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Alvor Golf Shop: A friendly shop in the Algarve

This is the English version of my blog GDAMAS (Portuguese language, online since 2010). I'm still working on it. English is not my native language.


Golf is a tradition in the Algarve (south of Portugal). Thousands of tourists — especially from England and Germany — come every year only for this reason. We find here some of the best golf fields in the world. The region hosts grand matches, and professional golfers come to invest their money.

It’s unusual for a player to come to the Algarve with all of his or her golf equipment. So, people look for golf shops, where it’s possible to buy or rent gear and clothes.

If you are in Alvor or around, one of the best shops to visit is Alvor Golf Shop.

 Alvor Golf Shop: front of the store.

You can easily arrive there. The shop is near Alvor Villa (Historic Centre) and Alvor Ria, two popular tourist areas. Step inside and the owner, Christian, will greet you. He’s always there to serve customers. And that’s what makes the shop special. You will not feel there the cold service we find in enormous stores and hotels.

Items on sale.

Christian is kind, committed to serve you as a friend. He wants to keep loyal customers. And he succeeds in his mission. British and German tourists, particularly, appreciate his work.

The Alvor Golf Shop supplies the equipment you need for golf matches. There’s also clothing. To make your life easier, you can rent — not buy — some items.

Opening times of Alvor Golf Shop

Regular opening times:

  • Monday – Friday
    • 9:30AM – 1PM
    • 3PM – 6:30PM
  • Saturday
    • 9:30AM – 1PM

In the prime seasons for golf (March-June, September-December), it’s also open from 3PM to 6:30PM on Saturdays.

More items on sale.

Exact location & Contact

The address is Urbanização Quinta da Praia, Lote 4, Loja 15. If you need a reference to get there, use “Restaurant Al Dente.” Everybody in Alvor knows where this restaurant is.

To find the shop on Google Maps, follow this link.

The phone numbers are +351 282 413 105 and +351 925 215 885.

E-mail: alvorgolf@hotmail.com

Good luck!


G. DAMAS
I live in the Algarve (South of Portugal). My first fiction book, for young adults, was published in 2001 in Portuguese language — a time travel adventure that won thousands of readers. I also wrote some travel and tech books and manuals.
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