Vilamoura is a modern and sophisticated luxury holiday destination that is situated on one of the finest beaches of central Algarve. Originally built around a small harbour, Vilamoura is now home to the biggest marina in Portugal, capable of berthing more than 1000 vessels. Being one of the most popular and largest single tourist complexes in Europe, Vilamoura is home to numerous high end tourist facilities including six exceptional golf courses, a lawn bowling club, tennis centre, an international casino with glamorous shows, an excellent riding school and much more.
Things to do in Vilamoura
In Vilamoura you have two amazing beaches to visit. Praia de Vilamoura is the main beach, located at the front of the town, presenting visitors with golden sand and deep blue waters. Praia da Falésia, is probably the most famous beach in the Algarve. The extensive coastline, thin warm sand, calm sea and ravishing cliffs, create one of the most pleasant beaches to spend a day relaxing and enjoying the natural beauty of the Algarve. During summer, this beach is also well known for amazing sunset parties making it ideal as a villa holiday destination.
Dine at gourmet restaurants or socialise in the chic bars when you book a villa in Vilamoura.
History and Culture in Vilamoura
This coastal region in Southern Portugal is home to centuries old Moorish castles, museums, art galleries, and historical landmarks which can be found in the Vilamoura Marina and the neighbouring towns. A visit to this part of the country isn’t complete without taking in the historic wonders, cultural centres, and artistic enclaves. For a simple taste of the past, enjoy a visit to the museum of Cerro da Vila which contains the history of Vilamoura.
With Vilamoura open all year round, book a winter sun villa and explore the culture during a quieter time.
Family holidays in Vilamoura
Aquashow is a water park located in the area of Quarteira, just a few minutes away from Vilamoura. This giant water park has one of the biggest water roller coasters in the world, where you get to travel at more than 70kmph, alongside plenty of other slides and attractions. Visiting Aquashow will provide you and the rest of your family with a day full of fun whilst on your Vilamoura family villa holiday. Perhaps take a slightly more leisurely day out on a boat trip around the caves and beaches of Algarve’s coastline or even rent your own private yacht with five star service. Marina de Vilamoura’s family-friendly bars and cafes with live music or karaoke, make it a great place for evenings out with the kids. Finish off your evening with a visit to one of the many mouth-watering ice-cream parlours for a tasty end to the night.
Adventurous activities in Vilamoura
Vilamoura offers plenty of distractions and activities from spending a day at the beach to playing a round of golf, parasailing, stand up paddle boarding, mountain biking, snorkeling, scuba diving and much more. How about driving a buggy through the off-beaten tracks of the Algarve, leading you to some of the most amazing places in the region, guaranteeing a lot of fun for you and your friends. In the evening head out to the casino for a game of blackjack, roulette or poker or hit one of the trendy bars which hosts massive parties during the weekends.
Aside from all of the exploration, you can also unwind relaxing in your own private villa with pool.
Romance in Vilamoura
If you are looking for something special then a romantic villa for two in Vilamoura is just perfect. Perhaps take a romantic tour on the islands of Ria Formosa where you can have a drink together and enjoy the amazing sunset. There are plenty of boat trips to see the fantastic coastline, explore caves and swim in the crystal clear waters. For a completely unique romantic experience try a hot air balloon ride, where you can relax and discover the Algarve’s valleys and hills on a one-off trip.
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