Make your way to Portugal's sunny southern coastline for a friendly and relaxed ambience and a number of the greatest beaches in all Europe, The Algarve shoreline is just amazing for a fantastic vacation - lengthy stretches of yellow sands which slope gently into revitalizing seas and isolated bays surrounded by red sandstone cliffs, The Algarve sea is ideal for swimming and snorkeling, Particularly near the rocks at Praia da Rocha and Alvor.
Motivated to try something a little more vigorous while on your vacation in the Algarve? There's an excellent selection of watersports offered in the high season, or why not get on a boat ride to see even more of the beautiful Algarve coastline. As an alterative from the beach, treat the family to a day at one of the Algarve waterparks by the coast - the flumes are some the best you'll have seen.
The Algarve is well known for its many world class golf courses and you can practice your swing on greens designed by some of the best international golfers. You can decide to stay in a ex-fishing village full of characteristic Moorish charm - cobbled streets and whitewashed houses with a great mix of shops, bars and restaurants, or the more vivacious resorts where open air bars and clubs stay open into the early hours.
All along the fabulous Algarve coastline, you'll find places with more than their fair share of enticing seafront restaurants, collections of colorful fishing boats and bubbly local markets, maintaining an ambience that brings holiday makers back for more, time and time again.
Don't forget to head inland to look around quiet towns and villages away from the coast Visit the castle at Silves, the craft market at Monchique or make time to visit Lisbon, Portugal's historic capital, wandering among its legendary 7 hills and along about 30 kilometers of waterfront!
The Algarve is perfect for a family holiday or vacation, there's more than enough to see and do - and plenty of chance to relax and do next to nothing!