Spring is here: Immerse yourself in nature


Enjoy birdwatching, local flora and more at *Vilamoura’s Environmental Park

As springtime begins, there’s no better time to step out into nature and immerse yourself in the splendor of Vilamoura’s Environmental Park and nature trail. Spanning just over five kilometers, this scenic route begins its journey near the tranquil banks of the Ribeira de Quarteira, inviting you to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and embrace the rejuvenating power of the great outdoors.

Follow the trail as it winds its way through lush riverside vegetation, painting a picturesque backdrop against the azure sky. Keep your eyes peeled for the first signs of spring, as delicate blossoms begin to bloom and wildlife awakens from winter.

Soon, the landscape opens up to reveal expansive agricultural fields punctuated by beautiful carob, almond, and fig trees – typical of the non-irrigated orchards of the Algarve.

But the real treasures await within the heart of the park. Make a pit stop at one of the two bird observatories along the way, where you can indulge in the art of birdwatching. From the elusive Purple Heron to the majestic Marsh Harrier, the park’s diverse avian inhabitants provide a captivating spectacle for nature enthusiasts of all ages.

Throughout the park, a kaleidoscope of botanical flora can be discovered. From the Carob tree to the venerable Olive, and the delicate Almond and Fig trees, Vilamoura’s natural beauty is on full display.

So, as the sun begins to warm Vilamoura and the promise of spring hangs in the air, why not embark on an adventure along our Nature Trail? Whether you’re a seasoned nature lover or just looking for a breath of fresh air, there’s something for everyone to enjoy amidst the tranquil landscape.

Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal


The moment you set foot in Vilamoura you will not want to leave. Shall we show you some houses?

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Old Course Golf Club is still a reference in Portugal, known internationally for its course and clubhouse.

Volta do Medronho, 8125-548 Quarteira

Open - Closes at 20:30