Where to stay around Vilamoura?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,403 holiday lettings near Vilamoura. From 819 apartments to 414 villas, 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: 220 holiday homes
  • Aldeia do Golfe: 202 holiday homes
  • Quinta do Lago: 363 holiday homes
  • Galé: 617 holiday homes
  • Centro Antigo: 542 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: 7,635 holiday lettings
  • Vila Sol Golf: 7,294 holiday lettings
  • Pinhal Golf Course: 7,407 holiday lettings
  • Falesia Beach: 7,812 holiday lettings
  • Vilamoura Tennis Center: 7,470 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 apartments in Vilamoura?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 819 apartments in Vilamoura. Our other popular types of Vilamoura holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 414 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 130 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 16 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vilamoura?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,084 holiday homes with 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.

    Attractions in and around Vilamoura

    Looking for places to see while you're in Vilamoura? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Zoomarine, Vilamoura Tennis Center and Aqua Show Park. Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Loule Castle and Carmo Church. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Falesia Beach, Marina Beach and Vilamoura Beach. Plan to attend a game or event? Get tickets for Albufeira Bullring or Albufeira Stadium. Fun activities in the city include Vilamoura Marina, Oceanico Pinhal Golf Course and Oceanico Old Golf Course. Also while in town, you can visit Rocha Baixinha Beach, Oceanico Laguna Golf Course or Oceanico Millennium Golf Course.