Perfect holiday destination
The Algarve, Portugal, is a famous holiday destination popular with those seeking bucket loads of sunshine and awards winning golden sandy beaches. The Algarve, Portugal, region very popular with families, sport enthusiasts, nature lovers, even celebrities. Algarve Holidays have long been thought of as great family holidays and beach holidays. The region has deservedly earned a reputation for golf holidays too.
So what makes the Algarve such a great place?
For the hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers from around the world that fly into Faro Airport or drive or sail from others parts of Europe each year, it is the promise of sun-drenched days at the beach. The fantastic Algarve Weather that deliveries dry sunny days for most of the year, makes enjoying outdoor life a way of life. In Algarve you are sharing in a lovely relaxed and welcoming family-orientated culture and endless options for dining out and things to do, for all ages.
How spend time in Algarve
The Algarve is perfect for walking, sightseeing and cycling and for all the sports you can imagine – surfing, golf, tenis, horse riding, kayaking and even extreme sports such as kite surfing or rock climbing. Families can enjoy water parks, theme parks and zoos, boat trips along the breath-taking coastline with dinghy rides into the caves and ‘grottos’ and the opportunity to see dolphins too, crazy golf, karting and many other things to do in the Algarve! However the Algarve should also be known for its truly unique contrast between the golden coastline and the beautiful rural countryside, its many historic attractions and thousands of species of flora and fauna, making it the perfect holiday destination for interests such as photography, painting, nature watching, walking and other outdoor pursuits.
Portugal is situated by the Atlantic Ocean, but the south is dominated by a Mediterranean climate, and thus this region is particularly rich in vegetation. From February to June the whole landscape is abundant in a variety of colours, until to the summer heat of July and August. The eastern part of the Algarve, from Faro, then Tavira and Cabanas to Real de Santo António, has a flat terrain and is characterized by extensive sandy beaches that stretch along the coast. The western part of the Algarve, from Capo de São Vicente (Cape St. Vincent) to Faro is famous for its gold coloured cliffs with many caves and slots.