Sandbanks Upper Terrace
The new Sandbanks Upper Terrace is a fantastic place to spend a lazy afternoon. Watch the Algarve sunset from the best view in Vale do Lobo.
The heart of Vale do Lobo, where the beach meets an area dedicated to fantastic restaurants, bars, live entertainment and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The Praça is the heart of the Vale do Lobo resort, located right next to the golden sands of the Vale do Lobo beach and offering a space for every member of the family to enjoy. Relax in the restaurant and bar areas, offering a selection of international cuisine with everything from the very best Italian food at La Terrazza, to delicious freshly made crepes at La Crêperie and evenings filled with fun at Monty’s. During the summer months, the Praça comes alive with live entertainment on the centre stage, an area dedicated to fun for young visitors with children’s entertainers and a bouncy castle and an unforgettable atmosphere accompanied by the sound of the waves lapping against the beach. The Praça is the ideal place to spend long sunny days, followed by fun filled evenings.
Vale do Lobo Beach Vale do Lobo beach stretches for more than 2 km, offering a place to relax and enjoy the stunning Algarve weather throughout the year. The Beach at Vale do Lobo is one of the most beautiful in the Algarve, thanks to it combining 2 km of golden sands. With a back drop of dramatic ochre cliffs , making it one of the most famous beaches in the Algarve. With the Vale do Lobo Praça and its many cafes and bars close by, refreshments are always on hand. During the hot and sunny summer months relax on one of the many sun loungers. With shade set up all along the beach and available to hire for the day to ensure total comfort. Beach Safety The official bathing season at Vale do Lobo beach runs from June 1 until September 30 and during this time the beach is manned with professional lifeguards. Who are on hand to provide assistance to all those on the beach. However the sea is quite calm and shallow so is suitable for children. During the summer months the sea temperature reaches in excess of 20 º C so is very pleasant for bathers. Beach […]
Vale do Lobo Golf Challenging, exciting and stunning Vale do Lobo, golf awaits you on the Royal and Ocean courses. The Algarve is known for its truly fantastic choice of golf courses and Vale do Lobo is home to two of the very best, The Ocean Course and The Royal Course. In Vale do Lobo, golf combines with the natural environment to provide stunning signature holes including the 16th on The Royal with its cliff top shot and beach views. Booking your golf tee time The Vale do Lobo Resort offers a number of different golfing options for groups, individuals and children and rounds can be booked directly from the Golf Club reception located in the Parque do Golfe area of Vale do Lobo. Locally there are also a number of other fantastic golf courses, visit here to see a comprehensive list of Algarve golf courses. There are many to choose from. All are within easy travelling distance from Vale do Lobo. Visitors are always welcome at the courses so come along and join in all of the fun! Golf Competitions Vale do Lobo There are many competitions held at the 2 courses in Vale do Lobo throughout the year. Including the Vale do Lobo […]
Activities near Vale do Lobo Action packed Activities near Vale do Lobo. With relaxing trips, family fun, group activities and much more. All on your doorstep in The Vale do Lobo Golf and Spa Resort in the Algarve… The Algarve is so much more than sun, sand and golf (although these are all fantastic!). If you are looking for different ways to fill your days away from the golf courses and Algarve beaches. Then you will find everything you are looking for in the Algarve. Algarve family entertainment Discover the natural beauty of the region by heading inland to traditional villages, experience the thrills and spills of local water parks such as Aquashow in Quarteira. Watch international motor sports at the Autodromo do Algarve. Why not treat the family to a day out at the award winning Zoomarine Algarve park. Where you can even arrange to swim with the dolphins. Or if you would rather see the dolphins in the wild then hop on a boat trip along the famous Algarve coast to see them playing in the waves. Special events near Vale do Lobo Look out for festivals, events and celebrations throughout the year in the Algarve and uncover […]
Vale do Lobo Resort The Vale do Lobo Resort is situated about 20 km from Faro airport. So just a 20 minute arrival time in a taxi or hire car. Covering 450 hectares and boasting over 1500 villas and apartments. It is one of the largest luxury resorts in the Algarve. Having been established around 50 years ago. And is still under the same ownership since its conception. Vale do Lobo Golf Boasting 2 championship golf course that will challenge beginners and professionals alike. Hence it has become a year round holiday destination for many people. Both the Ocean Golf Course and the Royal Golf Course are a true favourite for many visitors. Open all year round, even in the winter months the Vale do Lobo Golf Courses are always in spectacular condition. Buggy hire and club hire are available at both golf courses. For family fun the crazy golf course near The Praça is great fun for all the family. Amenities Vale do Lobo Vale do Lobo is a very secure location. With its own security working 24 hours a day. During the summer season a free bus runs around all the of the resort. This can take you to any […]
When you are in Vilamoura you cannot visit without dropping in for a drink or two at the famous Irish Pub! A taste of Ireland, right here in the heart of the Algarve, the Irish Pub brings together fantastic music, an unrivalled atmosphere and an amazing choice of drinks to make it one of the most popular places to spend the evening with friends in Vilamoura. Whatever your age and whatever your background – you are always sure of a warm welcome here. Enjoy live sports on the leafy terrace or watch the sunset over the marina before heading inside where some of the best bands in the Algarve perform nightly. Be sure to put on your dancing shoes and be ready to jump on top of the tables to dance into the early hours at the Irish Pub Vilamoura. For more information about the Irish Pub Bar and Cabin in Vilamoura please visit their website
Make your way down to the Beach Bar and experience the original Vale do Lobo beach bar since 1985. Take a break from the sun, enjoy sunset moments or dance into the night at the Beach Bar, located next to Sandbanks and accessible either directly from the beach or from the Vale do Lobo Praça. Listen to the best music and live bands during the summer and make the most of special parties and promotions throughout the season – sure to get you into that holiday spirit. The Beach Bar serves up a selection of light lunch options and snacks as well as a long list of drinks and cocktails and is the best place to spend lazy summer days in Vale do Lobo. Sunset sessions and sundowner cocktails have become synonymous with the Beach Bar, while the late night parties and live sports shown on the large screens make this one of the most popular places for all ages to enjoy a great time. For more information about The Beach Bar in Vale do Lobo please visit the website
Perfect pizzas, delicious pasta and mouth-watering cocktails make Amore one of the most popular locations in Vale do Lobo. The family friendly Amore restaurant is the ideal place to be able to enjoy the homemade pizzas and wide range of pasta on the menu while watching the world go by and enjoying the live entertainment on the main stage in the Praça during the summer months. Experience a passion for pizza and passion in every dish that is served up and younger guests can pick from their favourites off the children’s menu before heading off to make the most of the children’s entertainers in the Praça all through the summer and also during school holiday times and half terms. After a meal, head across to the Amore Deck Bar, where cocktails are king! Try some of our speciality cocktails as the sun goes down or watch our bar staff as they create amazing drinks that taste even better than they look. For more information about Amore Deck Bar and Amore Pizza Restaurant in Vale do Lobo please visit the website
Experience the taste of Italy in the heart of Vale do Lobo at La Terrazza Restaurant. Authentic Italian cuisine is served in beautiful surroundings in this hidden gem tucked in the corner of the Vale do Lobo Praça. Enjoy all of your favourite dishes from Italy served by the professional and welcoming staff in La Terrazza and relax during the warm summer evenings on the terrace or keep cosy inside this rustic and charming restaurant. La Terrazza is the ideal venue for parties with large bookings welcomed, however it is equally suited to small groups, families and couples looking for an intimate setting with high quality food and a broad menu. Be sure to save space for dessert at La Terrazza because the homemade desserts are known for being some of the most delicious around For more information visit the La Terrazza Italian Restaurant in Vale do Lobo website
There is no better place to enjoy an ice cream, crepe or a sundae in the Algarve sunshine than at La Crêperie in Vale do Lobo. Located between Sandbanks and Amore, La Crêperie is in the very centre of the bustling Praça beachfront complex and is the ideal spot to sit back and enjoy some sweet treats. Sip on a cool drink, enjoy speciality smoothies and coffees or enjoy a juice after being on the beach or treat yourself to one of the famous ice creams and sundaes from La Crêperie. During the evening take your seat on the large terrace to watch the live music performances on the centre stage in the Praça throughout the summer and enjoy one of the selection of creative cocktails and mocktails. For more information visit the La Creperie Cafe in Vale do Lobo website
Head down to Monty’s Restaurant & Bar for food, fun and entertainment in Vale do Lobo. Monty’s has become one of the most popular nightspots in the Algarve and a firm family favourite, serving up delicious food from the international menu, playing the best music and hosting incredible live bands. Sit out on the large terrace during the summer and enjoy the warm weather as you watch live music on the centre stage in the Praça while delving in to generous portions of beautiful food. Take some time to do some people watching and look out for celebrities from the world of sports and entertainment in and around the Praça and Monty’s and if you have children you can relax as they play on the bouncy castle or have their face painted also in the Praça. Watch all of your favourite live sports on one of the many large screens around the bar or enjoy premium drinks and great music before entertainment later in the evening including sessions from the house band and shows from some of the best live acts in the Algarve. For more information please visit the Monty’s Restaurant & Bar in Vale do Lobo website
Sandbanks Upper Terrace The new Sandbanks Upper Terrace is a fantastic place to spend a lazy afternoon. Watch the Algarve sunset from the best view in Vale do Lobo.
Deck Bar Vale do Lobo The all new Deck Bar Vale do Lobo can be found in The Praça on the Vale do Lobo Resort.
Animal Rescue Charity Algarve The Founder of ARA Sidney Richardson is the man behind this project and the responsible for providing much of the funding for the rescue centre. “During my life, I’ve created a certain amount of wealth from my business which involves insurance, property development, restaurants and bars in both Vale do Lobo and Vilamoura including – Montys, Sandbanks, Amore, La Terrazza, La Creperie, Deck Bar, Beach Bar and Irish Pub. I have formed a trust, which will be shared by members of my family and charity equally,” he said. “About 12 years ago, I rescued an amazing dog that became my best friend and has somehow changed my life. Combining this with the disturbing lack of social response for the problematic of the abandoned dogs in this country, and specially in the Algarve, where the responsibility is put on the small drained associations managed by private people trying to do their best with limited resources, made me realise this is the right path to take. So I decided: instead of leaving a substantial sum of money in my will, why don’t I use it now, while I am alive, and see this project through?”, he explains. We […]