Vilamoura was built on site occupied by Romans more than 2000 years ago. This modern, yet beautiful new town has something for everyone. Whether you are a kin to taking a walk around a museum, playing golf, sea fishing, water sports or a quick flutter in the casino you’re sure to find something to entertain you.
Wander around the marina where Prince Andrew moored during his most recent visit to the Algarve. Relax in one of the waterside restaurants and enjoy a wide variety of international cuisine.
Vilamoura has a very wide suitability. Popular with sports enthusiasts, particularly golfers. The flat terrain makes it a favourite choice for holidaymakers with physical disabilities. Vilamoura has everything from 2nd-class pensions and 3-star hotels to luxury villas and 5-star hotels.
Vilamoura is located about halfway along Portugal’s south coast, 15 mls west Faro and its airport. The place is set on mainly flat land, situated between the national road and the coast and bordering the resort of Quarteira.
Night time is fun time in Vilamoura, where bars, discos and live entertainment venues abound. Everything from traditional Portuguese Fado to striptease and karaoke is there to be enjoyed. Vilamoura’s international Casino is the haunt of celebrities, offering nightly dinner shows in addition to gambling tables, slot machines and bingo rooms.
From fine dining to fast food, Vilamoura has it all in dozens of restaurants, coffee bars, ice cream parlours and cafes scattered throughout the resort. For Chinese try the Golden Ming on Marina Plaza, or opt for perfect pizza and pasta at the Casa del Forno on the Largo do Cinema. Rosa’s Cantina is the place to go for authentic Mexican food including enchiladas, tacos, burritos, washed down with icy cold Margaritas. For superb seafood opt for the Ostra D’Ouro Grill at the marina.
Omega Parque – Near Monchique. Endangered wild animals in a stunning mountainside location.
Zoomarine – near Albufeira. Dolphinarium with several attractions.
Aqualand - Bij Armação de Pêra. Big Aquapark with a lot of high slides.
Krazy World – near Algoz – Funpark for children and adults with two mini-golf courses (18 holes), pools,
childrenfarm, crocodilepark and Quad mania.
Aquashow – near Quarteira. Aqualand with the biggest wave pool in Europe.
Karting Algarve – in Almancil (between Vilamoura and Loulé).
Roma Golf Park - near Vilamoura. Super Mini-Golf and leisure park.
Cova dos Mouros – Mining village near Alcoutim. Reconstruction of pre-historical mining activity in the Algarve.