The sport of lawn bowling is an ideal recreation for
Portugal and in particular in the south with the warm
Algarve climate, which allows players to bowl all
through the year. Perhaps the one exception to this
is during the height of the summer when the best place
could be is sitting on a sandy beach or in the shade!
At the moment the sport is only practiced in the
Algarve and there it is rapidly increasing as a popular
location with several active clubs and with others
planned to open. A Crown Green has been constructed on
which to play at the Alcantarilha Bowling Club.
This suitability of climate, together with many
supporting facilities and tourist attractions, are
proving to be a strong inducement that is proven by
the ever increasing number of visiting Bowling Clubs
from the UK. Also, it is not unusual to find visiting
bowlers from as far away as Australia, Canada and
South Africa on the green. All the Clubs are pleased
to receive visitors and usually these guests can take
part in any local competition or just play the green.
Clubs also provide a full range of bowls that can be
hired to the visitor at a nominal charge.