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Spacious top floor apartment with south-west facing balconies giving uninterrupted views overlooking the 1st Fairway, large heated pool and Atlantic coast. Furnished to a very high standard with WiFi and situated in the centre of the Praia D'El Rey Golf and Country Club (apartment is in 'Aldeia Portucale' - best location in resort!). Only a minutes walk from the well equipped clubhouse providing both a la carte restaurant and bar menu, along with a relaxing lounge and large screen TVs. An easy five minute walk brings you to the glorious 2 mile deserted white sandy beach. The resort also offers all-weather tennis courts, shops and a Five Star Marriott Hotel offering fine and casual dining, state-of-the-art Health Club facilities and Spa. The resort weaves around the golf course, described as Portugal's best course in the Peugeot Golf Guide and rated 13th Best Continental Europe golf course by Golf World magazine. As our apartment is on the top floor you get the best views (plus no noisy neighbours on the tiled floor above!)
RESORT & ACTIVITIES: Situated amongst pine woods and sand dunes with two & a half kilometres of sandy beach frontage, the Praia D'El Rey Golf & Country Club is an ideal base to enjoy many of the leisure facilities this five star resort has to offer. These include the 18 hole championship golf course, driving range and clubhouse with bar, lounge and games room. Tennis centre with seven all weather multisport courts. A children’s activity playground is also located near the clubhouse. Water sports, including surfing and sea fishing locally, with the opportunity to windsurf, paraglide, sail & paddle in the more tranquil waters of the lagoon (ideal for very small children), in neighbouring Obidos. Horse riding & mountain bike hire can be booked & there are countryside & cliff top paths along the unspoilt coastline. Day trips from Peniche to the National Park at the Berlengas islands can be taken in the summer. Alternatively, there is a PS2 available for when the outdoor activities don't appeal!
THE SURROUNDING AREA: Obidos and Peniche are the two nearest towns. Obidos dating from 300 BC is a medieval walled town with narrow streets and bougainvillaea covered houses leading to the castle at the top of the hill. Peniche is a working fishing port where day trips to the Berlengas islands (a national park) can be taken in summer (May to Sept). A castle, museum and excellent seafood restaurants complete the mix. Other interesting towns are Bombarral (wine), Caldas da Rainha and Foz de Arrelho. Further afield are the religious shrine at Fatima, historic Coimbra,Sintra and of course Lisbon. Lisbon is only 1 hour away and has all the museums, shopping and nightlife you would expect of a thriving capital city.
This newly completed apartment, situated in the award winning Aldeia Portucale complex on the exclusive Praia D'El Rey development, has sea views and overlooks the 1st tee. It is only a minute from the Clubhouse and is within easy walking distance of the sandy beach. The apartment has use of a communal heated pool (possibly resorts largest). The 5* Marriot Hotel offers restaurants, bars and gym/spa facilities. Praia D'El Rey has been chosen as Portugal's No 1 golf course (Peugeot) and is ranked 13 in Europe by Golf World. PDR was also chosen as best golf development in the 2004 Homes Overseas Awards and this apartment block best Portuguese apartments (Daily Telegraph 14/2/04). There is a large tennis centre within the development, the local beaches are excellent for surfing (and lessons can be taken) and horse-riding can be booked locally. There are lots of places of interest to visit locally for history, culture or natural beauty. Please e-mail for further photos / info.
Xmas/New Year Dec 20 - Jan 9, 2015 7 night min stay
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Refundable Damage Deposit£150
No additional mandatory fees
Rental Rates include: Gas, Electricity, linen and towels (please bring beach towels) and final cleaning.
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Praia D'El Rey Golf & Country Club occupies an enviable position on the Atlantic coast, offering superb surf beaches, sand dunes, beautiful pine forests and a wealth of sport and leisure activities. The 600 acre resort is a comfortable one hour drive north of Lisbon International Airport, on the A8 motorway. Located west of the medieval fortress town of Óbidos and close to the picturesque fishing village of Peniche. Offshore lie the Berlenga Islands designated as a national nature reserve. The area is also renowned for its wonderful seafood restaurants and delicious wines.
The apartment is centrally located within the Praia del Rey resort with all facilities being close at hand including the clubhouse, children's activities club, beach, 5 star hotel, tennis courts, and children’s play area. The lovely pool area backs onto the 1st hole of the golf course (unlike some pools in the resort, which are located next to busy roads!) and the great driving range facility is located opposite!
Other Activities: historic sites
Golf: The excellent 18 hole championship golf course, rated No 1 by the internationally recognised ‘Peugeot Golf Guide’, Gold Award Winner for the Best Golf Development by the 2004 Home Overseas Award and 13th in Europe by ‘Golf World’, is set in extensive grounds of pine forest and sand dunes with spectacular views over the Atlantic and the Berlenga Islands beyond. The 72 links style course is a good test for both the high handicapped golfer as well as the more advanced player.
Very well equipped clubhouse with excellent practice facilities (including a short game practice area). The apartment overlooks the first tee and is adjacent to the practice ground. Very good English speaking professionals. Buggies, trolleys and clubs are all available to rent. You will need an official handicap. The Resort is also within a reasonable driving distance of several other challenging golf courses in the region.