Vale de Janelas, Praia D'El Rei,
nr Obidos, Costa Prata (Silver Coast) 2510-451
18 holes. Seaside links. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Residential, coastal duneland and five oceanside holes.
Cabell B. Robinson
88 km N of Lisbon
A8 N from Lisbon. Exit at J13 (Peniche) and follow direction Peniche/Praia D'El Rey. After 1.2 km turn left direction Peniche. After 8.5 km at roundabout, go straight over, direction Serra D'El Rey. After 1 km turn right at traffic lights, direction Ferrel/Baleal. After 1.7 km turn right, direction Golfe/Marriott Hotel. After 4 km go straight over roundabout and past gatehouse for Praia D'El Rey resort. After 800 metres golf is on your left. Allow a good hour from Lisbon.
Praia D'El Rey Beach & Golf Resort: The first hole reveals the excellence of Praia D’El Rey’s upkeep, the second reveals the splendour of its setting beside the sea. No fewer than ten holes provide spectacular views onto the Atlantic Ocean, embracing all that you would expect from a seaside links golf course.
The layout's open, wind-exposed terrain has been skilfully developed to provide you with many memorable holes and golfing challenges. Fast, sloping greens, impressive bunkering and undulating fairways are all hallmarks of this wonderful course. The layout includes eight holes that weave their way through a more wooded setting, which occasionally opens out onto picturesque rural countryside. Within this more wooded stretch are some of the tighter driving holes, demanding accuracy from the tee, in addition to length. If the wind is blowing at anything more than a gentle breeze, then its your A-game you'll be needing, supported by good course management.
An increasing amount of real estate around the course has undoubtedly had an impact on some of its scenic qualities. However, the seaside holes and a strong layout continue to ensure Praia D'El Rey's membership of the elite of Portuguese golf courses, keeping it up there alongside the likes of Penha Longa, Oitavos Dunes and San Lorenzo ....... and perhaps the finest of all, Monte Rei.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36 (men & women); proof of handicap required.
Credit cards accepted (not Amex). Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
Praia D'El Rey is located close to the ancient city of Peniche, which is built on a rocky peninsula that juts into the Atlantic Ocean. Since ancient times Peniche has been an important fishing harbour.
Portugal: 6th best course in Portugal (Golf Digest, 2020).
Europe: 44th best course in Europe (excl Britain & Ireland) (Golf World, 2019).
Av Ines de Castro, Praia D'El Rei, 2510-451 Amoreira Obidos
+351 262 905 100Visit website
The Marriott Praia D'El Rey Golf & Beach Resort is a luxury 5-star hotel, splendidly located alongside the Atlantic Ocean, overlooking a wonderful sandy beach. Luxury rooms, gorgeous food, personalised service, the soft rumble of the ocean and one of Portugal's best championship golf courses are all on hand. An oasis of relaxed style and world-class comforts.
Praia D'El Rey
West Cliffs; Royal Obidos; Bom Sucesso.
Rua D. Joao d'Omelas - 2510 Obidos
+351 262 95 92 17Visit website
Located in a former 19th century convent, the hotel offers a refined, comfortable and quiet environment. The hotel is situated next to (and just outside) the huge defensive wall that surrounds the historic city of Obidos. The hotel has 27 rooms and 4 suites, with views of the Obidos city wall or the old convent gardens.
Praia D'El Rey; West Cliffs; Royal Obidos; Bom Sucesso; Quinta do Brincal.
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