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Vilamoura Holidays 2016

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The biggest luxury resort in Europe, Vilamoura is a delightful destination for those seeking pure, unadulterated refinement.

People come from all over the world to enjoy a slice of this Portuguese paradise in the Algarve. Miles of golden sandy beaches line the shores, while inland you'll find a landscape of fragrant pine trees. Stay in the finest hotels, many of which are attached to some of the world's best golf courses, or try your luck in the top local casinos. Vilamoura holidays bring a glamour and sophistication that will capture every visitor’s heart.

A prestigious Portuguese resort

Central Vilamoura is a fine place to stay, with some of the most prestigious resorts located in this area. Here, you can find modern apartments and lavish all inclusive hotels, kitted out with all the amenities you could ever need.

If you are seeking a little more seclusion on your holiday to Vilamoura, you can head out of the resort and stay in the range of accommodation north of Falesia Beach. Located a short distance away from Vilamoura, this area allows you to walk to the beach and unwind in privacy.

For a more central location, near to the many restaurants and bars, stay in Aldeia Do Mar. This area has a selection of divine restaurants, plenty of shops and is within walking distance of the sun-kissed beach.

Paradise in the Algarve

As a premier resort destination in Portugal, Vilamoura provides all that visitors have come to expect from the Algarve, and much more. Holidays to Vilamoura are full of adventure and give you with the freedom to do whatever you want. There are many nearby villages that you can spend days exploring, as well as secluded beaches to discover and make your own. A local transport system connects all the villages, but hiring a car is the best option for getting around as the roads are rarely busy.

Popular as a golfing holiday destination, Vilamoura attracts many visitors to its lush green fairways and scenic courses. Of course, there is plenty more to enjoy here than putting on the green. The resort holds seafood festivals, carnivals, theme parks and scenic tours, which are just some of the array of activities the whole family can enjoy.

With its vibrant nightlife, Vilamoura has a lot more to offer in this respect than most areas of the Algarve. Choose what kind of night you want from the flashing lights of the popular nightclub the Kadoc on Estrada de Vilamoura, to the range of restaurants serving up a sizzling array of gastronomically diverse delights.

The best time to visit is considered to be between May and September, when the resort is bathed in constant sunshine for long hours each day. However, balmy temperatures in the winter mean it's also popular during December and January as a winter destination for those looking to escape the frost.

Vilamoura Couples Holidays

Couples Breaks

Vilamoura guarantees couples a luxurious, sunshine break in beautiful settings. As one of the Algarve's premier resorts it is a favourite with couples looking for a mix of relaxation and thrill.

With an inviting marina, gorgeous coastline and casino to explore, it is perfect for hot summer holidays and mild winter breaks.

What to Do

Vilamoura is Europe's largest private leisure resort, which means there is an abundance of things to do.

Play a round of golf under the sunshine, enjoy a stroll along the two long beaches, or take a cruise along the coast. Spend entertaining nights at the casino, or eat at one of the al fresco restaurants at the beautiful marina.

Visit Faro

Faro sits just ten miles from Vilamoura and is a cultural highlight in the Algarve. Spend a day sampling the authentic Portuguese culture on offer in Faro with just a short taxi journey.

Within the city walls the Bishop's Palace and Cathedral are worth visiting, while the local square is a myriad of shops, cafés and restaurants.

Hotels for Couples

Vilamoura is home to some of the Algarve's biggest and best hotels. Enjoy the luxury of all-inclusive accommodation or explore what Vilamoura has to offer with cheaper self-catering accommodation.

Vilamoura Family Holidays

Family Fun

Vilamoura is one of the Algarve's most loved resorts, remaining popular with fun-seeking families for generations.

The beachside resort combines a welcoming family vibe, exciting attractions and Portuguese culture to create an irresistible holiday destination. Holidays to Vilamoura guarantee sunshine, smiles and unforgettable Algarve memories for families.

Rio Apartments

Family Attractions

Families that like their holidays active and full of thrills will love Vilamoura, as a purpose-built leisure resort there is an abundance of attractions that excite.

Try water sports at the beach, explore the coast on a quad bike or enjoy a meal at the vibrant marina.

Praia da Falesia Beach

Praia da Falesia Beach is a slice of Vilamoura heaven, the cliff-side beach is a stunning location to explore with your family.

Kick back and relax on the golden sands, or jump straight into the inviting aqua waters. The area is renowned for excellent water-sports conditions, with beginners and amateurs frequenting the oceans for water-based fun.

Family Hotels

Make the most of your holiday to Vilamoura and choose a hotel that is sure to keep the family comfortable and most of all smiling.

We recommend these hotels for a great time in the Algarve.

Vilamoura Group Holidays

Group Fun

Groups will love Vilamoura and all that it has to offer. With fantastic sporting facilities, a vibrant and exciting nightlife, and 300 days of sunshine a year, it is perfect for groups looking for fun.

Whether you are a pre-wedding party, a sports group or a group of friends, Vilamoura promises to excite and deliver a holiday to remember.

Exciting Attractions

As a purpose-built leisure resort groups will enjoy the abundance of sports on offer. With world class golf courses at every corner, it is a golfer's paradise.

Explore the coast by quad bike for thrilling fun, or relax and unwind on a boat cruise. For those that want to start the partying early, head to Purobeach and sip cocktails while DJs play under the sunshine.

Nightlife

Vilamoura is great for groups looking for lively nights. With a selection of restaurants and bars throughout the resort, groups can look to sample some of the best food and drink in the Algarve.

Casino Vilamoura offers cabaret shows and great entertainment. There is also a strip for late-night drinking and the impressive Black Jack nightclub. Groups are sure to have unforgettable nights.

Hotels for Groups

As part of a large group you will want a hotel that guarantees a stress-free holiday.

Try an all-inclusive hotel for a luxurious but budget-friendly stay. We recommend these hotels for a group holiday to Vilamoura.

Vilamoura Highlights

Top Beach

Praia de Maina is an excellent showcase of the natural beauty of Vilamoura, and also has some modern additions that make it a must see.

The wide, sandy beach stretches from the marina all the way east to the neighbouring resort of Quarteira. With inviting aqua waters, breakwaters and amenities, it's great for all members of the family.

Top Restaurant

Il Lamparo is a marina-side restaurant that offers a great al fresco dining experience.

Kick back and enjoy the excellent Italian cuisine with a local wine. The view of the marina is one to savour.

Top Attraction

Vilamoura Marina is jewel in Vilamoura's crown, and is a must see when on holidays to Vilamoura.

With palm-tree promenades, tasty restaurants and a selection of the world's finest yachts, it can be your very own piece of Algarve luxury. Perfect for chilled days and livelier nights.

Top Bar

Bar Sete is a celebration of sports and one of Portugal's greatest footballers, Luis Figo. Head to the marina to sample this lively bar and the great atmosphere, perfect for larger groups.

Useful information

Language
Portuguese (English and French widely spoken)
Currency
Euro
Local time
GMT/BST
Airport
Faro
Flight time
2 hours 30 minutes