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Ocean course in good nick

We went out on a twilight time and got round fairly undisturbed and quickly. It’s tougher then it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
adrianHeswall_Wirral
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Heswall, Wirral
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A Nice place to go...

Vale de Lobo is a very nice property, by the sea side. You may enjoy the golfe, and if you decide... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
cindyinlisbon
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Vale do Lobo Golf & Beach Resort offers a unique concept in luxury living. 1,500 residential and holiday properties, makes it the largest luxury resort of its kind in Portugal with endless facilities and services in a unique location
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Vale do Lobo, Vale do Lobo, Loule, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went out on a twilight time and got round fairly undisturbed and quickly. It’s tougher then it looks as those pesky umbrella pines line the course and gobble up any wayward shots. Course in good shape and greens fast and consistent. Lacks personality as...More

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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for choosing to play the Ocean Course in Vale do Lobo and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the course and it's conditions. We work hard to create a memorable experience for all of our guests and to...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a very well maintained course with some exceptional views. It is let down ever so slightly compared to some of the exquisite courses on the Algarve by the fact that it has a few holes which don’t linger in the mind. It is...More

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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review and for playing the Ocean Course with us in Vale do Lobo. We are very proud of the condition of our courses and work hard to try to create a memorable golfing experience for everyone who plays both the...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

Vale de Lobo is a very nice property, by the sea side. You may enjoy the golfe, and if you decide to build a House, thats the place to buy a piece of LandMore

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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you very much for your review of Vale do Lobo. Our resort is located along the beautiful Algarve coast and we have a variety of properties and plots available to buy, with details available on our official website. Thank you for sharing your thoughts...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

if you plan to go for a message please leave plenty of time preferably before the message to enjoy the other facilities e.g the swimming pool with jacussi jets, sun beds, the steam room/sauna and relaxation area. I had a deep message which was wonderful...More

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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thank you very much for your review of the Vale do Lobo Royal Spa. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for sharing the advice to leave plenty of time to enjoy all of our facilities before...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

This place is beautiful, well kept and manicured. Looks perfect, but, the 1 bed apartment we stayed in was musty and very dated, not like any of the pictures on the website. €20 for beds and parasol on the beach in front of the hotel....More

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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thank you very much for choosing to stay in Vale do Lobo and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the resort environment. We aim to create a memorable experience for all of our guests and offer all guests booking directly through the...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit overall, good restaurants, nice beaches with nice weather pretty much guaranteed in the summer months with a welcome 4pm afternoon breeze. Nice locals and generally nice visitors too. Just watch out for some of the local drivers. They’ve clearly got their...More

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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Thank you very much for choosing Vale do Lobo and we are very happy to hear that you enjoy our beaches, restaurants and afternoon breezes! We appreciate all feedback to help us to constantly improve our customer service and hope that you will be returning...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018

Not the place for you if you're looking for the late night party scene. Safe and secure. Great walks. Golf and tennis excellent. Food and drinks not cheap but quality as is entire resort.More

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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thank you very much for your review and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here with us in Vale do Lobo. We work hard to create a safe and welcoming environment for all of our guests and hope that you...More

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Played ocean course today ,generally a good experience,typical tourist course with housing estates hemming in course ,good greens all quite generic ie flat Lovely vistas from some of holes perfect sunny day adds to enjoyment Caddy master and staff around course good The whole experience...More

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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Thank you very much for your review and we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your round with us on our golf course. We appreciate all feedback to help us to constantly improve our level of customer feedback and we have passed on...More

Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Played this in early June. Having played the 3 Quinta do Lago course unfortunately the vale do lobo royal course simply isn’t up to those standards. The course is too short, the tee boxes are rubbish, the fairways are not properly maintained and the course...More

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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you for choosing Vale do Lobo for your round of golf and we are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us. We value all feedback to help us to constantly improve our level of customer service and your...More

Reviewed May 10, 2018

We played Royal Course this tour. Lovely course, lovely layout, some properly daunting holes and possibly the best par three I have played in recent years. If you are a golfer over 18 h/c then don't expect to score well but the better golfers out...More

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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

Thank you very much for choosing to return to Vale do Lobo and for sharing your experience of the Royal Course with us. It is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope that you are able to return very...More

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Paul S
September 23, 2018|
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Response from Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. If you have booked a holiday property directly with us in Vale do Lobo then please email us directly (contacts available on our website) and a member of the team will be able to advise you. If... More
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sareeta1967
July 22, 2017|
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Response from Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve | Property representative |
We have a selection of restaurants and bars in Vale do Lobo located in the beachfront Praça as well as live music here every evening during the summer. Many of the venues have special parties and promotions. Please see our... More
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LivingInAlgarveSoon
March 11, 2017|
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Response from Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. You are able to use the indoor swimming pool in the spa for a fee or for free when in conjunction with specific therapies and treatments. We also have a main outdoor pool and children's pool in... More
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