Since its inception in 1994, the Belas Country Club has stood out for its clear commitment to quality, infrastructure, real estate and golf, and to the environmental care involved in its design phase and later in the development phase. Urbanism, real estate, landscaping and golf have been developed according to best practices, have been certified and for this reason have been awarded over the years.
Belas Country Club was the first urbanization in Europe to audit all its housing and the only residential community in Europe to answer to the European Energetic Certification of Building directive.
Belas Country Club Golf Course received the GEO (Golf Environment Organization) Certification, an international norm given for the first time in Portugal and in the Iberian Peninsula. This certification recognises the work developed since 1998 by Planbelas, S.A., the promoting company of Belas Country Club, for environmental sustainability, whose good practices not only fulfil the GEO’s most innovative requirements but also anticipate new environmental challenges in a commitment between playing golf and respecting the environment.
Belas Country Club received the “Real Estate Oscar” from Revista Imobiliária (Real Estate Magazine).
2008 / 2009
Planbelas received in recognition of the integration of economic, social and environmental dimension in its management, the Sustainable Development Award. This award that adopts the DJSI (Dow Jones Sustainability Index) methodology, is in practical terms a certification that intends to identify and recognise the best national reference practices contributing to the country’s progress. Planbelas classified in 16th place nationally, being the only SME.
Belas Country Club was considered the “Most Sustainable Private Residential Community in Europe”.
Belas Country Club Senior Open of Portugal, organized by the Jordan Group in 2011, won 2nd place in the Sustainable Golf Index, an index of responsibility of Between Us, which assesses the sustainability of the 82 European Tour tournaments worldwide.
The credits will revert to the project of mini-hydro plant “The Yunnan Weixi Gedeng Hydropower” located in China.
The services provided offer residents the best of both worlds,
fulfilling their modern life needs within high quality standards.