Four Seasons Vilamoura
Example Booking: 69,500 eXpectations points, July 2018, 2-bed sleeps 6
eXpectations members could indulge in a wealth of superb amenities and luxurious accommodation at Four Seasons Vilamoura. This excellent booking was available on RCI.com on 13/09/2017 for 7-nights from 12th – 19th July 2018 in an elegantly designed two-bedroom apartment (sleeping up to 6) for only 69,500 points.
The stylish Four Seasons Vilamoura Resort is situated in Portugal’s beautiful coastal town of Vilamoura in the Algarve. A popular destination for miles of breath taking coastlines, lush green landscapes boasting championship golf courses and traditional whitewashed villages amidst orange and olive groves.
Portugal’s golden coast
The Algarve boasts an average of 300 days of glorious sunshine each year and attracts visitors to enjoy great outdoor activities in pleasant weather. Visiting the Algarve in July, you can expect long sunny days with average daytime temperatures reaching 27 degrees Celsius.
RCI Gold Crown Four Seasons Vilamoura
Four Seasons Vilamoura has been awarded the prestigious RCI Gold Crown for its luxurious accommodation, superb facilities and outstanding service from the friendly staff. Faro International Airport is approximately 9-miles from the resort, so it will not be long before you are indulging in the delights of Vilamoura.
The family-friendly resort lies alongside the lush green fairways and pine tree woods of the Pinhal, the 18-hole championship golf course. Guests at Four Seasons Vilamoura can enjoy stunning scenery and exclusive access to the course. Vilamoura Marina’s chic restaurants and bars are just a short drive or road train ride away as well as the Blue Flag awarded beaches. The region of Vilamoura offers a rich choice of first-class outdoor activities including Championship golf, tennis courts and water sports.
Appreciate the elegant two-bedroom apartment, decorated in warm tones to evoke a relaxing atmosphere. Each air-conditioned apartment features a double and twin bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering purposes and a washing machine. Relax watching cable channels on the flat-screen TV or listen to music on the radio. The spacious living room provides a comfortable sofa bed and floor to ceiling doors leading onto a private balcony, offering tranquil views of the beautifully manicured gardens.
Facilities at the Four Seasons Vilamoura
Four Seasons Vilamoura prides itself on the exceptionally good facilities, ensuring to satisfy every guest of all ages. Relax around the lagoon-style outdoor pool whilst the little ones will have plenty of fun splashing around in the children’s and toddler’s pool. The tall palm trees lining the pool area offer some shade from the hot Mediterranean sun where you can relax with a refreshing drink and your favourite book. Guests can also choose to enjoy the indoor 29-degree Celsius heated pool or indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments, including remedial massages, facials, manicures and pedicures.
An excellent variety of entertainment is provided throughout the day and evenings. Enjoy the warm summer evenings with a cool drink whilst listening to the live music and fun themed shows. Try your hand at learning some Portuguese or perhaps participate in Mediterranean cooking demonstrations. Get into the party mood at the complimentary cocktail party, held once a week for all guests. Children should never complain of being bored with the fun activities in the Porcupine Kids Club, including craft making, supervised games and treasure hunts around the gardens.
Experience al fresco dining under the glittering stars at Pateo Al Fresco’s poolside restaurant, offering mouth-watering Portuguese, Brazilian and Italian cuisine. The elegantly designed “A Cascata Restaurant” offers fine dining for those looking to enjoy fresh fish and seafood dishes.
Discover the Algarve
The Algarve region lies on the south coast of Portugal and is renowned for its sculptured rocky coastlines, secluded coves and beautiful beaches. The Algarve offers a cosmopolitan lifestyle whilst retaining its traditional charm with whitewashed villages mingling with rich villas and lush green golf courses.
Vilamoura is a popular holiday town featuring a beautiful 1,000 berth marina, charming restaurants and bars overlooking the luxury yachts, and two stunning beaches. The sandy Vilamoura beach lies east of the marina and to the west the breathtaking Praia da Falésia beach.
Whether you are looking for a relaxing holiday on peaceful beaches, browsing designer shops and drink Mojitos in lounge bars or maybe you want to improve your swing on Championship golf courses, Vilamoura has it all. Visit the fantastic Falésia beach, 10km of wide, sandy beach sitting below the high red rock cliffs dotted with pine trees. Sink your toes into the soft sand, swim in the clear water and enjoy strolling along the water’s edge to Olhos d’ Àgua.
Explore the countryside by riding a quad bike through olive groves and along dirt tracks. If golf is your passion then guests at Four Seasons Vilamoura have direct access to Pinhal Golf Course or experience the best courses at Dom Pedro Golf, home to five championship courses.
Enjoy a road train ride around Vilamoura marina and old village by purchasing a day ticket to hop on and off, where and when you wish. Stop at the marina to catch a boat excursion to admire the beautiful coastline and should you be lucky you may even spot a pod of dolphins.
Once the sun sets across the horizon and you have savoured a delightful evening meal at Four Seasons Vilamoura, head into the town centre to enjoy an array of excellent nightlife. Discover Atlantic Piano Bar, offering live music and performers, including pianists, comedians and magicians.
To highlight the great value of eXpectations Holidays we conducted a price comparison using TripAdvisor to source an equivalent booking. 7-nights at Four Seasons Vilamoura were available on Expedia.co.uk during 12th – 19th September 2017 within a 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping up to 6 guests) for £2,296 (based on 6 people sharing when we looked on 13/9/2017).
In comparison, we found this 7-night booking at Four Seasons Vilamoura during the same dates also within a 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping 6) for 69,500 eXpectations points on RCI.com (when we looked on: 13/9/2017).
For eXpectations Plus members, the total price for this accommodation (excluding the initial purchase price of your membership / points) would come to £678 (at the time of writing: 20/9/2017). To calculate this we have included: the associated maintenance fees for 69,500 points, 1x annual membership and 1x online RCI exchange fee.
So, by taking this eXpectations exchange holiday you could have made a potential saving of over £1,600, based on the comparison above.
|Associated maintenance fees for 69,500 points @ £5.75 per thousand||£400|
|1 x eXpectations Annual Membership||£162|
|1 x RCI online exchange Fee||£116|
|Mandatory miscellaneous fees (e.g. tourist tax)||£0|
See for yourself! Check out the costs of a 2-bedroom apartment sleeping up to 6 people for 7 nights during 12th – 19th July 2018 at Four Seasons Vilamoura on Expedia.co.uk.