Situated on the southwest tip of Portugal the Algarve attracts nearly seven million visitors each year. The year round warm weather, fantastic beaches, great seafood, friendly local people and wonderful facilities mean Algarve holidays grow in popularity each year. The most popular months for visitors to enjoy Algarve holidays are between June and September when the summer sun means temperatures are usually between 26 and 28 degrees Celsius. However cheap holidays to Algarve attract visitors all year round as its proximity to Africa means that even in winter the climate stays mild with temperatures rarely dipping below 16 degrees Celsius.
Algarve holidays are usually centred round the wonderful beaches. Spend hours topping up your tan on the beach or by the pool, relax with a good book and a cocktail or try one of the many water sports available. In the evening enjoy a few drinks and your choice of international cuisine or seafood at one of the many quality beachfront or marina restaurants.
It's not only the warm weather and beaches that attract visitors on Algarve holidays. The Algarve boasts some wonderful golf courses and is very popular with golf enthusiasts. The area also has some great entertainment for children including a number of large-scale water parks to keep younger members of the family entertained. There are also resorts that offer a great selection of pubs; bars and clubs are popular with partygoers and young groups of revellers. Whether it is a lively party holiday, a few days playing golf or a relaxing family beach break, the Algarve really is the perfect destination for family holidays. So search now and check out our exclusive deals on Algarve holidays in 2022 and 2023.
Enjoy a wild day out with the whole family at the fabulous Lagos Zoo. As well as being the home to an array of birds, mammals, reptiles, fish and amphibians, this wonderful attraction also boasts a swimming pool, picnic area, shop and restaurant.
Step back in time during a visit to the beach and discover the footprints of a dinosaur that roamed the area 140 million years ago. The incredible imprints can be found on rocks at the eastern end of Salema Beach.
Splashing fun awaits for all ages at Aqualand, in Alcantarilha. This fabulous water park is packed full of slides, chutes and attractions, with wave pools and children’s play areas on offer for younger guests and adrenaline-fuelled rides provided for big kids.
Calas de Monchique:
Discover an oasis of peace and tranquillity with a visit to the Thermal Spa at Caldas de Monchique. Here visitors can revive their senses in rejuvenating thermal baths or enjoy a range of invigorating massages and treatments.
Discover hidden caves:
The Algarve is home to a myriad of pretty hidden caves located right along the region’s beautiful coast. Most are only accessible by boat, which is the perfect excuse to combine a touch of sightseeing with a romantic sea cruise.
Hit the beach:
Swim, relax or indulge in a variety of water sports. However you like to spend your time on the beach together is completely up to you, with a stretch of sand for every need. You may even be lucky enough to find a secluded cove to call your own.
The Algarve is a perfect destination to enjoy a golf day with friends. With a number of superb courses on offer, you are sure to be spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding where to tee off in the sun. Whichever you pick, you are sure to find a laid-back atmosphere and wonderful scenery to go with your game of golf.
Gamble on a great night out:
Enjoy an evening of excitement with your friends at one of the Algarve’s fabulous casinos. It might not quite be the same as Las Vegas, but if your luck’s in you could still hit the jackpot with a big win.
Face-off in a thrilling game of paintball, with the rugged scenery of the Algarve as your battleground. The natural landscape makes for an excellent setting for your war games, while protected clothes, masks, guns and ammo are also provided.
Relaxing on the beach sipping a cocktail and topping up the tan is how most visitors on Algarve holidays hope to pass their time, however for those who prefer a bit more activity there are plenty of options. Watersports are particularly popular on Algarve holidays, from snorkeling and scuba diving to windsurfing and wakeboarding the resorts of the Algarve have great facilities for a wide variety of watersports.
For those on family holidays to Algarve there are plenty of options to keep the children entertained if they get bored of the beach! Water parks with giant slides, adventure parks with zip lines and rope bridges, go karts, amusements and more there is plenty going on to keep all the family entertained.
The Algarve boasts a selection of high quality golf courses making cheap holidays to Algarve particularly popular with golf fans. With scenic views and wonderful weather there is no better location to tee off.
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Located on Portugal's southern coast, the Algarve is a popular tourist destination for holidaymakers of all ages. Some celebs have even been spotted topping up their tan here!
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