The Algarve resort of Vilamoura is one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations and it’s easy to see why. Built around a stunning marina, Vilamoura is a modern, lively and cosmopolitan resort with a range of attractions for couples of all ages and families with children.
Package holidays in Vilamoura are widely available and range from bargain last-minute deals in self-catering apartments to luxurious breaks at magnificent 5-star hotels. Larger hotel complexes have excellent leisure and activity programmes and tend to be very popular with families. Those looking for a more low-key holiday will find numerous well-equipped villas in Vilamoura and the surrounding areas. Evenings in the resort can be as lively or quiet as you want. From tiny backstreet bars to sophisticated nightclubs, Vilamoura has it all. There is even a casino for those who fancy a flutter.
Those on cheap package holiday deals will be delighted to have more money to spend in the resort as there is plenty to do. Vilamoura has countless restaurants and all tastes and budgets are catered for. From fine dining to fast food, there is something for everyone. The resort’s main beaches are Praia da Marina and Praia da Rocha Baixinha. Located on either side of the Marina, both beaches are sandy, clean and have excellent facilities. Water-sports are widely available and both beaches are lined with a fantastic variety of bars, restaurants and cafes.
A boat-trip is a must while on your holidays in Vilamoura and daily excursions are easily booked. Short tours of the bay are available but most holidaymakers choose to go on an all-day excursion, taking in many miles of coastline and several local points of interest. Vilamoura’s cultural attractions include a surprisingly good museum containing Roman relics and several art galleries. There are also many historic and architecturally interesting churches in the town.