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Amendoeira Sports Club

The Amendoeira Sports Club offers a full range of sporting facilities, all finished to the highest specification to meet professional standards and set in the private and secure environment of the beautiful Amendoeira Golf Resort.

Professional team training is offered for football and GAA teams, in addition to recreational sports such as tennis and golf. Our experienced team will tailor make each warm weather training package as per the group or team's requirements, offering a very bespoke and personalised service.

The Algarve's year-long warm climate makes Amendoeira Sports Club the ideal location to train and improve your game.

For guests staying at the Amendoeira Golf Resort, the Amendoeira Sports Club has a wide range of sporting facilities which are free of charge:

  • Two Astroturf five-a-side football pitches (made to FIFA standards) of 26m x 48m
  • A natural grass field of 90m x 120m, with removable beacons (only available for professional teams)
  • Six Savannah tennis courts
  • Fully equipped Technogym gymnasium, with spacious changing rooms for women and men
  • Children's playground
  • 1km jogging path

The Amendoeira Sports Club has training facilities for professional soccer and gaelic football/hurling teams. Our experienced team organizes training packages tailored to the group's needs or team specifications, thus offering tailor-made personalized service by combining work schedules with luxury accommodation, special nutritional needs, friendly matches and more.

Facilities

The facilities at the Amendoeira Sports Club are second to none - with a wide range of sports and services available to our guests in the privacy and security of the Amendoeira Golf Resort.

  • Two Astroturf five-a-side football pitches to FIFA standards.
  • Full size natural grass pitch for football/Gaelic football/hurling (only available for professional team training).
  • Six Savannah tennis courts (two floodlit*).
  • Gymnasium equipped with Technogym equipment, a selection of free weights: dumbells from 1Kg to 28Kg and barbells with a choice of Salter bar, zig zag, straight and Olympic bars.
  • Male and Female changing rooms with lockers and showers.
  • Sports Bar with three 42” plasma TVs showing the main sports channels. The area can also be used for as a meeting facility for up to 40 delegates and the outdoor terrace area is suitable for events with up to 80 guests.
  • Sports Shop conveniently located next to the reception area offering a selection of golf and football merchandise as well as tennis equipment for hire.
* Floodlighting charge applies.
 

Gym terms & conditions apply.

Recreation Sports

The Amendoeira Sports Club has a wide range of sporting facilities which are free of charge for guests staying at the Amendoeira Golf Resort:

  • Two Astroturf five-a-side football pitches - (made to FIFA standards) of 26m x 48m, positioned close to the changing facilities and Sports Bar in the main building. The pitches, which are immaculately maintained, can be hired by guests for friendly matches or by locals for competitions.
  • Six Savannah tennis courts - two tennis courts can be floodlit for evening play (charge applies). The tennis courts can be hired by guests or locals. Tennis coaching can also be arranged when pre-booked.
  • Fully equipped Technogym gymnasium.
  • Children's playground.
  • 1km jogging path.
  • Male and Female changing rooms.

Rates for Outside Guests

Sport Price
Tennis (daylight hours) €6/hour/court
5-a-side football pitch €20/hour/pitch
Equipment Hire Price
Tennis - 2 rackets and sleeve of balls €5
Tennis - extra rackets €3 each
 

NOTE: The full size football pitch is reserved for professional team training. The gymnasium is not available to outside guests for legal reasons.

Professional Team Training

Top quality training facilities are essential for any training camp. The Amendoeira Sports Club provides a full size natural grass pitch of 87m x 138m which is immaculately maintained all year round. The pitch dimensions will be marked out according to your requirements.

For football, goals and additional moveable goals are provided and for Gaelic football and hurling, the proper GAA goal posts are permanently in position to create a full sized GAA pitch.

The Amendoeira Sports Club building is ideally placed next to the pitch, with a gymnasium, changing facilities and Sports Bar, and there is a massage room for your physiotherapist to use as required.

A variety of equipment is also available for your use including tackle bags, hit & spin shields, slalom poles, bibs and cones. Other essential items such as ice baths can be provided in addition to regular laundry of kit.

Meals are provided at the Amendoeira Clubhouse to a nutritionally balanced menu agreed in advance by you.

For additional team building pursuits, the team are welcome to use the Savannah tennis courts. We can organise friendly tournaments on the Oceanico Academy, 9 hole, par 3 course and book tee times on the two acclaimed championship golf courses: the Oceanico Faldo Course and the Oceanico O'Connor Jnr. course, to fit in with your training schedule.

Professional Training – Our Standard Package includes:

  • Accommodation in luxury standard accommodation
  • Full board (buffet breakfast, lunch & dinner) - standard sports menu served at conventional times at the Amendoeira Clubhouse
  • Dedicated organizer assigned to the team for the duration of their stay
  • Exclusive use of our full size, natural grass pitch
  • Provision of training equipment such as cones, mannequins and training poles
  • Daily use of both the inside and outside gym with the very latest technogym equipment that caters for cardio, strength, free weights and fitness
  • Use of the changing rooms and massage room at the Amendoeira Sports Club
  • Pitch side marquee with a selection of free weights and adjustable benches on request
  • Mineral water during training up to twice a day
  • Use of ice baths once a day
  • Laundry of kit twice a day
  • Use of the Amendoeira Sports Club for informal meetings and team updates
  • Use of the video cabin - video tower allowing media teams to video all activities on the full size (FIFA official size) natural grass pitch
  • One shuttle bus service between the accommodation, football pitch and Amendoeira Clubhouse (24 or 16 seats)
  • Faro airport transfers (single coach return, 49 seats)

Team Building - Our Standard Package Includes:

One complimentary experience (per person) for the whole team on the 9 hole, par 3 Oceanico Academy course

  • Preferential rates on Oceanico Faldo Course and Oceanico O'Connor Jnr.
  • Use of other sports facilities at the venue: tennis courts, 5-a-side Astroturf football pitches and 1km jogging path
 

Please check our online brochure here.

Testimonials

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Millwall FC

"It has been a fantastic training: the facilities have been first class, everything that we asked for has been provided. The…
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Bury FC

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Peterborough United FC

"This is the third year we've been and it is getting better and better. The pitch and the gym have improved greatly. The boys…
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Brøndby IF

"It was a very good training camp. I liked it very much, especially the facilities. It is a very good pitch, even better than…
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Sheffield Wednesday

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Blackburn Rovers

"Having returned for our 2nd pre-season training camp at Amendoeira Golf Resort, we have been delighted again with the quality…
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Fulham FC

"The training camp was fantastic; a very good atmosphere around the resort and the team. I can confirm that this is one of…
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Kerry GAA

"We came back to the Amendoeira Golf Resort for the fifth time for our pre championship training camp (...). The standard…
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Kabuscorp SC

"The pitch is in excellent conditions."
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FAI Senior Women's

"The staff are great as always and the facilities and food are excellent. We definitely want to come next year and we miss…
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Irish Football Association Referees

"100% of the visiting team in 2011 gave top marks to the facilities, accommodation - the whole package. It’s absolutely perfect…
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Aston Villa

"It’s a great resort. The pitch is fantastic... top class, especially since the team have been out on their training camp…
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Sunderland

"This year's training camp is even better than 2009 as the new Sports Club building is available with great facilities. The…
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Cork GAA

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Meath GAA

"Excellent experience all around - we would have no hesitation in recommending the resort to teams for training camps."
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Derby County

"This training camp has been really good: the facilities were just what we were looking for. We had rental bikes which helped…
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