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The Trend of ‘Sportcations’ – *Vilamoura, The Algarve

The Trend of ‘Sportcations’ – *Vilamoura, The Algarve

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*Vilamoura, a vibrant resort town located in the Algarve’s Golden Triangle, is an active traveller’s paradise – with world-class facilities and an array of outdoor activities, making it the perfect choice for an adventurous summer getaway. 

A survey of 2,000 adults found that 36% of Brits would rather go on an activity filled holiday as opposed to a relaxing break; with 72% saying it would be fun to learn a new sport while on holiday. The rising popularity of active trips positions *Vilamoura as an ideal summer destination for those seeking more than a sunbathe.

*Vilamoura’s wide array of activities include:

  • Padel Tennis: Try the popular racquet sport on specially designed courts
  • Tennis: Several facilities in *Vilamoura offer tennis courts and lessons for all skill levels
  • Beach Tennis: Enjoy beach tennis on the sandy shores of *Vilamoura
  • Beach Volleyball: Many of the beaches have volleyball courts where you can enjoy a game with friends
  • Football (Soccer): *Vilamoura has football fields where you can participate in or watch matches
  • Water Sports: Try water sports like paddleboarding, windsurfing, or jet skiing
  • Cycling: *Vilamoura offers cycling trails that wind through picturesque landscapes, perfect for leisurely rides or challenging mountain biking
  • Hiking: Discover hiking trails that lead to breathtaking viewpoints and hidden gems in the region
  • *Vilamoura Equestrian Centre: Witness world-class equestrian events or take riding lessons and enjoy horseback excursions
  • Golf: Presenting five outstanding championship courses, alongside exceptional practices facilities, premium accommodation, and stunning natural scenery, *Vilamoura has is established as one of Europe’s best golf course portfolios in the Algarve