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Algarve destination guide

Algarve region is Portugal’s premier holiday destination, with pretty beaches, brash resorts and picturesque whitewashed towns. The landscape in that region is a real delight for the eyes: breathtaking cliffs, wide golden sands, natural bays, clear blue sea and long sandy islands.


Outside the tourist attractions, there are quiet castle towns, flower-covered hillsides and enchanting stretches of shoreline still untouched by development to experience a special nature getaway in Portugal.

The Algarve is perfect for walking, sightseeing and cycling and for all the sports you can imagine – surfing, golf, tennis, horse riding, kayaking and even extreme sports such as kite surfing, rock climbing and wakeboarding. Families can enjoy water parks, theme parks and zoos, boat trips along the breath-taking coastline, karting and many other things to do for the best adventure holidays in the Algarve.


Eating out is pure pleasure in the Algarve. There are various restaurants to taste the best Portuguese cuisine and here are four recommended restaurants to try in that region.

  1. Sao Gabriel (Almancil) – Award winning restaurant serving modern and light Mediterranean cuisine, combining fresh local products according to the season.
  2. Rui Marisqueira (Silves) – Restaurant situated in the historic and picturesque town of Silves, it is well known through out the Algarve for its excellent seafood.
  3. Julio’s (Carvoeiro) – Delicious fresh fish and meat from the BBQ served in a warm, welcoming ambience with a beautiful location.
  4. Buzio (Alvor) – Overlooking the vast expanse of Alvor beach, you can enjoy traditional food and the best seafood from the Algarve.

Portugal is a country with a rich culture and Algarve has its own particularities. Here are four recommended cultural attractions to visit.

  1. Jewish Heritage Centre (Faro) – Jewish Sephardi heritage site exhibiting relics from the two defunct Faro synagogues of the 19th and 20th century and a copy of Gacon's 1487 Pentateuch in Hebrew.
  2. Centro cultural São Lourenço (Almancil) – This culture centre offers a large spectrum of exciting culture events, exhibitions and concerts.
  3. Chapel of São Lourenço dos Matos (Almancil) – This church built in the 18th century is the best example of Algarve baroque decorative tile work.
  4. The Governor’s Castle (Lagos) – Residence of the Governors of the Algarve in the 16th century.

There is a wealth of activities to do in that region. Here are four recommended things to discover while travelling in Algarve.

  1. Spa Floresta (Budens) – The combination of space, peace and pure luxury creates the ideal relaxing environment at the heart of Parque da Floresta in Algarve.
  2. Aquashow (Quarteira) – Great water park having some good white knuckle rides, including a rollercoaster.
  3. Karting (Almancil) – Karting for different ages and makes for an exciting day out in Algarve.
  4. Adega do Cantor (Guia) – Delicious wine tasting at Sir Cliff Richard's vineyard situated at the top of Quinta do Miradouro from which stunning views of the surrounding vineyards and coast line can be seen.

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Algarve information

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