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Penha Longa Golf Resort - Sintra - Villas and Hotels

At the southern extremity of the Silver Coast, adjoining the Lisbon Golf Coast and poetically described by Lord Byron as "this glorious Eden", Sintra is surrounded by greenery and is rich in different species of vegetation. A romantic town with a turn-of-the-century atmosphere, it's luxuriant vegetation hides numerous country properties which blend perfectly into the landscape.

It was the summer residence of Portuguese kings from the end of the 16th century. It was here that D. Ferdinand de Saxe Coburg built a revivalist palace (The Pena Palace) in the style of one of the castles of his cousin Ludwig II of Bavaria.

Nowadays it is a favourite spot for visitors who like to discover it on foot or in one of the horse-drawn carriages for hire in the main square of the town. The 15th century palace in the village is well worth seeing for the painted ceilings and the Moorish patio. The simplicity of the Capuchos convent in the Sintra hills is well worth the drive out.


Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, the Penha Longa Atlantic Course is an 18-hole, par 72, championship course of 6,290 meters. Set in the gently rolling hills, and wooded valleys with magnificent views of the Sintra Mountains.

The Penha Longa Monastery course, is equally pretty but less demanding. A nine-hole, par 35 course of 2,588 meters.

Villas and Hotels at Penha Longa.

Villas and Hotels at Sintra

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