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Amazing Algarve Holidays

With its gorgeous beaches and picturesque coastline, hedonistic party towns and traditional villages, the Algarve is truly a destination with something for everyone. Popular with holidaying families, groups of fun-seeking friends and honeymooning couples alike, it is impossible not to fall in love with this glittering, coastal gem.

Algarve holidays offer an effortless mix of fun-filled activities; enjoy long, lazy days by the turquoise waters of the Atlantic, take in the beautiful views from one of the quaint harbour towns, and soak up the rural charm of traditional, Portuguese villages. Whether laid-back and relaxed or active and adventurous, a trip to the beautiful Algarve is sure to be one to remember.

Natural Charm

From the decadent beach resorts of Monte Gordo to the chilled vibe of Vale de Lobo’s chic boutiques, there is something for everyone on Algarve holidays. Al fresco restaurants and glistening shores found along Portimao Harbour are great for those who want to kick back and relax while those who are looking for lazy days and fun-filled nights will revel in the legendary Albufeira and Lagos. With a buzzing nightlife and plenty of places to enjoy a drink or two, you’ll be able to experience a slice of the Algarve at your own pace.

Algarve’s incredible coast is undoubtedly the place to check in for the perfect holiday. Home to an array of stunning resorts and contemporary hotels line the sweeping coastline, offering sun-soaked days by the sea, charming towns to explore and the sumptuous flavours of Portugal’s finest seafood.

If you are looking to soak up the bustling charm of the Algarve’s collection of towns and cities, head to Faro, the region’s capital. Replete with traditional charm, stunning architecture and historical treasures, this is a culture-seeker’s paradise.

Life’s a Beach

The beauty of the Algarve’s incredible coast can never be understated. With decadent resorts, a wealth of watersports opportunities on offer, white sand beaches and quaintly cute harbour towns sprinkled along the region’s sweeps of sun-drenched shore, one glance and you will be completely seduced. Enjoy a cooling swim in the Atlantic’s azure waters, laze the day away with a good book on the warm sand, and head to an ocean side bar as the sun goes down to top off a day in the sun – life’s a beach on Algarve holidays!

If you can bear to drag yourself away from the coast while on holidays in the Algarve, you will discover that there is even more to the region that its deliciously sun-kissed shores. From the architectural beauty of Faro to the youthful energy of Lagos and the effortless charm of Tavira to the rustic gems of Sagres, Siles and Loule, the towns of the Algarve are charming, enchanting and perfect for a spot of outdoor exploring.

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Language
Portuguese (English widely spoken)
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Local time
GMT/BST +1 hour

Algarve prices and offers

Vilamoura, Algarve
Based on 2 sharing, Self catering, 7 nts, from Dublin view info>
Flight + hotel from €177.53pp
Albufeira, Algarve
Based on 2 sharing, Self catering, 7 nts, from Dublin view info>
Flight + hotel from €201.15pp
Albufeira, Algarve
Based on 2 sharing, Self catering, 7 nts, from Dublin view info>
Flight + hotel from €209.25pp
Praia Da Rocha, Algarve
Based on 2 sharing, Self catering, 7 nts, from Dublin view info>
Flight + hotel from €244.35pp
Albufeira, Algarve
Based on 2 sharing, Self catering, 7 nts, from Dublin view info>
Flight + hotel from €259.88pp
Vilamoura, Algarve
Based on 2 sharing, Self catering, 7 nts view info>
from €66.36pp
Albufeira, Algarve
Based on 2 sharing, Self catering, 7 nts view info>
from €76.84pp
Praia Da Rocha, Algarve
Based on 2 sharing, Self catering, 7 nts view info>
from €85.19pp
Vilamoura, Algarve
Based on 2 sharing, Self catering, 7 nts view info>
from €105.13pp
Silves, Algarve
Based on 2 sharing, Self catering, 7 nts view info>
from €107.35pp

Things to do in Algarve

From kicking back on the beach, to soaking up the culture in the quaint towns, there are plenty of things to do in the Algarve.

Get to the heart of the varied and diverse past of the Algarve, head to the hauntingly beautiful Cidade Velha in Faro’s Old Town. With reconstructed medieval walls, battle-scarred and bearing significant damage from multiple earthquakes, this ancient site is a true, living museum.

Soak up some of the Algarve’s most stunning natural beauty and explore the sweeping landscapes of Monchique. A bustling town surrounded by some of the most stunning natural vistas the region has to offer, this is the perfect place to get out an about, hiking, biking or simply strolling along its many scenic paths.

Discover the rugged beauty of the Algarve’s coast up-close-and-personal with a cave and dolphin-watching cruise. Catch the boat from Albufiera’s marina and drink in the sun, sea and stunning marine life.

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Language
Portuguese (English widely spoken)
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Local time
GMT/BST +1 hour

Top hotels in Algarve

Whether you're looking for a luxurious 5-star hotel in the Algarve, an apartment close to the golf courses or a just a hotel for a cheap escape, lowcostholidays can provide you with the very best Algarve hotels at the best prices. Find a hotel in Algarve to suit your needs and budget and getaway for less on a holiday to Algarve. Simply select one of the hotels from the list below to plan your perfect break.

Algarve Family Friendly Hotels

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.

Nightlife

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.

Relax

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.

Family Accommodation

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.

Beach Life

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.

Delicacies

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.

Cool Off

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.

Surf’s up

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.

Get Active

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!