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Great views

We really enjoyed, the golf course is in very good shape, has many wonderful holes on the ocean... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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A good golf course but now behind West Cliffs

We were three good golfers (hcp 8, 12 and 14) that played Praia in early June. We were unfortunate... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Tim N
London, United Kingdom
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Praia D'El Rey is arguably one of the most stunning golf courses in Europe. It's set among extensive pine forests and undulating dunes, with spectacular views over the Atlantic and the Berlengas Islands beyond.The 18-hole golf course was designed by...more
Vale de Janelas, Obidos, Portugal
+351 262 905 005
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed, the golf course is in very good shape, has many wonderful holes on the ocean with great views! The course is tough enough to provide a challeng for any level golfer.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this golf course with our family and it was in one word: terrible. The golf course staff was outright rude and inappropriate. Because we had a kid with us, they were constantly following us around the golf course trying to spot a mistake...More

Thank Justus183
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The area is very pleasant and the resort is fantastic. One of the golf courses ‘Paria d’el Ray’ (linked to the Marriott) unfortunately has some major problems, from the rude and arrogant staff that were less then helpful to the wrong score card. Serious golfers...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We were three good golfers (hcp 8, 12 and 14) that played Praia in early June. We were unfortunate to have very bad weather having played the course 6 years ago in sunshine. The course has not change much - it is a good course...More

1  Thank Tim N
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Played this course 2 days ago, superb course especially the back nine but there I'm afraid our troubles started. We were playing in a 2 ball and carrying, no one on the front nine so we flew around in 1 hour 40 minutes then the...More

Thank andrew b
Reviewed 1 June 2018

One of the top golf courses in Europe? No way! Although lay out and scenery is qitenice, this is definitely not one of the best. Course is quite challenging, fairways and greens are in good condition. But the ugly architecture surrounding almost every hole! Hurts...More

Thank Paulus1958
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Spetacular golf course, amazing natural beach, clean waters, important not to spoil with night business, with noisy people, keep it just as it is...congrats

Thank Juliangolfer
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

My son and I (both hcp 18) played this course, the day before we played Westcliffs (see my other review). We started at 8am and were paired with another couple. The course is beuatiful but there are a lot of houses around and between the...More

Thank 597Marco
Reviewed 19 April 2018

This is a ‘real’ country club with excellent facilities, and a gorgeous course and nice people to match. It was very busy when we played. Do book in advance. It was a gorgeous day, and the course was fantastic! Just a bit slow as propbably...More

Thank Terri J
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The slogan is "where the green meets the sea". Half of the course is essentially links but the sea is the Atlantic and we played in freezing 30km winds. If you strongly believe that golf is a game for all weathers you will be fine....More

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Tina R
24 July 2018|
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Response from 597Marco | Reviewed this property |
I booked directly at the resort. They have a seperate department for both golf courses. When you stay at the resort, you get discount on the green fees. Make sure you play West Cliffs, it is spectacular! Ask the caddie... More
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1 November 2016|
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Response from Barry H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a new course being built at some stage, but no completion date is given