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: 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: Tivolia Marina Hotel
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.
Vilamoura: The Lake Resort
One of the most luxurious apartment complexes situated between the exit of the marina and the beaches of Rocha Baixinha.
Vilamoura: Victoria Golf Course
This PGA golf course is one of sex 18 holes golf courses in Vilamoura. Is has already been several times the venue for the Portugal Masters, a member of the European Tour.
Vilamoura: Vila Sol Golf Course
The fabulous Vila Sol golf course has already been the host venue of the Portuguese Open twice since its inauguration in 1991. The course, which in the meantime has been expanded to 27 holes, boasts high environmental standards and a professional golf academy.
Vilamoura: The Old Course
A true golf lgend in the Algarve. Situated in the heart of the Vilamoura seaside resort, this Frank Pennink designed parkland style layout is one of the oldest in the region and renowned all over the golfing world. Often described as the Grande Dame of Algarve courses, the Old Course meanders between impressive pine trees, the main challenge of this traditional course. Opened already in 1969, the course was completely refurbished in 1996, when several improvements were introduced and a new clubhouse built.
Vilamoura: Pinhal Golf Course
The Pinhal Golf Course opened in 1976 and was originally designed by the English architect, Frank Pennink. In 1985, the famous American architect, Robert Trent Jones, introduced several modifications. The first nine holes of the Pinhal Course wind through umbrella pine-woods, while the back nine, returning gently uphill, move through terrain that opens to magnificent sea views.
Vilamoura: Laguna Golf Course
The golf course Laguna is set in a flat and water rich terrain west of Vilamoura, often exposed to challenging winds from the Atlantice Ocean, crossed by the creek Ribeira de Quarteira.
Vilamoura: Millennium Golf Course
This conventional Par-72 Millennium course opened in the year 2000, although the completely refurbished back nine holes - formerly part of the 27-hole Laguna Course - had been completed in their original configuration a decade before.
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.
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: 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: Praia de Vilamoura
The long sandy beach stretches from the marina in Vilamoura until the fishing port in Quarteira. 37.071602, -8.116614
Vilamoura: Praia da Rocha Baixinha-Nascente
The flat sandy beach is located west of the marina of Vilamoura and the estuary mouth of the Ribeira de Quarteira.
Vilamoura: Praia da Rocha Baixinha-Nascente
Vilamoura: Praia da Rocha Baixinha
View from the cliffs of the neighbouring beach Praia da Rocha Baixinha-Poente to eastern direction over the beach towards Vilamoura.
Vilamoura: 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 Algarve coast, is also known as "Praia dos Tomates".