vw map At a press conference in Vilamoura on the 8th September 2015, Lone Star Funds announced the new vision for Vilamoura. The American equity firm purchased Vilamoura earlier in the year and has ambitious plans to transform Vilamoura into Europe’s leading resort. If the plans weren’t impressive enough then the timescale certainly is, the “vision” is expected to be completed within 5-7 years! At the core of the new plans are 18 projects spread over a 400 hectare site categorised as retail, tourism, housing and leisure. Five new hotels will offer a huge boost to Vilamoura in addition to the revised version of the previous “Cidade Lacustre/Lake City” project. 22 Waves Guide Vilamoura Issue #6 - 2015/16 www.waves.pt VILAMOURA WORLD A key component of the new plans include a €20million “iconic building” at the marina entrance, described as something that will become a part of the brand and be internationally recognized as “Vilamoura”. The “Yacht Club” will incorporate restaurants, commercial space and a gym into the design. The Project represents a huge €1billion investment and although only partially funded by Lone Star, they are very confident that investors will continue to be attracted by this great opportunity. The future of Vilamoura is looking very bright indeed, and we are all looking forward to watching the projects unfold. lucastre 5_Feita  

Category: Vilamoura News

vw map

At a press conference in Vilamoura on the 8th September 2015, Lone Star Funds announced the new vision for Vilamoura. The American equity firm purchased Vilamoura earlier in the year and has ambitious plans to transform Vilamoura into Europe’s leading resort. If the plans weren’t impressive enough then the timescale certainly is, the “vision” is expected to be completed within 5-7 years! At the core of the new plans are 18 projects spread over a 400 hectare site categorised as retail, tourism, housing and leisure. Five new hotels will offer a huge boost to Vilamoura in addition to the revised version of the previous “Cidade Lacustre/Lake City” project. 22 Waves Guide Vilamoura Issue #6 – 2015/16 www.waves.pt VILAMOURA WORLD A key component of the new plans include a €20million “iconic building” at the marina entrance, described as something that will become a part of the brand and be internationally recognized as “Vilamoura”. The “Yacht Club” will incorporate restaurants, commercial space and a gym into the design. The Project represents a huge €1billion investment and although only partially funded by Lone Star, they are very confident that investors will continue to be attracted by this great opportunity. The future of Vilamoura is looking very bright indeed, and we are all looking forward to watching the projects unfold.

lucastre 5_Feita

 

Vilamoura Marina lies on the beautiful Algarve coast of Southern Portugal, is undoubtedly the
biggest and the best known Marina in Portugal. It’s activity began on 1974 and for many years it
was the only marina in Portugal. Nowadays it’s part of Lusort Group, which is the company
managing Vilamoura development.
Vilamoura Marina is proudly one of the first marinas with quality and environmental certification by
ISO 14001 and ISO 9001, together with the European Blue Flag for Marinas and was also
presented with the maximum 5 Anchors distinction by Yacht Harbour Association, Gold Award
Scheme prize.
Recently won by the fifth consecutive year the award best Portuguese Marina, by Publituris
Portugal Trade Awards and was elected the Best International Marina 2015 by TYHA.
The original Marina had morning for 1000 boats; today it  has 825 berths due to some of the
original smaller berths being adapted to handle larger vessels.
Berths are supplied with fresh water , electricity ,internet services and daily refuse collection.
The Marina provides toilet facilities, shower blocks and even has three laundries available for berth
owners.
We elect the quality as excellence of our services.