VILA NOVA MILFONTES GOLF

 

Vila Nova Milfontes Golf

 


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Welcome to Vila Nova Milfontes Golf

With many delightful courses, pure coastal breeze from the Atlantic ocean, great fresh gastronomy and fantastic weather conditions, Portugal is a Golf Bliss for most golfers.

 


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Vila Nova Milfontes History

The village dates from the year 1468, founded by the king D.João II. The first inhabitants were prisoners sentenced by minor delicts and fifty years after the village establishment the population was no more than ten families. The village was frequently attacked by pirates and a fortress was built in 1602. The fortress is commonly called Saint Clement's Castle.

Vila Nova Milfontes Description

Just 32 km (20 miles) southwest of Santiago do Cacém, and 186 km (115 miles) south of Lisbon it's located in the Alentejo west coast.

This small village with a 5000 resident population has a great demand during holidays due to its fine beaches with clear water and natural beauty. Moreover, the surrounding area offers ecological tourism, paragliding training, a small safari park and beautiful hideouts with small waterfalls.

Vila Nova de Milfontes means New town of a thousand springs. This is why it is known as the three lies village, as it is old, it is a village and it has no springs. Vila Nova de Milfontes has a beautiful estuary that gives shelter to several species of birds and marine life. Moreover, wild boars and foxes can be found in the surrounding woods. There is also an aquaculture centre nearby in Moinho da Asneira.

It's definately a good stopover in lower Alentejo as you're heading south to the Algarve is the little beach town of Vila Nova de Milfontes. At the wide mouth of the Mira River, the sleepy resort is attracting more visitors because of the soft white-sand beaches that line both sides of the river. There are no other attractions and nothing to do here but relax, or perhaps search for antiques.

The castle that once protected the area from Moroccan and Algerian pirates has been restored and is now an inn. After a day on the beach, you can head south to even more beaches.

Vila Nova Milfontes Map (Click Here)

Vila Nova Milfontes Weather


Vila Nova Milfontes Events
Sudoeste Music Festival - August

Sudoeste Festival is one of the biggest summer music festivals in Portugal, this popular event takes place in the fishing town of Zambujeira do Mar on the pretty Alentejo coast. During the four days of the festival a whole host of national and international bands take to the stage playing through the day and evening. After hours, world-renowned DJs keep the party going well into the next morning. Past performers have included some big names from the world of indie and rock music including Oasis, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Fatboy Slim, Doves, Basement Jaxx, Dinossaur Jr and Black Uhuru. Famed for its great line-ups, good weather and breathtaking coastline, this is a great environment to see some of the best bands from around the world.

Vila Nova Milfontes Information
800 296 296 - Support to Tourists
112 - SOS
283 996 127 - Health Centre
283 998 212 - Pharmacy
283 998 391 - Police
283 990 070 - Local Services
283 998 353 - Taxi
269 860 612 - Marina

Vila Nova Milfontes Locations of Interest
All the Alentejo Coast & Beaches
Restored Inn - Forte São Clemente
Church - Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Fátima
Church - N. Senhora da Graça (Igreja Matriz de Milfontes)
Chapel - Capela de São Sebastião

Vila Nova Milfontes Beaches
Malhão
Furnas
Aivados
Ribeira da Azenha
Foz
 

Vila Nova Milfontes River

Vila Nova Milfontes Coast

Vila Nova Milfontes Marina

Vila Nova Milfontes Inn

Vila Nova Milfontes View

Vila Nova Milfontes Boat

Vila Nova Milfontes Beach

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