VILA REAL DE SANTO ANTÓNIO ATHLETICS CAMP
Hotel Apolo*** is located at only 400m from the training facilities and the harbour. The beach is not more than 2 km away. The hotel provides full comfort for athletes and features an outdoor pool and a much-appreciated restaurant. The staff is well used to cater for high-level athletes.
Due to its central location in Vila Real de Santo António, one can easily move around by foot to find anything from shops, supermarkets to restaurants and bars. This small city is very charming and we encourage you to explore the area a bit further. The hotel can provide you with city bikes.
The rooms are modern, spacious and well-equipped. On-demand, fridges can be put in the rooms to allow athletes to store food, drinks and sports nutrition.
The athletics stadium of high quality and very complete. It offers an IAAF 400m track, all jumping and throwing disciplines, an indoor running track, a complete gym with stationary bikes and treadmills and pretty much all possible training materials needed.
Long-distance runners will love the area as there are many flat roads and mildly undulating, easy trails through the fantastic pine woods. One can also run along the beach towards Monte Gordo.
Next to the athletics stadium, the swim centre with its indoor pool, jacuzzi and sauna can be used for recovery.
Vila Real de Santo António is a charming, small city with many specialised shops and amazing fish restaurants; well worth exploring.