Top 10 Must-Known Facts About Dom Pedro Marina Golf Hotel

The Algarve has become a major holiday destination. It offers lovely beaches, a pleasant climate and excellent golf courses that are playable all year long. What a contrast to places further north in Europe where wet and windy weather can take all the pleasure out of a round. There is now a well-developed infrastructure to cater for visitors and that includes plenty of good accommodation typified by the 4 star hotel Dom Pedro Marina in Vilamoura, one of the top golfing venues in the Algarve.

Faro Airport has regional flight connections with a use number of countries and UK golfers have certainly shown their interest in a region where the climate is somewhat warmer than home. They can even fly in the morning and play that afternoon

The hotel has a number of features that make it a popular choice:

  • It is located very close to the Atlantic Ocean and there is plenty of time to enjoy it.
  • The marina of Vilamoura with its many bars and restaurants is on the doorstep.
  • There are swimming pools set in lovely gardens, a jacuzzi and children’s pool.
  • The hotel offers sun loungers and a beach bar in the season.

Within the hotel itself there are several services:

  • Baby sitting
  • Laundry
  • Hairdressers
  • Sauna

The many guests who come to the hotel because Vilamoura is such a popular golf venue will be delighted to find a golf desk which will everything to help guests with their arrangements as well as providing special rates on request. Quite a lot of golf parties will have pre-booked tee times before they travelled but it is always nice to have a local option if there is a free day.

There is an excellent choice of golf courses nearby. The Vilamoura Old Course has built up a good reputation and other course in the immediate vicinity are the Millennium, Laguna, the Victoria, Pinhal and Vila Sol. Most people want to play the Old Course but on any golf holiday it is always worth looking for variety and also selecting a golf friendly course where it is possible to score well; it makes the 19th hole that much more enjoyable.

If a game of golf is not enough exercise for the day, there are tennis courts and volleyball facilities and massages to ease those aching limbs. All in all an excellent hotel to consider.