Tournament U16 – UEFA Development;
Triathlon of Vila Real de Sto. António;
Algarve Cup (Football);
Algarve Youth Cup (Football);
Guadiana Cup (Football);
IV Swimming Meeting of Algarve.
HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORTS CENTRE IN VILA REAL DE STO ANTÓNIO/HIGHSPORTUGAL
PRESENTING THE HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORTS CENTRE IN VILA REAL DE STO ANTÓNIO
The High Performance Sports Centre in Vila Real de Sto. António is a European-level sports complex, recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and is part of the Portuguese Network of High Performance Sports Centres/HIGHSPORTUGAL.
This Sports Complex is one of the most accredited in Europe, both for the training infrastructures and complementary equipment that it offers, and for the experience of its professionals and specialised sport technicians.
The complex has easy access to Faro Airport and is close to the tourist resorts of Monte Gordo and Vila Real de Santo António, which is why federations of several countries choose this multisport infrastructure to prepare their teams.
The HPSC Vila Real Sto. António is located about 2.5 km from the tourist town of Monte Gordo, where athletes have various options for accommodation. Regarding medical care services, the HPSC Vila Real Sto. António has a health unit belonging to the HPA Group (Hospital Particular do Algarve), providing various services in the field of physiotherapy and sports medicine.
FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENTS
TRAINING & TECHNICAL AREA
The High Performance Sports Centre in Vila Real de Sto. António consists of 1 Main Stadium with a turf football field (104-67m), an athletics track with 8 lanes, two synthetic floor pavilions, and a medical room; 1 Sports Arena with a running track (80m in line); jumping area (pole vaulting, long jump and high jump); throwing area (shot pun); bodybuilding area (320 m²); medical area (2 x 10 m²); physiotherapy and recovery area; audiovisual room and training control room.
Part of this Sports Complex is a sports pavilion with synthetic floor (40×20 m).
TRAINING & TECHNICAL AREA
For swimming, the Centre has a swimming pool complex divided into a learning pool with an area of 240 m², 20m length, 12m width, 0.80m to 1.20m depth, 6 lanes; a 25 meter pool with an area of 412.50m2, 25m length, 16.50m width, 2m to 2.20m depth and 8 lanes; a 50 meter pool with an area of 400m2, 50m length, 8m width, 2m to 2.20m depth and 3 lanes.
For the High Performance training of tennis and padel, there is a tennis court complex with 4 hard courts, 1 central clay court, 4 other clay courts, 1 backboard.
SPORTS DISCIPLINES AT THE HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORTS CENTRE IN VILA REAL DE STO. ANTÓNIO
The High Performance Sports Centre in Vila Real de Sto. António is fully prepared for athletics, judo, swimming, triathlon and football.
MAIN EVENTS AT THE HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORTS CENTRE IN VILA REAL DE STO. ANTÓNIO
Ibericman 2017 (Iberian Championship of Long and Medium Distance Triathlon).
ATHLETES & TEAMS WHO VISITED HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORTS CENTRE IN VILA REAL DE STO. ANTÓNIO
The top conditions available make the High Performance Sports Centre in Vila Real de Sto. António the best choice to every High Performance athlete, team and sponsor looking for the ideal High Performance training conditions and, also, for great achievements and victories.
Proof of that is the list of teams and athletes that already attended this HPSC.
- Naide Gomes;
- Linda Stahl;
- Christophe Lemaitre;
- Jennifer Meadows;
- Olga Saladukha;
- Piotr Malachowski;
- VFL Wolfsburg – Team Winner of the UEFA Women’s Champions.
The High Performance Sports Centre in Vila Real de Sto. António has its doors open for all High Performance athletes and teams looking to make the most of their training. We offer the best conditions for High Performance training on athletics, judo, football, swimming and triathlon.
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN VILA REAL STO ANTÓNIO
The High Performance Sports Centre in Vila Real de Sto. António is located in the outskirts of the city of Vila Real de Santo António, connecting with the National Forest of the Maritime Dunes of Vila Real de Sto. António.
Just 2.5km away from the HPSC Vila Real Sto. António is the tourist town of Monte Gordo, where visitors can find various hotels, restaurants, bars, casino and enjoy the beach and the sea.
WHAT TO DO
Vila Real de Santo António is a small town in Algarve focused on tourism. Located in the extreme southeast of Portugal, Vila Real de Santo António is surrounded to the south by the Atlantic, to the east by the river Guadiana and to the north and west by the calm waters of the Ria Formosa and the natural reserve of Castro Marim. The proximity to Spain (Ayamonte) is also a characteristic that makes Vila Real de Sto. António a very pleasant city to train and visit.
We highlight the following tourist attractions:
- Pedestrian walks in the forest and in the Ria Formosa natural reserve;
- Vila Real de Santo António Historic Centre,
- Cacela Velha,
- Sítio da Fábrica,
- Vila Real de Sto. António Lighthouse;
- Manuel Cabanas Forum;
- Salinas Castro Marim (salt evaporation ponds).