As you arrive in Vilamoura, prepare to soak up the elegant character of the Algarve’s most fashionable resort. There’s plenty to enjoy in this charming location, and glamorous Vilamoura certainly knows how to keep you happy. Start by choosing one of Vilamoura’s excellent hotels and then seek out the simple and refined flavours of traditional Algarve cuisine.
The Vilamoura Marina offers you the most sophisticated modern facilities from where you can plan a sailing trip off the Sotavento (leeward side) of the Algarve.
Hire a boat and set out to discover the hidden islands off Faro, with their golden sands and warm clear waters, in the heart of the Ria Formosa Nature Park. Sail to the town of Vila Real de Sto. António, near the Spanish frontier, to discover the wonders of the Casto Marim Marshland Nature Reserve, and of the River Guadiana, as you go up stream to Vila de Alcoutim.
Soak up the originality and character of the region’s fishing villages, and enjoy the friendliness of their residents.
And when your trip draws to a close and you’re back at the well equipped Vilamoura Marina, you’ll find you still don’t want your adventure to end! Back on dry land, the shopping mall is the pride of the town, and a must for shopaholics. Apart from the local handicrafts, you’ll also find the most prestigious international brands. Experience the Vilamoura nightlife in the bars and discothèques with their top DJs, and get your heart racing with a visit to the Vilamoura Casino.
In the morning, give in to temptation and enjoy a game of golf on one of the many spectacular courses overlooking the sea. If you’ve never played before, don’t worry - just reserve a class in a ‘Golf Clinic’ and have fun!