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Browns Club

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Browns Club

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Name:Browns Club
Location:Algarve, Portugal
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Sports:Tennis, Swimming, Athletics, Triathlon, Football, Rugby, Netball, Hockey, Cricket

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Summary

Introduction

 

Vilamoura provides a perfect environment to hold a warm weather training camp for any sports team with its all year round sunshine, its location in Central Algarve and the resorts of Vilamoura and Quarteira which offer a variety of entertainment which offer a variety of entertainment.

Browns was designed and constructed to provide excellent training, accommodation and support conditions to all athletes from grass route teams to national professional teams in a safe and secure yet relaxed environment.

Browns began in 1986 as a tennis club but in 2000 they began several renovation stages to create training facilities now available. Since 2000 Browns have hosted in excess of 450 teams and sports groups from junior teams, public schools to National teams that require exclusive use.

Teams will stay within the grounds of the club with either in bungalows or villas.
All units are tastefully furnished and have cooker, fridge, microwave, air conditioning, TV, and telephone.

Guest's at Browns can use other facilities free of charge, including swimming pools, a relaxation suite, a cross country running track, a full-size
sand pitch, and a 5-a-side all weather pitch.

A purpose built gym is also available for exclusive hire.


Travel

 

By Air; Faro (FAO) airport 16km
Transfers can be arranged

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Accommodation

 

Browns offer on site accommodation of 30 villas with a maximum capacity of 105 athletes in a total area of 53000 sq meters,.They all have a cooker, fridge, microwave, air conditioning, Plasma TV, telephone and private car park.

The one bedroom villas can accommodate 2 people, the two bedroom villas 4 people and the executive rooms 2 people, all with maid service and regular changes of towels and linen. A daily laundry service for Team kit is also available.

The V0 Villas can accommodate 2 people, with maid service and regular changes of towels and linen. All villas are equipped with a plasma screen T.V., a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, private patio and private car park Browns Continental Breakfast Buffet is included in the price of your stay, along with a range of sport facilities. Wi-Fi internet access is available through all the resort.

The V1 Villas can accommodate 2 people, with maid service and regular changes of towels and linen. All villas are equipped with a plasma screen T.V., a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, private patio, I-Pod/I-Phone Station and private car park. The V1 Villas also have a large living area. Browns Continental Breakfast Buffet is included in the price of your stay, along with a range of sport facilities. Wi-Fi internet access is available through all the resort

The V2 Villas can accommodate 4 people, with maid service and regular changes of towels and linen. All villas are equipped with a plasma screen T.V., a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, private patio, I-Pod/I-Phone Station and private car park. The V2 villas also have a large living area. Browns Continental Breakfast Buffet is included in the price of your stay, along with a range of sport facilities. Wi-Fi internet access is available through all the resort


Places of Interest

Training Facilities

Athletics

 

Browns remains a popular destination for athletics too. Not just for running clubs but also high performance athletes and Olympians. Browns is the perfect place to base yourself for such training. In addition to the world-class facilities we have located on site - the Quarteira Athletics Stadium is only a 5 minute drive away. 

Browns has a great relationship with the Athletic Stadium and is able to provide athletic clubs full use of the stadium's facilities with transfers to/from Browns.


Field Sports

 

A natural grass pitch of 120 sq meters x 80 sq meters is available.

These facilities have catered for International teams, Senior and Age Grouped as well as well may professional clubs and Universities.

Football: The climate and facilities at Browns are ideal for football and a number of top clubs have already chosen Browns for their pre-season / pre-competition training and international windows. Euro 2004 was the biggest sporting event ever to take place in Portugal and Browns were delighted to be hosts to the participanting teams.

Rugby League: Browns fully understand the demands of a Rugby League teams. The excellent standard, first rate organization and service provided have made Browns the preferred choice for Rugby League teams for both pre-season and in the run up to important games and competitions.

Rugby Union: A scrum training area with the professional RHINO dictator scrum machine is located right beside the pitch. With Browns ongoing partnership with Rhino, the official rugby equipment supplier to Browns, they can provide teams with the much needed training equipment, such as contact pads, tackle suits, body jackets and big hit pads. Browns also have the usual on the field stuff items like cones, poles, hurdles and speed ladders.


Swimming

 

Swimming Pools are located at Quarteira and Loule

Quarteira
8 lanes of which two lanes can be extended to 50m.
The pool also has a number of pace clocks, anti wave lane ropes, flags, starting blocks and also a gym.
The pool is a short 5 minute drive from the Browns resort but all transfers can be arranged.

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Loule
50 metre pool with 8 lanes
Outdoors from May to September but has an inflatable roof which is a semi-permanent cover during the winter months
25 metre indoor pool, which is open all year round.
There is also a diving pool, gymnasium, sauna and Jacuzzi.
The complex is a regular venue for competitions and hosts the annual International Swimming.
The pool is 15 minute drive from Browns but all transfers can be arranged.

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Open Water Swimming
The Atlantic sea is only a few minutes away

Swimmers training at Browns will benefit from all the sports available to compliment their nautical training.


Tennis

 

Browns has 3 official sized tennis courts, 2 of which are floodlit. You can play tennis all day until 22:30! Our professional tennis coach is experienced in teaching people of all ages and all levels.

Team players of other sports can chose to play a game of tennis on their downtime, or elect to have inhouse tournaments to further strengthen the team spirit within the group.

For those aiming higher, Browns coaches can also assist in long-term planning and specific training that will assure a perfect and balanced development during a tennis player's career.

At Browns Tennis Academy, all the players, from Mini-Tennis to Competition level will get full technical, physical and mental support which will provide each player and team with the skills and motivation to compete at the best of their abilities.


Cricket

 

Teams travel from all corners of the world to benefit from the excellent conditions Browns and the Algarve have to offer.

The Algarve's year long warm climate and Browns first-rate service is what makes cricketers come back year after year.

Browns offer an artificial wicket on their renowned grass pitch and a batting cage in addition to their outstanding health club facilities.


Cycling

 

Whether it be singles or groups the Algarve oofers many mapped out routes differing in distance, difficulty and scenery.

If you choose to bring your own bike with you, Browns can store it safely on site, rentals can also be arranged. Recovery vehicles can also be arranged for those looking to train on major cycle routes.


Hockey

 

Browns full length grass pitch is a superb surface to practice or play a game on. Browns also has a smaller 5-a-side floodlit Astroturf pitch. 

Teams will have to bring their own sticks and balls, but leave the rest up to Browns


Netball

 

Browns celebrated it's 10th birthday by introducing Netball to the Algarve. Netball is a great addition to have to its already long list of sports and sport facilities. Since the launch of the outdoor court on the 16th of April it is already shown to be popular through various tournaments and festivals from around the Globe.


Gym

 

300 sq meter gymnasium with state-of-the-art equipment, 2 fitness studios and a relaxation suite with a sauna and Turkish bath.

The Professional High Performance Gym: Fully equipped with top line equipment built specifically for Rugby players. The changing rooms alongside the gym are allocated to the teams and can also be used for any massage or physiotherapy treatment if needed.

A scrum training area with the professional RHINO dictator scrum machine is located right beside the pitch. With Browns ongoing partnership with Rhino, the official rugby equipment supplier to Browns, they can provide teams with the much needed training equipment, such as contact pads, tackle suits, body jackets and big hit pads. Browns also have the usual on the field stuff items like cones, poles, hurdles and speed ladders.

Conference room: For team meetings and a team room for watching TV, playing cards or just relaxing. The team room also has WiFi internet access.

 


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