Vilamoura

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Vilamoura is one of Portugal's luxury holiday spots, known for its sandy beaches, premier golf courses, vibrant nightlife, beautiful views and top restaurants.

There’s a great variety of accommodation around Vilamoura, ranging from luxury hotels to self-catering apartments. This purpose built leisure resort is built specifically with the holidaymaker in mind, with a beautiful marina to stroll around and pristine beaches to relax in.

When it comes to activities and entertainment, Vilamourais one of the best locations in the Algarve, with six different golf courses, a bowling club, tennis centre, sports club, shooting club and riding school. There’s also a great selection of night clubs and a casino for those night owls.

Marina of VilamouraVilamoura’s marina is a grand affair, with 800 berths, where you can sit and watch the countless yachts and pleasure boats sailing by. It’s also where you’ll find all the best restaurants and nightlife spots, with regular live music acts and DJ's. It’s also where you’ll find the majority of the town’s shops and its casino.

If you fancy getting in on the action out at sea yourself, there are places where you can charter boats or you can simply join a boat tour along the coastline. If you really want to get the heart pumpinh, why not go jetskiing. You can even take a sunset cruise as a special treat.

Ria Formosa Nature ReserveVilamoura has some of the most beautiful ecological landscapes in Europe. Ria Formosa Nature Reserve is 200 hectares of protected nature land, which attracts birds on their migratory path. Bird watchers can join tours that start in Vilamoura and run along the wetlands and lagoons.

Artificial and Natural ReefsVilamoura is among the world’s best spots for snorkelling. You can hire snorkelling gear and enjoy a day in the water, exploring the artificial and natural reefs. Here you’ll have the chance to see anemones, moray eels, sponges and corals.

Cerro da Vila MuseumVisit the ruins of what used to be an old Roman fishing village at the Cerro da Vila Museum, which provides a fascinating insight into Vilamoura's past, looking at features such as the ancient baths.

Vilamoura Golf CoursesVilamoura golf is world famous.Here you can choose from several golf courses with amazing views and great conditions to practice this sport in style.

Vilamoura BeachesVilamoura has two beautiful beaches with fine sand, which stretches for over 3 km alongside the warm, calm waters of the Atlantic Ocean. These are Praia da Falésia, which is located to the west of the marina, and Praia da Marina, which is on the eastern side. Amenities on these beaches include straw-thatched umbrellas, sun-beds with mattresses, heated showers, boat hires and jet-skis. Eating or drinking in one of the beach’s bar-restaurants, get out on the water for some adrenaline fuelled fun, or simply relax under the sun with a good book.

FoodVilamoura has so much to offer when it comes to food, especially authentic Portuguese cuisine. Your best bet is to head down to the marina and choose one of the beautiful restaurants overlooking the bay. If you’re looking for a luxury experience with cuisine from central Europe, there is a Michelin star restaurant there that’s signature dishes include hand-made seafood ravioli in a Vermouth cream sauce; a great pick for anyone looking to splash out during their holiday.

Dom Pedro Vilamoura
Dom Pedro Vilamoura
4 out of 5
Rua Atlantico, Vilamoura
The price is £86 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
This family-friendly Vilamoura hotel is located near the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Casino Vilamoura and Vilamoura Beach. Vilamoura Marina and Quarteira ...
4.2/5Very Good! (261 reviews)
"Lovely friendly place."

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2021

Dom Pedro Vilamoura
Tivoli Marina Vilamoura
Tivoli Marina Vilamoura
5 out of 5
Apartado 65, Marina Vilamoura, Vilamoura
The price is £176 per night from 12 Oct to 12 Oct
Located in the heart of Vilamoura, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Vilamoura Beach and Vilamoura Marina. Quarteira Beach is 1 mi (1.6 km) ...
4.4/5Excellent! (992 reviews)
"The views, amenities & location were excellent…from sunrise to sunset"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2021

Tivoli Marina Vilamoura
Four Seasons Vilamoura
Four Seasons Vilamoura
4 out of 5
Rua da Holanda, 507, Vilamoura
The price is £124 per night from 19 Oct to 19 Oct
This family-friendly Vilamoura aparthotel is located near the beach, within 2 mi (3 km) of Vilamoura Tennis Center, Marina Beach and Vilamoura Beach. Peixe Market ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (532 reviews)
"We had a great time. The staff were incredible. We would definitely stay here again."

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2021

Four Seasons Vilamoura
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Vila Gale Ampalius
Vila Gale Ampalius
4 out of 5
Avenida Praia Da Marina, Vilamoura
The price is £90 per night from 19 Oct to 19 Oct
Located in Vilamoura, this beachfront aparthotel is in the city centre, just steps away from Vilamoura Beach and Marina Beach. Casino Vilamoura and Peixe Market ...
4.2/5Excellent! (612 reviews)
"Great location 2 mins from Vilamoura beach. We had a street view room on a high floor and the view was amazing; to the right we could see the marina and to the left the beach and the sea. Be warned - we were charged 7.50€ for taking 2 very small bottles of water from the fridge in our room. The receptionist ..."

Reviewed on 10 Jul 2021

Vila Gale Ampalius
As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa
As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Rua Do Brasil, Lote 4.11.1b, Vilamoura
The price is £137 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
This family-friendly Vilamoura aparthotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Dom Pedro Golf: Pinhal Golf Course and Cerro da Vila Ruins. Vilamoura ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (346 reviews)
"The property is very luxurious and peaceful. The surrounding areas including the hilton hotel are just absolutely beautiful. Its very tranquil and is designed to encourage relaxion and rest. My family loved it all. The staff printed out docs for my return flight, offered a free late check out and ..."

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2021

As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa
Four Seasons Vilamoura
Four Seasons Vilamoura
4 out of 5
Rua da Holanda, 507, Vilamoura
The price is £124 per night from 19 Oct to 19 Oct
This family-friendly Vilamoura aparthotel is located near the beach, within 2 mi (3 km) of Vilamoura Tennis Center, Marina Beach and Vilamoura Beach. Peixe Market ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (532 reviews)
"We had a great time. The staff were incredible. We would definitely stay here again."

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2021

Four Seasons Vilamoura
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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