One of the Algarve's favourite destinations, Vilamoura holidays continue to be popular and it is no wonder why. There is so much choice of things to do in Vilamoura which enjoy a slightly more upmarket vibe compared with other resorts in the Algarve. Only about 20 minutes from the airport, a holiday to Vilamoura allows you to get stuck in practically as soon as your feet hit the Portuguese soil.
The first attraction to be visited on a Vilamoura holiday is the fantastic beach, from here a range of water sports are on offer while families on a Vilamoura holiday will discover the nearby water parks. The Algarve is famous for its fish so why not try your luck catching some for yourself? Fishing boat charters can be picked up from the Vilamoura Marina and make a great holiday excursion.
If you want to keep your feet dry during a Vilamoura holiday there are a number of fantastic golf courses in the region to see. Vilamoura also boasts tennis courts, a marina, riding schools and facilities for fishing and shooting. History and culture lovers looking to breathe in as much of the Algarve’s atmosphere as possible will find ruins dating back to the roman times to be discovered as well as castles and markets, found in the nearby towns.
The Algarve region of Portugal is the sunniest, driest, and warmest part of the country, although it is rarely unpleasantly hot. Sea temperatures here are also warm. The region has a typical Mediterranean climate. Winters are mild, and have higher rainfall, although this is still very low - the maximum is 70mm in the month of Jan, June - Aug have the lowest rainfall with just 1mm per month!
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