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World Travel Award to Le Meridien Penina 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 votes.

Portugal's has been awarded prizes for the best European golf destination, and the best beach destination, at the World Travel Awards 2012, held in the Algarve.

Le Meridien Penina Golf ResortLe Meridien Penina Golf & Resort received the award for best resort, while Blu & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort was voted the best Spa resort.

The presentation of the WTA awards, known as the ‘Oscars of tourism,’ was held at the newly opened Conrad Algarve hotel, at Quinta do Lago, organised in partnership with Turismo do Algarve, and was attended by representatives from 35 countries and , voted by travel agents worldwide.

Since the 1950s, the Algarve in Portugal has been establishing itself as one of the world’s leading golf destinations, with over two dozen dedicated golf courses attracting players from around the globe throughout the year. For those golf aficionados tempted by the thought of packing up your golf clubs, heading off for some winter sun and practicing your swing, the Algarve offers some of the world’s most luxurious golfing resorts.

Le Meridien Penina

Set in a magnificent and picturesque 360 acre estate Le Meidien Penina is the ideal backdrop for both amateur and experienced golfers looking to challenge the 18-hole Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course. The hotel itself boasts luxury facilities such as a spa, tennis courts and gourmet restaurants. There is also an established children’s club to keep the family entertained whilst you enjoy the course.