One of the longest, finest beaches in Portugal - and much more besides - awaits your discovery on a package holiday or all-inclusive holiday to Armacao de Pera with The Co-operative Travel.
The resort was once split into two villages, until the tourism industry discovered them. Then hotels, holiday apartments and bars sprang up, and the gap between old Pera, and Armacao de Pera - the harbour - was bridged.
The two villages have, however, long been linked by that fabulous beach, sheltered by its rough-hewn cliffs. It's a beach that is well worth discovering, though, and with its bars, watersports facilities and boat trips, many holidaymakers don't feel the need to wander much further afield.
The resort's name is probably a link back to its origins as a port which concentrated on landing tuna. Now, it is dotted with holiday apartments, many of which have their own bars and restaurants.
However, it's worth forsaking these to discover the local catch at one of the numerous restaurants, which again cater for all tastes, from families to more intimate establishments favoured by young couples. Many of these can be found along the beach on the eastern side of the town.
Handily, these are on the opposite side to where most development has been concentrated, meaning that this area retains much of the ambience of the old, sleepy fishing village.
This contrast makes a holiday in Armacao de Pera appeal equally to all ages and tastes, as the hustle and bustle of the nightlife is kept a few cobbled streets away from the quieter areas.
On a holiday from The Co-operative Travel, both these sides of Armaco de Pera are yours to explore at your leisure. The transfer from Faro Airport takes about 45 minutes by taxi, and you will soon be relaxing and ready to make the most of your break.
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