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Praia D'el Rey Golf & Beach Resort

Set along a beautiful sandy beach less than one hour from Lisbon, in an area of protected rural landscape of rolling sand dunes and pine tree forests, Praia D'El Rey Golf & Beach Resort is an oasis of relaxed style and world-class comforts created to reflect the unspoiled natural beauty of its location. Literally translated as 'Beach of the King', you will be amazed by how close the beach is to the properties on the resort and by all of the fantastic facilities that are on offer! Praia D'El Rey is the perfect resort for couples, families and groups of friends!

  • 1hr fromLisbon

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Golf

Praia d'el Rey golf course opened in June 1997 and it is certainly one of the most picturesque layouts in Europe, set in extensive grounds of pine forest and undulating dunes with spectacular views over the Atlantic and the Berlenga Islands beyond. Cabell B. Robinson has designed the course to be the complete golfing challenge with bold deep bunkers, undulating greens, and natural sand border areas contrasting sharply with the lush green fairways. With an academy, short game and driving range facilities available, you can fine tune your skills as well!

Praia d'el Rey

Praia d'el Rey

Restrictions

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Open to non-residents

Facilities

  • Golf academy
  • Driving range
  • Short game area
  • Putting green
  • Club house
  • Equipment hire
  • Golf shop
  • Golf buggy hire
  • Tuition

    The Praia D’el Rey Golf Academy offers a wide range of short and long-game lesson packages available through PGA-qualified teaching professionals, including the latest V1 teaching software, with on course lessons also available, as well as junior golf schools.

Course details

  • Course type: 18 hole golf course
  • Course signature: Cabell. B. Robinson
  • Course par: 73
  • Course yards: 7052
  • Male handicap: 36
  • Female handicap: 36
  • Handicap certificate required
  • Dress code

    Soft-spikes required. Jeans, tennis shorts, swimming trunks and t-shirts are not allowed on the golf course and/or Driving Range Academy.

Tennis

Tennis

Praia d'el Rey boasts seven excellent all weather tennis courts, perfect for a family activity together or for a budding tennis player. The courts can be played on at any time of year, allowing you to enjoy a game whenever you like!

Facilities

  • Racket hire
  • Hard courts: 7
  • Equipment hire
  • Tennis academy
  • Tennis shop

Opening Hours

Open all year round, 7 days a week, from 10am - 5pm, and 9am - 8pm during July & August.

Restrictions

  • Open to non-residents

Pricing

Charges may be applicable. Prices are approximately €7.70 per person, per hour for court rental. A tennis clinic to help improve your skills is also available from approximately €21 per person, per day.

Gym and Fitness

Gym and fitness

The Kalyan Spa Health Club features a state of the art gym, offering the latest fitness equipment. With a personal trainer on hand, you will easily be able to get into shape! There are also a wide range of fitness classes available, allowing you to keep up with your weekly keep fit routine!

Facilities

  • Fitness studio
  • Full gym
  • Manned gym
  • Gym instructors available
  • Personal trainers available

Opening Hours

Health Club open all year round, 7 days a week, from 8am - 8pm.
Indoor pool, Turkish bath and Jacuzzi open until 11pm.

Restrictions

  • Open to non-residents
  • Pass required

Pricing

Charges may be applicable. Approximately €8 per day, per person.

Other Activities

Other activities

There are plenty of other sporting activities to keep you occuppied on your holiday and why not visit the Adventure Club open on a seasonal basis, which is a professional and qualified team of supervisors who provide a safe and healthy environment combining education and fun for children, enabling parents the chance to enjoy a relaxing holiday!

Activities and facilities include games, toys and computers for all ages and daily outdoor activities for children up to 16 years old.

Plus there's regular culture and discovery tours to Óbidos, Peniche, and Berlengas and, with prior warning, birthday parties and a full activity programme during main school holidays.

Facilities

  • Basketball
  • Cycling / Mountain biking
  • Multi purpose court
  • Running
  • Walking / Hiking trails
  • Childrens playground
  • Table tennis
  • Beach volleyball
  • Playground

Kids Club

Kids' club

Club Aventura offers a wide range of half-day sportive, recreational and art related activities suitable for age groups of 3 - 5 years olds, such as
decorative and dance workshops, face painting workshops, sculpture balloon, recreative games, beach games, Olympic team games and break dancing. For a range of sports activities the Summer Camp is also available for children aged 6 – 18 years old. Whilst the children are off having fun, so can the adults.

Club Aventura

Opening Hours

Open during July and August, subject to demand.

Restrictions

  • Ages 3 years to 5 years

Pricing

Charges applicable. Pre-booking recommended. Approximately €22.50 for a half day, and €40 for the full day without lunch

Summer Camp

Opening Hours

Open during July and August, subject to demand.

Restrictions

  • Ages 6 years to 18 years

Pricing

Charges applicable. Pre-booking recommended. Approximately €25 for a half day and €45 for a full day

Spa

Spa

The Kalyan Spa offers the latest in relaxing treatments, perfect to help you unwind and de-stress whilst on holiday. Choose from tempting massages, such as Thai or Shiatsu, to completely invigorate the mind and body. Facial treatments and body treatments including wine baths, aromatherapy and hydrotherapy are also available, perfect for unwinding and getting away from it all!

Facilities

  • Spa
  • Indoor pool

Treatments

  • Facial

    All facials will be adapted to your needs, you can choose from: Pro-collagen Anti-Aging Quartz Lift, SOS Purifying, Oxygen Skin Calm or from the Basic Skin Specific Facials- by Elemis

  • Massage

    De- Stress; Sports; Holistic Hot Stones, Mother-to-be; Absolut Spa Ritual, Total Time Out, Couples Rituals, Teens Treatments, just to name a few.

  • Other treatments

    Body Detox: Ionithermie - the body shaper; Body Sculpting, Body & Mind Cleanser; Exotic Lime & Ginger Scrub, Waxing, Manicures, Pedicures; Gel Polish, Gel Nail

Opening Hours

Open all year round, 7 days a week, from 10am - 7pm.

Restrictions

  • Minimum age is 16 years

    (unless accompanied by an adult)

  • Open to non-residents

Pricing

Charges applicable. Pre-booking required. Treatments start from approximately €10 and must be booked 2 days in advance to ensure of availability. Cancellations will be charged if not advised 12 hours before appointment.

Communal Pools

Communal pool(s)

Praia D'el Rey is the ideal resort if you wish to spend lots of time soaking up the sunshine beside the pool during your stay.

The beautiful beachfront and residence properties at Praia D'el Rey enjoy access to one of the fantastic communal pools on resort, with the villas enjoying their very own private pool. The hotel and spa boasts a popular indoor and outdoor pool, with access available at an extra charge.

Restaurants

Restaurants and bars

There are an array of restaurants and bars on the resort, offering a range of cuisine from snacks to a la carte dining. The Clubhouse has panoramic views over the golf course and the ocean and offers lunch and dinner with an à la carte menu, as well as snacks, pizzas and a take-away menu all day.

Links RestaurantInternational

Open daily for lunch and dinner, the Links Restaurant serves an a la carte menu of delicious traditional Portuguese dishes and international cuisine, with a children’s menu also available. If you would rather relax in the comfort of your accommodation the restaurant also offers a takeaway service!

The Club HouseInternational

The Clubhouse offers panoramic views overlooking the golf course and the Atlantic Ocean, serving lunch and dinner, offering an a la carte menu, as well as snacks and a takeaway menu.

Zanzibar Bar

Located in the heart of Praia D'El Rey beneath the Clubhouse, Zanzibar is the perfect place to wind down at the end of a the day. Choose from their large selection of beers and cocktails while relaxing to the music. Open seasonally.

RomyMediterranean

Romy offers a new dining experience in a relaxed atmosphere - it's the best way to spend an evening with friends or family in a sophisticated and welcoming environment. Open for dinner, serving a choice of delicious food, from salads, pastas and risottos, to fish and meat, prices range from approximately €17.50-€28.50.

TemperaBuffet

Try the locally-inspired delicacies and international dishes at the Atlantico Grill buffet restaurant, whilst enjoying magnificent Atlantic views. Open for breakfast and dinner.

Ocean BarBar

In a modern and relaxing atmosphere, The Ocean Bar serves a vast selection of cocktails made by professional bartenders, plus a range of carefully prepared small dishes and snacks. Seasonally opening.

Contato Lobby BarLounge bar

Centato, the hotel's lobby bar is the ideal spot for a rendezvous or the perfect place to relax. Sample the tasty coffee creations, pastries and snacks - served all day long whilst you enjoy fantastic views of the Atlantic.

MareSeafood

The Mare Restaurant is specializing in Sushi and Seafood, open for the majority of year the opening times of the restaurant vary on season however it is open for breakfast and dinner at all times.

Beach

Beach

Praia d'el Rey is located right on the coastline, offering miles of fantastic sandy beach, that is private to the resort. With a natural family feel to the resort, the beach is the ideal place for children to mix and play with others!

Facilities

  • Sandy beach
  • Private beach - on-site
  • Sunloungers
  • Watersports available

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Last day

If you have a late departure the resort offers a storage area at reception where you can leave you luggage.

Pricing

Free of charge

Internet access

Free WiFi internet is available at the clubhouse. A router can also be hired at the resort reception for a daily fee of approximately €15, subject to availability.

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Praia D'el Rey Golf & Beach Resort Reviews

Praia D'el Rey Golf & Beach Resort reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Cleanliness
9.1
Decor and quality of furnishings:
8.7
Outdoor living area:
8.5
Swimming pool (If applicable):
8.3
Value for money
8.3
Overall rating
8.5
Scores 8.5 out of 10 based on 62 reviews
Reviews and scores from the last 12 months.
8 out of 10

John

Family (the eldest child is at school)
A really nice modern and spacious villa with a cracking view and setting. Excellent pool and private garden adjoining golf course fairway with all day sun.

Only downside was the location with the total lack of any facilities in the area. Nearest small shop is about 5 miles away and nearest supermarket about 15. Restaurants of any quality are non existent. Nowhere to eat except hotel or self catering. Nothing for children to do or be entertained it is a golf centre first and last.
Confirmed guest: 14 April 2017
Published on: 15 April 2017

Villa da Margarida

10 out of 10

J

Haverfordwest Family and extended Family
This spacious villa provided excellent accommodation for our large family holiday. It was clean and well presented. Directions are good and enabled us to find the rental place and the villa easily after a long day travelling. The owner has provided some great choices on shopping and places to eat out. Overall we were all very impressed and would highly recommend the villa to future users.

We had a fantastic time and even used the pool in October!!
Confirmed guest: 07 October 2016
Published on: 16 October 2016

Villa da Margarida

5 out of 10

Alison

Cambridge Couple
This is a difficult review to do. First impressions are great. The villa is modern, clean, well decorated and very large. The garden is small and dominated by a very nice swimming pool.

When we were there there was a real problem with noise from the property behind. At odd hours (20 to 10 on the Sunday morning, 6pm on the Wednesday evening and 10 past 8 on the Thursday morning for example), some sort of mechanical equipment was being used on the adjoining property. It was so loud we could not sit outside. It did not always last that long but you never knew when it was going to happen.

The property also had a musty smell which got worse as the week progressed (and the weather got more humid). The clothes kept in the downstairs rooms also became damp.

Also a word of warning there are a number of places in the villa where there are steps that are not easy to see.

All in all whilst we had a good week (admittedly by going out to avoid the noise) I was glad to be leaving by the end of the week.
Confirmed guest: 01 October 2016
Published on: 14 October 2016

Villa Fregenal

We know how important it is to have relaxing days in the sunshine and peaceful nights in, so we're very sorry to read about the disruption you experienced. We understand a neighbour had decided to make repairs to his roof at the time of your stay. Our resort team liaised with the owner on several occasions to stop the works and although an alternative property was also offered to you, we're sorry for the inconvenience this unexpectedly caused. Our team shall be looking into the other issues you've kindly raised and thank you for letting us know.

4 out of 10

Ian

Southampton Family (the eldest child is at school)
Not sure about location, miles from anywhere. Lots of rooms smelt damp, along with general damp smells around the villa exterior. Plumbing issues in the kitchen. Very noisy interior with no rugs. Not child friendly around the pool/upstairs bedrooms. Travel cot was not set-up for our arrival and how much would it cost to invest in a few safety gates for guest piece of mind? No info in the villa regarding our resort facilities...perhaps this was a slight hint that everything was closed...you can imagine how upset our kids were. No access to various resort pools allowed (gated & only entry via code unknown by us!) kids clubs closed. One day in our apparently PRIVATE villa, we had a visit from the gardeners who proceeded to mow the lawn while the kids played in the pool...not sure why this routine maintenance was scheduled during our stay? There was no warning or announcement when they arrived...I could have been sunning myself in my birthday suit! Then another day we had hassle from a sales rep who approached us whilst parking our hire car in the drive. He thought we owned the villa to tried to sell us security. That was a joke after the rude visit from the groundsmen.
Overall misleading information on your website re resort facilities. Not child friendly...you have been warned!
Confirmed guest: 24 September 2016
Published on: 14 October 2016

Jasmine

From villa Jasmine you can walk to some of the resort amenities, the clubhouse with restaurant/bar, the tennis courts, golf and children’s playground, whilst the main resorts of Obidos & Peniche are around a 20 min drive as per the description. Although no signs of damp have been seen on recent inspections, the area can experience humid weather so dehumidifiers are sometimes left in the villas to ensure the properties remain without damp and comfortable for guests. The pool area is child friendly, with the grounds being enclosed and flat with a grassed area. We provide information regarding the opening times and availability of facilities within the resort on our website; unfortunately the kids club is advertised as only being open in July and August. We do not state the villas have access to the communal pools, as these are for the apartments and townhouses that don’t have their own private pool, but we're sorry for any disappointment caused. Usually the gardener would be arranged for the changeover day but sometimes this is not possible because of the weather, however they should have announced their arrival, so we will feed this back to the management team in resort. Thank you for bringing your feedback to our attention and we do hope that in spite of the issues raised, you and your family enjoyed your stay at the villa.

9 out of 10

Andrew

Suffolk Family (with only pre-school children)
We had a very lovely stay at the villa it is very spacious inside and out. The kitchen is very well equipped as is the rest of the house. The only downside is the state of the pool floor with allot of missing tiles causing a few cut feet.

We had a couple of problems with some plumbing but was very impressed with the efficiency of the handyman who came out within a couple of hours.
Confirmed guest: 24 September 2016
Published on: 13 October 2016

Casa Azul

10 out of 10

Douglas

Aylesbury Family (with only pre-school children)
A very spacious accommodation with everything you will need. Garden is very private, pool is very well maintained and the outside space catches the sun. A nice roar of the sea in the background.
Confirmed guest: 17 September 2016
Published on: 12 October 2016

Villa Fregenal

10 out of 10

Nicholas

Eastbourne
I was very impressed with the villa. Extremeley well equipped, spacious. Cleaning service every other day was more than I expected too.
Confirmed guest: 10 September 2016
Published on: 12 October 2016

Vila da Praia II

9 out of 10

Hannah

London Family but all adults
The Villa was incredible, you could very comfortably have 6 people staying there without feeling like you didn't have any space or privacy.

Cleanliness was great on arrival and the cleaners came every other day to change the towels, make the beds and empty the bins but there were a few things they clearly didn't do like sweep the floors or wipe down the tables (I don't know if they were meant to or not and we are a fairly clean family anyway so it wasn't a big deal).

Location of the villa was great, we were right next to the mini supermarket and the Argento restaurant (which was fabulous!) and had easy access to the beach, our pool and the activity centre where we rented bikes (also great fun as we cycled to the lagoon!). The only problem was that you really do need a car to go anywhere else, I'm sure if we had asked they would have provided a taxi but eating out of the resort meant that one person always had to drive.

The restaurants at Argento and the club house were lovely but the club house was incredibly expensive. We found some lovely restaurants in peniche, baleal and obidos, plus some lovely cafe type places at the lagoon and the cove (cannot remember the name of it).

Overall it was a fantastic trip but one or two additions might have been welcomed such as an evening shuttle service to baleal. There was however an internal shuttle service between the area we were, the club house and the Marriott hotel so if you only wanted to stay at the resort you were well looked after.

Would definitely recommend this place. Such a beautiful part of Portugal as well!
Confirmed guest: 10 September 2016
Published on: 15 September 2016

Vila da Praia III.

8 out of 10

Annabel

Family (the eldest child is at school)
Villa was spacious but not as luxurious as the pictures.
Confirmed guest: 04 September 2016
Published on: 08 September 2016

Vila da Praia II

9 out of 10

Millin

Basingstoke Family (the eldest child is at school)
The villa was very nice - well furnished, reasonably well equipped, clean, quiet and well maintained. We were a smaller party but I am sure it could comfortably have accommodated 8 people as advertised.
Confirmed guest: 03 September 2016
Published on: 08 September 2016

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