Vilamoura, the coastal town in southern Portugal, is not only renowned for its breathtaking beaches but it also offers the tourists with world-class hotels; excellent golf courses; yacht cruising while spotting the dolphins; gambling in casinos; and the mesmerizing historical attractions. To explore and enjoy all the attractions the tourists need to stay here for at least a week.
The visitors can kick-start their trip with a visit to the ancient town Faro where they will be greeted by a thirteenth century church, medieval walls, and cobbled stone streets as they enter Arco da Vila, the town’s gate. Another attraction here is the 16th century convent Museu Arqueologico that displays Baroque and Renaissance paintings, Moorish lamps, and Roman antiquities. Vintage lovers and enthusiastic photographers will love to visit the Roman Ruins of Cerro da Vila.
After touring the historic places, the travelers can explore the golden sand beaches in Vilamoura. Some vibrant beaches in and outside Vilamoura include Praia da Marina, Praia de Quarteira, Praia da Falesia, and Rocha Baixinha. Parties are frequently held at the beaches where the guests can enjoy drinks and good music. Vilamoura is also famous for its breathtaking golf courses that offer the best services and facilities. Golfers can experience memorable golf sessions at diverse golf courses including Oceanico Pinhal Course, Pestana Vila Sol, and the Millenium Course.
First time visitors may try Portuguese classics like seafood gourmet, steaks, and duck rice. The Akvavit Restaurant in Vilamoura is renowned for serving international foods. The restaurants like O Colonial, Willie’s, Don Alfonso, Ancora, Casa do Pescador, and Pepper’s Steakhouse are known for their nice interior design, well-executed themes, hospitality and warmth.
The Marina is home to innumerable shopping centers offering a collection of branded accessories, native products, and chic items that attract the most avid fashion lovers. The shopping enthusiasts can also visit Forum Algarve and Algarve Shopping, which house numerous shops, restaurants, cinemas, a supermarket, and parking spaces for the visitors.
Therefore, Vilamoura is the ideal place to spend a luxurious or romantic vacation.