Treasured by holidaymakers for its two famous championship golf courses, Vale do Lobo is any golf lover's dream. A much-loved resort in the centre of the dazzling Algarve region, it is the perfect balance for families seeking a slice of adventure mixed with relaxation.
Home to the The Royal and The Ocean the Vale do Lobo golf courses set in a picturesque spot against pine forests which lead towards the sea – avid golfers will be in their element. With a tennis academy and a horse-riding school, there are action-packed activities for the whole family to get involved in.
Beyond the golf is a glorious two-kilometre sandy beach that will please any beach bum, with Praia de Vale do Lobo taking centre stage. Fringed with pinewoods and wooden thatched sunshades, there are plenty of sheltered spots and sunbeds to unwind on. Scattered with beach bars and waterfront restaurants, enjoy a cocktail or two at sunset. During the summer months, you can head to Vale do Garrao and soak up the lively atmosphere with live music on the shores. For some water sports action, Praia do Garrao Beach offers surfing, paragliding, and windsurfing.
Foodies won’t be disappointed, with the chic area of Praca offering a fantastic selection of trendy cafes and contemporary restaurants. For a more upscale gastronomic experience, Vilamoura is only a short drive away, and its modern marina is lined with world-renowned restaurants and upscale bars. If you’re craving a taste of local life, visit the charming town of Amancil and be blown away by the authentic Portuguese cuisine at a traditional eatery. The hillside town of Loule boasts a colourful morning market selling delicious produce and fresh ingredients, perfect for whipping up at home in your Vale do Lobo villa.