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Sintra – November, 2016 – Penha Longa is pleased to announce it has been successful in winning the award for Best Golf Hotel in the Portugal category. The World Golf Awards represents the pinnacle of golf tourism achievement and serves to reward excellence to the very best in the industry.

The winners were announced during the awards gala ceremony, hosted by Conrad Algarve, on the evening of Saturday 12th November 2016. The luxury resort garnered this prestigious recognition for the very first time, adding to the many other renowned accolades the resort has received since its opening in 1993.

“We are thrilled to be amongst the recipients of such an exclusive and global recognition,” said Hugo Pinheiro, Golf Director.  “The outstanding quality of our golf courses and the exceptional service which our Ladies and Gentlemen provide year after year are the primary reasons our resort receive such significant honors,” he added. 

The resort encompasses two world-class golf courses by renowned designer Robert Trent Jones Jr. The Atlantic Course is a challenging 18-hole, par 72, championship course with magnificent views of the surrounding 220-hectare National Park, while the 9-hole Monastery Course, is a par 35 executive course that embraces breathtaking panoramas of the resort’s historic buildings.