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Welcome to the Algarve

Welcome to the Algarve
The most-southerly region of Portugal is home to all-day sunshine, fabulous beaches, cosmopolitan marinas, and prestigious golf resorts. Welcome to the Algarve! It’s time to explore!
Under radiant sunbeams you’ll find whitewashed sleepy villages that poke out from the cliffside, and pristine beaches where you can find your own secluded bay.
Pretty little family-run tavernas and chic bars on the side of glittering marinas invite you in for fresh seafood, a delicious bite of the famed Portuguese pastel de nata (custard tarts), or a glass of vinho verde. This is the Algarve - and it’s easy to reach with a short flight from the UK. With so much to choose from, here are our top places to discover.
Image of Porches village in the Algarve

Porches

A tiny village famed for its local arts and pottery scene, Porches has lots of quiet coves and beaches, and is home to VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa! This charming village takes pride in its traditional architecture and rich cultural heritage found in its cobblestone streets lined with quaint cottages. Porches village offers visitors a unique and unforgettable experience whether you’re looking to relax and unwind or explore the local attractions and cuisine.
 

Lagos

A historic town alive with a water sports hotspot on the soft sands of Meia Praia Beach, theme parks, a fabulous nightlife, and medieval attractions, Lagos should be your next destination. Whether you’re in search of relaxation or adventure, there is something to suit all ages here. Take a walk through the historic centre, meandering down the charming streets or try your hand at watersports like surfing, paddleboarding or kayaking. When the sun sets, watch as the city comes alive with its buzzing nightlife scene before resting your head at Iberostar Selection Lagos Algarve.
Image of beach cove in Vilamoura in the Algarve in Portugal

Vilamoura

A cosmopolitan town home to a marina filled with luxury yachts, fine wine bars, boutique shops, two golden beaches, and four championship golf courses nearby, Vilamoura is in the heart of the Algarve. The marina in Vilamoura is a hub of activity with lots of shops, bars and restaurants to enjoy. Tee off at one of the world-renowned golf courses or take a leisurely stroll through the picture perfect manicured gardens before retreating to your luxury accommodation at Domes Lake Algarve.
Image of boats in the harbour at Quinta Do Lago in the Algarve in Portugal

Quinta Do Lago

Quinta do Lago is a stunning resort town on the southern coast of the Algarve. Home to lush, verdant greenery, crystal clear lakes and world class golf courses, this region has become a popular destination for luxury holidays in Portugal. Nestled near to the Rio Formosa Nature Reserve, Conrad Algarve is the ideal place to relax. Quinta do Lago boasts some of the worlds most renowned golf courses offering breathtaking views across the Atlantic and surrounding natural landscape. Whether you’re looking for a romantic escape or some family fun in the sun, Quinta do Lago offers a unique and unforgettable experience.
Image of a gold course and buildings for the Pine Cliffs Resort in the Algarve

Pine Cliffs, Praia Da Falesia

Pine Cliffs Resort in Praia Da Falesia is a luxurious resort in the heart of the Algarve. Surrounded by towering cliffs and verdant greenery, the resort offers a world-class experience with a range of luxury accommodation, incredible golf course and a range of family friendly activities. Within the resort you’ll find a number of restaurants and bars serving up the best seafood in the area. Pine Cliffs Resort offers lots for people of all ages to enjoy.
Image of the each and cliffs in the resort of Praia Da Falesia in the Algarve

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