Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort Est. 2012

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Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort is home to a well-rated Seve Ballesteros design, which opened the year following the tragic death of the legendary Spanish golfer and course architect. Needless to say, it was one of his last design projects to come to fruition.

This relatively open "heathland" layout should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. With nearly half the holes seriously threatened by water, especially alongside the greens, Seve has once again thrown down a tough golfing challenge.

The signature hole on the front-nine loop is the par-3 3rd, played to a water-surrounded island green, the Óbidos lagoon providing a stunning backdrop to the hole.

Several stretches of the back-nine overlook the Atlantic Ocean, which lies a kilometre or so to the west. The highlight of the closing nine comes at the risk-reward par-5 18th, which provides a panoramic view back across the holes you've just played, with the clubhouse beckoning, and the Atlantic Ocean beyond.

Stay & Play at Royal Óbidos: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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Making Contact

Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort
Cabeço da Serra-Óbidos,
Vau, Costa Prata (Silver Coast) 2510-665
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Office   +351 262 965 220
Pro Shop   +351 262 965 220

  +351 262 960 106

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Golf Pro
Eduardo Johnston da Silva (Golf Director) / David Ashington (PGA, Golf Professional)..
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland/heathland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Coastal duneland and woodland.
Designer: Seve Ballesteros
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6692 5968 5024
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 76.0 70.8 71.5
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How2Get There?

7 km N of Vau / 16 km NW of Obidos / 93 km N of Lisbon.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (March thru' June; Sept/Oct): €100. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required. Maximum handicap: 36 men & women.
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Other Information
Soft spikes only. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.

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Did you know?

15 km to the southeast is the historic and walled city of Óbidos ... a walk around the top of the wall is possible, but with several open-sided sections, it is not recommended for anyone with even the slightest touch of vertigo!

Directly bordering Royal Óbidos to the north are the more recently opened golf facilities of West Cliffs Golf Links, with a layout designed by Cynthia Dye McGarey.

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Published Ranking
2019 Golf World rating: 27th best Stay&Play golf resort in continental Europe.
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Latitude: (39.406726)
Longitude: (-9.243189)
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Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort 
Cabeço da Serra, Óbidos, 2510-665 Vau.
+351 262 965 220

The Royal Obidos Golf & Spa Resort is home to the 40-suite Evolutee hotel, spa and conference facility. The hotel offers views of the golf course and the Atlantic Ocean, as well as a relaxing Spa, indoor and outdoor pools, restaurants and conference facilities.

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