only – WHS Handicap max 38 or below


  • Insurance click here
  • Local Golf Extras as detailed in FAQ’S
  • Golf carriage
  • Side Sea View Room Upgrade £135 per week
  • Sea View Room Upgrade £160 per week

What's included?

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Twin/double room for single use
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Half Board - drinks with dinner
  • 5 rounds of golf per week
  • Private golf transfers
  • Prize giving
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully Financially Protected

Algarve Spring Golf


Golf Schedule

1 x Alto Golf Course
1 x Silves Golf Course
2 x Vale da Pinta Golf Course
1 x Gramacho Golf Course

Handicap Index required

Starting Tee Times

  • 4th March 24 Vale da Pinta 11:15
  • 5th March 24 Pestana Silves 11:33
  • 6th March 24 Alto Golf 09:18
  • 8th March 24 Gramacho 11:15
  • 9th March 24 Vale da Pinta 11:15

Alto Course

18 holes, 6,102m, Par 72

This well-known course is the last to be designed by the renowned Henry Cotton.
Located on the edge of the picturesque fishing village of Alvor and set amongst pine, fig and almond trees the delightful rolling fairways and elevated greens will test and reward players who enjoy thinking about their game.

Transfer Time : 6 mins


Silves Course

18 holes, 5,615 Par 70

With spectacular mountain views from most holes, this picturesque and well-designed course certainly offers a rewarding challenge and a test for all levels of golfers. Concentration is the name of the game from the outset where a drive at the opening hole has to flirt with water hazards on both flanks.

Transfer Time :25 mins


Vale da Pinta Course

18 holes, 6,127m, Par 71

This fantastic parkland course designed by the highly respected American golf architect Ron Fream has 8 times consecutively hosted the European Seniors Tour Qualifying final, The Vale de Pinta golf is rightly respected not just for its playability and challenging layout but for outstanding levels of beauty and enjoyment which has earned its place as one of the best designed courses in the Algarve and Europe.

Transfer Time : 21 mins


Gramacho Course

18 holes, 6,107m, Par 72

Our week includes a round at this fantastically designed championship golf course with its 18 holes and 27 greens, plus the numerous different tee points will enable players to enjoy the same course time and time again but always with slightly different challenges. Following the success of Vale da Pinta, Ron Fream teamed up with the former world No 1 Nick Price to create this unique course where they managed to incorporate the traditional landscape by utilizing the natural stone outcrops, historical dry stone walling and existing ancient trees with some artfully sculpted lakes and bunkers.
Transfer Time : 21 mins


Pestana Dom Joao II Beach & Golf Resort 4 *

A perfect base for our week of sociable Spring golf. The beachfront Pestana Dom Joao is situated in the delightful resort of Alvor ideally situated with easy access to the resort centre and the areas golf courses.

Facilities Include

Facilities include restaurant, bar, wi-fi,  swimming pool including indoor pool, gym, Magic Spa with sauna, steam room, beauty and massage treatments available (local charge).

Room Includes

The inland view rooms include ensuite bathroom, flat screen TV, air conditioning, hair dryer, safe (payable locally), fridge, some with balcony.


Upgrade to

  • Side Sea View Room £135 per week
  • Sea View Room £160 per week

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January 16 °C 6 °C
February 18 °C 7 °C
March 21 °C 9 °C
April 23 °C 11 °C
May 25 °C 14 °C
June 28 °C 17 °C
July - August 32 °C 19 °C
September 29 °C 17 °C
October 25 °C 14 °C
November 20 °C 11 °C
December 17 °C 9 °C

Our Reviews

“I’m sure you will enjoy it, I have been on three solos holidays to date and the people I’ve met have been great.”

“I’ve been travelling with Solos for nearly 20 years, on and off. The reason is for exactly what you want – you meet like minded people… and have loads of fun!”

“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”


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