Are you looking for the perfect golf break with everything for your group on the doorstep? You won't find a better golf destination in Portugal than Vilamoura for groups with fantastic value for money and a great atmosphere. This purpose-built resort has a range of group facilities and entertainment options.
Vilamoura is a golfer's dream with some of the finest courses in Europe. Throw in a marina packed with luxury yachts, well-located hotels, bars and restaurants lining the marina. In summary, this town provides all that golfers need to have a memorable golf trip that is enjoyable and easy to organise.
Golf holidays in Vilamoura tick all the boxes for a European Golf Trip and are undoubtedly one of the best golfing destinations. Not least because of its championship golf courses which attract many golfers all year round. The Algarve was voted Golf Destination of the Year winner again in 2020 for golf travel in the prestigious IAGTO awards, and it is easy to see why.
Ideal for a golf holiday in Vilamoura. The hotel is highly popular with golf groups; a 4-star hotel about 200 yards from the Marina, with a beautiful bar and pool. Guests can take advantage of complimentary shuttle service to and from the five Dom Pedro golf courses. The popular 4-Star golf break hotel is near the Marina and 2 minutes from the casino - an ideal hotel for group golf breaks.
It is only a two-minute stroll from the Marina and the beach and is right next to the Vilamoura casino. A contemporary golfers bar is available at the hotel, which we recommend. Aside from the excellent rooms, the hotel has a health club and spa with indoor and outdoor pools. Transfers to golf courses are another advantage of staying here.
Guests staying at the Pestana Vila Sol have access to preferential golf tee times and shuttle service for those looking to play other golf courses in the Algarve. Pestana Hotels' flagship resort in the Algarve, this four-star resort is ideally located on its 27-hole golf course.
This modern Hilton hotel has a wide selection of facilities and sits opposite Pinhal Golf Course. Guests can access the fantastic 7 Seven Spa with indoor and outdoor pools. There are also enjoy three on-site restaurants and bars. The Hilton is conveniently located to all the 6 Vilamoura Golf Courses.
The original and, in some perspectives, the best hotel in Vilamoura for golfers. Near the casino and two minutes from the Marina. There's a transfer service to all Vilamoura golf courses as well. It is the ideal spot for a relaxing break mixed with superb golf.
Please take a look at our guide to the best golf courses in Vilamoura
Vilamoura's nightlife is unrivalled in the Algarve. The countless bars, clubs, and casino in Vilamoura will easily please all golfing groups. Trendier lounge bars, jet-set beach clubs, late-night music and all-night super clubs make it practically impossible not to have a good time.
The food scene is terrific. Some of our favourites are listed here.
In no particular order, our favourites are,
Akvavit is international cuisine with a Swedish twist, worth two visits during a stay. First, try the confit of duck which is our top recommendation.
Il Lamparro - A superb Italian with delicious pasta dishes, with a good choice of wines.
Don Alfonso - Recently refurbished restaurant, Portuguese and international cuisine.
Zu Yi - A Chinese with a wide-ranging menu. The glass floor is a challenge after a few drinks!
Pescador - Local fish restaurant, no-frills but the best and freshest catch of the day.
Pepper's Steakhouse – Not to be missed, you can enjoy the best meat dishes.
Thai Beach Club Restaurant – sitting on Falesia Beach adjacent to the Marina, offering snacks and drinks.
Willies Restaurant – A discreet fine dining restaurant serving international gourmet cuisine in an elegant atmosphere.
A special mention to Dos Passos for their fish lunch on the beach. A beach restaurant is a good shout for lunch on the way to Vale do Lobo.
Vilamoura is one of the more lively resorts with an extensive choice of evening entertainment,
Purobeach- At the lake in the Gardens of the Tivoli Marina Vilamoura, long theme parties with DJs and live performances.
Bliss Vilamoura – a super summer club where 'the beautiful people party, cool and trendy, one of the hottest party spots in the Algarve.
Casino Vilamoura – Located right in the heart of Vilamoura offers excellent entertainment, gambling rooms, slots of cabaret shows in the Miralago lounge, and the popular Blackjack's disco.
Our knowledgeable and helpful team will walk you through the planning process. Having visited the area extensively, they can recommend several options for your golf break and tailor a holiday just for you. We will then seamlessly hand you over to a dedicated holiday manager who will take care of things right up until the first tee.
When it comes to flying into Portugal, the Faro International Airport is among the busiest airports in Europe. It is also one of the most affordable to fly into for golf breaks in Vilamoura. Being such a large hub, Faro International Airport is served by over 100 airlines and connects to hundreds of destinations worldwide.
The golf courses are slightly quieter from May through to the end of August, which coincide with the warmest months of the year.
The Irish Pub, Bliss, Casino Vilamoura and the 19th Hole.
Deep-sea fishing, watersports and Vilamoura beach.
There are 6 in total, five Dom Pedro and one Pestana golf course.