The Vila Real de Santo António Sports Complex is located
approximately 2 km away from the Monte Gordo resort.
- The complex includes both Outdoor and Indoor facilities;
- Athletics track with artificial surface and a training area for throwing events
- A sports stadium with grass football pitch
- Two grass football training pitches
- Two gymnasiums
- Four hard courts for tennis
- Three multi-purpose courts
One of its outstanding features is its altitude simulator system, vital for athletes competing at the highest level.
Athlete support facilities include;
- Medical office
- Laboratory for performance evaluation and monitoring
- General clinic
- Sports Medicine specialist
It is part of the IAAF’s accredited training centre network and is the home of the Portuguese Olympic Committee.
Between Monte Gordo and Vila Real is a 25 hectare pine forest which encompasses the whole Sports Center and lies alongside 20 km of beach which is as much as 100m wide at low tide.
Places of Interest
There are lots of things to do in eastern Algarve’s Monte Gordo; relax on the lovely Monte Gordo beach with sands that stretch for ever and water which is often a little warmer at this end of the Algarve; hire a bike and enjoy a cycle ride; take a boat trip on the Guadiana river or a jeep safari to the Nature Reserve and Barragem; try some watersports; have a round or two of golf at one of the nearby golf courses; take in a show at Monte Gordo casino – there really is something to do for everyone.
Monte Gordo 2019
We would like to thank you Carl & Keith and all at WWT, for making our trip such a successful and enjoyable one. We loved Monte Gordo and the itinerary that you put together for us worked very.
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