Estela Golf is a remarkable links course located in Povoa do Varzim, just a 40-minute drive from Oporto. The area boasts luxurious amenities, a climate cooled by the Atlantic breeze in summer, and warmed by the Golf stream in winter. The course stretches over almost 6,300 meters (7,000 yards) from the back tees, with a par of 72, a 72.7 Course Rating, and a 131 Slope Rating.
The golf course at Estela is challenging, particularly for those who struggle with the driver. With narrow fairways in the landing areas, the tee shot is of utmost importance. Fairway bunkers are scarce on the course as the dunes serve as a natural obstacle for those who miss the fairways. Shots towards the greens are mostly open, allowing the ball to roll in. The greens are firm and fast, and even after heavy rain in winter, they remain in excellent condition.
Apart from the challenging course, you are rewarded with spectacular views over the Atlantic and the mountains, especially in the first nine holes. An exceptional links course that golf enthusiasts should add to their list of must-play courses. It offers a challenging game, magnificent views, luxurious amenities, and a climate that makes it perfect for golfing year-round. If you're looking for a unique golfing experience, Estela Golf should be on your list.