Image gallery of Vilamoura: Marina, casino, hotels, promenade, golf, beaches, Cerro da Vila, ...
The golf courses and the international marina are the economic and social centre of this resort, located in the Golden Triangle of the Algarve, next to Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago. At the upper right corner you can see the beach Praia de Vilamoura, stretching from the marina to the neighbouring town Quarteira.
Vilamoura’s international marina has over 1000 berths. Boat owners choose Vilamoura for its comprehensive boatyard facilities and support services, but land-lubbers enjoy it too, for its colourful, cosmopolitan atmosphere and leisure facilities.
Vilamoura: Marina Promenade
All around the marina there is a wide choice of bars and restaurants offering everything from a light snack to gourmet dining. Cuisine varies from traditional Portuguese and typically British to true Italian, Indian, Chinese, to mention but some.
Vilamoura: 7Figo Decklounge
Luis Figo, one of Portugal's most popular football players ever, is a local hero in the Algarve. He owns this deck lounge and the restaurant on the other side of the promenade. The number 7 refers to his shirt number when he played for FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.
View from one of the so called deck lounges along the promenade of the marina, enticing you to have a drink or a snack. In the background you can see the 5star Tivoli Marina Hotel.
The Casino, situated a few minutes of walking distance from the marina, is one of only three of its kind in the entire Algarve, operated by the Solverde group.
Praia de Vilamoura and Hotel Crown Plaza
The long and flat sandy beach of the marina stretches between the entry to the harbour of Vilamoura and the fishing port of Quarteira. In the background you can the Crown Plaza, one of the top hotels in this area.
Vilamoura: Ribeira de Quarteira
The creek, fed by the creeks of Alte and Algibre in the Serra do Caldeirão, crosses the plain west of Vilamoura and flows into the Atlantic Ocean near the marina. The bridge in the background gives access to the beach of Rocha Baixinha from the car parking area.
Praia da Rocha Baixinha-Poente
The Western part of the popular beach in front of brownstone cliffs, stretching for miles along this part of the coast.
We found this kind service to the smokers on the popular beach "Praia da Baixinha" west of the marina of Vilamoura.
Vilamoura: Sunset Cruise
The marina of Vilamoura is the starting point for many kinds of boat trips. One of them is the Sunset Cruise to the rock formations and grottos between Albufeira and Galé.
Vilamoura: Cerro da Vila
The archaeological station of Cerro de Vila is situated on the northern corner of Vilamoura’s marina and is no more than 10 metres above sea level. Although the excavated area only covers 2-3 ha, objects from 8 centuries have already be discovered.
Vilamoura: Oceânico Victoria Golf Course
This PGA golf course is one of five 18 holes golf courses in Vilamoura, belonging to the Oceânico group. Is has already been several times the venue for the Portugal Masters, a member of the European Tour.