Holiday Guide to Portugal
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Portugal holidays involve the diversity of the beautiful mountain ranges in the north to the gorgeous long sandy beaches of the Algarve in the south. Bordering Spain, Portugal is one of the smallest countries in Europe with a long coastline stretching the Atlantic Ocean.
The weather in Portugal can reach the mid to late 20`s during the summer months, ideal for sunbathing on the sandy beaches and swimming in the crystal clear sea. Activities such as golfing, water sports and sight seeing are popular on Portugal holidays with many championship golf courses and historical sites, towns and monuments.
Portugal holidays can take in the beautiful island of Madeira with the popular resort of Funchal as well as many quiet relaxing villages to choose from. Madeira holidays are popular with walkers and nature lovers due to the beautiful landscape.
The Algarve, along the south coast of Portugal, offers busy resorts like Albufeira, where you will find a buzzing nightlife filled with nightclubs and discos, Praia da Oura for the best beaches and Vilamoura with great facilities and fantastic championship golf courses. Throughout Portugal there are plenty of beautiful resorts for a quiet getaway such as Amacao de Pera.
Ideal for Couples
Couples enjoy Portugal holidays due to the stunning coastline and beautiful landscape. Praia Da Rocha is one of many favourites, where you can enjoy the great bars and restaurants after a day on the glorious stretch of sandy beach.
Great for Families
Along the Algarve you will find plenty of resorts with excellent facilities for great family holidays, like Lagos with it`s fantastic beaches, as well as the nearby water park and zoo.
Situated between Lagos and Albufeira, the lovely resort of Carvoeiro boasts a wide selection of restaurants and cafes, serving everything from exquisite local cuisine and international dishes, to fast food and snacks to suit all tastes.
If you want your Portugal holiday to be filled with clubs, pubs, discos and music venues where you can dance from dusk until dawn then look no further than Albufeira on the Algarve. Lagos is another resort on the Algarve where you can really let your hair down.
Portugal holidays on the Algarve offer you miles of beautiful coastline where you will find beautiful beaches, hidden coves and crystal clear sea lapping the shores. Stretching for almost 4km, the sandy beach at Amacao de Pera is one of the longest in Portugal.
Great Day Trips
Boat tours depart from most of the Portugal holiday resorts, exploring the hidden coves, coastline caves and grottos, whilst from Quarteira you can book up to inland jeep safaris and deep sea fishing trips. Portimao is a great base from where to explore the nearby picturesque villages and historical towns.