The Algarve’s geographical position gives it some special bioclimatic features. Although situated by the Atlantic Ocean, it has a temperate climate with Mediterranean characteristics, more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year and a low annual average rainfall. The region enjoys average summer highs on the coast of 32°C. “Voted the World’s Best Golf Destination by the World Golf Awards for the fourth year in a row (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017), Portugal has a wide range of courses with characteristics to suit different levels of ability and budgets. In the Algarve, there are 39 golf courses.