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Dunes ranked 65th on Golf Magazine's 2013 Top 100 Courses

October 22, 2013

Designed by renowned American golf course architect Arthur Hills, Oitavos Dunes has been recognized as the 65th best golf course in the world on GOLF Magazine's 2013 Top 100 Courses in the World as well as the number one course in Portugal. GOLF Magazine has published the Top 100 Courses in the World bi - annually for thirty years and is regarded as the authority of golf course rankings. Selected by Tour Professionals, Architects, Journalists and Connoisseurs of the game, the recent ranking is a testament to excellence and the commitment to continual investments and improvements to the course.

Located 30 minutes west of Lisbon and set amongst the natural sand dunes of the stunning Sintra Cascais National Park, The Oitavos lies adjacent to the award winning 18-hole Oitavos Dunes golf course, which has hosted the Portuguese Open on four occasions since 2001 . Inspired by the beauty of the Atlantic coastline, Oitavos Dunes brings an air of serenity to the most competitive of players and has moved up in the rankings from 68 th in 2011 to 65 th in 2013. Oitavos is one of only three courses in mainland Europe that boasts a Top 100 ranking.

The Oitavos will be partnering with Oitavos Dunes for the third annual Oitavos Classic tournament from 6 to 9 February 2014, with a special three-night "Oitavos Classic" package, starting from €669 for single occupancy and €924 for double occupancy. The package includes:

  • Three-night stay at The Oitavos in a Superior Room
  • Daily buffet breakfast in the Ipsylon Restaurant
  • Three rounds of golf at Oitavos Dunes
  • Welcome cocktail at The Ipsylon Bar & Lounge
  • Closing ceremony dinner at Ipsylon Restaurant
  • Prizes and awards
  • Complimentary water and half bottle of wine
  • Free WI-FI
  • Access to the Spa
  • Complimentary car parking


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