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WIN a family stay at Penha Longa, Portugal – NOW CLOSED

Don’t say we don’t spoil you at School Notices! If you didn’t bag the prize in our last competition then we’re offering you another shot – this time to win a family stay at the stunning and exclusive resort of Penha Longa, near Lisbon. Part of the luxury Ritz Carlton hotel group, Penga Longa is nestled amongst rolling hills, lush gardens and mountain lakes and offers something for the whole family to make it a truly unforgettable experience.

The prize

  • Three nights’ stay for two adults and two children (max 12 years old)
  • Daily buffet breakfast in Penha Longa’s Mercatto restaurant
  • Kids Club for two children per day

How to enter

To enter this incredible competition, you must be a registered member of School Notices.

  1. If you’re already a member skip to 2! If not, then register HERE
  2. Read the Terms and Conditions found at the bottom of the page*
  3. Simply enter below and be sure to include your name, affiliated school and add ‘Penha Longa’ in the subject line.


Closing date 1st October 2019.


Penha Longa Explored…


Located on a protected national nature reserve just 15 minutes’ drive from trendy Cascais and romantic Sintra. Penha Longa Resort is a rare blend of authentic European charm with modern luxury all just 35 minutes from Lisbon city centre.


Ritz Kids Club

From swimming lessons and scavenger hunts to painting, golf clinics and the culinary arts, Ritz Kids offers a variety of resort activities that support independent exploration and valuable family time. Other activities include mountain biking, tennis, a playground, sports field, trampolines and more.

© 2015 Matthew Shaw

Family activities

You’ll be spoilt for choice with things to do. Choose to simply relax by one of the indoor or outdoor pools, including a stunning infinity pool, or if you want to be a bit more active there’s a fully equipped fitness centre, tennis and squash courts, plus a 14th Century Monastery and chapel to explore within the grounds. Off site you can also enjoy hiking trips, surfing lessons at the nearby beaches and jeep tours of the region.

© 2015 Matthew Shaw


If you like food, you’ll like Penha Longa! With eight restaurants to choose from, this is the only hotel in Portugal with two Michelin-starred restaurants. LAB by Sergi Arola transports diners on a highly innovative and emotional gastronomic journey, while Midori offers a Japanese gourmet cuisine. Then there’s Pan Asian, tapas, a poolside restaurant offering fresh fish and a lobby bar. Our mouths are watering!

© 2015 Matthew Shaw


Ranked in the top 30 Courses in Continental Europe, the 27-hole course at Penha Longa designed by the famed Robert Trent Jones, Jr. is escapist golf at its best. With its bold drives, courageous approaches and artful greens, it is both an adrenalin rush and a soothing journey through one of Portugal’s most inspiring landscapes. Exciting at every turn, this championship challenge and host to the Portuguese Open, is a master test of variety and thrills.


Penha Longa Spa & Wellness has been awarded by the World Luxury Spa Awards as the best Southern European Luxury Resort Spa 2019. Need we say any more? The 1,500-square-meter spa offers a wide range of the most sophisticated therapies and treatments by the luxury brand Natura Bissé and includes two relaxation areas, nine treatment rooms and a suite reserved for those who prefer more privacy. Within the stunning gardens is a soaking tub, a contrast pool and a 3m waterfall.

*Terms and Conditions

One entry per household. Maximum of two adults and two children (max 12 years old) staying in parents’ room for a three night stay. Stay valid through to 30th December 2020, excluding Easter, Christmas, New Year and between 1st August – 15th September. Subject to availability. Accommodation includes full buffet breakfast and Kids Club for two children (one session per child/per day). No cash alternative. Travel not included. Cannot be combined with other promotions or added values. All benefits are subject to booking prior to arrival. It is the winner’s responsibility to ensure they have relevant visas and insurance for the holiday. The prize draw is not available to School Notices staff and their families. By entering this competition you permit School Notices to use your name and affiliated school in marketing when announcing the winner. Competition may also be entered by post: School Notices, Network House, Basing View, Basingstoke, RG21 4HG.




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