Why visit the Algarve?
The Algarve gets over 3000 hours of sunshine every year, with temperatures rising to up to 42C in the height of summer. Although the normal summer temperatures are around 34C. Even in the winter months the temperature rarely drops below 12C for most of the Algarve. There is always a cool breeze across the Algarve which makes for a perfect day relaxing at the beach, or walking around sightseeing.
The absolutely stunning beaches of the Algarve takes the prize! Sao Rafael beach is probably one of the finest in the world. With its rocky cliffs and nearby caves, it certainly is an impressive coast line. Other beautiful golden sandy beaches sprawl for miles along the coast, with special reserves areas of outstanding beauty of sandy beach formations, flowers and wildlife.
For golf lovers; the Algarve really is the place for you, having been voted the best golfing destination in the world many times over! Here you will find the perfect golf course for you. Water sports are in abundance, from; sailing, windsurfing, Kayaking and surfing; even boasting the biggest wave ever recorded and where the windsurfing world championships have been held. Cyclists and walkers also have a choice of fantastic roving countryside areas in the hills just inland from the coast.
Portugal and the Algarve are steeped in history, with a rich heritage of past cultures.
"Silves" formally the capital of the Arab kingdom and the old town of Tavira which was build from the Roman Empire are just a few interesting places to visit. Other fascinating towns and villages include; Villa Real San Antonio, Lagos, Monchique and many more.
Not forgetting the inexpensive and amazing bars and restaurants with its special local meats and delicious seafood delicacies. Live entertainment along costal towns in the summer months with local home made food, make for a real Portuguese experience.
All this makes the perfect place to relax and have a fantastic holiday that you will never forget.