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Sightseeing in Vilamoura - what to see. Complete travel guide

Vilamoura is a modern tourist town that has everything for active rest. You will find well-equipped gym and fitness centers, tennis courts, and swimming pools on the territory of the majority of hotels. Nearby are located golf fields and areas for horse-riding. As the name of this town can be translated as “the village of love”, this place has quickly become popular among couples who try to spend their honeymoon on this amazing beach resort.
The opening of Don Alfonso restaurant took place more than 20 years ago. Since then it has become one of the most famous attractions of the city. This is the place where guests will be … Open
During excavations on the territory of the town and its suburbs were found multiple traces of ancient Roman settlements. All artifacts found here are safely stored in Cerro da Vila Museum. The main entertainments for tourists are water sports. You will also find multiple diving and surfing schools in Vilamoura. Each beach here is equipped with a center of sports inventory renting that is usually offered with a system of discounts. Many tourists come to Vilamoura with all their family members as here there is a wide choice of entertainments for kids – aqua parks with various water attractions, swimming pools and water slides, a huge zoo with frequent zoo-marine performances, kids’ centers, and attraction parks. Here you can make a water ride on a beautiful shiny white yacht or on an aqua-bus, make a mini cruise and watch picturesque suburbs while enjoying the sound of waves.
Horse riding schools are opened in Vilamoura all year long. If you like elite sports, you will enjoy several high quality gold fields. Nightlife fans will also not get bored here as when darkness falls on Vilamoura, numerous clubs, restaurants, discos, bars and casinos wait for their visitors. This is one more reason why this resort is so popular among young tourists. In Vilamoura everyone will find entertainment to fit one’s taste and so vast majority of tourists leave this place absolutely satisfied and willing to return. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The local residents' mentality can be described in one word - friendliness. They are always ready for dialogue and assistance to others. It is also worth noting that, unlike other … Open
One of the main attractions of the resort is the marina, which was founded here in 1974. Today, while walking along the pier, the gorgeous yachts can be admired, and even, vacationers can always take a yacht for hire and go on an exciting sea voyage. In the immediate vicinity of the marina, is the most popular beach resort, where vacationers are also offered many interesting entertainment.
VILAMOURA. ALGARVE PORTUGAL Those who want to stay away from busy tourist areas should go to the Falesia Beach. This beach is a real natural landmark. It has repeatedly become a member of the ratings of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. The main feature of this charming beach is considered to be its surrounding rocky formations of bizarre shapes that resemble incredible natural sculptures. Sandstone in these places is characterized by a high content of iron, so rock formations have a variety of shades of ocher. Against the background of azure sky and clear sea water, they look incredible. This charming beach, devoid of the usual resort fuss, is shallow, so it is popular among holidaymakers with young children.
Vilamoura is a quiet and peaceful resort town where you can have a good time, enjoying insouciance and tranquility. This feeling is complemented by numerous natural attractions, beaches and … Open
Vilamoura is considered an ideal holiday destination for lovers of active recreation and extreme entertainment. There are literally all possible entertainments here, from flights on balloons, to horse walks to the most picturesque surrounding places of the resort. At certain times of the year, tourists are given tours of dolphin watching, and boat tours with visits to the most interesting coastal caves. In the vicinity of the city, there are even centers of parachuting, which do not lose popularity among fans of extreme sports.
Quiet street 1. VILAMOURA ALGARVE PORTUGAL. The main historical attraction of the city is in its very center. Here the researchers discovered the ruins of ancient Roman baths. Surprisingly, for many years the mosaic decorating the fonts has remained practically unscathed. Today, the guests of the resort can at any moment see this unique archaeological site. During the excavations, researchers discovered many interesting artifacts, which are now represented in local museums. Vilamoura is one of those resorts where beach activities can be combined with cognitive excursions.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Vilamoura
♥   Castle 'Paderne Castle' , 11.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Ayamonte' Huelva, 61.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Tower de Isla Canela' Huelva, 65.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Sanlúcar de Guadiana' Huelva, 72.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Vilamoura
♥   Nature Park 'Ria Formosa' , 29.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina' , 73.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Vale do Guadiana' , 78.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Vilamoura from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Benagil Beach

From the series “10 Natural Wonders of the World”
The hidden beach located under an arch of a large natural cave is especially popular among romantic natures. It’s possible to get to this amazing part of the coast only by sea. It’s also worth noting that this place is popular not only among couples, but also among photographers from around the world. Everyone visiting Algarve will be able to see one of the natural wonders of the world. It’ll take less than 10 minutes by car to get to Benagil from there. … Read further
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