3 Amazing Marina in the Portuguese Algarve

3 Amazing Marina in the Portuguese Algarve

MARINAS IN THE ALGARVE

Visiting the Algarve?

Portugal and particularly the Algarve  has so much to offer.  The climate of course is a benefit and attraction.  The availability of attractive Algarve Apartments and lavishly fitted out Algarve Villas. The wonderful silken sandy  beaches which are known to be some of the best in the world. and of course not forgetting the golf courses.  Come for the golf stay for the climate.

But maybe your main interest is sailing.  We have put together a brief article on three wonderful Marina in the Algarve.  If you get down here it is well worth a visit or even go onto www.goholidaylets.com and book  marina accommodation.  Lagos marina apartments can be a wonderful holiday. As can be a villa in Albufeira near Albufeira Marina.

PORTIMÃO MARINA 

Portimao Marina is located next to the historical forts of Santa Caterina. The Marina has a water depth of around 5m that can cater for large craft.  There are restaurants where you can dine, shops, bars and swimming pool around you will find beautiful Algarve Villas also.  If you are a golfer you can play golfing in one of the nearby golf courses. The ocean view is amazing; you can see right across to the resort of Ferragudo. Or you can  enjoy a walk along the riverbank of Portimao in the direction of Praia da Rocha.

ALBUFEIRA:

Albufeira Marina plays a big role in hosting a large group of tourist. There are hotels, Albufeira Villas and Albufeira Marina Apartments, shops, restaurants and bars.  The Albufeira marina is safe and well sheltered with a large pontoons for all types of vessels.

You can take a walk along the coastline from Albufeira Old Town to the Marina and have a clear view of the coastline.

VILAMOURA:

The Vilamoura Marina is the largest in the Algarve, with two different zones for different types and sizes for the vessels.  The Marina provides a wide range of recreational boat support services and there are several shops, restaurants and clubs and surrounded by Vilamoura Marina apartments . You can take a walk to the fashionable casino just down the road.  This area of the Algarve has lavish holiday rental accommodation together top quality hotel accommodation.  Book a Vilamoura holiday rental with www.goholidaylets.com today.

There are other Marinas that can be found far East in Tavira and Faro. Each and every Marina is unique in its own ways so do not limit yourself, explore and capture good memories of them.

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HOW TO DINE IN STYLE IN VILAMOURA RESTAURANTS

HOW TO DINE IN STYLE IN VILAMOURA RESTAURANTS

DINE IN STYLE IN VILAMOURA’S RESTAURANTS

A visit to  Vilamoura can be a mesmerizing occasion, never complete one without  tasting the delectable food that is offered in their excellent restaurants.  As a holiday location Vilamoura is enticing and has huge things to offer. Pristine challenging  golf courses, beaches covered with soft Portuguese sand, superb holiday accommodation. In terms of accommodation villas in Vilamoura are unsurpassed only the luxury apartments in Vilamoura.

  Many magnificent restaurants for you to dine in style after a hard day lying under a sun shade or 18 holes of golf.  You can experience all this while staying in a beautiful holiday rental in Vilamoura.

 

Vilamoura Marina Promenade 1
Vilamoura Marina Promenade

Discovery of food and places to eat is part and parcel of going on holiday. Search for a source of fresh food to eat in any particular region is an essential part of a good holiday. In Vilamoura such a search is an adventure in itself. The foods served in the restaurants will  let you relax and unwind in a great location and good company. Booking a Vilamoura villa will always be a good choice. 

Here is some information we have put together about Vilamoura’s  restaurants that will  capture good memories.

O’NEILS IRISH BAR:

T O’Neils Irish Bar is located right on Vilamoura Marina.  Most of the people here like it because of the live music p every night, delicious homemade food is always available no matter the time of the day.  It  opens from mid-morning till late making it top of the entertainment list for most people.  The cool breeze coming from the Vilamoura Marina is an added advantage for most folks, you can sit back relax and enjoy your meal or drink.

Here you will meet the usual shenanigans that make Irish restaurants and bars the best places to have the craic.

PAO E PAO:

If you have a sweet tooth for chocolate cake then Pao e Pao is the place to be.  It is located in Vilamoura just off the Marina.  The restaurant is home to delicious breads, cakes, smoothies, juices, soups and the broadcasted Best Chocolate in the World

You can take away whatever you want and enjoy at the comfort of your Algarve Apartment, or a ….. in case you drove down to Vilamoura to have a taste of the pastries and of course the famous chocolate cake. The restaurant is a favourite to many because of its coziness and people are able to order for special cake the chocolate cake in case you have a special occasion.

Vilamoura Marina at night
Vilamoura Marina at night

 

BJ OCEANSIDE:

If you are looking for delicious seafood, welcome hospitality, a view of the beautiful beaches, BJ Oceanside restaurant is the place for you.  The restaurant is located right on the beach at Praia Almargen, Quarteira at the western edge of the Golden Triangle.

The main terrace projects the ocean making it perfect for a long lunch or a romantic dinner.  The place is open every day and you can enjoy some great seafood and excellent choice of wines.  The menu consists of certain type of fish, several prawn dishes as well as mussels and clams.  You will also find sirloin  and fillet steak, pasta dishes and a snack that is served throughout the day.

The menu features a good selection of fish, several prawn dishes as well as mussels and clams. There is also a choice of sirloin and fillet steak and pasta dishes, and a snack menu that is served throughout the day.

The review from the place is great since most locals love enjoying their lunch while watching the beautiful waves on the beach which is everybody’s idea of Algarve heaven. It is an ideal place for an evening cocktail as you watch the sun set.  During the night the restaurant has the most amazing romantic setting.

LA TERRAZA:

The restaurant is located at Praca de Vale do Lobo.  This is the restaurant to be for good food and good times because of its lovely setting.  The restaurant has a cozy indoor dining room and a huge open air terrace that is just mellow for a summer evening.

There are secluded booths that are perfect for more privacy.  Those who love the outside setting it’s the perfect place for watching and enjoying the lively atmosphere and live music that is set up there during the summer months.

La Terraza

It is said if you want the best Italian food, La Terraza is the place to dine, but there is also seafood and meat dishes and offering  a wide selection of starters, chicken steak and vegetarian dishes too.

There are other great restaurants that you can dine in with great food, great atmosphere, great music. What else could you ask for!! Book the perfect holiday rental with www.goholidaylets.com .  Attractive villas in Algarve to apartments in Lagos.  Book now!!!!.

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Enjoy the Craic in an Algarve Irish Pub

Enjoy the Craic in an Algarve Irish Pub

 

IRISH PUBS ALGARVE STYLE!!

Are you planning to party in the Algarve  for a fun filled night with  friends and family or newly found friends while on  holiday in the Algarve.?  So you have booked that beautiful villa in Vilamoura or a family get away in an apartment in Alvor.  There are always options a general keywords would be Algarve Villas.  Now accommodation sorted.   Here are a few suggestions for night life Irish Style.

The Punter Vilamoura
The Punter Vilamoura

In this article let us give you an idea of what happens in the Algarve Irish Pub scene where you can chat, sing to Karaoke songs, drink beer and laugh through the night.  The most amazing thing is that you don’t have to be in Ireland to for you to have the feel of Irish bars atmosphere. Because the Algarve is the home to some amazing and great Irish bars. Here is some of them pubs that you can explore record  good holiday memories.

In the Western Algarve in Alvor you will find The Black Stove . It is located in R. Dom João II 26, 8500-012 Alvor.  It hosts live music some nights in high season. The pub itself has large screens where you catch all your sport actions with decors of different flags that decorate the ceilings.  In may the Black Stove hosts traditional Irish music week with guest musicians from other regions and of course Ireland.  The Black Stove has a lovely atmosphere that stands out from the rest of the pubs. The Black Stove also has nice holiday rental apartments in Alvor.  Try Alvor apartments for a great holiday.

The Blackstove Alvor
The Black Stove Alvor

Vilamoura the home to magnificent golf courses also known as the location for its magnificent marina and  yachts   Here too you can find relaxing Irish bars to visit. The Punter which is located just off the Marina and being the newest in the area and it’s a very cool place.  The internal decor was shipped direct from Ireland. It has a welcoming touch from  the moment you set foot in side the door.  The ambience itself assures you of a great time, it’s not about the music or the sports showing in the screens it’s the relaxing atmosphere, a good place to catch up with friends over a drink and probably make new one’s.

De Barra Irish Bar
De Barra Irish Bar

If you prefer a more modern pub less crowded pub to have a quiet drink at the heart of a chic resort of Quinta do Lago you will find de Barra’s Irish bar, located in Quinta shopping in Almancil Portugal.  The bar has one of the best decks around and it a pub visited by many celebrities, food is served here all day incase you want to have a bite, this is one of the most popular venues in Quinta do Lago. Just a short trek from some excellent villa rentals in Algarve.

If you are looking for a beach bar and a restaurant at the same time, you will find that at the Fins Beach Bar , Urbanização Vale do Lobo 70 Phone:914 050 007.

  This is a place you can enjoy your meals or a drink with your feet feeling the beach sand, awesome place to be right! There are other pubs you can enjoy from you can never go wrong about holidaying in the Algarve, be it apartments Alvor or Vilamoura, Villas Albufeira, villas Lagos, and Praia da Luz these are fun filled beautiful places that you will always find whatever the kind of fun your looking to enjoy including self-catering apartment or just holiday villas.  You simply can never get enough off these places.

Fins Front Deck
Fins Front Deck

Ok holiday coming to an end your leaving the Vilamoura Vila or Alvor apartments don’t forget the great memories your bringing home.

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Vilamoura Marina “There is no substitute”

Vilamoura Marina “There is no substitute”

Another relevant article by our blog team at www.goholidaylets.com.  Vilamoura is a great location for self-catering holiday.  If you book a villa rental, or any apartment in Vilamoura you will find the opulent Marina Vilamoura a tremendous to relax and unwind.

Vilamoura Marina Promenade 1
                                               Vilamoura Marina Promenade

The Vilamoura Marina was opened in 1974 and  lies on the beautiful Algarve coast of Southern Portugal. It is a place with no doubts is the biggest and the best known Marina in Portugal.  The  Vilamoura Marina is one of the first marinas that is ISO certified.

The marina can berth up to 1000 vessels, amongst which you will find very many multi-million euro motor yachts. The onshore area is also surrounded by many lovely restaurants where you can dine with friends and family. Many shops and bars, and luxurious hotels  are also on the Marina promenade.  Vilamoura over the years has been a place where individuals bought they own luxury accommodation. Which can be rented for holiday accommodation. Search villas Vilamoura or apartment Vilamoura. The roads around the marina area mostly used by pedestrians making it a safe haven to go for a stroll in the evenings without any fear.

Vilamoura Marina at night
                                                    Vilamoura Marina at night

If you would like to do some shopping the shops around the marina range from usual tourist shops to many designer boutiques catering for all class of people.  To have more fun you can sign-up for a number water sports activities like boat touring, jet skiing or fishing.

The Golf Courses:

Vilamoura is famous for its magnificent golf courses; there is are six famous of golf courses to choose from. Word of advice choose one of the many luxurious Vilamoura Villas or Vilamoura rental apartment that is ideally situated for golf to make it easier for yourself.

The town of Vilamoura
                                                    The town of Vilamoura

The Beaches:

Vilamoura has two main beaches, there is magnificent Falesia that is widely stretched for miles, if you love privacy this is the ideal beach for you because of its seclusion and plenty of space, the beach is not crowded whether in peak or low season.  There is the Marina beach that is located right in the center of Vilamoura, its services are offered by the five star Tivoli Marnotel.

Vilamoura is a place one can re visit over and over again without getting bored. Enjoy!!!

Apartment rental Vilamoura
                                               Apartment rental Vilamoura

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Your Ideal kind of holiday at Portugals Vilamoura

Your Ideal kind of holiday at Portugals Vilamoura

Vilamoura is at the heart of the Algarve in Portugal, its just 2 hours flight time  away from the UK and its one of the main tourist destination in the region. This is a place where you will be spoilt for choice in the midst many activities like sports, shopping, and the nightlife, if you want a sunny family or golfing break this is the ideal place for you. The accommodation here is superb from 5-star luxurious hotels like the famous Tivoli Marina Hotel or stunning holiday rental villas with private pool.

Beautiful Vilamoura Beach
Beautiful Vilamoura Beach

Who visits this region: Vilamoura is visited by different kinds of people i.e Celeb-spotters, shoppers, golf fanatics and people who enjoy great continental food.

When to visit:  Summer is the ideal time to visit, but if you are a Golfer you will know that Golf is played here every month of the year.

Best Attractions:  There are several golf courses to choose from and plenty of bars for a night out with your friends while enjoying the local hospitality.

What to do in Vilamoura

The Marina at Vilamoura is one of the pivotal points for activities during the day and evenings.  This is the kind of place to treat yourself or maybe buy a present or souvenirs for friends or family. Since the Marina is popular with celebrities and the jet set you ll find lots of shops to browse away the day.

As previously said Golf is another major pastime for holidaymakers in this region.  There are a total of six golf courses within which have been designed to the high standards.

Also there are beaches located in this region as well with very clear waters and clean sand. Praia da Marina is one of the most popular beaches in this area, where visitors get to relax on sofas and canopied beds at the Puro Beach Club.  The other beach to leisure is Praia da Falesia, this beach is supported by cliffs and is very sheltered ideal for the whole family.  So if a member of your family is golfing you can take off to the beach.

Victoria Golf Course Vilamoura
                                                   Victoria Golf Course Vilamoura

Exploring Restaurants in Vilamoura    

Around the marina you’ll find restaurants from all corners of the world,and the foods are affordable and of high standard. There is evening entertainment is available at the casino, with shows and gaming rooms. If you love dancing you can hit the open air club which attracts international DJs.

Accommodation Choice in Vilamoura

Villamoura provivdes a wide range of modern holiday accommodation. There is magnificent hotels for all budgets.  But self-catering apartments and self-catering villas provide the majority of the holiday rental accommodation.   Only does this ensure wonderful holiday opportunites for all the family it also bring revenue in and provides employment in the Algarve.

Vilamoura is a good place to use as a base to explore the surrounding areas.  The area is particularity popular for carnivals, gypsy markets which takes place on Saturdays, you can also have a glimpse of the Portuguese traditional life.  Albufeira is also nearby which is famous for its lively nightlife.  It also has great self-catering rental accommodation.

The Old Village, Vilamoura
The Old Village, Vilamoura

Vilamoura is an exciting place to be, offering everything you would desire for  holiday accommodation, whether you are going golfing or you just want some time on the beach.  So if you’re the kind of person that likes a holiday that means everyones dreams this is the place to be.  To list your property for Vilamoura to go to www.goholidaylets.com and click on  advertise here.