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    Stretching for 100 miles along the southern coast of Portugal the Algarve offers glorious year-round sunshine, countless sandy beaches, hidden coves, fresh Atlantic waters and a sultry Mediterranean feel. Algarve holidays are a fantastic way to visit the glorious Portuguese coastline.

    Today as a meeting point between Europe and Africa, the Algarve is a fascinating mixture of Moorish, Portuguese and European cultures with a landscape more North African than European. Fig trees, orange and almond groves and meticulous vineyards dominate the gently undulating hills a few miles inland from the sea, bringing welcome bright colours to the landscape. Whether you face; north, south, east or west on Algarve holidays, this stunning location is certainly a sight for sore eyes.

    As well as beaches, gentle countryside and charming, unspoiled old-fashioned villages a major attraction of the Algarve is its towns. Faro, Lagos and Tavira have evident Moorish influences, Silves, Salir and Alte are quiet mountain towns and a throwback to a time when life moved at a gentler pace.

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Stretching for 100 miles along the southern coast of Portugal the Algarve offers glorious year-round sunshine, countless sandy beaches, hidden coves, fresh Atlantic waters and a sultry Mediterranean feel. Algarve holidays are a fantastic way to visit the glorious Portuguese coastline.

Today as a meeting point between Europe and Africa, the Algarve is a fascinating mixture of Moorish, Portuguese and European cultures with a landscape more North African than European. Fig trees, orange and almond groves and meticulous vineyards dominate the gently undulating hills a few miles inland from the sea, bringing welcome bright colours to the landscape. Whether you face; north, south, east or west on Algarve holidays, this stunning location is certainly a sight for sore eyes.

As well as beaches, gentle countryside and charming, unspoiled old-fashioned villages a major attraction of the Algarve is its towns. Faro, Lagos and Tavira have evident Moorish influences, Silves, Salir and Alte are quiet mountain towns and a throwback to a time when life moved at a gentler pace.

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Vale d'Oliveiras Quinta Resort & Spa

5 Star

In a tranquil countryside location and with a backdrop of the Monchique hills, the elegant Vale d’Oliveiras resort is set in immaculately kept gardens and close to some of the finest beaches and golf courses on the Algarve.

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Anantara Vilamoura Resort

5 Star

The first property in Europe by the prestigious Anantara brand and boasting panoramic views over the beautiful fairways of one of Europe’s best courses, Anantara Vilamoura Resort provides luxurious holidays to everyone who visits.

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Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa

5 Star

Grande Real Santa Eulalia boasts an enviable location beside the sandy beach of Santa Eulalia

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Ria Park Hotel & Spa

5 Star

Only 800 metres from the golden sandy beach of Garrao, Ria Park Hotel is located in the protected Ria Formosa Natural Park

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Featured hotels

Vale d'Oliveiras Quinta Resort & Spa

5 Star

In a tranquil countryside location and with a backdrop of the Monchique hills, the elegant Vale d’Oliveiras resort is set in immaculately kept gardens and close to some of the finest beaches and golf courses on the Algarve.

Anantara Vilamoura Resort

5 Star

The first property in Europe by the prestigious Anantara brand and boasting panoramic views over the beautiful fairways of one of Europe’s best courses, Anantara Vilamoura Resort provides luxurious holidays to everyone who visits.

Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa

5 Star

Grande Real Santa Eulalia boasts an enviable location beside the sandy beach of Santa Eulalia

Ria Park Hotel & Spa

5 Star

Only 800 metres from the golden sandy beach of Garrao, Ria Park Hotel is located in the protected Ria Formosa Natural Park

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