Vilamoura is the name given to an entire area rather than any actual town, it is a purpose-built resort town and major marina which lies in the municipality of Loulé in the Algarve in Portugal.
The region of Vilamoura is one of the largest tourist complex which lies in Europe covering over 2000 hectares of land.
The Marina de Vilamoura is a major yacht charter destination in Portugal and a popular stop for sailors setting off across the Atlantic Ocean or for those who wish to leave their yacht in a secure port for a while.
The Marina de Vilamoura offers more than 1000 berths for yachts, and enjoys a perfect location which attracts numerous visitors. It is surrounded by large hotels, some luxury holiday complexes and a large casino lined with different vibrant bars and restaurants.
Vilamoura has its diverse vegetation, some places are densely covered with pine forests, while others are open recovered marshland.
It offers unique vacations that suit everybody’s taste, it is an ideal place for relaxation in a friendly and safe residential haven and also offers a vibrant and exciting nightlife.
The waterfront area in Vilamoura is a wonderful place to wander around watching the glamorous vessels in the marina. On either side of the marina, you will find some sandy beaches lined with bars, cafes and restaurants.
During your visit, you can also enjoy some time at the casino which offers a plethora of games like the American roulette, French roulette, Portuguese dice, Black Jack and the slot machines.
You can enjoy a night out in the nightly cabaret shows or in one of the various nightclubs.
You will also have the opportunity to explore the most famous beaches in the area, the Falésia which is an ideal spot to spend a day sunbathing with the unusual red colored cliffs as a backdrop.
The beach is easily accessible and you can also visit the beautiful Olhos de Água nearby which is surrounded on 3 sides by some magnificent pine-clad cliffs.