If you’re hunting for a holiday apartment in Vilamoura then HomeAway can make it easier to pinpoint the self-catering accommodation to suit your taste, budget and holiday plans. Vilamoura is a resort close to stunning blue flag beaches, and complemented by golf courses and first-rate attractions amenities. If you want to spend your stay by the beach then you can specify it in your search, and also make the choice between apartments and villas. It’s a family destination so many Vilamoura villas are devised for groups of four or more, with multiple bedrooms, large dining areas and gardens. On top of that you can also define the guest facilities that you’d like at your villa in Vilamoura, should they be air-conditioning, washing machines, Internet connection or a private pool.
-Rent a Vilamoura beach villa. Some of the best beaches in the whole of the Algarve can be found moments from Vilamoura. Blue Flag awarded Almargem and Forte Novo are found in neighbouring Loulé and offer long and wide stretches of the golden sand for which the Algarve is famed. The two main beaches in Vilamoura are also lovely and complete by bars and sunbeds.
-Stay in a Vilamoura rental near a golf club. Vilamoura is at the centre of a cluster of excellent golf courses. Two of the best in the country are located right here – Oceanico’s “Old” course, which is set amid beautiful pine groves, and Oceanico’s Victoria, which was designed by PGA legend Arnold Palmer.
-Watersports. A range of water-based activities are available, thanks in no small part to Vilamoura’s modern marina area. There are fishing trips available and cruises along the coast to see nearby caves. And on Vilamoura Beach and Rocha Baixinha are water sports centres offering jet-ski hire, parasailing, motor-boats and pedaloes.
-Rent a family Vilamoura villa for great amusements. There are plenty of fun attractions to suit people of all ages near Vilamoura. Three water parks are nearby – Aquashow, Atlantic Park and the larger Aqualand in Alcantarilha. There’s also Zoomarine, an ocean-life themed attraction with animal demonstrations and a number of rides.
-Nightlife for groups who rent Vilamoura villas. The marina are features a range of bars, clubs and other nightspots. This is where you’ll find Sete Cafe, bar established by the world-famous former footballer, Luis Figo. There’s also a casino here, together with a variety of restaurants specialising mainly in freshly caught seafood.
Vilamoura apartments are found in a region of Portugal that gets Mediterranean weather. There are warm and dry conditions, ideal for the beach from as early as May through to as late as mid-October. During this period daytime temperatures can rise as high as the low-30s or more, with consistent sunshine. Spring and autumn conditions are either mild or comfortably warm, and a little damper. Occasionally there are spells of unseasonably warm or cool weather at these times of year. Winters are also mild, with daily highs still reaching the mid-teens.
Vilamoura sits around 30 kilometres to the west of Faro Airport (FAO), which is one of the country’s main air transport hubs. It is served by a host of airlines, both premium and low-cost, connecting to destinations across Portugal and Europe. The most convenient way to get to Vilamoura from the airport is by car rental, with the journey taking little more than 20 minutes, but there is an affordable and efficient bus service and taxis are also always available.