The Sun – Every Friday
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 stretches for more than 2km, offering a place to relax and enjoy the stunning Algarve weather throughout the year. Vale do Lobo beach is one of the most beautiful in the Algarve, thanks to it combining 2km of golden sands with a back drop of dramatic ochre cliffs , making it one of the most famous beaches in the Algarve. 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. 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. Adrenalin junkies will adore the water sports on offer directly from Vale do Lobo beach. Experience a rush of adrenalin with jet skis, water skis, U-tubs, the banana and parascending. If you would rather take it easy then there is always the choice of a gentle ride on a pedalo instead! Discover Vale do Lobo beach at any time of the year […]
Challenging, exciting and stunning golf awaits you in Vale do Lobo 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 and The Royal. 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. Vale do Lobo 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.
Action packed days, relaxing trips, family fun, group activities and much more are all on your doorstep 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. 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 or 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. Look out for festivals, events and celebrations throughout the year in the Algarve and uncover a new side to this fantastic region. Find out more about what the Algarve has to offer by visiting here or here
Sandbanks Fish & Seafood Restaurant
Sandbanks Fish & Seafood Restaurant Experience the ultimate in beach dining with breakfast, lunch and dinner served right by the beach in Vale do Lobo at Sandbanks. Sandbanks Fish & Seafood Restaurant is a must visit when in the Algarve as it offers the most incredible views across the Atlantic ocean and golden sands of Vale do Lobo beach while serving up delicious food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Sandbanks boasts a wide choice of breakfast options making it the ideal way to start the day before heading off to the beach. For lunch choose from the selection of light bites, fresh seafood and house specialities while for dinner, dine in style and enjoy the very best fish and seafood in stunning surroundings. Sandbanks is open daily for breakfast and lunch and also for dinner from May and is not only the perfect venue for couple, families and friends, it is also a beautiful setting for parties, weddings and corporate events – simply contact us to find out more about how we can work with you to create an event to meet your every need. Sandbanks epitomises the very best of the Algarve and is as close as […]
Sandbanks Upper Terrace
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 original and still the best since 1985 – The Beach Bar in Vale do Lobo continues to be one of the hottest spots in the Algarve! Soak up the sun and sip on something cool at the Beach Bar, where you can watch all the best live sports on the large screens, enjoy a bite to eat from the menu or dance on the sand to your favourite music with live bands, sunset sessions and party nights. The beach bar in Vale do Lobo is located right next to Sandbanks along the beach front in the resort and you can access it by stepping directly off the beach or by coming in through the beachfront Praça complex in Vale do Lobo. Life’s a beach at The Beach Bar – why don’t you join us! For more information about The Beach Bar in Vale do Lobo please visit the website
Discover a little piece of Italy in the heart of Vale do Lobo at La Terrazza Italian Restaurant. Hidden away from the main hustle and bustle of the Vale do lobo Praça beachfront complex, La Terrazza is known for being a hidden gem and providing something a little different from the rest of the restaurants in the local area. The focus at La Terrazza is on serving up delicious, authentic Italian cuisine. Every dish has been inspired by the tastes and colours of Italy and transports diners deep into the Italian rural countryside. The cost interior of the restaurant is ideal for romantic meals and a warm setting, while the large outdoor terrace is a favourite with families and friends looking to make the most of the favourable Algarve weather long into the night. Enjoy the live music from the Praça centre stage during the summer months, relax as children play with the professional children’s entertainers during holiday times or simply sit back and enjoy the top quality food, friendly service and warm welcome at La Terrazza in Vale do Lobo For more information visit the La Terrazza Italian Restaurant in Vale do Lobo website
Pizza, pasta and cocktails are made with passion at Amore, one of the most popular restaurants in Vale do lobo. Amore is a venue that appeals to all ages and is both a family friendly restaurant and also good for groups and couples. With the wide and varied menu at Amore Restaurant, where the specialities are pizza and pasta, you will need to bring a healthy appetite with you! There are many other high quality, tasty dishes on the menu at Amore and there is also a children’s menu for younger diners. Be sure to save some space after your main meal at Amore because you will want to try some of our incredible homemade desserts! For more information about Amore Pizza Restaurant in Vale do Lobo please visit the website
La Crêperie is home to some of the most delicious crepes, ice creams, sundaes and pancakes in the Algarve and is only a few steps from the golden sands of Vale do Lobo beach. Indulge your sweet tooth at La Crêperie and treat yourself to some of the smoothies, cocktails, drinks and specialities on offer throughout the day and evening during the summer months. During the day, take a break from the heat of the beach and enjoy something cool and refreshing on the large, bright and modern terrace of La Crêperie, while in the evening, pull up a chair for the best seat in the house to enjoy the live entertainment every night during the summer season. La Crêperie is located in the centre of the beachfront Praça complex in Vale do Lobo and is the perfect choice for anyone looking for a snack or a little holiday indulgence. With such a huge choice on offer La Crêperie is a family favourite – now all you have to do is decide what to try first! For more information visit the La Creperie Cafe in Vale do Lobo website
The Deck Bar
The Deck Bar Introducing the all new Deck Bar in Vale do Lobo, a newly refurbished Cocktail Lounge in the Praça on the Vale do Lobo Resort. The Deck Bar has undergone a complete transformation and is now a chilled, modern and stylish cocktail bar, open every night from 18:30h. With a new colour scheme, seating enclosures and upgraded sound and lighting systems, The Deck is now the perfect place to relax and socialise with family and friends over a cocktail or two while taking in the atmosphere of the newly revamped area. The Deck has a new and fresh list of cocktails but for those who enjoy the XL cocktails there is no need to worry as they are back on the menu! Some special DJ events and guest events are planned for the summer season, all carefully chosen to help maintain the laid back and relaxed ambience The Deck has long been synonymous with, including DJs every night throughout the summer from 23:00h until late and special full moon parties in July and August. Visit the The Deck and enjoy Summer 2017 to the full!
The Irish Pub is the most famous Irish bar in Vilamoura and continues to be one of the best places for a fantastic night out in the Algarve. The large beer garden and cabin area sits up above the beautiful Vilamoura marina and is the perfect place to watch live sports on the large screens or to relax as the sun sets under the trees. Inside the main building of the Irish Pub you can be sure of a warm welcome in this bar which has come to be like stepping into a little piece of Ireland in the heart of the Algarve. Everyone is welcome at the Irish Pub but be ready for a night to remember thanks to live music from some of the very best live bands in the Algarve playing a mixture of pop and rock classics and favourites that often sees the crowd dancing on the tables into the early hours of the morning. If you are visiting Vilamoura then make sure to firmly put the Vilamoura Irish Pub on your must do list! For more information about the Irish Pub Bar and Cabin in Vilamoura please visit their website
Animal Rescue Algarve
Animal Rescue Algarve The Launch of Animal Rescue Algarve Press Release : Algarve is about to have one of the biggest animal sanctuaries in Portugal. Works are underway to build a huge animal rescue centre with a capacity for a total of 600 animals. Leading the project is the newly-formed association Animal Rescue Algarve (ARA) . Centre should be completed in the next 15 months. There is hardly any good news when the issue concerns abandoned animals in Portugal. But this time it is possible to spread some good news as the Algarve is set to have one of the largest and most modern animal sanctuaries in the country. 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. He is also the director of Shelsian Lda whos businesses include Montys, Sandbanks, La Creperie, La Terrazza, Deck Bar, Beach Bar, Amore, and Irish Pub Vilamoura. “During my life, I’ve created a certain amount of wealth from my business which involves insurance, property development, restaurants and bars, which will be shared by members of my family and charity equally,” he said. “About 12 years ago, I […]