Vilamoura is the name given to an area rather than to an actual town. It is one of the largest single tourist resorts in Europe covering some 2,000 hectares and the land ranges from pine forest to open marshland, and on the southern border by a long sandy beach. In the heart of the resort a Roman site has been preserved with a Museum providing an interesting glimpse into the area’s history. Visitors are able to enjoy nearly every form of sport and entertainment – making this a very successful holiday destination.
In Vilamoura you will find: Restaurants, Cafés, Banks, Supermarkets, Railway Station, Marina, Golf Courses, Lawn Bowling Club, Tennis Centre, Sports Club, Shooting Club, Night Clubs, Casino with International acts, Cinema and a Riding School.
Approximate Driving time to Airports: Faro – 15 minutes, Lisbon – 2 hours 15 minutes and Porto – 5 hours 30 minutes.
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