The Algarve is the most southern part of Portugal. Portugal is part of the Iberian Peninsula formed together with Spain.
Why Algarve Portugal?
- rich in historical places and architecture
- fine food
- good wine
- beautiful beaches
- famous golf courses
- friendly people
- fantastic nature
This video shows you a variety of things to do and see in the Algarve, Portugal.
- nice climat
East, Central and West Algarve
In the Eastern Algarve you will find beautiful places like Tavira, Olhão and Faro (where the airport is). In Central Algarve you will find the lively coastal resorts of Vilamoura, Albufeira and Carvoeiro.
In Western Algarve Portugal the historical towns of Lagos and Alvor are definitely worth a visit.
All our rental villas located in beautiful region Algarve Portugal. We have villas for rent near the coast. Further inland of the Algarve Portugal we rent some nice luxury villas near the historical Silves with its Moorish castle. And last but not least, we have some fantastic villas for rent in the Monchique mountain area, in the hinterland of Portimão.
Albufeira, once a small fishing village it has now developed to be a very touristic area. Many holiday makers return year after year because of the lovely beaches, very good climate, proximity of many restaurants, bars and pubs.Show video about Albufeira
Alte is the oldest village in Algarve Portugal. Alte is located in the hills of Serra do Calderao and very picturesque. The village has some nice features like a waterfall, cosy bars and fine restaurants. Enjoy the real Algarve. Enjoy Alte.Show more about Alte
Alvor is a lovely picturesque village in Algarve Portugal. With lots of bars, restaurants, live music, a beautiful lagoon and a long stretched white sandy beach, Alvor is a wonderful place to visit in Portugal.Show more about Alvor
Faro is the capital of Algarve Portugal and mostly known because of the airport. But the town is absolutely worth a visit. Faro offers a historical centre, a fisherman's harbor, a nice shopping area and a fantastic beach at Faro Island.Show more about Faro
Ferragudo with its Roman castle is the most picturesque fisherman's village of Algarve Portugal. Here you can still see the fisherman at work. It has a nice beach with lively beach bars where you can eat, drink, dance and enjoy your holiday in the Algarve.Show more about Ferragudo
Lagos is situated in the western part of Algarve Portugal. The old town of Lagos has a nice pedestrian area with shops, bars and restaurants. Furthermore the marina, lively nightlive and beautiful beaches are famous.Show more about Lagos
Messines is a tyical market town in the central part of Algarve Portugal. Here you can find the real Algarve. In Messines the locals enjoy their 'bica' (espresso) while playing domino or talking about the latest orange prices.Show more about Messines
Monchique is a mountain village in Serra de Monchique in Algarve Portugal. From here you can reach the highest top of the Algarve. 'Foia' offers fantastic 360 degrees views over Algarve Portugal.Show more about Monchique
Olhão is located just east of Faro in Algarve Portugal. Here you can find the real fisherman's life, with the best and largest daily fish market of the Algarve. A ferry takes you to the islands of the Ria Formosa.Show more about Olhao
Portimão is a lively city in Algarve Portugal. With lots of bars and restaurants, the largest shopping centre of the Algarve, an international racing circuit and the yearly Sardine Festival, Portimão should be on your sightseeing list!Show more about Portimao
Sagres is a village in Western Algarve. It lies close to the farthest western point of the Algarve, Cabo de São Vincente in Portugal. Sagres is very popular with surfers. The waves, beaches and fish are excellent!Show more about Sagres
Silves is a historic town in the Algarve. It has a Roman bridge, a castle and an old centre with narrow, winding and cobbled streets.The medieval festival in August is worth visiting! Silves is a very pleasant place to visit in Portugal.Show more about Silves
Tavira is a historical town in Eastern Algarve. The town is cut in two by a river with lots of little bars and restaurants at both sides. A ferry takes you to the beautiful Tavira Island with its white, long stretched beach, bars and restaurants.Show more about Tavira
Vilamoura is famous in Algarve Portugal because of the Marina (harbour) and numorous golf courses. All year round golfers and tourists are enjoying themselves in the harbour at the nice terraces, bars, Irish pubs and restaurants.Show more about Vilamoura
Each region of Algarve Portugal has its own character and charism.
Eastern Algarve is relatively quiet and peaceful. This part of the Algarve offers a lot of beautiful nature and several natural parcs. The beaches are beautiful and quiet.
In Central Algarve you will find a lot of lively coastal resorts which offer restaurants, bars, pubs, shops, boulevards and souvenir stalls. There are lots of possiblities for watersports and other leisure activities. Central Algarve Portugal has some of the finest beaches of the Algarve and a spectacular coast with golden rock formations.
Western Algarve also offers some very fine beaches. The most western part of Algarve Portugal is famous for its surfing conditions. Along the coast you will find a lot of laid back villages, a beautiful unspoiled nature and some attractive historical towns.