The bustling heart of the Algarve
The bustling heart of the Algarve, Vilamoura is a location which has seemingly been designed with golfers in mind. With the world-famous marina at its centre, there are many great bars, authentic restaurants and local markets to take advantage of while you stay in Vilamoura. Not to mention the numerous luxury hotels which boast either great views of the Portuguese countryside or the marina itself.
Why play golf in Vilamoura?
- Bustling marina nightlife
- Complimentary transfers to golf courses
- Portugal's golfing mecca
- Great for groups
- Close to Faro airport
- Excellent selection of accommodation options
Casinos, beautiful beaches & spectacular golf
Known as the Algarve’s heart of golf, it’s easy to see why Vilamoura is one of the most popular golfing destinations in Europe.
With its year-round sunshine and fantastic contemporary hotels and resorts equipped with everything you need, nowhere else is comparable. Within 30 minutes of setting off from Faro Airport, you will be getting ready to hit the fairways.
We offer fantastic value packages tailored to suit you and your group’s needs. The best part? The golf courses are situated in fantastic, stunning locations.
The San Lorenzo Golf Course, with its beautifully maintained, large undulating greens, is set in a thick pine forest within the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve.
Most Popular Golf Resorts in Vilamoura
Popular golf destinations in Vilamoura
Stay in Vilamoura’s hotels and resorts
Whether you’re looking for a luxury hotel or convenient golf resort with all the necessities onsite, we offer a wide selection of budget-friendly accommodation for you to choose from.
We recommend the Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa 5* which boasts an unbeatable location, being situated between two golf courses: Pinhal and the Old Course.
For those looking for a relaxing stay near the beachfront, the Hotel Vila Gale Marina 4* fits the bill and also offers superb modern leisure facilities. Or, golfers who wish to be near the bars and restaurants, Dom Pedro Vilamoura 4* is the perfect fit.
One of our most popular hotels is the luxurious Dona Filipa Hotel 5*- an exclusive resort boasting quality throughout its 154 rooms, five restaurants, and bars. The high-class service and elegant environment guarantee each guest a memorable holiday.
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Things to do off the course
It’s not just the Vilamoura golf courses that make this region so popular.
It is a resort known for its large marina, exciting nightlife, and casinos. So there is plenty to keep you entertained off the course. With the world-famous Marina at its centre, there is an array of bars and restaurants to choose from. Many boasting great live music.
As well as the long sandy Vilamoura beach and water parks, we recommend a trip to Ria Formosa lagoon, an area of outstanding natural beauty. History buffs can visit the Cerro da Vila archaeological museum which houses a ruined Roman villa with bathhouses and intricate mosaics.