The Algarve has a unique blend of old and new. You can find the ultra-modern cheek to jowl with the traditional and quaint, which is part of it's charm. For those seeking active holidays, you'll find a great range of sports and leisure activities. This is a golfers paradise - with over 25 golf courses to choose from (and more on the way), satisfaction is guaranteed. Water sports enthusiasts are spoiled for choice, as are lovers of good living - restaurants, bars, clubs abound.
There are inland Nature trails, dolphin spotting, bird sanctuaries and theme parks for children of all ages. The 160 kms of the Algarve coastline boast some of Europe's most spectacular beaches, many holders of the prestigious Blue Flags. Choose from broad expanses of white sand, small cove beaches backed by red cliffs, beaches where cosmopolitan beach parties are a summer constant, to the pristine, deserted beaches of the Western coast.
The Algarve is a very popular tourist resort. However, this area is a lot more than just a sunny location. A lot of the tourists visit the Algarve in order to get some winter sunshine. The Algarve is a unique region within the country of Portugal.