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Things to do in Vilamoura with Your Family – Relish the Best of Portugal

Vilamoura is a gorgeous sunny city that offers one plenty of experiences. The ideal family holiday destination, here is a list of fun activities to indulge in while holidaying in Vilamoura.

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Enjoy The Golfing World of Vilamoura

Algarve is quite popular for its golfing greens; Vilamoura boasting five excellent golf greens is considered the heart of the golfing scene. Head over to the marine complex where agencies offer travellers a choice of golf greens to visit, as well as, advice on price options together with club hires etc. Some of the most popular golf courses in this region comprise of the Old Course, Millennium, Pinhal, Vila Sol and Victoria. Vilamoura comes highly recommended for travellers seeking a laid back golfing holiday.

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Take the Family to the Water Parks

The perfect destination for families, the parks of Vilamoura are highly entertaining for kids, as well as, adults. You will find the precincts are home to stupendous rubber ring rides, gravity defying flumes and almost vertical slides that are nothing short of exciting and ideal for the adrenaline hungry daredevil. Ideal for teenagers, rather than little kids, the parks do tend to charge rather exorbitant rates; you may find it worth it though. The top parks to consider are Aqualand, Slide and Splash and Aquashow. Make sure to base yourself at a well-located hotel in order to enjoy convenient sightseeing. Vilamoura is home to major hotel chains if you are intent on securing quality family accommodation and the likes of Minor Hotels offer a variety to choose from.

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Don't Forget to Sample the Cuisine

Head to the marina and you have a choice of chic bars and restaurants to patronise. Plan to spend your evenings at this point and relax with a meal of fresh seafood while savouring a delicious sunset cocktail. Vilamoura is well known as a classy dining destination that offers a varied range of cuisine, and it is quite a pleasure to enjoy a meal at a sunny café or classy restaurant. There are in fact, over 200 eateries in Vilamoura ready to entice the foodie in you.

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Can't-Miss the Beaches!

The Algarve region is well loved for its stunning beaches and Vilamoura is located on the east edge of Praia da Falesia which is Algarve's largest beach that is 6kms long. On the eastern edge of Vilamoura, you will find the Praia da Vilamoura that goes out to the fishing port of Quarteria. These beaches are lapped by turquoise blue waters and consist of golden sands that are very clean and well preserved; hence, Vilamoura beaches come highly recommended for families and are safe havens for children.

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Do Take Boat Trips, Fishing Excursions and Fabulous Tours

Head over to the marina and you have a wide choice of excursions that include exploring the coastline, dolphin spotting as well as very rewarding deep sea fishing runs. However, if you crave a bit more action over the water, there are jet skis, speed boats and jet boats for hire. Make the most of the romantic settings and take a sunset cruise, mind you remember to take along the cameras!