Things to See and Do in the Algarve Comparison

The Algarve is a stunningly beautiful region covering the whole of Portugal’s southern coast. It’s beautiful beaches and Mediterranean weather are the principal draw for its ten million or so yearly visitors, who come from all over the world.

Family Holiday

There is also plenty to do for families. Many visitors to the region love it so much they choose to buy property here so they may return year after year. If traveling with family, you might consider a 7 seater car hire Faro Airport deal.

Golf in the Algarve

If you prefer a little more action during your time away, the Algarve is one of the best places to work on your golf game, with some of the world’s best courses and the perfect weather in which to enjoy them.

Similarly there are many places to enjoy a game of tennis, and water sports are everywhere you look with any equipment needed available for hire.

One of our larger rentals may be a good option if you plan on doing a lot of golfing. We provide people carrier 7 and 9 seater car hire Faro Airport options. Compare cheap Faro car hire deals today.

Water Sports

Many people enjoy having a surfing lesson on some of the Algarve’s legendary waves, and there are also various water parks and adventure parks for the adrenaline junkies. Those looking to take it easy will love the wealth of world-class spas all along the coast, as well as the picturesque fishing villages and old buildings in which to wander amongst and explore.

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In short, the Algarve has something to suit every taste. From the very young to the very old, most people find the country’s mixture of mild, reliable weather, friendly people, delicious food and some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe hard to beat.

Add to this the excellent safety record and the accessibility (both financially and in terms of time) from most European cities, and it isn’t hard to see why over ten million tourists choose the Algarve as their holiday destination each year.


Another must visit for those with an interest in architecture is the city of Tavira. Positioned about twenty two miles from Faro the town is known for it wonderful churches and Roman bridge as well as the amazing views over the Gilão river.

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If you are searching for some delicious fresh fish then head for the coastal village of Carvoeiro. There is a large range of restaurants to choose from as well as many free of charge live music shows.  Snorkeling is also a popular activity in this town.

What a location Faro is for those looking for a place to kick off their holiday. There are an abundance of deals available from companies in locations all over the area.

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Beaches near Faro

Some of the most recognised beaches here include Gale, Coelha, Vigia and São Rafael. The town of Faro is also worth a trip for those enthusiastic about seeing some fantastic Spanish architecture. Situated within the southern area of the Algarve is Castro Marim. This town has 3 beaches including Retur.

You will see some really picturesque parts of this town especially along the banks of the Guardania where you’ll find hills covered with wild flowers as well as vegetable gardens and orchards.