Vilamoura Marina in the Algarve has been awarded the title of; International Marina of the Year 2019/2020, by The Yacht Harbour Association Ltd, at the MarinaAwards. The presentation was made at the Southampton Boat Show in the UK earlier today.
Now in its 7th year, the Awards recognise the best from over 160 Gold Anchor accredited Marinas from around the world. Award voting is carried out exclusivelyby boat owners and so reflects the continued high level of customer satisfaction towards the facilities and services on offer by Vilamoura Marina.
This latest award follows previous successes in claiming the title, International Marina of Distinction 2015-2017. The title of Distinction is in recognitionof being awarded International Marina of the Year for three consecutive years, and the winner of the International Marina of 2018/2019 all presented by The Yacht Harbour Association.
Now in its 45th year, Vilamoura Marina was constructed in 1974 and was the pioneer in Portugal. Throughout the decades, the Marina offer has enhanced and evolved,to now having 825 berths, a fully working boatyard, professional training centre, Marina Quay, and the 2019 host of the 420 World Championship.
Isolete Correia, Director of Vilamoura Marina said,
we are very honoured to receive the International Marina of the Year Award 2019/2020. It is especiallyrewarding because it is obtained through the votes of our clients. The Marina de Vilamoura team considers this a motivation to continue with our commitment and goal in meeting our clients expectations.