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Portugal / Algarve

ALGARVE MAP:  Click on the pointers on the map above to see the location of the resorts we cover, namely Vale do Lobo, Dunas Douradas, Val Verde, Quinta do Lago, Parque da Floresta.

Portugal is an understandably popular area of Europe which offers miles of stunning coastline, a landscape dotted with orchards of orange, fig, cork and olive trees, and over 300 days of glorious annual sunshine.  The Algarve is Portugal's southern coastal region and one of the most popular areas of the country for villa and apartment holidays.


ALGARVE TEMPERATURE GUIDE:

General Algarve Temperature Guide (average daily in °C)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
16 17 19 20 22 26
Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
29 29 27 23 20 16

 

ALGARVE / PORTUGAL BEACHES:

There are many good reasons to book a holiday in the Algarve. It has a reputation for being one of the best family holiday areas in the world. It has easy access from numerous UK airports, good weather all year round, ranging from mild winters to glorious summers, and a beautiful natural environment with some of the most beautiful and cleanest beaches in Europe. For the SPORTS LOVER, there are over 30 golf courses, many amongst the best in Europe, hosting national and international level competitions. Numerous other sports activities and entertainment are also on offer including water sports, tennis, water parks, horse-riding, jeep safaris, spa treatments and hiking in the Serra de Monchique mountains. There are also many good shops and markets to explore as well as a wide range of restaurants offering both local and international cuisine.

Portugal beaches, and particularly those along the Algarve, are always highly rated in 'Best European Beach' guides, and receive glowing accolades from online travel site TripAdvisor amongst others.  They rated Falésia beach in Albufeira as the best Portuguese beach in Europe, ranking 18th in the top 25 European beaches. Another Algarve beach, ranking 22nd in the European ‘2013 Travelers’ Choice Beaches Awards’, is Ponta da Piedade in Lagos.  In the Top 10 Portugal Beaches ranking, Algarve beaches occupy most of the positions.  After Falésia in top place, Olhos d’Água ranked 4th, and five others, all in the western Algarve, among the 10 best in the country: Ponta da Piedade (Lagos), Praia da Rocha (Portimão), Praia Dona Ana (Lagos), Praia da Luz (Burgau) and Praia de Odeceixe (Aljezur). 

You may well have your own favourite, as there are beaches to please everyone, from those along the western coast with large waves for surfing, to those more sheltered sandy coves and long golden stretches along the central and eastern Algarve.  Almost all the beaches have facilities and watersports for all the family to enjoy, but equally if its some rest and relaxation you are after, then there are plenty of peaceful spots to discover.

Vale do Lobo / Dunas Douradas Olhos d'Agua

These photos show Falésia beach, Vale do Lobo/Dunas Douradas - Praia do Garrao beach, and Olhos d'Agua beach respectively.

AREAS WE COVER

We concentrate on the popular resorts of Vale do Lobo, Dunas Douradas, Val Verde, and Quinta do Lago, as well as a few properties in the Almancil area generally.  These resorts are all located in the central/eastern Algarve, a short drive from Faro airport.  We also offer Santo Antonio villas, Golf & Spa (formerly Parque da Floresta) in the western Algarve. We offer a selection of apartments and/or townhouses in each, plus villas with private pools, ranging from 1 - 5+ bedrooms.  Included with our Quinta do Lago selection, are the well known popular resorts of Four Seasons Fairways, and Four Seasons Countryclub.

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