Vilamoura is a tourist complex, located in the parish of Quarteira in the municipality of Loulé, in a place where previously there were only beaches and beautiful beaches. Its privileged location in the center of the Algarve, its mild climate, its blue flag beaches, sports, leisure and fun equipment make it one of the most sought after destinations in Europe.
Its construction began in the 1960s and now includes a marina, a gym and five golf courses, a casino, restaurants, several discotheques, a tennis club, a diving club, other leisure facilities, an extensive beach, and dozens of 4 and 5 star hotels.
The Vilamoura marina, which has more than 800 berths, has already been honored with Five Golden Anchors, the highest ranking. This equipment, besides providing excellent support to the thousands of vessels heading to the Algarve, also has a wide range of services such as catering, shopping areas, yacht club, gym, spa and 5 star hotels to host the visitors. Among them are names such as Tivoli Marina Vilamoura, Crowne Plaza Vilamoura, Four Seasons Vilamoura and Hilton Vilamoura.
In its coastal area, besides the Marina, Vilamoura benefits from the proximity of 3 beaches, these are the beaches of Vilamoura, Falésia and Quarteira. Its white and golden sands and the blue Mediterranean sea with its clean water and warm temperatures attract visitors from all over the world.
The Casino of Vilamoura is one of the most important attraction centers of this tourist center which, besides the multiple game rooms, restaurants, bars and discos, also has a very diverse cultural agenda full of names of music, dance and international entertainment .
Vilamoura has grown over time, either thanks to the growth of tourism or through those who decide to reside in the various residential developments that continue there. Apartments, villas, villages, condominiums in golf ... there are many possibilities to choose the house of your dreams. This is also a place of choice for international investors who bet on real estate and who find here a great value for money.
Vilamoura has excellent accesses derived from its proximity to Faro International Airport and is served by the A22 motorway from the Algarve and the IC25 road. Its proximity to the center of Europe (2 to 3 hours) is also a strong argument for its growth. Vilamoura is still at a distance of 2:30 hours from Lisbon via the A2 motorway.
After its foundation by the entrepreneur Cupertino de Miranda, Vilamoura went through several owners, currently belonging to the American company Lone Star.