The best sports resort in Europe is Portuguese and is in Lagos, Algarve.
Cascade Wellness Resort won the World Travel Awards in the area of sports and was also voted the best resort for families in Portugal.
Portugal has long been on the route of international tourism awards by placing destinations such as Lisbon, Porto, Algarve or islands literally in the mouths of the world. Following all this dynamics, also the hotel units have managed to stand out on several fronts. This time the novelty comes from the Cascade Wellness Resort, located in Lagos, Algarve which received the distinction of best Sports Resort in Europe at the World Travel Awards. In addition to the recognition in the sports aspect, Cascade was also elected Best Resort for Families in Portugal.
Chosen annually by some of the best sports teams and teams in the world as a destination to prepare for competitions of various modalities, the resort develops over 38 hectares and has, among other equipment, five swimming pools (two dedicated to children and one with sand bottom), two and a half football fields with official FIFA measures, gardens, driving range,golf academy and two tennis courts, plus three restaurants and spa and fitness services.
Only this year the resort received the entourage of Red Bull Racing and the teams of the Netherlands, Wales and Qatar, who held their stages of preparation for international competitions, as well as Sporting Clube de Portugal and Sevilla FC, who prepared the new season 2021/22.
For Silvana Pombo, Director General of Cascade Resort, "the achievement of two of the three nominations is the culmination of the collective effort, in another challenging year, in which the team's adaptability was fundamental to success in the different business aspects, particularly in sports, an area in which the resort has made several investments in recent years and which is now recognized in these that are the most important tourism awards at the international level. At the same time, we also receive the distinction of Best Resort for Families, which is something that we are very proud of, to be able to provide to all those who seek unique conditions in a luxury and wellness holiday".
The recognition at the World Travel Awards, considered the Tourism Oscars, comes after the Algarve resort was also a winner in the Luxury Wellness Retreat category for the second consecutive year (2020/2021) at the World Luxury Hotel Awards.