Make a holiday home in Aldeia Golf your home away from home
Visitors to the Vilamoura region of the touristy Algarve region of southern Portugal usually have but one thing on their minds; an unforgettable golfing holiday. This is because the area has become renowned for the many world-class golf course there. To ensure tourists of this nature get the most out of their time away, HomeAway has prepared a wide range of holiday homes in Aldeia Golf, right in the heart of the Vilamoura Resort and Golf area. Spacious, immaculately furnished holiday apartments with private pools and which are close to the beach are what most visitors opt for. Beautiful, detached holiday homes in Aldeia Golf enclosed in secure, gated communities are also a favourite among holidaymakers. The comforts of home and more are provided in these rentals including air-conditioning and cable/satellite TV. Swimming pools and Internet access are also available in some Aldeia Golf holiday homes.
Things to do
-Golf: Avid golfers embarking on an Algarve holiday will want to be in a place that puts them within easy reach of the numerous championship-standard courses in this locality. The Aldeia Golf holiday rentals are in the Vilamoura Resort and Golf area which means visitors will be close to such magnificent courses as the Oceanic Laguna Course which was designed by renowned architect Joseph Lee. The 18-hole Oceanico Pinhal boasts a chic, recently renovated clubhouse.
-Marina: Vilamoura’s marina is the next best attraction this area has to offer and Adleia Golf holiday home dwellers will want to spend a few hours in this spot. The marina is a thousand-berth facility where one will always find a collection of gleaming yachts and boats floating about peacefully. Visitors can enjoy this view as they sip their beverage of choice from any of the bars, cafes or restaurants there.
-Food and drink: Speaking of restaurants, holidaymakers will find no shortage of places offering excellent Portuguese fare. One of the more popular of these eateries is the Oliveira Dorauda. Though it’s a bit tricky for first time visitors to find, once they locate it they will be rewarded with the chance to tuck into such delicacies as shrimp oven-cooked in pumpkin and sublime fish soup.
-Beaches: When not perambulating between the 18 holes of a golf course or admiring the marina scenery, visitors can grab the chance to soak up some rays on Algarve’s picturesque beaches. The Praia Marina and the Praia da Falesia are among the more popular of these. Falesia is particularly interesting as apart from stretches of sand for strolls, it also boasts incredible cliffs that offer postcard-ready views out into the Atlantic.
-Nightlife: Those who find themselves with a bit of time in the evening and with a few extra coins can indulge in a bit of fun at the casino. The Vilamoura Casino is also known for the musical performances it hosts besides the slot machines. There are many great bars along the marina including one owned by Portuguese football legnd Luis Figo.
Weather in Aldeia Golf
Like the rest of Algarve’s Faro region, the climate here is fairly warm and as early as April we have temperatures that exceed 20°C. Some tourists prefer making their way to Aldeia Golf holiday homes at this spring period as the weather is fairly warm and they don’t have to contend with crowds that much. But most are constrained to keeping to the summer holiday schedule. People coming to holiday in between June and August will have to contend with temperatures that range from 27 to 35°C. Winters are mild, with temperatures sitting nicely in the teens. The rainy season is in winter, December to be specific.
Travel to Aldeia Golf
The Faro Airport is the main international gateway to the Algarve region. It lies less than 10 miles away from the Vilamoura Resort and Golf area. To get to their Aldeia Golf holiday homes all they need to do is get a taxi from near the arrivals. They can either get their own taxi or go for a minibus taxi to split costs with other passengers.