Why the Algarve
Portugal's most beautiful coastline: the Algarve
Golden yellow beaches with clear blue waters and impressive rock formations are iconic for the Algarve. No wonder it's known as one of the most beautiful coastlines of Europe. If you look further than the many beaches, there are plenty of hidden gems waiting to be discovered inland. Picturesque villages for example, and rolling, green landscapes.
4 reasons for choosing the Algarve
A true paradise for beach lovers and surfing enthusiasts
Lots of birds and even dolphins can be spotted along the coast
Enjoy freshly caught fish or delicious tapas every evening
Inland, why not stay at a traditional Quinta, a typical Portuguese farm/vineyard?
TIPS AND FUN FACTS
Useful and fun to know before departure
Portuguese holidays are very affordable, as it is one of the least expensive southern European countries.
Portugal is an hour ahead of the Netherlands, giving an hour of extra daylight in the evening.
Visit a flea market (in Ferragudo for example) for unique souvenirs to take home.
Breakfast Portuguese style is a bica, a type of espresso, and pasteis de belem, a type of custard tart.