The Algarve is the beautiful southern coastline of Portugal and is one of a unique place in the world with a coastal strip just over 150 Km (95 miles). It is a region blessed with stunning beaches, picturesque fishing towns and a glorious climate, all of which combine to create the perfect holiday destination.
The Algarve provides some of the best value for money in Europe, being the second least expensive holiday destination.
The region combines its natural environment and cultural heritage with the traditions of coastal town’s picturesque fisherman villages. The Algarve is wonderfully varied, able to appeal to a wide cross-section of tourists; there are pristine beaches for families, water parks and theme parks for thrill-seekers, buzzing nightlife for partying and historic towns for cultural visitors.
Many of the natural areas are protected and considered a world heritage by UNESCO. The region is among the best tourism destinations in the whole European continent, with many awards. The region is very safe, hotels are of a high standard, English is widely spoken, and the Portuguese are welcoming and hospitable.
The Algarve has long hot summers, pleasant spring/autumns and winters that are mild but unpredictable with an equal number of bright days as wet days.
The Ocean water temperature in the Algarve is usually between 12ºC in winter and 25ºC during summer, peaking at its highest between August and September.
The south coast of Portugal, bordering the Algarve, is usually privileged with warm temperatures, gradually increasing from West to East. So, if you’re reading this and still wondering where you should go for your vacations, the Algarve has some of the best and warmer beaches one could ask for.
The height of the tourist season is from July through to August, June and September tend to be popular months with couples, being outside of the school holidays and without the hordes of children, but there is still fantastic weather and a buzz about the region. The weather is suitable for spending time on the beach from May until the end of September.
Indulge yourself in Algarve, your holidays’ destination.