The Seve Ballesteros course layout represents a true test of golf for players of all levels. The first half round is a spectacular combination of holes overlooking the lagoon .The feature hole of the front nine is the 3rd, a 144m Par 3 off the yellow tees to an island green, with the stunning Óbidos lagoon in the background. The second nine holes overlook the Atlantic Ocean. Six of the holes meander between an intricate ecosystem of lakes interconnected by cascading streams. The Royal Obidos is ranked under the best 100 courses in Europe 2014. Visitors to Royal Óbidos will enjoy spectacular views of the golf course and the cascading lakes and streams, ”and some truly wonderful sunsets” over the Atlantic Ocean.