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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:
4.333335
(4 comments)
Destination: Setubal, Sintra, Lisbon
Stunning views, fabulous food and total relaxation - we found them all in Setubal on Portugal's west coast, where we based ourselves at a rustic B&B and explored the breathtaking Arrabida coast... read more »
#5/16
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 »
#6/16
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 »
#7/16
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Lisbon, Cascais
For those looking for a reasonably-priced city break, Lisbon has plenty to offer, with cultural highlights, beaches and (perhaps the best secret of all) an amazing campsite... read more »
#8/16
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Seeing more of the world is a top priority for holidaymakers in 2010, as is keeping a tight grip on the budget. Follow my advice to bag a bargain and save money before and during your travels... read more »
#9/16
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 »
#10/16
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 »
#11/16
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Portugal
Trip type: Beach, Short Break, Spa
Walking through the orange and lemon groves we regained our zest for life in Portugal, which has more hours of sunshine per year than California.... read more »
#12/16
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 »
#13/16
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 »
#14/16
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Rating:
0
(0 comments)
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 »
#15/16
Rating:
0
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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 »
#16/16
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0
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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 »
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