The best places to play padel in Portugal (22 suggestions)

According to the Portuguese Padel Federation, Portugal already has nearly 400 courses and about 100 clubs.


Despite the fact that the first Padel court in Portugal was built in the 90s, its notoriety is recent. According to the Portuguese Padel Federation, the country already has nearly 400 courses and about 100 clubs.

In 2008, the country received, at the Estoril Tennis Club, the European Padel Championship. In this sporting event, Portugal won 3rd place on the podium. Currently, padel is present in 14 Portuguese regions and Excelente has gathered the most popular options for you.

Best Padel Courts in Porto

Mar Padel, Leça da Palmeira

Mar Padel is an indoor padel club with a total gross area of about 3.000 m2 and has eight padel courts. Founded in 2017, the facilities have a bar, changing rooms, parking, physiotherapy office and social areas. Prices vary depending on the type, time and day of the week, but start at 16 euros.

Padel – Inn, Vila Nova de Gaia

This infrastructure has ten courses and is open for adults and children, with a gym, kids zone, spa & wellness and lounge space.

Quinta Monserrate, Matosinhos

In 2015, in a space that was once destined for agricultural activity,  Quinta de Monserrate - Club was born, intended for outdoor sports. Currently, the Quinta has five clubs spread across Porto (City Park), Matosinhos (Club and Indoor), Braga and V.N.Gaia, totalling 29 paddle courts. 

Top-padel, Vila Nova de Gaia

Top Padel is a padel academy with six training centers, among which the Fluvial Indoor Center, Industrial Indoor Center and Quinta do Fojo Outdoor Center, all located in the district of Porto. In total, it has 16 courts and has a bar and restaurant, shops and lounge areas with wi-fi. The price varies depending on the day and time.

Padelovers, Matosinhos

Padelovers is located next to Marshopping and has five courts, changing rooms, shop, bar and fitness area. 

Nortepadel, Zona Industrial do Porto

Nortepadel was born from a family business and the will to create a club where people could feel at home. Currently, it offers four indoor courts, open to students of the academy and to all those who want to book them.

Proracket Squash & Padel, Matosinhos

The Proracket is the largest squash club in Portugal, with seven courts. For padel  three roofed courts were recently allocated.

Best Padel Courts in Lisbon

Rackets Pro, Campo Grande

Rackets Pro was born in the old University Stadium of Lisbon and is today the largest national racquet center, with 12 paddle courts, six of them roofed.

Lisboa Racket Centre, Alvalade

This is the space with the largest number of players in Portugal, bringing together a total of 300 sportsmen. This was the first club in Portugal with paddle tennis courts, featuring a padel school with more than ten years of experience, more than 180 padel students and three qualified teachers.

Padel Benfica, Benfica

Padel Benfica is in an extensive green space with two outdoor paddle courts and a support café, where you can acquire the material for the game.

Clube de Padel, Alcântara

This option offers you a privileged view over the Tagus River, as well as six semi-covered synthetic grass courts.

Padel CIF, Restelo

This option, situated in Restelo, has three courts, two of them covered.

Lambert Club, Quinta das Conchas

The Lambert Club, built in 2015, has three courts.

Padel Clube VII, Parque Eduardo VII

Padel Club VII is situated in Parque Eduardo VII and has seven paddle courts, five of them covered.

Best paddle courts in the Algarve

Tennis and Padel Centre, Faro

The Faro Tennis and Padel Center has been nominated eight times for club of the year. The space has nine Padel courts, three covered and one Padbol court. 

Vilamoura Tennis and Padel Academy, Quarteira

The Vilamoura Tennis and Padel Academy has five synthetic grass courts and among the various infrastructures, it has a pizzeria, so you can gather friends to play, but also enjoy a good meal. Being an international reference due to the fact that it is a family space, the space also has a playground.

MyCenter - Sports & Wellness, Faro

MyCenter has four paddle courts, with artificial lighting. For those who live the game with more intensity, they can still participate in the official competitions of the club.

Algarve Tennis & Fitness Club, Almancil

The Algarve Tennis & Fitness Club has three outdoor paddle courts. Still, this option has several other modalities, so it is perfect for the whole family. In addition, it has a snack bar that allows both excellent meals, after the games, as well as take-away orders.

Best Padel Courts in Madeira

Parque Desportivo Água de Pena, Machico

The Água de Pena Sports Complex is a bold project open to the public, developed under the platform of the Madeira airport. In addition to padel, it offers facilities for many other sports such as hockey, skating, indoor soccer, minibasket, volleyball, handball. To contemplate the view there is a panoramic deck that runs along the seafront almost the entire enclosure.

Padel and Lazer Centre (Funchal)

Padel e Lazer Centre is located in the centre of Funchal and offers free parking. The space has three covered courts and led lighting. Open since 2016, it has restaurant activity, so you can have fun and enjoy typical meals of Funchal.

Funchal Tennis Club, Funchal

The Funchal Tennis Club is the oldest tennis club in the region. More recently, it added the padel activity. This option allows you to book the courts, as well as individual or group lessons.

Ludens Club de Machico, Machico

Ludens was founded in 2002 and currently has 11 modalities, among which, padel. The club allows you to book courts to have fun while playing sports.

The best places to play padel in Portugal (22 suggestions)
The best places to play padel in Portugal (22 suggestions)