Hotels in Vilamoura, Portugal
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A holiday in Vilamoura is all about fun outdoors, great golf and every night out on the town. It is the largest luxury resort in Europe and, with the Faro airport not too far away, it proves easy for tourists to access. The marina area is extremely classy with Vilamoura hotels, holiday homes and apartment accommodation overlooking the water and boats. While there are some fairly high end hotels in Vilamoura, there are also plenty of affordable hotels in Vilamoura for tourists on a budget. Many of which have some of the best views in the area and are definitely worth considering, when deciding where to stay in Vilamoura.
Daytime activities in Vilamoura
Golf is probably the most popular sport in the area and Vilamoura has plenty of different courses to show off. There are driving ranges and schools to help visitors learn the game or refine their skills.
Another popular activity during the day are the relaxing cruises. Check with the locals about taking a trip out to sea and, if you fancy a memorable fishing experience, there are some companies that offer this too. There are even cruises dedicated to dolphin sightings and they take you to some of the most scenic parts along the coast.
For a slight change of pace, a trip to the Cerro da Vila will give you the chance to learn more about the local history. The ruins are fairly small but there is also a museum to visit in the area. This museum holds many artefacts that were recovered from the site and give visitors added insight into the life and culture of the Romans. It’s a great place to stroll around for at least 45 minutes to an hour and the cost of admission is very reasonable so it won’t break the bank.
For all the ladies who have given their husbands some much needed time on the golf course, you can certainly keep yourself entertained by exploring all the local shops. Many of which have a high class, boutique style that makes you feel like you are royalty as you explore the shelves and displays.
Fabulous Vilamoura nightlife
With so much to do during the day, you will most likely feel reluctant to call it a night too early. Lucky for you, there’s plenty happening at night to keep you busy until the early hours of the morning!
There are Irish Pubs, bars and clubs that will help you lose track of time. Some of the bars and other establishments are located in an outdoor or partially outdoor environment in order to achieve an ‘eco’ feel. You will also normally find extensive menus at most bars and pubs. That means the menu goes beyond your usual bar snacks and the kitchen is prepared to delight your taste buds with more of a complete dining experience.
Vilamoura really lives up to its name and reputation as the best resort town in the country. There is no better escape from the hustle and bustle of your everyday life than a trip here where you can leave any worries behind and indulge in the finer things without the high price tag.