Destination Feature: Dona Filipa Hotel and San Lorenzo Golf Course
THE Dona Filipa Hotel and San Lorenzo Golf Course comprise one of the most exclusive resorts in the Algarve. The hotel is located just 200 yards from Vale Do Lobo beach and features 154 rooms and a choice of five restaurants and bars.
Guests of the hotel get exclusive access to San Lorenzo, which is one of the best golf courses in the region, but more of that later.
Dona Filipa Hotel
The hotel has a swimming pool, tennis courts, beach club, spa and fitness centre and a children's club - qualified staff will happily look after your children while you play golf or simply enjoy some "adult" time.
The Dona Filipa Hotel has recently undergone a major refurbishment and is now offers a modern elegance to those who visit.
Just a short journey from the hotel is The Praca - A complex of 10 restaurants and bars> A beachside complex that offers a mix of relaxation and entertainment through the day into the late evening.
San Lorenzo Golf Course is one the best in Europe and is certainly one of the most beautiful in the whole of Portugal, not just the Algarve The golf course was designed by the American architects, Joseph Lee and Rocky Roquemore and it is provides a real test of your game.
Located just a 10 minute courtesy bus ride from the hotel, San Lorenzo is regarded by many as a showpiece of what the Algarve has to offer. The fairways are beautifully manicured all year and the greens are magnificent.
San Lorenzo Golf Club
The course opened in 1988 and will provide you with an experience you are unlikely to forget.
While much of the golf course is laid out through pine forests, it also features gorgeous ocean views and distant mountain backdrops. Much of the course is an extension of the nature reserve of the Ria Formosa Estuary with fairways running alongside saltwater marshes and freshwater lagoons.
This protected environment is the habitat of more than 70 bird species, including herons, hoopoes, white storks, coots, black-winged stilts and the rare purple gallinule.
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