Algarve wins in the World Travel Awards 2013

The Algarve Coast has won two World Travel Awards in this year´s ceremony on August 31, in Antalya, Turkey. It awarded the prize for the most beautiful beaches as well as for the best golf region in Europe.

Algarve Europes Leading Golf DestinationIn the category "Europe´s Leading Beach Destination", the Algarve prevailed against popular European destinations like Cannes (France), Corfu (Greece), Esmeralda Coast (Sardinia, Italy), Formentera (Spain), Marbella (Spain) and Oludeniz (Turkey).

In the category "Europe´s Leading Golf Destination" Portugal won the first place due to its world famous golf courses in the Algarve region, followed by England, France, Germany, Ireland, Scotland and Spain.

Portugal won 9 out of 41 nominations and besides the repeated victories from last year, these were the 9 awards attributed to Portugal:

-Europe's Leading Beach Destination: The Algarve, Portugal

-Europe's Leading City Break Destination: Lisbon, Portugal

-Europe's Leading Golf Destination: Portugal

-Europe's Leading Island Destination: Madeira Islands

-Europe's Leading Boutique Resort: Vila Joya, Portugal

-Europe's Leading Design Hotel: The Vine Hotel, Portugal

-Europe's Leading Golf Resort: Hotel Quinta do Lago, Portugal

-Europe's Leading Luxury Resort: Conrad Algarve, Portugal

-Europe's Leading Villa Resort: Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel, Portugal

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