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Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, Algarve

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club is set in a beautiful landscape between the mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. The winning combination of world class facilities, luxurious accommodation and luxury 5* hotel service create an outstanding holiday experience. Golfers will love Portugal's number one course designed by Jack Nicklaus plus the chance to take lessons at the one site academy. Gourmets will appreciate the fine dining restaurants which are gaining a reputation across Europe. For those of you who like to be active, the a communal swimming pool, tennis courts and a gym with workout classes will keep you busy. Relax in the spa with a tranquil massage plus time in the steam room and sauna. Families can enjoy time together in the Kids' Villa, a playroom with a selection of toys for toddlers to teenagers. You’ll have the choice of staying in a villa with a private pool or a linked villa, all designed to the highest standards.

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Facilities & Services



A variety of dining experiences can be enjoyed during your stay at Monte Rei. Executive Chef Rui Silvestre has overseen each of the restaurant's menus to ensure mouth-watering cuisine that uses fresh ingredients, coupled with exceptional wine and a unique dining experience.

Vistas Restaurant

The Michelin-starred Chef Rui Silvestre brings his inspiring culinary talents to the resort's signature restaurant. The menu celebrates the freshest local ingredients to create delicious Mediterranean cuisine. Vistas' impressive wine cellar will take you on a tour of Portugal's rich and varied wine regions. Dine in the opulent showpiece restaurant with stunning views out to the picturesque golf course.

  • Dress code: Formal
  • Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday. From 19.30 to 22.30
  • Children over the age of 8 welcome however no separate menu
  • Charges apply - bookable and payable locally in resort

The Grill

With an extensive menu on offer throughout the day, The Grill is the social hub of Monte Rei as part of The Clubhouse where you can enjoy a relaxed lunch, afternoon tea or casual evening meal, inside the restaurant or on the terrace overlooking the North Course. Taking high-quality ingredients, the kitchen turns them into appetising dishes – every mouthful designed to inspire and savour.                                         

  • Dress code: smart/casual  
  • Opening times: Monday to Sunday. From 7.30am to 10.00pm
  • Lunch, afternoon tea & dinner 
  • Charges apply - bookable and payable locally in resort


For dining in the sunshine, head over to Veranda, the poolside restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. It's the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed meal or evening cocktail with family and friends serving a mix of Mediterranean and international cuisine. Veranda also hosts a variety of popular seasonal events including barbeques and themed cuisine evenings.

  • Dress code: relaxed/causal 
  • Opening times: Monday to Sunday. From 7.00am to 10.00pm
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner 
  • Charges apply

Golf Courses

Golf Course

If your idea of the perfect holiday involves several rounds of golf in a spectacular setting, then you won't be disappointed. The North Course, a Jack Nicklaus designed 18 hole golf course, is set in the foothills of the Eastern Algarve with views out across the Atlantic. This par 72 Championship course has been consistently voted the premier course in Portugal with an enjoyable series of eight par-4s, five par-3s and five par-5s. After your round, relax in the iconic club house set in perfectly tended gardens.

Course Details

  • Course yards: 7181
  • Course par: 72
  • Handicap: 28 (male), 36 (female)
  • Handicap certificate required
  • Dress code: Golf shoes (soft spikes) must be worn with appropriate golf attire, tailored or Bermuda style shorts or trousers and collared golf shirts. Ladies may wear sleeveless golf attire
  • Buggy only course
  • Equipment hire available
  • Minimum age: 16 years (unless accompanied by an adult)
  • Charges apply - pre-bookable and payable locally in resort

Golf Academy

To really improve your game, book a package or one off lessons with one of the resort PGA pros. You can also get some practise in at the driving range, short game area or on the putting green. Afterwards, relax in the Clubhouse.

  • Equipment hire
  • Golf shop
  • Individual or group lessons are available with professionals
  • Charges apply - pre-bookable and payable locally in resort

Swimming pool

There is a large communal heated pool for guests to enjoy a refreshing dip in the morning or an afternoon swim to cool off from the Portuguese sun. The heated children’s pool is great for the kids to have a splash in.

  • Pools open year round
  • Pool towels provided free of charge
  • Veranda Pool – Open from 7.30am to 10.00pm Pool size 66ft x 30ft. Pool depth min 4ft, max 5ft
  • Children’s Pool – Open from 10.00am to 7.00pm Pool size 21ft x 15ft. Pool depth min 1ft, max 1ft

Gym and Fitness

Whether you're maintaining your fitness goals or just want to stay active on holiday, at Monte Rei Golf & Country Club there is a gym and fitness centre for everyone to enjoy. A personal trainer can be arranged for those wanting extra help defining their workout routines and reaching their goals.

  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (unmanned)
  • Gym access: Free of charge
  • Personal trainer: Charges apply - pre-bookable and payable locally in resort.


If you're looking to unwind or just indulge in a little pampering to make you look and feel great, why not book a massage or facial from many of the treatments the spa has to offer? Complete your rejuvenating visit in the steam and sauna room for pure relaxation.

  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Steam & Sauna available free of charge
  • Other charges apply - pre-bookable and payable locally in resort

Kids' Villa

The Monte Rei Kids' Villa is a great place for you to enjoy some quality time with your children away from the sun. Conveniently located next to the heated communal swimming pool and Veranda restaurant, this unsupervised playroom is equipped with a range of indoor and outdoor games as well as a Playstation and WiFi.

  • Unsupervised playroom
  • WiFi available free of charge
  • Open daily from 9.00am to 7.00pm


There are 2 hard tennis courts, perfect for a friendly game.

  •  Racket hire
  •  Equipment hire
  •  Charges apply - pre-bookable and payable locally in resort

Concierge Service

Monte Rei pride themselves on their conceirge team who will be happy to arrange services and activities to enhance your stay including in-villa private dining, fishing, cycling and walking tours of the pretty town of Tavira.

Your Questions Answered

We understand that following Covid-19 you will have questions before booking a holiday. The health and safety of our customers is of the upmost importance therefore, to ensure your peace of mind and wellbeing, we have put extra provisions in place. For more information and guidance from pre-travel information to cleanliness of the villas, please click here.


Monte Rei is the perfect location to explore and enjoy the spectacular Eastern Algarve region. With architecturally beautiful towns and unspoilt beaches, the area has maintained its unique character and heritage over the centuries. The beautiful town of Tavira is a short drive away with several traditional churches, authentic restaurants and boutique shops. Praia da Manta Rota Beach is a short drive from the resort with a long stretch of soft sand, surrounded by pine trees and crystal clear waters. Spend an evening relaxing and watching the sunset, it is simply stunning.

  • Praia da Manta Rota Beach 4½ miles
  • Tavira 9¾ miles
  • Restaurants on site
  • Mini market 2½ miles
  • Faro airport 35 miles