Terras da Comporta: Dunas, a new course for the summer of 2023
Excitement is starting to build as Dunas' highly anticipated new course at Terras da Comporta in Portugal nears completion. The new owners have called on the Azalea agency to optimize the quality and services of the golf complex and thus ensure full success for the opening of this new route scheduled for the summer of 2023.
Vanguard Properties, Portugal's largest property developer, took possession of the spectacular Terras da Comporta development in 2019 and the site comprises two plots: Torre, comprising 365 hectares of land in the municipality of Alcácer do Sal, and Dunas, which occupies approximately 1 hectares of land in the municipality of Grândola.
Located on the coast an hour south of Lisbon in a secluded setting on the edge of the Sado Estuary Nature Reserve, the Dunas course designed by world renowned architect David McLay-Kidd, is one of two 18-hole championship course. An investment of several million euros is planned for the construction of this complex.
Originally launched by McLay-Kidd in 2010, the links-style course has been built using the highest sustainable practices and has created over 84 hectares of natural, sandy terrain that should lead to comparisons with some of golf's premier venues. most famous in the world. when it opens next summer.
The Dunas course will be complemented by a new clubhouse and a golf academy. Outside the fairways, many sports and lifestyle and well-being activities will be offered, such as horse riding or sailing, with a wide choice of accommodation, hotels, tourist residences or even condominiums.
Rodrigo Ulrich, Golf Director of Terras da Comporta, said: “This unique stretch of unspoiled coastline and the surrounding region offers us an incredible opportunity to create a golf destination that I believe will attract international attention. Vanguard Properties works with some of the best vendors in the industry, and I'm thrilled we were able to add Azalea to this list. »
Recognized as a leading player in the golf and tourism industry, Azalea works with some of Europe's leading tourist boards, flagship golf clubs, luxury resorts and major brands.
Azalea Director Andy Barwell said:“People in the golf industry have known about Terras da Comporta for some time, and we are delighted to have had the opportunity to work on such an exciting new project. With the ambitious plans the owners have in place, Terras da Comporta is a name that will be on every golfer's lips for years to come and we can't wait to get started. »
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