Football fans can kick off the 2015 season in style with a Portugal golf break to remember, including the chance to see one of the world's most famous derbies between Sporting Lisbon and Benfica.
Golfers with a passion for football can kick off the 2015 season in style with a Portugal golf break to remember, including the chance to see the Lisbon derby between Sporting Lisbon and Benfica – one of the biggest club rivalries in world football.
ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf is offering lovers of both sports the unforgettable chance to enjoy a three-night stay in a four-star hotel in the city, two rounds of golf around the Portuguese capital and a ticket to the Derby de Lisboa for just €345 per person (approx £287).
One of the most famous derbies in the game, the Sporting Lisbon versus Benfica rivalry dates back to 1907 and people will have the chance to see a galaxy of international stars when the match takes place on Sunday 8 February 2015.
In addition to watching the game, the must-have break for golf and football lovers features 18 holes of golf at two of the finest courses in Lisbon’s Costa Azul region, Quinta do Peru Golf and Country Club – host of several European Challenge Tour events – and Ribagolfe, dubbed the ‘Valderrama of Portugal’.
Three nights’ bed and breakfast hotel accommodation is also included in the ‘Derby & Golf Weekend in Lisbon’ package together with transfers to and from the golf courses, with prices based on two people sharing a twin room.
In addition to Quinta do Peru Golf & Country Club and Ribagolfe, which offers two outstanding 18-hole courses, Aroeira features two championship layouts including Aroeira I, venue for the Portuguese Open in 1996 and 1997.
Golfers can also enjoy the 7,000-plus yards challenge at Santo Estevão, while the extensive practice facilities available across the venues help make ORIZONTE the ideal option for individuals and groups looking to book a stay, play and learn package.