Penha Longa Golf Course
Ranked in the top 30 Courses in Continental Europe, Penha Longa Golf Course 27 holes designed by the famed Robert Trent Jones Jr, is escapist golf at its best.
With its bold drives, courageous approaches and artful greens, it is both an adrenaline rush and a soothing journey through one of Portugal’s most inspiring landscapes. Exciting at every turn, this championship challenge and host to the Portuguese Open, is a master of variety and thrills.
Situated in the Penha Longa and Golf Resort, the Penha Longa Golf course is 30 minutes drive from Lisbon airport and 10 minutes from Estoril and Cascais. The resort, itself a 150 hectare nature reserve, has 27 holes in natural surroundings and a 5 star hotel with 194 rooms and suites. At the foot of the Sintra hills, it is part of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park.
The Atlantic course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, opened in 1992.
This 6,313-metre, 18 hole, par 72 championship course is ranked among the best in Europe. It hosted the Portuguese Open in 1994 and 1995, the Estoril Challenge in 1997, and the Estoril Open in 1999. The major amateur circuits have also held their finals on this course.
The Atlantic is a challenging course for golfers of all standards. It blends in perfectly with its surroundings and there are breathtaking views both of the ocean with Estoril and Cascais in the foreground, and over the mountains.
Besides the five star Penha Longa Hotel, other facilities of the resort include:
An extensive driving range with 20 bays on grass
A large putting green
A large chipping green with 2 practice bunkers
Golf clinics, 1 – 5 days, with our 2 resident professionals
Individual golf lessons
A golf pro-shop
Buggies, manual and electric trolleys, golf sets and shoes for hire
Other facilities include a restaurant, a snack bar and a half way house.
Robert Trent Jones
Golf Course Architect