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Dona Filipa Hotel Algarve

Vale do Lobo, Algarve, Portugal
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5-star luxury in the heart of Portugal’s Algarve region, the Dona Filipa Golf Resort Hotel is a market-leading accommodation option for every travelling golfer. Located on the beachfront of Vale do Lobo, exceptional rooms and suites are accompanied by a waterfront view and two world-class restaurants, a stylish bar and lounge with a massage and beauty centre for the non-golfers. You will also enjoy private beach access to Vale do Lobo Beach, where the Atlantic Ocean is just a few steps away. A multi-million-euro renovation has seen the Dona Filipa Hotel round out the Algarve’s golf resorts to be one of the very best. Nearby golf destinations include Quinta do Lago, Vale do Lobo, and Dom Pedro Resort.

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    Golf Course Information

    San Lorenzo Golf Course

    Available exclusively to Dona Filipa Hotel guests, the San Lorenzo golf course is award-winning. A classic parkland layout right on the banks of an inland lagoon, umbrella pines and native Algarve shrubs line the fairways along the sides of lush fairways and manicured greens. An exciting mix of water, strategically-placed bunkers and hazards play a big part in the golf course’s composition. The course can test golfers depending on which tee you select, so amateurs and even non-golfers can enjoy a round. It was ranked as one of the best courses to play in Europe during the 90s and comes highly coveted by Dona Filipa Resort guests. Designed by Joe Lee in 1988, the San Lorenzo golf course in Vale do Lobo, Algarve, is seriously worth staying at Dona Filipa Hotel for.


    Pinheiros Altos Golf Course

    Designed by Ronald Fream, a well-respected golf course architect, the Algarve’s Pinheiros Altos golf course offers 27-holes of golf with championship quality. With three 9-hole formats of contrasting layouts, you will get a taste of everything when you play the Pinheiros Altos golf course. The courses are named as: The Pines (Pinheiros), The Corks (sobreiros) & The Olives (Oliverias), drawing influence from the native trees in the area. All holes start and finish in close proximity to the Pinheiros Altos clubhouse. With four tees to choose from on each nine, golfers of every ability can enjoy golf in the Algarve’s Vale do Lobo region.


    Penina Golf Course

    The first golf course to be designed and built in the Algarve, the Sir Henry Cotton Championship Golf Course is legendary for offering some of the finest and most challenging golf in the world. Situated on a large 350-acre estate, the Championship golf course and Penina Golf Academy offer the full suite of golf activities including access to all three courses. The course has hosted ten Portuguese Opens and scores of other prestigious tournaments and is a must play if you are travelling to the Algarve for golf.


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    Classic Rooms

    At 35 square metres, Classic Rooms at the Dona Filipa Hotel are stylishly presented with Portuguese décor and contemporary furnishings. Traditional pastel tones with terracotta tiles, combined with a bright and airy ambience, these entry level rooms are ideal for any length of stay. All you need to do is choose your view from gardens, golf, sea, or villa-views. The Grand Classic rooms are 55 square metres offer the same as the standard Classics but with a lot more space that is perfect for longer stays.


    Premium Rooms

    At 35 square metres, Premium Rooms are the same in size to the Classics, but the marked difference for travelling golfers is the elegance in which they are decorated. They embrace natural lighting and feature relaxing earth tones with luxurious furnishings and a balcony offering startling views of the Dona Filipa Hotel precinct and manicured next-door golf courses. Ideal for couples intending a romantic stay or friends with sights set on luxury, Premium Rooms offer some of the best value in the hotel.


    Atlantic Suites

    At 60 square metres, you are paying for space, luxury and convenience in the Atlantic Suites. A walk-in rain shower with separate bath, along with a spacious open-plan living area in the main room, make for a bright accommodation option that will suit longer stay-golfers or families. A large king bed opens to a balcony or terrace with sun lounge. Nespresso coffee machines and separate sitting areas enable relaxation in luxury on your golf trip of a lifetime.


    Ocean Suites

    A little bigger at 65 square metres ,Ocean Suites are 5-star luxury personified. Marble fittings in the bathroom with separate rain shower to a double-ended bath, the Ocean Suites feature an open plan living room and emperor sized bed. A Nespresso Coffee Machine, luxury amenities and premium ocean views, the balcony has sun loungers, so you can enjoy the afternoon sun privately.


    Premium Suites

    Exceptionally Large at 100 square metres, Premium Suites offer capacity for 4 adults and 2 children below 12. Ideal for families wishing to extend their stay in luxury, Premium Suites at the Dona Filipa Hotel are ideal for golfers. One bedroom and a living room, Premium Suites can be changed to two separate bedrooms with the option of twin beds. Luxury combines with contemporary with a cooling blue décor to create tranquillity in the Algarve.


    Platinum Suite

    At 100 square metres, the Platinum Suite is for high flyers. The bathroom has heated floors, swathes of marble fixtures, a double ended oval bath and an expansive walk-in raindrop shower. Stunning views with ample space, guests can convert the living room easily into another bedroom with a Murphy bed, so you can fit up to four adults in the room. The suite’s balcony overlooks the Atlantic coastline and offers one of the best views in the Algarve.


    Presidential Penthouse

    At 150 square metres, the Penthouse at the Dona Filipa Hotel in Vale do Lobo, Algarve, offers exclusivity for up to 4 adults and 2 children. 2 bedrooms with Emperor sized bds and a living room with a Double Murphy bed, as well as two bathrooms with oval double ended baths, walk-in rain showers, heated floors, luxury amenities and a world of luxury. A prime balcony overlooks the nearby golf courses and Atlantic Ocean, so rest assured you will receive the ultimate treatment in the Dona Filipe Presidential Suite.

    Resort Dining

    Dom Duarte Restaurant

    Indoor seating with a smart casual dress code, the Dom Duarte Restaurant offers fine dining with amazing cuisine. The service at this restaurant is phenomenal, you will be in good hands. Knowledgeable and attentive staff will service you to a relaxing meal with some of Portugal’s best food. Dishes consist of contemporary creations designed to delight, inspire and deliver a delicate fusion that is based on traditional Mediterranean flavours.


    Duques Lounge Bar

    An elegant cocktail bar named after a legendary line of Portuguese nobility, the Duques Lounge Bar is contemporary, chic and excitable. The menu is tailored for Algarve’s social elite and a new generation of luxury travellers, serving delicious classics and modern-mixology drinks and cocktails. Recently refurbished the bar has never looked better and is the ideal way to spend a sophisticated evening after a round of golf. It also operates as a piano bar with live music most nights.


    Kamal Restaurant by Dona Filipa

    A stunning tribute to the sea, the Kamal Restaurant offers an exceptional range of cuisine from breakfast to dinner. Contemporary cuisine can be enjoyed all day with views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. An eclectic selection of Portuguese and international dishes are prepared for lunch and dinner, whilst a wide array of dishes are presented in the breakfast buffet. There is something for everyone at the Kamal Restaurant.


    Pool Bar at Dona Filipe Hotel

    Refreshments by the pool. The Pool Bar at the 5-star Dona Filipa Hotel in Vale do Lobo offers style, class and elegance whilst serving cocktails, light snacks and every good refreshment you would expect from a luxury hotel bar, right next to the hotel pool. Perfect sunsets and exceptional drinks are the only way to explain the Dona Filipa Hotel.

    Resort Facilities

    The Penina Golf Academy

    When staying at the 5-star Dona Filipa Hotel in Vale do Lobo, you will have special access to all three golf courses, as well as the full-length driving range, practice bunker, putting green, chipping green and target greens. You can also receive tuition individually or as a group, with golf clinic packages and 2 PGA professionals assisting your game around the clock.


    Spa & Wellness

    Relaxation and rejuvenation is the key focus of the Dona Filipa spa. Guests of the hotel have access to two alternatives during your stay. The Dolce Deluxe Spa offers specialised body treatments and reflexology to manicures, pedicures and everything in between. The Vale do Lobo Royal Spa is located just 500m from the hotel, and offers saunas, hammam, steam room and Vichy shower. A naturally lit pool with water jets provide the perfect aqua massage. A jacuzzi and showers with a poolside deck ensures timeless relaxation year-round.

    How to Get There

    Located just 27-minutes’ drive from Faro International Airport, the Dona Filipa Hotel offers transfers to and from the airport. We can assist with these, but we can also offer private VIP transfers throughout your stay, as well as rental vehicles for the duration of your trip.

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