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Things to do in Vilamoura

With a marina, beaches, and golf courses, this luxury Algarve resort invites you to treat yourself.

Our most recommended things to do in Vilamoura

Vilamoura: Benagil Cave Boat Tour with Entry

1. Vilamoura: Benagil Cave Boat Tour with Entry

Explore the famous Benagil Caves from Vilamoura on a customized boat tour. Discover the stunning rock formations, beaches, and other sights with a chance to spot dolphins during the journey. You will depart from the Vilamoura Marina and your skipper will welcome you on board one of the 4 custom-built boats. Your skipper will travel along the stretch of the coast leading toward the Benagil Cave, where you will have the opportunity to view all the other stunning rock formations and secluded beaches along the way. Once at the Benagil Cave the boat will enter the caves safely and securely, so you can sit back, enjoy, and take in the beautiful views. This location is simply breathtaking and will make for many perfect photo opportunities. This cave tour will visit many other beautiful locations en route, and your guide will aim to locate wild dolphins whenever possible.

Vilamoura: Tourist Train City Tour

2. Vilamoura: Tourist Train City Tour

Relax and travel in a hop-on hop-off city circuit, passing by the beautiful beaches of the region, golf courses, and famous luxury hotels. Explore the charming Vilamoura Old Village and restaurants as well as the famous Vilamoura marina.

Parasailing Vilamoura

3. Parasailing Vilamoura

This parasailing Vilamoura boat trip experience lasts for about an hour on the boat and 8-10 minutes in the air flying in the parachute. Come and join aboard a state of the art custom built Cherokee boat and have an unforgettable parasailing flying experience from your parachute in the sky as you cruise along the Algarve coastline from the Vilamoura Marina. Sit back and relax, enjoy this parasailing experience and take in the breathtaking views of the beautiful beaches and cliffs along the coast of the Algarve. For the braver ones, have a dip in the Atlantic Ocean Sea while sitting comfortably in your parasailing parachute. Be thrilled as you’re gently lifted off the deck of this custom built parasailing vessel and up to 200m into the air! In the distance you have the whole view of the Vilamoura and Quarteira beach line with it’s beautiful golden sands.

From Vilamoura: Sunset Tour on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

4. From Vilamoura: Sunset Tour on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

Take a romantic 2.5-hour sunset sailing cruise along the coastline of Vilamoura and Albufeira as you sail on a luxury sailing yacht. See beaches such as Falésia Beach and Tomato Beach from a different perspective. Enjoy a welcome drink with aperitifs as you sail along the coast watching the sunset over the horizon. Stop for a swim or snorkel in the crystal-clear waters, or if you're feeling laidback, soak in the sun, relax, and listen to some music before heading back to Vilamoura.

Loulé: Quinta da Tôr Winery Guided Tour & Wine Tasting

5. Loulé: Quinta da Tôr Winery Guided Tour & Wine Tasting

Visit Quinta da Tôr, a local family-owned winery in Algarve, and learn more about wine making as well as what makes it so special in the Algarve region. Taste 4 different wines from the winery with traditional bread and olive oil from the region. Algarve is known for its amazing beaches, golf courses and famous caves, but for some years now the wineries have become one of the highlights of the region, gaining recognition both nationally and internationally. During your tour of the winery you will not only see the facilities of the winery, but also learn more about the unique climate here: the low temperatures in the winter and high temperatures in the Summer, which allows Algarve to have a good and balanced maturation of the 7 grapes that its land has to offer (Touriga Nacional, Sirah, Carbernet Sauvignon, Aragonez, Siria, Arinto, Chardonnay). After your tour, indulge in a wine tasting with 4 different wines selected around your choice of wine class and type. Select from the groupings: Classic Wines, Oaky Wines, Brave Wines, Premium Wines and Golden Algibre Wines. Taste the regional bread and olive-oil with your wine.

Algarve: Benagil Caves Open Speedboat Tour

6. Algarve: Benagil Caves Open Speedboat Tour

Benagil Caves are one of the greatest natural attractions in the Algarve and are considered to be in the top 5 most beautiful places to visit and we now offer you the chance to cruise on one of our custom built Boats so you can truly enjoy the benagil cave tour from Vilamoura. Our open Boats are the only vessel to offer an exclusive tour of inside the caves , our comfortable and spacious boats have individual seating offering you a more private and exclusive Algarve fun cruise. The cave of Benagil is certainly the highlight of this Top Trips For Visiting Benagil Caves Vilamoura and our custom boats will be able to enter it, if the ocean conditions allow. We promise, you’ll take beautiful pictures, so don’t forget your camera! We guarantee you will enjoy this speed boat ride and of course the amazing Caves Tour & possible Dolphin spotting opportunities.

Loulé: TechSalt’s Rock-Salt Mine Tour

7. Loulé: TechSalt’s Rock-Salt Mine Tour

Enjoy a guided visit to the TechSalt salt mine and learn about geology, the history of the mine, and the rock salt mining economy of the area. Descend to a depth of 230 meters under the city of Loulé as you are escorted along an underground route. Discover more about the evolution of rock salt mining processes as well as the economic importance of the mine in the region. Admire the vast chambers of ancient rock formations, some of which date back over 230 million years.

Albufeira: Jet Ski Rental

8. Albufeira: Jet Ski Rental

Discover the incredible coastline of the Algarve region while jet skiing in Albufeira. Feel the thrill as you navigate the pristine waters and enjoy the support of an instructor beforehand. Meet your instructor for a safety briefing and learn the basics of handling a jet ski. Put on your life vest and take your time familiarizing yourself with the jet ski before heading for open water. Glide over the waves in a Yamaha VX Sport 1100, which boasts 110 horsepower, and soak up the breathtaking views of Albufeira from the water. Spark your adrenaline as you bump along the waves or opt for a relaxing ride along the coast. Enjoy the support and guidance of dedicated staff throughout the experience and share the adventure with friends and family on a two-person jet ski.

Albufeira: Paragliding and Paratrike Tandem Flights

9. Albufeira: Paragliding and Paratrike Tandem Flights

Experience the ultimate sensation of flying on the iconic Algarve coast, forging Mediterranean memories of the vast color palettes. Fly over the hot springs and enjoy the diverse landscape of southern Portugal whilst acquainting yourself with the coast of Albufeira through this panoramic paragliding flight. Get to soar through the air during this incredible experience whilst sunrise or sunset, witnessing the spectacular landscape and beach at this particularly beautiful time of the day. This is a trip you will certainly not forget. Depending on weather conditions, guests may fly on a paratrike (motor aided paraglide). This type of flight allows you to take a 10 km ride along the Algarve coast and over the beach, taking in spectacular views along the way.

From Vilamoura: 2.5-Hour Benagil Cave and Dolphins Boat Tour

10. From Vilamoura: 2.5-Hour Benagil Cave and Dolphins Boat Tour

Meet your friendly crew at Vilamoura Marina and be welcomed aboard for your 2.5-hour tour to the Benagil Caves. Listen to your guide as they explain the highlights of your tour.  As you cruise along, see natural rock formations of the Algarve coastline. Pass by gorgeous beaches and impressive caves. If you're lucky you might even have the chance to see some wild dolphins. Once you arrive at the Benagil Caves, be amazed by their natural beauty. Don’t forget to bring your cameras, as the famous caves and grottos along the Algarve coast are the perfect motifs to take some amazing photos.

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What people are saying about Vilamoura

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 2,387 reviews

Amazing experience. We were 4 adults and 4 kids btw 4 and 6 years old, we were very late to the activity, but they were kind enough to let us in. Service, hospitality was great.we had snacks, cheese and portugues chorizo wich is always tasty, we had the opportunity to swim, kids love that. It was amazing!!!!!

Very good tour. Stunningly beautiful rocks and coastline line view from speedboat. Paulo was a good guide, liked his sense of humour. Will highly recommend.

Activity which worth the money I've paid. very friendly driver and cool views of the Algarve coast. recommended

Amazing Boat driver and guide both amazing people Had great time

Amazing the best day just wonderful totally recommend x