All about The Algarve

Usefull information about Algarve, Portugal

The Algarve, Portugal is the perfect holiday destination because it really does have something for everybody. It's steeped in history, boasts all the modern amenities for a luxury holiday, is very family orientated, has superb sports facilities, and great food.

 

Everybody knows that the Algarve weather is wonderful! With over 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, the climate is consistently pleasant, with no huge seasonal extremes.

 

The Algarve is easy to get to, and easy to get around. Flying time from most of Europe is under 3 hours and private airport transfers from Faro to your accommodation are good value and easy to book online. The road system has been considerably improved in recent years which means hiring a car is a great way to explore.

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.

Getting around

Getting around couldn't be easier - the main roads (the EN 125 and the A22)

run East to West with feeder roads to all the resorts

to the South and inland to the North.

ALL AROUND THE ALGARVE

Some stunnng views from around The Algarve

SO MANY AMAZING VIEWS

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.

WHY CHOOSE THE ALGARVE

Some sound reasons to choose The Algarve

Diversity ...

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.

Golfers Paradise ...

The Algarve 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.

The Landscape ...

Our Away from the coastline with its modern resorts it's worth exploring the inland Algarve regions - the lush vegetation of the Monchique Mountains, traditional villages like Alte and Cacela Velha, the small villages that dot the course of the River Guadiana.