The surrounding area of Vilamoura have some of the finest golf courses in Europe. The nearest course being Vila Sol which is within walking distance.Another 10 minutes drive away are Laguna, Pinhal, Millenium, Victoria, Vale Do Lobo and the 2 courses at Quinta Do Lago. San Lorenzo and Pinheiros Altos are located a further 5 minutes away.
Algarve have another 15 courses within driving distance.
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There are two all weather tennis courts in Al-Sakia village which are free to use. Tennis rackets and balls are provided in the apartment.
In addition there are over 20 flood lit tennis courses and 2 squash courts in Vilamoura.
Around the marina in Vilamoura, there are a large number of various restaurants, including Chinese, Mexican, Thai, Italian, Indian, Swedish and of course Portugese.
In addition to the restaurants there are also a large selection of coffee shops, snack bars, ice-cream parlours and bars/pubs.
A large selection of designer, perfume, shoe, pottery, home decoration and souvenir shops can be found around ther marina in Vilamoura.
The famous Algarve Shopping Centre in Guia is an indoor shopping centre which is only 30 minutes drive away.
The Romans first settled in Vilamoura in the 1st century AD.This settlement has left traces of distinct civilisation at the Cerra da Vila site. The remains of a noble mansion, or Villa, a public spa, some fish salting tanks or cetaria, foundations of a burial tower and a port area are a testimony as to how important the Roman presence was in this region.
This makes Vilamoura's Cerro da Vila an important reference point of historical interest that visitors to the Algarve should not miss.
When you have decided to visit the Algarve region, you will encounter a pleasant climat that can be enjoyed throughout the entire year. Since this area can be found in southern Portugal, you will benefit from the warm southern Mediterranean climate which brings long summers, as well as short winters.
The Algarve can provide more than 3000 hours of sunshine each year. The area also receives warm winds from North Africa.