Feel the Romance
Nothing spells romance like a walk along the beach, and during Algarve holidays you’ll find countless options when it comes to soaking up coastal vistas, whether from the walking paths on the cliffs around Olhas de Agua or from one of Albufeira’s waterfront restaurant as the sun sets – the perfect setting for that holiday selfie.
This particular region of Portugal offers just as much fun at night as it does during the day. Hit the hustle and bustle of Albufeira’s party hub with your significant other and let your hair down with a dance and a cocktail or two.
Stay in Style
You’ll find a number of classy and comfortable Algarve hotels to help facilitate your stay. Find a place peering over to the ocean in order to achieve the ultimate dose of romance. Make the most of these vistas from your balcony where you can enjoy a bottle of local wine during the sunset.
Recharging your batteries while on your couples holidays in the Algarve will not be an arduous task. Numerous spa facilities await your presence, so whether you fancy grabbing a massage together or just some time soaking up the bubbles in a Jacuzzi with a glass of champagne – you’ll find the perfect treatment for you.
Just for Kids
Holidays to the Algarve are perfect for families, especially for those with kids who have a lot of energy to expel. Head to the go-karting track just outside Portimao or pay a visit to Aqualand Algarve where you can slip and zip along a number of exciting water park slides.
There are a number of family-friendly options in the Algarve when it comes to finding the right place to stay. Whether you fancy one of the Algarve apartments or an Algarve self catering hotel, you’ll find the right place for you and your family, while never being too far from the beach or the hub of the action.
Nothing excites the kids more than a strip of sand and the sound of crashing waves, and fortunately the Algarve boasts both in high quantities. The beaches around Praia Da Luz and Lagos are great options for families looking to exercise their inner beach bums.
Out on the Ocean
If you’ve got little explorers among your flock, treat them to an adventure on the waves with one of the many boat trips that departs the shores of the Algarve. Whether you head out in search of dolphins or on a glass-bottom boat tour, it’s guaranteed to excite the little ones.
Scrumptious food goes hand in hand with the Algarve, promising some delectable indulgence throughout your stay. Go for one of the regional delicacies, such as the peri peri chicken - easily the most desirable staple of this part of Portugal.
Fruits of the Sea
If you’re a fan of seafood you have come to the right place. The array of splendid and appetising fish dishes will have your Instagram followers jealous, especially if you’re dining on these specimens by the sand with a glass of wine in hand.
All Inclusive Eats
Choosing to stay in one of the countless all inclusive hotels in the Algarve will allow you to feast yourself silly on wonderful regional dishes all in the comfort of your own base, providing a quick, easy and stress-free method of gaining a comprehensive flavour of the region.
If the heat starts to get to you while you’re lazing on the sand, all of the Algarve’s beach resorts boast some fantastic snack bars or beachside eateries serving up cool and refreshing drinks, as well as an endless range of ice cream flavours to help cool you down.
The water sports culture in the Algarve is alive and kicking, and you’ll struggle to find a more vibrant and exciting scene anywhere else in Europe. Head to Lagos and learn to surf, whether it is the conventional form or a more quirky method, such as kite-surfing or wakeboarding.
Beneath the Waves
Not all the fun is to be found on top of the waves, you’ll discover a whole other world if you head under the water. Go out on a snorkelling trip or alternatively learn to dive, allowing you to explore the deep depths of the Algarve’s coastline and meet some of its inhabitants.
Explore the Coast
The Algarve’s scenic beauty is primarily found in its dramatic coastline. From towering cliffs and rock formations to dark coves and pretty bays, discovering this diverse landscape is best done by kayak or on foot, with many tours and trails revealing this relentless scenery to visitors, as well as allowing numerous opportunities for holiday snaps.
You don’t necessarily have to hit the ocean to find some adventure during your Algarve holidays. The inland landscapes make for some sensational mountain biking, all complimented by wonderful coastal views. You can also take advantage of some of Europe’s finest golf courses – make sure you pack your clubs!