THINGS TO DO IN THE LUXURY ALGARVE RESORT
If you are looking for a taste of Algarve luxury, Vilamoura is one of the finest resorts in southern Portugal. The upmarket holiday destination boasts pristine beaches, celebrated golf courses, outstanding restaurants, superb shopping, glamorous nightlife and glorious weather. No wonder it is a preferred choice for those seeking a stylish and sophisticated holiday in the Algarve sun.
Around Vilamoura’s stunning marina complex you will find a wide selection of excellent restaurants and bars. Whether you have an appetite for a local fish delicacy, the finest sushi, succulent steak or perhaps expertly prepared Indian or Italian food, you’ll find restaurants and bars to suit all tastes and budgets.
If you feel like something a little lighter and more refreshing, there are plenty of beach bars, ice cream parlours and crepe restaurants overlooking the marina and along the coastline.
Vilamoura is world famous for its golfing facilities. There are a number of championship golf courses, all with a reputation for maintaining the highest standards and offering first-rate facilities. You can rent golf clubs from several locations in Vilamoura and arrange transport to all the major golf courses throughout the Algarve.
One of the best known destinations in the Algarve is the Vilamoura Golf Hotel. Set in beautiful surroundings and with superb courses just a short distance away, the Vilamoura Golf Hotel is very popular with people seeking a golfing holiday.
The Marina and beaches are surrounded by many high quality hotels, rental properties and apartments. The Tivoli Hotel Vilamoura, for example, is ideally situated between the marina and the beach. With stunning views and magnificent gardens that sweep down to the water, the hotel is typical of the high standards on offer for visitors to Vilamoura.
Vilamoura is just a 30-minute car drive from southern Portugal’s main airport at Faro. So transport between the airport and your hotel is quick and easy, as long as you remember to book in advance.
With soft golden sands and clear blue sea, the local beaches are the perfect place to enjoy the wonderful Vilamoura weather. There are plenty of beach beds, parasols and other accessories available to hire, so you can enjoy your time on the beach in complete comfort.
Vilamoura offers lovely sunshine all year round. July and August see temperatures rising to around 30°C – perfect for putting on the sun cream and spending the day on the beach!
The warm evenings signal a change of pace around the marina, with live music, DJs and a buzz of glamour and excitement among the many beach bars, restaurants and cocktail bars.
The resort is also home to the fashionable Vilamoura Casino. As well as the gaming rooms, the Casino offers regular evening entertainment, including lavish shows and the chance to dance the night away.
The marina is the shopping hub in Vilamoura. It is a home to hundreds of inviting places to browse and buy, from chic boutiques to stores selling all the practical essentials.
As well as the best in branded clothing and the latest fashion items, you will find a range of high quality local produce to provide a lasting memento of your time in the amazing Algarve resort of Vilamoura.