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Algarve Holidays

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Golf and Glamour

The Algarve is Portugal's most popular holiday destination, and with good reason! It boasts a whole coastline of fabulous beaches, seafood restaurants and high end golf resorts.

If you fancy an action-packed holiday, there are plenty of water sport activities to thrill you and Vilamoura is home to some of the world's best golf courses. The Algarve is also home to four large water parks, which will keep your little ones entertained for hours. If you have time and relaxation on your mind, head to Lagos further along the coast for a quieter resort.

Wherever you choose, Portugal's Algarve coast will keep you entertained both day and night with great restaurants and bars in abundance.

Albufeira

Family friendly Albufeira on the southern tip of Portugal is a lively resort great for living it up with plenty of restaurants, bars, golf courses and beachside activities. It has two golden sand beachS... Fisherman's Beach and Albufeira Beach plus the 'old town' a beautiful old fishing village lined with cobbled streets, overlooked by a Roman castle.. a great place to be at any time of year.

Journey time from the airport 40 minutes (Approximately)

Praia da Rocha

This lively west Algarve holiday resort is located right on the beach next to Portimao marina. The accommodation in Praia da Rocha is mostly in larger hotels which would suit groups or families looking for a cheap holiday to Portugal

Journey time from the airport 60 minutes (Approximately)

Vilamoura

Centred around the sophisticated marina, Vilamoura is one for sporty types and beach lovers alike! It has 2 amazing beaches, 4 championship golf courses, an abundance of Tennis courts and more restaurants than you could eat in over your holiday. Perfect for couples breaks, family holidays in Portugal or action packed adventures, visit Vilamoura for fun times guaranteed!

Journey time from the airport 30 minutes (Approximately)

Algarve Fact file

Flying time from UK: 2.5 hours Currency: Euro Average Temperature: During the winter 15Cº and during the summer 35Cº (77Fº). Sunny Days a Year: +300 days.

Top tip: The Algarve is famous for hand-painted pottery so head to local markets and pick up a great souvenir!

Resort Map

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