Algarve offers sun-kissed beaches, turquoise waters, vibrant nightlife, and picturesque villages. Explore cliffs, indulge in seafood, and savor the unique charm of southern Portugal.
With 100 miles of coastline, Algarve holidays have all the necessary ingredients for a holiday to remember with a fantastic climate, golden beaches, clear waters and a cosmopolitan nightlife. These are just some of the reasons why holidays in the Algarve continue to be a favourite holiday destination for British tourists.
Who goes to the Algarve?
Algarve holidays are great for families and couples of all ages seeking a variety of things to do. As well as golden sandy beaches and warm waters, Algarve holidays offer a wide range of water sports, golf courses and a wide variety of cafes and restaurants.
Things To Do
Golf: Algarve holidays are a golfer's paradise. The region has a number of high quality championship standard golf courses. There are 20 golf courses in the Algarve, many set in stunning surroundings.
Splash and Slide: To keep the kids happy during Algarve holidays visit Splash and Slide, one of Europe's best water parks with rides for all ages including adults. The park is near Lagos, Carvoeiro and Portimao in central Algarve.
Things To See
Explore Silves: If you are interested in history and culture, then spend some time discovering the Algarve's historical heritage. Start at the medieval castle at Silves, once known as the Moorish capital.
Explore Monchique: Take a walk around Monchique, just a short drive from Silves. Situated in the Monchique Mountains, this is a beautiful part of the Algarve and is an ideal place to stop for a meal or just a drink.
Boat Trip: Take a boat trip from Portimao harbour and enjoy sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling in the clear turquoise waters. You'll discover some of the hidden coves that people taking Algarve holidays don't always see.
Where to stay in Algarve
Carovoeiro is a picturesque and traditional Portuguese town, which is situated along a stunning coastline of golden beaches and natural scenery. Carovoeiro is a fantastic destination if you are seeking a calm and relaxed holiday which is based within a charact…
Portimao is the largest city in the western Algarve, and used to be the centre for ship building and fishing. Portimao's rich fishing heritage is depicted by street art.