Top Ten Tips for Winter in the Algarve

winter in the Algarve

Winter in the Algarve

Top 10 reasons to visit the Algarve in the winter

There is plenty of reasons to visit the Algarve all year round, every season has its pros and cons. It might feel a little early to start thinking about your winter holidays, but there are some very obvious, and some less obvious reasons why spending your winter in the Algarve is a very good idea indeed.
Algarve Housing has many nice properties for rent, suitable for the winter, and negotiate adorable prices for long stays!
Why would you spent the winter in the Algarve?

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Ten Reasons to have Holiday in the Algarve

 

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It might be that you wish for a short break to recharge your batteries this spring. Or maybe you’re planning for your family summer holiday in Portugal? Or you might want to surprise your lover on a romantic trip to the Algarve. Whichever the case, here are ten reasons why the Algarve should be your number one choice. Algarve Housing likes to share with you:

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Albufeira, Place to be in the Algarve

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Albufeira has it all!

Located in the centre of the Algarve, on a beautiful coastline, at only about 40km from the nearest airport of Faro. Albufeira has become the hub of tourism from where you can easily explore the rest of the Algarve. Albufeira offers all you could wish for: from the most amazing beaches, to an endless choice of activities in and around Albufeira. Going through a wide range of restaurants in the charismatic old town Albufeira, and the possibility to shop till you drop.

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What time can we arrive at our Holiday Villa in the Algarve?

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What time can we arrive at our Holiday Villa in the Algarve?

This is a question we very often get, and I do understand why. Weeks, if not months, you are looking forward to your holiday to the Algarve, and finally you arrive at Faro airport, but the villa you have booked is not ready yet! Or you are with a large group, the whole family from grandparents to baby’s, and you arrive 9am at the airport and the villa is not ready till late in the afternoon! WHAT A BUMMER!!! It is hot, sweaty weather in the Algarve, and the baby is crying, and need changing, granddad really need his afternoon nap!!!

What to do???

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Easter Holidays in the Algarve

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Easter Holidays 

Portugal is a catholic country (above 80% of the population is catholic). The Holy week (or, as the Portuguese call it: Semana Santa is celebrated with just devotion and has a predominantly religious character. Although it is less intensive than in Spain, you will still find traditional festivities in the Algarve that are fascinating to attend.

It all starts forty days before Easter, when the period of soberness and fasting is begun and many people abstain from eating meat. Easter Sunday 2019 is 21 April.

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