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JJW Hotels & Resorts Nominated for Five World Golf Awards in 2017

11 October 2017


Votes for the Prestigious World Golf Awards are Now Being Counted...

For 2017, JJW’s five-star Portuguese resorts, Dona Filipa Hotel and Penina Hotel & Golf Resort are in the running for the country’s Best Golf Hotel; whilst the group’s San Lorenzo, Pinheiros Altos and Sir Henry Cotton Championship golf courses are all nominated for Portugal’s Best Golf Course.

Ruben Paula, JJW’s Chief Operating Officer in Portugal, said of the news: “This, as with all our awards and nominations, is down to the hundreds of hard working staff who ensure that the highest standards of luxury and service are met, every single day, without fail.”

The rewards recognise and celebrate excellence in golf tourism, world-class courses and leading golf destinations… with the winners being honoured in an exclusive ceremony on the 25th of November. After a hugely successful 2017 so far – that has seen a range of renovations of both hotels and golf courses – the group is looking forward to an exceptional end to the year… and an even better 2018.  

“JJW Hotels & Resorts has been a leading part of the Portugal tourism industry for over 30 years. Throughout this period we have grown, evolved and moved with the times… but have always kept on delivering the best golf and the finest resorts. These latest nominations are a reflection of where we have come from and what we have achieved. And I can’t wait for you to see what we do next.”

Further Information about JJW Hotels & Resorts' Other Nominated Hotels & Golf Courses

Dona Filipa Hotel, Vale do Lobo:
Dona FIlipa, located on the beachfront of luxurious Vale do Lobo, is one of the Algarve’s leading five-star hotels… and perfect for glorious golf breaks, corporate retreats and relaxing beach getaways. Surrounded by lush golf courses, pinewoods and the stunning Atlantic Ocean, the hotel offers guests the chance to play at its two award winning golf courses, Pinheiros Altos and San Lorenzo. Newly refurbished to the highest standards of luxury, the hotel blends modern design with classic Portuguese style and elegance, and boasts: two stunning restaurants, numerous lounges, a winter garden, brand new swimming pool, fully supervised kids club, 3 ATP tennis courts, a games room… and an exclusive private beach area.

Pinheiros Altos Golf Course
Pinheiros Altos is one of the most prestigious and successful golfing centres in Europe, and features a 27-hole championship course that offers exciting challenges and varying levels of difficulty. The course features three 9-hole groupings, each a par 36, with numerous ways of playing 18 sublime holes, depending on your level of experience. Located deep in the heart of the Ria Formosa nature reserve, the course is just a stone’s throw away from extensive unspoilt beaches and the expansive Atlantic Ocean… guaranteeing one of the most scenic rounds you will ever play.

San Lorenzo Golf Course:
The 18-hole San Lorenzo Championship Golf Course has been consistently voted one of the best in Europe for the past 30 years. Designed by US gοlf course architects Joseph Lee and Rocky Roquemore, the course is located within the protected Ria Formosa Nature Park and estuary, and boasts fairways that run alongside saltwater marshes, freshwater lagoons and the cooling Atlantic ocean.  Containing two nine-hole groupings, located in a figure of eight with the clubhouse at the centre, San Lorenzo delivers breath taking surroundings… along with hole after hole of challenging and entertaining golf.

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Po Box 146, Penina, Portimao, 8501-952, Portugal, Tel: +351 282 420 200 , Fax: +351 282 420 300 , penina@jjwhotels.com