Thinking about holidays in Algarve? Well, for family and couples summer holidays alike, you couldn't pick a better spot. Long, hot summer seasons, vast golden stretches of sand backed by orange cliffs and fantastic resorts with all the amenities and activities you could ask for are waiting for you on this southern sun-drenched coast of Portugal.
For beach lovers searching for Algarve holidays, the list of family-friendly resorts goes on and on. The popular hotspots of Albufeira, Vilamoura will keep holidaymakers entertained from dusk till dawn, and both resorts are handily located for the airport in Faro. A little further along the coast, Praia de Roche has a fantastic golden beach with a fun zone for kids, a huge variety of watersports on offer and a buzzing nightlife.
Algarve holidays boast a plethora of charming towns and villages just a stone's throw from the main resorts too. Alvor is known for its superb seafood restaurants, while Ferragudo is so picture-perfect that you'll be scrabbling for your camera! From the lively marinas, vibrant towns and beautiful bays lined with alfresco restaurants to the mix of world-class golf resorts and spas, holidays in Algarve are perfect for all ages. Summer months (June to September) enjoy the high season in terms of the touristy crowd, while spring (April and May) and autumn (October to November) are the best times to visit Algarve for water-based activities while the sea water is still warm. The winter months (December to March) are the best time of the year to grab amazing deals on hotels without breaking the bank. Every season comes with its advantages - the golf courses are open all year round too.
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