Portugal has long been an extremely popular destination for many different types of holidaymaker, whether they have chosen to travel alone or as part of a couple, group or family unit. A unique and stunning combination of colourful clustered seaside villages, hillside farmland and lush vineyards, rich and relaxing beachside resort living and pumping nightlife, you’re bound to find your perfect overseas break in Portugal, no matter what you are looking for.
Choosing to go all inclusive in this diverse and enticing country is the perfect choice, as, with your Portugal flights and hotel paid for in advance, and three meals a day already arranged to be enjoyed at no additional cost within your resort, the stress of deciding when and where to eat each day - as well as concern about how far your budget will stretch – will be alleviated.
In fact, you’ll be left with more cash in your pocket that could go towards making sure that you and your friends or loved ones can afford to take in some extra once in a lifetime experiences that you might otherwise have had to miss.
A city break in Lisbon makes for the perfect opportunity to take in some Portuguese urban culture, sample some delicious street food or discover a stylish bar in which to sip on a cocktail or try a little port in its native country. The nightlife in the city is phenomenal, as is the ancient Rossio district, where you can stroll amongst beautiful old architecture.
As a special treat, you can enjoy all this from the lavish comfort of the Hotel Real Palacio – once a 17th century palace, in the quiet area of the city near to the Edward VII Park. There, you can enjoy spa treatments, a Turkish bath, live jazz and cocktails, knowing that the lively heart of the city is mere minutes away.
If you’re visiting Portugal for a family getaway, the Acqua Maris Balaia, just half a kilometre from the nearest beach on the Costa de Algarve, is the ideal spot to enjoy seaside fun and games, a splash in the pool or a romp around the onsite playground. Spa treatments are also available, and a relaxing restaurant and lounge are both available for you to chill out in after a busy day!
Travel between quaint coastal villages and thriving seaside resorts as you skirt the sea to the west or south of this fascinating nation, or head inland to explore the rolling hills and ancient rustic villages that lie waiting for you. If it’s thrills you’re after, mountain biking, abseiling and surfing are all on offer.
When you book a Portugal holiday with HolidayGems, you can experience all these amazing adventures and more safe in the knowledge that you’ve saved on your flights, accommodation and meals.