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“Great course”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Oitavos Dunes

Oitavos Dunes
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great course”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

This is a great course ...however ... There were 11 in our group and the buggy hire was extortionate and non negotiable compared to other courses ... Spoilt the experience.

Visited June 2014
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous course”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Superb clubhouse, high quality golf course and stunning scenery. You'll need your 'A' game if the wind's blowing! Not the cheapest course but that's because it's one if the best in Europe. If you get the chance, play it and enjoy a drink on the terrace of the stylish clubhouse afterwards

Visited May 2014
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“Wolrd class golf couse”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

Enjoy a challenging course and spectacular view. Restaurant servers great food and ocean view. Book well in advance

Visited April 2014
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31 reviews
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“One of my favourite golf courses!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014

Oitavos Dunes is one of Europe's top courses. Very very scenic, longer and harder than you would think, super maintained and with great and different holes.

Visited April 2014
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Stockholm, Sweden
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52 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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“Great test in the wind”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2014

Stayed and played five times in March 2014. We had everything from a 3-4 club wind from the north (still pleasant temperatures, this is not Scotland in March...) to almost calm conditions.
Although we all like the course, three holes divided opinions among us:
1) The short par 4 11th, reachable with a hybrid with the wind behind, but also dangerous for people on the 12th tee and the 13th fairway. I think it is a great risk-reward hole, others thought it was Mickey Mouse golf.
2) The par 3 14th, anything from a flick with a short iron to a punched long-iron or hybrid into a strong wind. Some of the ladies just could not reach across the gully from the red tee with the wind against. Maybe reposition the red tee? Otherwise a beautiful hole.
3) The par 4 18th. The second shot into the green is very difficult as it is not really possible to roll the ball in and you either have a high iron shot (to clear the trees) with the wind behind or a long iron/hybrid with the wind against into a raised green. I guess you just have to bounce it on the very top part of the steep upward slope to make it stop. Maybe mow down that slope and firm it up to make a rolling shot possible?
In all cases, a very welcome change from normal Iberian holiday golf.

Visited March 2014
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