With a state of the art 400mts tartan track, permanent seating for 1,500 persons, the most modern facilities for training, equipment, and changing rooms, the athletics centre ranks among the top facilities available in the Algarve for warm weather Running Training Camp and Triathlon Training Camp. This premier facility provides a superior training site for years to come.

Although the training centre does not have its own lodging, there are several hotel units walking distance from the centre experienced in hosting and catering for professional athletes.

▼ Location

The Sports Complex is located next to the city´s main entrance, 5 minutes walking distance from the fabulous local marina and several fascinating hotels. The city situates itself in the southwest extreme of the European Continent.

The physical geography of the territory is constituted by three well distinct zones: the coastline, the Barrocal and the Mountain Range. This complex enjoys excellent access roads and is separate by only 80kms distance to the Algarve main city, Faro, and to the International Airport.

▼ Athletics Facilities
  • 400m tartan track with 8 lanes;
  • One high Jump sectors;
  • One pole vault pit;
  • Specific area for throws, discus and hammer training;

Other Facilities

  • Stadium with 1500 seating capacity with a natural grass pitch;
  • 1 Training pitch with natural grass;
  • Gymnasium;
  • Press-room;
  • Changing-rooms;
  • Massage-rooms;
  • Physio-equipment available on site;
▼ Accommodation

There are training camp packages available combining the Sports Complex with 3*, 4* and/or 5* hotels plus a youth hostel of high standard in the area all to suit the budget and requirements of all athletes and teams with transfers included.

All the hotels offer the following:

  • Meeting rooms
  • Exclusive dining facilities
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Safe deposit box

All rooms are fully equipped with

  • Mini bar
  • Cable TV (LCD)
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet access