Event Location : Portugal - Monte Gordo & Vila Real
Tour Code : WWT/MG
Athletics, Trail Running, Road Running & Triathlon Training
VILA REAL SPORTS CENTRE
The Vila Real de St. António Sports Centre, is a municipal facility in the western Algarve – , and is well known as a training site for professional and national teams in a variety of sporting activities. The Sports Centre has all the technical facilities for perfect training. The athletics stadium has an excellent track, very good jumping facilities and outside the stadium there are dedicated facilities for throwers as well as running trails in the pine forest.
The Stadium 8 Tracks, 4 Landing areas for Long and Triple Jump, 2 tracks For High Jump, 2 Tracks for Pole Vault, 2 Tracks for Javelin, Throw Sector for Shot Put, Sector for Discus and Hammer Throw Ditch for Hurdle Racing, 2 gymnasiums with Synthetic Flooring, Exercise Room Audiovisual Room, Press Room.
Athletics Facilities – Stadium Annex Lawn with sector for Discus Throw Lawn, with 3 tracks for Javelin Throw Throwing, area with 1 sector for Hammer Throw Throwing, area with 3 sectors for Shot Put, Cross Track with 2.300 meters Maintenance Circuit Tracks in the Pinewood with 8.500 meters
Other Sports Facilities Lawn Football Pitch (104 x 67 m), 2 Lawn Football pitches (100 x 65 m) Sports Hall with Synthetic Flooring (40 x 20m), 3 outdoor multi-sports areas, duly equipped for Basketball, Handball, Volleyball, Indoor Football and Roller Blades, 4 Tennis Courts, 2 Mini-Tennis Courts (Paddle), 25 metre indoor swimming pool.
Our accommodation options in Monte Gordo are within a short walk of the shops, restaurants and beach. Monte Gordo is 2.5km from the track in Vila Real and buses run between the two. Cars and bikes can also be hired or you could even jog as a warm up or warm down!
4* DUNAMAR Aparthotel:
Beach front location and closest to the Vila Real Sports Centre. 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments available.
7 nights – Nov to Mar from: £ 135 pp / Apr to May from: £ 175 pp – Self-Catering
4* MONTE GORDO HOTEL APARTMENTS & SPA:
Located just 300 metres from the beach, combining both the calm of the countryside and proximity to the sea.
7 nights – October to May from: £ 145 pp – Self-Catering
4* YELLOW MONTE GORDO BEACH HOTEL:
Next to the pine forest running trails and only 100 metres from the beach. All 300 rooms are spacious as the property was previously an apartment hotel.
7 nights – October to May from: £ 205 per person – B&B
3* ALBA Aparthotel:
Located 150m from the beach and close to the shops, restaurants & bars of Monte Gordo. Studios and 1 bedroom apartments available.
7 nights – October to May from: £ 149 per person – B&B
Half Board / Full Board available at a supplement upon request – Any durations of stay are possible!
Flights can be booked independently or through ourselves and are quoted separately from the training package arrangements. We can offer flight options from any operating UK major or regional airport to Faro airport and we can coordinate return airport transfers for any number of athletes, if required.
Fares from: £125 per person including luggage.
We are retail agents for ATOL holders