Saturday, February 26, 2011

Ribagolf , Course One

Designed by Peter Townsend and with a par of 72, was built in 2004. It has 18 holes and a length (in yards) from yellow tees of 6046. Concept with a handicap for men of 28 and for women of 36.

This course has been designed for professional portuguese golf tournaments. The holes are over undulating and laid out ground with sufficient bunkers and water hazards to challenge any golfer. Typical cork trees decorated the fairways of this course.

Here you can find buggies, hand and electrical trolleys, pitching green, driving range, club hire, putting green, bar and restaurant. One fantastic green landscape. This is one of the seven courses available at Portugal Dream Coast and located on the north of Setubal Region.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Two months of Troia Casino

The Tróia Casino opened in the beginning of 2011. Innovative, Sophisticated is a dynamic place with 16 gaming tables and 226 slots machines.

Glamour is the keyword on this beautiful project, one combination of design and contemporary architecture. With amazing atmosphere has entertainment and animation during all year.

The next artists are a proof of type of music you can hear. António Zambujo (26th February, Fado / Traditional Singing) will present the most recent work called “Guia”.

On 7th March, “The Angels” from Monte Carlo, integrated on the theme party inspired on “Party Double O´Seven”. On 12th March , it’s the beginning of the tour of the band “Joan as Police Woman” (also know has Joan Wasser). The artist will present her new album called “The Deep Field” and in the past performed with Lou Reed and Nick Kave.

Welcome to Troia Casino at Troia . Enjoy the pleasure of nature, beaches, weekend breaks, summer vacations, it is wonderful to be at Setubal Region in Portugal.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Atlantic Tour 2011 at Herdade da Comporta

Breaking news, some information concerning to the biggest and amazing Equestrian Event in Portugal, that is happening on Portugal Dream Coast at Comporta.

Kevin Staut ( the European Champion ) ended yesterday on the 5th place on the category of news horses with 7 years old. Francisco Rocha dominated with 0 points and best time on the 2nd day of this category with 62,60s, more than 2 seconds comparing with the European Champion that shows the quality of all riders in competition. Check out more of Atlantic Tour 2011 at Herdade da Comporta .

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

YOU will love Paintball in Setubal Region

Yes! We have Paintball in Setubal Region with different areas and scenarios, depending of your taste you can choose three points to play around Setubal.

Sesimbra, Setubal and Arrabida Natural Park are points that the lovers of this sport specially select according their tastes to play Paintball. Private group or a business group you can play around the nature on a 70.000 m2 field with woords, copses and forest, specially if you are thinking on a large scale game event till 200 people.

Masks, balls and gas bottles are provided and of course briefings concerning to security, game area, among other information. For the pleasure of game, animation between the members of the group, if you like this kind of games, love nature and you are searching a different weekend brake or organize something for YOUR summer vacations, can be an excellent option. Setubal, ir amazing!

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Montijo, also named of "Aldegallega" in Paleolitc

In the Setubal region, there is a city called Montijo that is envolved between the Tejo River and the rural landscapes making an amazing contrast of blue and green colors. First name was "aldegallega" and exist since Paleolitc .

Wine producers , wood and sault extraction were the main activities and supplied the portuguese capital (Lisbon) through small boats and special boats called "báteis" to transport wood.

What to see and do in Montijo? Walking tours, hunting reserves (mainly you can hunt wild boar and ducks), Museu , Historic Church of XVI century, amazing gastronomy (try Lamejinhas abertas ao natural ), crafts and several sports like rappel, climbing, allroad, slide, canoeing or balloon. Montijo, is a nice place to live in the Setubal region.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Atlantic Tour 2011 with Kevin Staut

Kevin Staut will be in the Atlantic Tour 2011 with other french know names has , Penélope Leprevost, Olivier Guillon. The Number one worlwide on Equestrian and European Champion will be in competition to win a part of the total prize money of 366.000 euros.

Another surprise is also Martina Hingins, the ex-tennis player will also enter in the competition. During 30 days comporta will be the capital of hipism. The 5th edition of Atlantic Tour will have more than 200 riders of 20 different countries that bring more than 450 horses .

Another proof that Portugal Dream Coast is fantastic for biggest events of sports or other. Setubal Region is fantastic , besides hipism its possible to make scuba diving, wine tourism, be a music concerts, culture events, hotels and amazing beaches. A unique place in the world. More information on : Atlantic Tour 2011 with Kevin Staut .

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Setubal Half Marathon on May 2011

Great News for sports enthusiastics! On 8th May 2011, Setubal will host the 22nd edition of Half Marathon, once again with some of the top international runners on this distance. Has usual the race is taking part of the International Association of Athletics Federation internacional calendar. See more details of Setubal Half Marathon

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Portuguese Custard Tarts

Created more than 200 years ago by Catholic Sisters from Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon, Portugal its already a small piece of pastry very popular in other areas and of course on Portugal Dream Coast.
It is now a popular pastry in every pastry shop around the world owned by Portuguese descendants. From Thailand to United States, from South America to Africa, Portuguese Custard Tarts are perfect to eat as a dessert or just when you feel like having a treat! We are sharing the recipe of one of the best cakes to eat has a desert or on a coffe-break . Do you like Portuguese Custard Tarts ?

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Glamour & Organization of Events

Eventmaker is a fantastic company focused on organization of events, brand management and plus other services of value for business. Made fantastic events on Portugal Dream Coast for some of the biggest companies (national and multinational environment).

Eventmaker join glamour on decoration of stores, events with the local activities has hotels, resorts, biggest rooms for the organization of national and international meetings, seminars, congress for customers.

The region of Setubal had in the past worked with this company that understand customers has partners to work with.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Port of Setubal with nature and all around. Made by APSS

Portugal Dream Coast is delighted to present a video about Setúbal and Port of Setúbal, made by APSS (Administração dos Portos Setúbal e Sesimbra, SA) and sponsored by some local enterprises.

We thanks APSS for the video and to authorize us to share with YOU. We also thanks all the entities referred on and expect YOU enjoy the beauty. url >>

Thursday, February 10, 2011

New giraffes at Portugal Dream Coast

Located in Santiago do Cacem , the 2011 season of Badoca Park already promises some new animals. A complete family of brand new giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi). These new habitants, travel from Czech Republic (Zlin Zoo ) and arrived Badoca Safari park recently.

Another breaking news is the Isle of Lemurs, which will allow to visitors interaction and new sensations with this amazing primates. The species are exclusively in state of wild life at Madagascar only.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Flowers in Portugal Dream Coast

Yes, we make a small video of flowers that you can easily find on Portugal Dream Coast. You like photos? You like Nature? You love to walk in the fields and in the hills? We have all of that. Visit us .

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

3rd Edition of Photography Workshop on Hotel do Sado

Hotel do Sado will organize on 19/20th February 2011 the 3rd Photography Workshop with the photographers Jorge Vilela and Nuno Baptista . After the success of the the 2nd edition, also in February decided to make during the month the 3rd edition., photographers will discuss over the two days, topics such as: managing camera, light (natural or artificial), , shooting outside and on the nightfall, portraits one model and of course photoshop introduction with some software and photos exercises. Check more details .

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Dolphin paintings contest in Setúbal

The City Hall of Setúbal organizes a painting competition. The theme? Will be twenty statues of dolphins in three different positions of the flagship movement of these animals: leaving, flying and entering into the water.

The statues will be manufactured by City Hall and each individual or grupal competitors will have to paint . The organization will provide also materials and space for paintings. Get more details here .