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Loved it although costly!

We have just stayed for a week at the wonderful adjacent hotel and I played 5 x 9 holes across the... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Robert G
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Beautiful course but needs TLC

This course is very beautiful and my hubbie has fond memories of it. Today it disappointed. Greens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JMBFDublin
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Dublin
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Designed by Robert Trent Jones II, this 18-hole course features gently rolling hills, stately groves of oaks and pines and magnificent views of the Sintra Mountains.
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Estrada da Lagoa Azul | Sintra, Linho, Portugal
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+351 21 924 9011
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The layout was nice as you might expect. There are some massive elevation changes which makes clubbing very interesting, especially with a good blast of wind. It is very short though, with all the par 5's easily reached in 2 off the whites. Perhaps a...More

Thank captain_cavemanuk
penhal0nga, General Manager at Penha Longa Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear captain_cavemanuk, Please accept our apologies for what seams to be a very unpleasant experience in our golf course. We will investigate internally and act accordingly. Thank you for sharing your concerns and I hope you may visit us again in the future and receive...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This course is very beautiful and my hubbie has fond memories of it. Today it disappointed. Greens are in poor condition. Fairways need grooming. Our buggy got very tired by the 15th hole which seemed to sum up the general lack of TLC. Such a...More

Thank JMBFDublin
penhal0nga, General Manager at Penha Longa Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear JMBFDublin, We are sorry to hear your experience in our Golf Course wasn’t up to your expectations. The course is a living beeing and sometimes specific works done on the grass cause unexpected reactions that require additional attention. This was the case identified on...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We have just stayed for a week at the wonderful adjacent hotel and I played 5 x 9 holes across the superb Atlantic course and the rather good 9 hole Monastery course. Of course the recent exceptionally hot weather may have left its mark but...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We had really looked forward to playing this course after all the accolades in print. It was an OK golf course in relatively poor condition other than greens that were in good shape. Staff were OK, nothing special or warm about them. In our opinion...More

Thank JLWK2015
penhal0nga, General Manager at Penha Longa Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Dear JLWK2015 Thank you for your review. We are sorry that your experience was not what you expected. Togheter with the entire team we will analyze your comments and work on appropriate solutions. We hope to have the honour of your vist again in the...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We got here after 5 beautiful golf days in the Algarve. As they were fully booked on the 18 hole we got on the small course. Price was 70 € per person for 9 holes in really miserable state and with shabby electric trolley. Lookes...More

1  Thank laura_maria88
penhal0nga, General Manager at Penha Longa Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Dear Laura_Maria88 Due to the unusual whether conditions we are experiencing this year in the region, this naturally affected our golf course and its general apearence. This situation deserved our best attention and the greenkeping team quickly worked in an action plan. We are sorry...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We are staying at the hotel and played the Atlantic side today. First off, they give you nothing with your round besides two small bottles of water. We had to pay for tees. We are visiting and had to rent clubs - they were old...More

1  Thank protravel8
penhal0nga, General Manager at Penha Longa Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Dear Protravel8 Please accept our apologies for what seams to be a very unpleasant experience in our golf course. We will investigate internally and act accordingly. Thank you for sharing your concerns and I hope you may visit us again in the future and receive...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018

We loved to play at Pena Longa. Beautiful landscape, architecture, challenging and fun experience. A bonus was the sound from Estoril raceway. The greens was not the best in July, but we was warned when we booked. Even if it was low season and not...More

1  Thank Jorunn K
Reviewed July 11, 2018

We played here as part of a package with the neighbouring hotel. Everything is laid on perfectly for you. You can walk but it is hilly. We had been told that the greens had been hollow-tined. They were usable but not great but we had...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Having played a number of courses in Portugal, this has got to be the worst by far. The time we went they were just beginning hollow tining the greens so were offered the front 9 on the Atlantic and the Monastery course for the other...More

1  Thank Nigelspoons
penhal0nga, General Manager at Penha Longa Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Dear Nigelspoons, We can see from your review that your experience was definitely not the one you would expect from a golf course such as ours. Please give us the opportunity to visit us again so that you can enjoy the course with all the...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in the hotel and played 2 rounds The staff were very helpful and accommodating especially when we had to reschedule one round because if the wind! The location is stunning, very much parkland and hilly with stunning views down to Cascais,...More

Thank Paul G
penhal0nga, General Manager at Penha Longa Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Dear Pail G, It’s great to hear that you enjoyed our hotel and the service you received during your stay. I will share your comments about the greens condition with our golf maintenance in order to improve the conditions of the course. Thank you for...More

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