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Book a hotel near Vilamoura and you’ll find yourself in one of Portugal's luxury holiday spots, known for its sandy beaches, top golf courses, vibrant nightlife, beautiful views and top restau-rants.
Things to Do in Vilamoura
Watch the world sail by in the Vilamoura Marina, where you’ll find plenty of restaurants, top nightlife with regular live music acts and DJs, shops and even a casino. Take a sunset cruise, char-ter a boat, go fishing, or join a boat tour along the coastline.
Explore Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, which has some of the most beautiful ecological land-scapes in Europe. This 200 hectare protected area is loved by bird watchers for the wetlands and lagoons, which attract many bird species during migration.
Go snorkelling in one the world’s best spots, with its artificial and natural reefs, where you’ll have the chance to see anemones, moray eels, sponges and corals.
Visit the ruins of what used to be an old Roman fishing village and gain an insight into Vilamoura's past at the Cerro da Vila Museum. These are archaeological remains of an ancient Roman residential site, where you can visit the ruins of a bathing complex and see old tanks for salting fish.
Play golf on world famous golf courses with amazing views and great conditions to practice this sport in style.
Relax on Falésia Beach, located to the west of the marina or in Marina Beach, which lies to the east. Amenities on these beaches include straw-thatched shaded umbrellas, sun-beds with mat-tresses, heated showers, boat hires and jet-skis. You can enjoy the sun, the sea or just eat and drink in one of the beach bar-restaurants.
Taste authentic Portuguese or central Europe cuisine at a Michelin star restaurant, Willies, whose signature dishes include pan-fried saddle of monkfish on mustard crème-sauce, hand-made seafood ravioli in a Vermouth cream sauce and lemon crème in a sugar basket with berries.
Go for a ride on the Vilamoura tourist train, which ticks off all the main must-see attractions, including the Family Golf Park, Falesia Beach, Cerro da Vila Museum, Marina Beach, and central Vilamoura among others.
Enjoy cycling along the boardwalks of the beach and admire the views over the ocean.
Have fun at AquaShow, a big water park located just a 15-minute drive from Vilamoura with both adrenaline-pumping rides and more gentle rides to suit all ages.
There is a bus service from Faro to Vilamoura, but most visitors prefer to rent a car to explore the Algarve at their own pace.