The transformation of Vilamoura, from a peaceful rural area into a world-renowned seaside resort, is a remarkable example of planned tourist development. Today, Vilamoura is known for its world-class infrastructure, spectacular golf courses, bustling marina, and beautiful beaches, attracting visitors from all over the world.
34 minutes from Faro 32 minutes from Faro Airport
The history of Vilamoura dates back several decades and involved a remarkable transformation from a formerly rural area into a renowned tourist destination. The development of Vilamoura began in the 1960s and 1970s when Portuguese entrepreneur André Jordan conceived an ambitious project to turn the region into a world-class luxury resort.
With an average of 320 days of sunshine per year, Vilamoura offers stunning beaches, top-notch golf courses, and hosts cultural and sporting events throughout the year.
Music festivals, sailing competitions, and traditional celebrations enrich the city's calendar.
Vilamoura offers a sophisticated and relaxed lifestyle. From the magnificent marina to prestigious golf courses and a diverse shopping area, Vilamoura provides a range of options. Here, days are a succession of memorable moments. Life is enjoyed with tranquility and elegance. In the evening, the city comes to life with a variety of entertainment options, from elegant restaurants to lively bars.
Love at First Sight
Vilamoura captivates at first sight, whether you're sailing on a luxurious yacht, playing golf on world-class courses, strolling by the sea, or experiencing the adrenaline of extreme sports. The evenings, full of life, are the perfect culmination of an intensely lived day. A toast to the best life has to offer can be enjoyed from a terrace overlooking the marina.
To See and Discover
• Vilamoura Marina, with its luxury yachts, elegant restaurants, and boutiques.
• High-quality tennis and padel courts.
• Four award-winning golf courses.
• Beachfront restaurants and bars serving world-class cuisine.
• Fantastic shops and designer boutiques to please shopping enthusiasts.