Onyria Golf Resorts landed two of Portugal’s ‘national tourism Oscars’ at the Publituris Portugal Travel Awards 2013 last week, winning both the ‘Best Five-Star Hotel’ and ‘Best Golf Course’ categories.
Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort, in Lagos, landed the title of the country’s best golf course for the second successive year, while the boutique Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso, in Cascais - already acclaimed as the third-best hotel in the world in the TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice Awards 2013 - was awarded the title of best five-star hotel in Portugal.


The Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso, in Cascais, Portugal, is the third-best hotel in the world according to the millions of tourists who use the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor® – and all after just its first full year of operation.

Our five-star venue was beaten only by the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Hawaii, and South Africa’s Cape Grace, Cape Town Central, South Africa, in the TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2013, making Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso Europe’s #1. The awards were decided by the votes of the millions of visitors to the TripAdvisor® website, which included more than 6.000 hotels, of 82 countries in world.

TripAdvisor® is the world’s largest travel site, enabling travellers to plan and have the perfect trip. It offers advice from travellers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor® branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 60 million unique monthly visitors, and more than 75 million reviews and opinions. The sites operate in 30 countries worldwide, including China under

15th November 2012
IAGTO - Golf Tourism Supplier of the Year 2013 – Winner


Onyria Golf Resorts is voted IAGTO’S Golf Tourism Supplier of the Year
Onyria Golf Resorts was named the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) golf tourism Supplier of the Year, at the awards dinner at International Golf Travel Market (IGTM).
The awards are voted by tour operators and golf travel writers and it was a success on ‘home turf’ for Onyria Golf Resorts, as the ceremony took place in Vilamoura, Portugal, venue for this year’s IGTM.

The ‘supplier of the year’ category was introduced only last year. Previously, IAGTO awards recognised only golf destinations and golf resorts. The new category opened up the awards for all IAGTO members including golf courses, hotels, inbound operators, transportation companies and others, comprising more than 1,400 in 85 countries.

More than 450 IAGTO golf tour operators from 59 different countries cast their votes for the award. Each operator was asked to nominate whom they considered to be the best performing IAGTO supplier this year in terms of dealing with tour operators, handling ‘fam’ trips and, above all, obtaining high customer satisfaction. Tour operators may vote for any one of the IAGTO 1,400 members.

The IAGTO Golf Travel Awards, established in 2000, are the official annual awards for the golf tourism industry and reward a few exceptional contributions to this world of golf travel, voted for by IAGTO operators and the IGTWA’s golf travel writers. The awards ceremony and gala dinner takes place during the International Golf Travel Market at the end of each year.


Onyria Golf Resorts honoured with two awards from Turismo de Portugal

The Best of Tourism Prizes given, each year, by Turismo de Portugal aim to recognize, distinguish and promote the best tourist projects. In the 2011 edition 150 candidates ran to contest the eight categories.
The ceremony, held at Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo de Lisboa, attended by Secretary of State for Tourism, Cecilia Meireles, and the President of Turismo de Portugal, Frederico Costa.
The award "Private Rehabilitation Project" was given to Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort in Lagos, due to “the development of tourism through the rehabilitation of an emblematic golf course, which is prepared to host major tournaments in the sport.”
Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso in Cascais received an award in the category "Service Quality" justifying the jury, which this hotel "drives its daily performance through the motto Dream Stay and personalized customer service."

Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort gets TUV ECO HOTEL Certification

  Tuv Eco Hotel, certificação  

Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort has just been certified of an Eco-Hotel, issued by TÜV Rheinland, the European leader in the provision of inspections and certifications.

This certification regards the optimization of energy management, water consumption, waste management, safety, licensing and environmental compliance and will reduce substantially the consuming in different areas.

Obtaining this certification also obliged to perform an in-house training to all staff regarding management and best practices, management of energy resources, waste and safety procedures and evacuation of buildings management, procedures in case of fire, support basic life and training how to use safety equipment.

Onyria Palmares Golf is #2 Best Golf course in Portugal.

  Todays Golfer Travel Awards 2011  


The first Today's Golfer Travel Awards, held in conjunction with major golf travel operator Your Golf Travel, has been warmly received by golfers from all over the world who voted in their thousands for their favorite destinations, courses and hotels/resorts both in Europe and the UK. Onyria Palmares Golf come out in second place for “Best Golf course in Portugal”. This is an amazing recognition and quite unique because Palmares opened only 6 months ago! Thank you very much to all for voting for Palmares. We are very proud.
Congratulations Palmares!

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