Where to stay around Vilamoura?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,306 holiday lettings near Vilamoura. From 801 Condos/Apartments to 785 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vilamoura is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Vilamoura?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vilamoura:

  • Encosta das Oliveiras: 199 holiday homes
  • Aldeia do Golfe: 193 holiday homes
  • Quinta do Lago: 277 holiday homes
  • Galé: 608 holiday homes
  • Centro Antigo: 527 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Vilamoura?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Vilamoura. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Vilamoura Marina: 7,168 holiday lettings
  • Vila Sol Golf: 6,840 holiday lettings
  • Pinhal Golf Course: 7,230 holiday lettings
  • Falesia Beach: 7,526 holiday lettings
  • Vilamoura Tennis Center: 7,247 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Vilamoura listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Vilamoura?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 801 Condos/Apartments in Vilamoura. Our other popular types of Vilamoura holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 785 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 364 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 125 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I rent beach rentals in Vilamoura?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 528 beach rentals in Vilamoura. You have also many other possibilities in Vilamoura area, including:

  • Golf course rentals: 441 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 212 holiday rentals
  • Village rentals: 192 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Vilamoura?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 133 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Vilamoura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    A holiday rental in Vilamoura: a charming home away from home.

    Vilamoura is one of the most popular and luxurious tourist destinations in the Algarve. The impressive marina serves as a hub of activity where countless bars and restaurants entice visitors to Portugal. In fact the town is the biggest private tourism resort in all of Europe. Vilamoura’s prime coastal location grants access to pristine beaches, quaint fishing villages and exciting nightlife, ensuring that there is plenty to do and see. HomeAway has apartments and villas in Vilamoura in a wide range of styles, sizes and price ranges. Be it a cosy villa in Vilamoura for two overlooking the sea, near the chic marina, or a stylish Vilamoura villa with a pool and ample parking, HomeAway has got it.

    Those looking to stay in a quieter, calmer town can opt for a HomeAway rental in Olhos de Agua, located about five miles away. HomeAway rentals in bustling Albufeira are an option, as are affordable villas and homes in nearby Almancil.

    Things to do

    Vilamoura marina:

    The marina is Vilamoura’s main activity centre. An impressive range of restaurants, bars and designer shops line the promenade, and the multitude of yachts are fascinating to look at. Many boat and fishing trips take off from the marina and are an excellent way to spend a day.


    Vilamoura has two beaches within the city limits. Praia da Marina to the east of the marina is a busy spot with plenty of water sport activities to choose from. To the west is the more relaxed Praia da Falesia. This long stretch of sand leads all the way to Olhos de Agua.

    Vilamoura Casino:

    Vilamoura Casino is an exciting destination: aside from a large number of gaming rooms, it hosts regular evening entertainment. Nights of traditional dance and song as well as revues and magic shows are held here. The current program is available online.


    The 13th century town of Loule is located ten miles northeast of Vilamoura. Remnants of a 13th century castle draw in visitors, as does the daily market where fresh fruits, vegetables, spices and fish are sold. An added highlight is the gypsy market held every Saturday. Locals sell earthen pots, wooden toys, handmade lace and more.

    Ria Formosa:

    Found east of Faro, this sprawling natural park has an intricate network of lagoons, marshlands and elongated islands. Boats depart from Faro to many of the narrow islands.


    The busy and exciting city of Albufeira is one of the most visited in Portugal. Its famous strip is home to countless bars, restaurants and clubs for those looking to party in style. The Old Town is a quaint affair with cobblestone streets and an old clock tower. Fishermen's Beach, located steps away from the Old Town, is clean and safe.

    Weather in Vilamoura

    Vilamoura’s climate is one of its main assets. Summers are sunny and hot with up to 12 hours of sunshine per day and average temperatures of 30°C. A gentle Atlantic breeze keeps visitors cool and rainfall is practically non-existent. Fall is also a nice season to visit, with temperatures averaging 25°C. Winters are pleasant with average daily temperatures of about 16°C. Winter is considered the rainy season, though only about 50 days of rainfall are typically recorded.

    Travel to Vilamoura

    Faro Airport (FAO) is the closest to Vilamoura. Flights to and from most major UK and European airports fly there and Vilamoura is only 15 miles away. The fastest way to reach town is via hired car or taxi. The drive is a simple route along N125 that takes about 25 minutes. There is also a bus stop in Vilamoura. From Faro airport, one must take a bus or taxi to Faro city centre and then take a bus from there.

    Day trip ideas around Vilamoura holiday homes

    • There's nothing like getting out on the waves – everything from luxurious yacht excursions to dolphin-watching tours are on offer from the marinas of Vilamoura
    • A trip to Albufeira promises all the energy of the Algarve's most happening resort town, complete with golden beaches and buzzing bars
    • Families will love Aqualand Algarve, an adrenaline-pumping water park that's laden with gushing slides and lazy rivers
    • The city of Lagos sits down the coast, offering whitewashed buildings, stunning churches, cobbled streets and dramatic visions of cliff-backed beaches

    Seasonal weather averages in Vilamoura

    If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Vilamoura

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Vilamoura. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Falesia Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
    • Senhora da Rocha Beach (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
    • Marina Beach (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Vilamoura Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Rocha Baixinha Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Quarteira Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)