Holiday in the Algarve, the coastal crown of Europe
One of Portugal and Europe's most popular tourist destinations, the Algarve offers unique diversity in its attractions. Known as a world centre for golfing, as well as for its beautiful coastline and charming towns, this area of Portugal offers a range of excellent holiday options for short breaks, family stays or extended getaways, and we have a range of exclusive offers on luxury hotels in a range of locations.
Luxury holidaying in Lagos
On the southern coast of Portugal lies the beautiful and historic city of Lagos, a city known for its unique coastal rock formations, thriving bar and café culture, and glorious beaches. A stay in this historic city is one that you will never forget: the sun, sea and sand, coupled with the excellent seafood and good atmosphere provides something for everyone. Its old town provides excellent examples of Moorish architecture, and the city is noted as being at the forefront of the European Age of Discovery, something reflected in numerous paintings available to view at its galleries.
The beautiful resort of Vilamoura
An upmarket resort comprising of one corner of the Algarve's famed 'Golden Triangle', this classy marina town is built around the Roman ruins of Cerro da Vila. Vilamoura thus provides important historical sites coupled with a luxurious marina area, where expensive yachts are moored throughout the summer months. Vilamoura is also famed for its golf courses, hosting six of them, and is a leading world destination for the sport.
Partying in Albufeira
A destination for party lovers worldwide due to its famous beaches and 'strip', there is a quieter side to the city that also begs for exploration. Its old town is a quaint and beautiful area, hosting many of the town's best bars and restaurants, and also noted for its street performers. Albufeira is also famed for its water sports, and is an excellent family location either to spend the day or for longer, with excellent swimming opportunities also. Its seafood is excellent, and sampling the local delicacy of cataplana (a rich, steamed stew of shellfish) is a fantastic way to spend lunchtime.
As the Algarve is such a tempting location, we have a range of fantastic family holidays offers on hotels to suit any requirement, all of which are exclusive to our members. If you wish to explore the coastal crown of Europe, sign up today, and get planning your golden getaway: holidays to the Algarve are not to be missed..