Exploring Vale do Lobo
Discover Vale do Lobo, one of the most sought after locations in the Algarve’s Golden Triangle. A beautiful spot in this region, it has much to offer to guests who are seeking a getaway filled with luxury, fun and sunshine.
Whether you want to spend your days relaxing in the sunshine or you’re looking for an activity-filled holiday, you will find what you’re looking for here. You will be close to famous golf courses, tennis courts, spa facilities and plenty more exciting adventures.
Many of the SandyBlue villas and apartments are located here, providing a comfortable base for your time in Vale do Lobo. Let us show you around and reveal some local hotspots.
Vale do Lobo Beaches
The Algarve is known for its amazing beaches, which are only a short distance away during your stay in Vale do Lobo. One of the most prominent is Praia do Garrão, which is easy to access by road. The golden sands of Praia do Garrão will provide a beautiful day at the beach. There are sun loungers for hire, while concessions offer water sports, banana boats, pedalo's, jet skis and canoeing.
This beach is known for its incredible range of beach front restaurants and bars, offering tourists tasty food and refreshing cocktails. A mainstay hit with guests is definitely ‘Julia’s’, while Sandbanks offers breakfast, lunch and dinner by the beach. The views of the ocean are definitely not to be missed here.
Praia de Vale do Lobo is another stretch of golden sand, with the two of the coast’s finest golf courses overlooking it - the Royal Golf Course and the Ocean Golf Course. If you are a fan of long days at the beach, then Vale do Lobo is a great choice for you!
Restaurants in Vale do Lobo
When it’s time to enjoy a bite to eat, Vale do Lobo has a fantastic selection of restaurants and bars. If you’re a foodie, then you will be truly spoilt for choice. The Praça is located at the heart of the resort, a lovely stroll away from many of our villas. Some of our highlights include...
- Monty’s - Perfect for families, couples and groups of friends, Monty’s offers a tasty international menu
- WELL - a contemporary beach front restaurant and bar serving vibrant local cuisine and sensational sushi, with a new Beach Club featuring adult and children’s pools, bars and beach services.
- U & Co - U&Co celebrates wholesome, simple and delicious food with breathtaking sea views as a backdrop
- Paixa - Boasting a Portuguese take on Tapas, Paixa combines modern décor with inspired cuisine. Perfect for an elegant evening dining out
- Sandbanks - Overlooking the sparkling Atlantic ocean on Vale do Lobo beach, Sandbanks is the perfect place to enjoy a light breakfast, a lazy lunch or a romantic dinner
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Things to Do in Vale do Lobo
We can’t praise the many activities Vale do Lobo has to offer enough! Sports enthusiasts, spa lovers and sun worshippers are all catered to in a whole host of ways.
If golf is your game, then Vale do Lobo is the place to be. The two predominant golf courses are the Royal Golf Course and the Ocean Golf Course. The Ocean Golf Course features unmatched fairways which lead down to the Atlantic shore, making it one of the most spectacular Algarvian golf courses.
Meanwhile, the Royal Golf Course is recognised as one of Portugal’s most prestigious golf courses, its features include the almost island green of the 9th and the famous 16th, with cliff-top carryover – one of the most photographed golf holes in Europe.
Fantastic Tennis Courts
Vale do Lobo and tennis go hand in hand, with dedicated tennis courts in Jardins Do Golfe allowing you to unleash your inner tennis pro. The Vale do Lobo Tennis Academy boasts a total of 13 courts as well as mini tennis and padel facilities, welcoming visitors all year round.
Unbeatable Hiking and Cycling Routes
If you like to enjoy the views while getting some cardio in, the running and cycling routes here are second to none. From coastline routes to trails off the beaten path, there is so much to discover.
Relaxing Spa Experiences
If a relaxing spa is high on your priority list, then Vale do Lobo Royal Spa is for you. It is an ultra-modern health and wellness facility, offering a wide range of treatments including herbal therapies, reflexology, shiatsu and the latest vitamin-enriched treatments and cosmetic medicine.
Making Time for Family
Vale do Lobo is a great location for families, with fun-filled adventures for the kids...we’re sure the adults will enjoy them too! The ParTee Family Park offers mini-golf, family yoga, crafts and movie days.
The Aquashow Water Park is a short drive from Vale do Lobo, which will be sure to give the kids an unforgettable day out.
Book your Trip to Vale do Lobo with SandyBlue
Our guide is only the tip of the iceberg - the only way to do this fabulous area justice would be to stay here yourself. Explore our wonderful villas and apartments in Vale do Lobo and secure your dates.