The Algarve is a stunning region of Portugal that runs along the southern coastline. The area is gifted with beautiful sandy beaches, charming fishing towns, splendid climate, and flavoursome cuisine.
It all comes together to create a versatile travel destination that boasts a spectacular coastline that spans over 200 kilometres, a rugged interior, and tranquil nature reserves, all of which await to be discovered. There are pristine beaches with shallow waters that are excellent for families, scenic golf courses for golfers, water parks & theme parks for thrill-seekers, historic towns that are perfect for a day trip full with culture, and a buzzing nightlife for those who like to party.
Albufeira, Lagos and Portimão are the region's most popular town resorts famed for its stunning beaches, water sports, exciting nightlife, and many other vacation activities. If you’re looking for a more relaxed holiday or you’re travelling with young children, Carvoieiro and Vilamoura are an excellent choice.
The Algarve is not just one of the friendliest and most welcoming destinations to visit in Europe, but also one of the most budget-friendly.
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At a Glance
- Explore the stunning Benagil Caves near to Carvoeiro
- Check out the famous golf courses many located near to Vilamoura and play a round or two
- Wander around the old town of Lagos and visit the cathedral
- Sample some of the Algarve's best seafood and fabulous local wine