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Holidays to Algarve
From excellent cuisine to a perfect tan visit Algarve
Stretching for miles along the southern coast of Portugal the Algarve offers splendid year round sunshine, numerous sandy beaches, and hidden coves with a sultry Mediterranean feel. There are choices of destinations in the Algarve to suit everyone – such as energetic Albufeira with several beaches fantastic for those seeking sunshine daytime and partying into the late hours. Charming Carvoeiro is an attractive resort superb for families offering good local cuisine and mouth watering restaurants, or maybe the beautiful beaches and delightful villages of Praia Da Rocha. Stylish Vilamoura is a must for those seeking luxury, exclusiveness and some of the sophisticated sporting facilities.
Trying just a few words of Portuguese will endear holidaymakers to the locals as many are used to tourists who do not even try and even worse, use Spanish. Portuguese restaurants offer a wide range of fresh seafood and grills but one tip is that appetisers or bread placed on the table are charged for unless you state you don’t want them. Holidays to the Algarve are popular with young and old alike, due to the friendliness of the locals and the warm, relaxing beaches combined with a charm that only holidays in the Algarve can offer.
For those wanting to take time away from the beaches during their holidays to the Algarve, a trip to the Guadiana Valley provides an opportunity to take a boat trip or ferry along the river. Most of these trips end at the old Roman river port of Alcoutim, where you could take a picnic by the two ruined castles or stop off for lunch in the delightful little town. For sports enthusiasts, holidays in the Algarve offer the perfect opportunity for a spot of golf as well as water sports in most resorts. There is plenty to see, including the castle at Silves or numerous rock coves to explore and orchards to wander.
Family holidays in the Algarve would not be complete without treating the children and adults too, to a family fun park. The Aquashow fun family water park is based close to Quarteira and includes Europe’s largest water coaster, making holidays in Algarve a memorable experience to treasure forever. The ride takes five minutes with a slide of 23 metres, reaching almost 75 kph in speed. There is also the largest wave pool in Europe and a water slide within a 16 metre tree trunk called the Wild Snake. Holidays to the Algarve do not mean missing out on fun.
Some of the best prices are available when booking your Algarve holiday, so you can really get great value for money. When booking with Holiday Supermarket, our staff offer help by email or telephone and we will be pleased to assist you in getting the most from your holidays in Algarve, we can assure you, you will not be disappointed with your holidays in the Algarve.
Booking a holiday to Algarve does not mean making any sort of compromise, as the luxury beach resorts have something to offer everyone whilst offering the adults something a little more tasteful than some of the Spanish Costas. The scenery viewed on holidays in the Algarve is stunning, with isolated villages, thermal spas and beaches flanked by cliffs.
With price being a key factor for many family holidays, booking your holidays to the Algarve with Holiday Supermarket is popular with many British families. The Algarve has a line of quality resorts along the coast and holidays in Algarve between the west Lagos and the capital Faro are particularly popular. Thanks to the southern facing position, this area of the coastline has unusually warm waters from the Atlantic, making holidays in Algarve seem more tropical with its endless beaches.