THE TOURNAMENT: ITF WOMEN Bom Sucesso Ladies Open 3
From 10/09 to 10/15
Surface: Carpet outdoor
Prize money: $ 25,000
Tournament location: Bom Sucesso Tennis Academy – Rua do Comércio Nº 27, OBIDOS, 2510-662, Portugal
How to arrive: Lisbon international Airport is far from tennis venue about 89 km and from old town less than 80 km and 50 minutes driving. The tennis venue is at about 13 km from city centre.
Entry list: Irina Kromacheva (Rus) – Magdalena Frech (Pol) – Anna Kalinskaya (Rus) – Georgia Brescia (Ita) – Maria Teresa Torro Flor (Esp) – Elitsa Kostova (Bul) – Olga Ianchuk (Ukr) – Katy Dunne (Gbr) – Valeria Savinkh (Rus) – Veronika Kudermetova (Rus)
THE TOWN: Óbidos is a little and cute town and in the Oeste Subregion of Portugal. The town proper has approximately 3100 inhabitants. The municipality population in 2011 was 11,772 in an area of 141.55 square kilometres. The area of the town is located on a scenic hilltop, encircled by a fortified wall. It remains a well-preserved example of medieval architecture; its streets, squares, walls and its castle are a popular tourist destination. The castle now houses a pousada. The municipality is also home to the famous Praia D’el Rey golf complex, one of the top golf resorts in Europe.
TOP 3 ATTRACTIONS:
- Vila Natal
- Óbidos Castle
- The Azulejos of the City Gate
BEST PLACES TO STAY:
- Hostel Argonauta. Excellent structure located at 200 mt from Óbidos Castle and rated 9.2 on Booking. It features shared kitchen and bathroom with free toiletries. The unit has accommodation in dormitories and double rooms. A single bed in dormitory costs 26€ per night with free WiFi, parking and breakfast included in the price.
- Innfusion. Located 1 km from Vila Natal, this hotel features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property and an on-site bar. Each rooms have a TV and a private bathroom. You will find an ATM at the property. Prices? For a little but cozy double room you will pay 65€ per night with breakfast included in the price. Rated 8.7 on Booking!
- Guesthouse Torre de Maneys. Wonderful accomodation rated 9.3 on Booking a few steps from Vila Natal. Each room at this guesthouse is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Certain rooms feature views of the garden or city. A double room costs 125€ per night with free WiFi and excellent breakfast included.
Enjoy this new Portuguese Tennis Trip!!!