Vilamoura Holidays

Nestled in the sun-kissed region of Algarve, Portugal, you'll find Vilamoura, a luxury resort town teeming with leisure and culture. Built around a modest harbour and peppered with sandy beaches and historic ruins, Vilamoura makes for an idyllic escape from the churn of daily life.

Boasting an array of impressive golf courses, a vast marina studded with opulent yachts and a cluster of decadent bars and restaurants, Vilamoura offers a holiday experience that's both tranquil and vibrant. This thriving paradise also has a surprising array of wildlife to discover, cementing its appeal as a versatile holiday destination.

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Things to See and Do

Whether it's exploring the cultural richness of Vilamoura or indulging in the frolic of its aquatic experiences, you'll find a myriad of attractions to make your visit unforgettable. Here's the cream of the crop.

Soak in the panoramic views from Farol de Vilamoura

Reach the island via a charming ferry ride from either Faro or Olhão and marvel at the breathtaking lighthouse, serenely overlooking the 6 km stretch of pristine beach.

Unearth hidden history at Cerro da Vila

Deep-dive into the past as you traverse this archaeological site, home to the enduring structures of a Roman villa and its accompanying museum.

Connect with nature at Parque Ambiental de Vilamoura

Covering 200 hectares, this environmental park is a treasure trove of lush gardens, spectacular viewpoints and vibrant birdlife.

Embark on a marina delight

Portugal's largest marina, bestowed with 845 berths, offers not only a feast for the eyes but also the taste buds with its array of restaurants and bars.

Experience the birdwatcher's paradise

Get up close and personal with a variety of bird species in the Important Bird Area as designated by BirdLife International during the reproductive season.

Food and Drink

Portugal's culinary scene is alive and kicking in Vilamoura with an array of delectable treats awaiting your taste buds.

Savour the variety of seafood

Being a seaside resort, Vilamoura offers a bounty of fresh seafood. Try the local delicacies at al-fresco dining outlets lining the harbour.

Sip on the local brews

Enjoy the refreshing local beers at the small watering holes dotting the marina.

Indulge in the flavours of Portuguese pastries

Head to the local bakeries and sample the delicious pastries with your morning coffee.

Relish the region's cheese

Sample a variety of Portuguese cheeses, perfect as a snack or paired with a robust bottle of wine.

Enjoy a picturesque picnic

Pick up local charcuterie, bread and wine from the local markets and enjoy a seaside picnic against the backdrop of Vilamoura's stunning vistas.

Destination Essentials

With its warm Mediterranean climate, Vilamoura is an attractive destination at any time of the year. The best time to visit Vilamoura, however, is between May and July, perfect for family outings. The mid-season months of April, September and May offer pleasant weather and a relaxed vibe.

If you're an avid golfer, the cooler climate in the winter months provides the perfect setting to explore the town's several golf courses. Take note that the peak season of July and August can be quite vibrant, perfect for holidaymakers craving a lively atmosphere laden with festivities and events.


Vilamoura's sparkling shores and sun-soaked beaches provide the perfect backdrop for a leisurely holiday.

Praia de Vilamoura

Lounge at Praia de Vilamoura: Luxuriate on this popular beach, where crystal clear water meets golden sand.

Praia do Forte Novo

Discover Praia do Forte Novo: Offers a wealth of water sports, from snorkelling to paddleboarding, along with golden sands and crystal-clear waters.

Quarteira Beach

Relax at Quarteira Beach: Known for its safe beaches, you can enjoy peace of mind while the kids splash about, or simply soak up the sun.

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