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#1/16
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Destination: Tavira, Olhao
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Family
As the plane drops down into Faro, you catch a tantalising glimpse of them – the offshore islands of the Algarve. With their beaches, dunes, lagoons and seafood restaurants, the "Ilhas" are idyllic ... read more »
#2/16
Rating:
4.666665
(6 comments)
Destination: Algarve
Trip type: Beach, Food and Drink
When I need somewhere to really relax and unwind (and enjoy some fabulous food), I head to my villa in the Algarve... read more »
#3/16
Rating:
4.42857
(10 comments)
One day a gurgling waterfall surrounded by luxuriant oleanders,the next an endless sweep of golden sand. Countryside and beach co-exist beautifully here and you're absolutely spoilt for choice ... read more »
#4/16
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Tavira
On Portugal's Algarve coast, pretty Tavira is a place to stroll around, sit at waterside cafes, eat pastries and watch the boats bob. It's also holiday heaven for beach-lovers.... read more »
#5/16
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Eating out, for me, is a pleasure, a privilege to be shared. Read my selection of restaurants and cafes in the western Algarve where you can enjoy local delicacies in lesser known locations ... read more »
#6/16
Rating:
4
(5 comments)
Destination: Alvor
The village of Alvor in the Algarve is charmingly unspoilt. Unlike some of its larger neighbours along the coast, it has retained its unique character and friendly feel... read more »
#7/16
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Lagos, Algarve
Planning a lads' weekend away, and looking for somewhere that combines adventure, golf, good food and cracking nightlife? Portugal's western Algarve has got the winning formula down to a tee...... read more »
#8/16
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Tavira
You're rarely more than a few minutes from a church or cake shop in any town in Portugal, but lovely Tavira in the Eastern Algarve takes the biscuit! Culture, cake, or a bit of both- it's your choice.... read more »
#9/16
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Alentejo, Algarve
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Family
Odeceixe, on the border of the Algarve and the Alentejo, has a glorious beach and the cheapest accommodation I've seen in a long time. Just make sure you get that beach trip right...unlike me! ... read more »
#10/16
Rating:
3.666665
(6 comments)
Destination: Algarve
An easy pace, uncrowded, mostly sunny - Winter and Spring in the Algarve can be the best time for getting active- walk, cycle, play golf or simply sightsee around some lovely towns and villages.... read more »
#11/16
Rating:
3
(3 comments)
Fuelled by a sense of adventure and exploration we drove through Spain to discover a warm and peaceful Portugal... read more »
#12/16
Rating:
2
(3 comments)
Destination: Sagres
Trip type: Beach, Family, Short Break
Take a trip to the southwest tip of Portugal, right at the end of the Algarve, and you'll find the peaceful little seaside town of Sagres, just perfect for a relaxing weekend away... read more »
#13/16
Rating:
4.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Algarve
Trip type: Activity, Cultural, Family
I'm not an especially religious person but I couldn't help but feel blessed to witness the Easter celebrations at Sao Bras, a small rural town in the Algarve, just 11 miles north of Faro... read more »
#14/16
Rating:
0
(0 comments)
With its stylish marina, beach bars and restaurants, Vilamoura is a purpose-built shrine to pleasure – ideal for a short break. Just up the road is Quarteira, where you can savour the real Portugal... read more »
#15/16
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Destination: Faro
Trip type: Beach, Family, Short Break
Faro, on the Portuguese Algarve, is just a short flight away, making it the perfect spot for 'beachending' - spending a weekend by the beach... read more »
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Rating:
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Destination: Algarve
Trip type: Beach, Family
Head to the Algarve, the very tip of Europe, to discover world-class beaches, beautiful landscapes, captivating towns and the best of Portuguese cuisine... read more »
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