Praia D'El Rey Beach & Golf Resort


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Praia D'El Rey Beach & Golf Resort Est. 1997

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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.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

Praia D'El Rey Beach & Golf Resort
Vale de Janelas, Praia D'El Rei,
nr Obidos, Costa Prata (Silver Coast) 2510-451
Portugal
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Office   +351 262 905 005
Pro Shop   +351 262 905 005
Fax

  +351 262 905 009

Email   golf.reservations@praia-del-rey.com
Website   www.praia-del-rey.com
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Golf Pro
 
Mark Peddar (Head Teaching Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Seaside links.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Residential, coastal duneland and five oceanside holes.
 
Designer: Cabell B. Robinson
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6467 5586 4731
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope n/a 69.4 70.2
 
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How2Get There?

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.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (March thru' Oct): weekdays €110; weekends €130. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted (not Amex).
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36 (men & women); proof of handicap required.
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Other Information
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

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.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: 29th best course in continental Europe.
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Location

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Latitude: (39.385367)
Longitude: (-9.282771)
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Marriott Praia D'El Rey Golf & Beach Resort 5-star
Av Ines de Castro, Praia D'El Rei, 2510-451 Amoreira Obidos
+351 262 905 100
www.praia-del-rey.com

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.

Golf at this hotel Praia D'El Rey
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Golf within 10 km West Cliffs; Royal Obidos; Bom Sucesso.
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Golf within 30 km No
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Estalagem do Convento Hotel 4-star
Rua D. Joao d'Omelas - 2510 Obidos
+351 262 95 92 17
www.hotelestalagemdoconvento.com

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.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km Praia D'El Rey; West Cliffs; Royal Obidos; Bom Sucesso; Quinta do Brincal.
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