Find a perfect sunshine villa break in Algarve
On the sunny south coast of Portugal, the Atlantic Ocean laps the golden coast of the Algarve. On the seafront, there are picturesque fishing villages, intriguing caves and sandy beaches. Away from the water, you’ll find vibrant cities, nature reserves and mountains. There are plenty of reasons why this welcoming region is one of the most desirable holiday destinations in Europe. Jet off to Faro Airport, and you’ll soon see for yourself what all of the fuss is about.
With its energetic nightlife and thrill-seeking activities, the Algarve is ideal for a luxurious villa holiday with friends. But it’s also great for a family holiday too. The kids will love the beaches and water parks here. Our wide range of hand-selected Algarve villas offer something extra special. Benefit from our best price guarantee when booking your getaway to a villa rental with a swimming pool, hot tub or pool table. Our friendly customer service team are also on hand to help you through the process.
Spend the day stretched out on the golden sand of one of the beautiful beaches in the Algarve, such as Praia Da Rocha. Discover the caves and spot some wild dolphins on a boat trip. Listen to some live music at a beach club on a seafront city break. Spend a day practising your golfing skills at Quinta Do Lago or Vale Do Lobo. And relax in your very own private pool — something that our villas offer that a package holiday at a hotel can’t.
Quinta do Lago
Villa holidays provide the perfect combination of affordability and comfort. Villa holidays are often much cheaper than staying in hotels, allowing you to enjoy the flexibility of self-catering accommodation without spending a fortune. You can choose from a wide selection of villas, all of which offer spacious living areas and fully-equipped kitchens. You'll have the perfect space to relax and unwind without relying on the extra charges and amenities of a hotel.
A villa and a hotel are both popular vacation lodging choices, but there are some key differences that set them apart. Villas offer more in the way of privacy and seclusion, with spacious rooms, dedicated outdoor areas, and larger kitchens allowing for relaxed in-home meals and entertainment. Moreover, villas are often located in residential areas, with access to the local community and amenities. In contrast, hotels offer a more traditional and convenient lodging experience.
The best time to visit Algarve is during the spring and autumn months when the weather is ideal and the crowds are more manageable.
Some of the best areas to stay in are Albufeira, the capital Faro, the beach town of Carvoeiro, and the historic city of Tavira. Each area offers stunning beaches, great attractions and plenty of activities, making it the ideal place for a memorable holiday.
Getting to the Algarve from the UK is easy, with direct flights from major airports such as London Gatwick, Birmingham, and Manchester. From there, you can transfer to the nearest airport in Faro, where you can then take ground transportation or a rental car to reach your final destination.
The currency in Madeira is the Euro (EUR).
Algarve is ahead of the UK by one hour.
The majority language spoken in Algarve is Portuguese.
The Algarve offers plenty to explore with its stunning beaches, historical sites, and rolling hills. Whether you want to soak in the sun on the golden sand, explore the narrow cobblestone streets of Old Town, or take a plunge on a boat ride through the caves, the Algarve is sure to provide a memorable experience.
The Algarve in Portugal offers up a wide variety of food and drink, ranging from traditional Portuguese dishes to international cuisine. Being by the beach, there are plenty of seafood dishes to choose from, such as Atlantic sole and swordfish. There is also a wide range of local beverages including Portuguese wines, beers and spirits.
The coastline in the Algarve is breathtaking, with miles of golden sand beaches, sheltered beaches and cliff top walks. Popular spots include Praia de Marinha and Benagil beach, which are surrounded by picturesque rock formation and crystal clear waters. There are also a great number of watersports available, making it a great destination to explore.