Faro airport is c.25 minutes by car. Taxis are readily available, but if you are planning to travel in the Algarve, we recommend you hire a car. There is free parking space by the apartment building.
Marina: 5 minutes walking.
Quarteira: 30 minutes walking
or 5 minutes by car.
Albufeira: 20 minutes by car.
Vale de Lobo: 15 minutes by car.
Loule: 20 minutes by car.
Faro: 25 minutes by car.
There are many different types of restaurants in Vilamoura (from traditional Portuguese, to India, Japanese and even an Irish bar). There are several supermarkets and ATMs within walking distance from the flat. The nearest vegetable and fish market is in Quarteira. The Roma mini-golf is good fun if you have young children.
The weather is generally great: 300 days of sunshine a year!
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