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For the best Algarve, Portugal Holidays 2014, call Fleetway Travel now. If you're looking for a beach holiday, the Algarve in southern Portugal is an ideal destination for both summer travel and winter breaks. With all-year-round sun, long sandy beaches, and warm water, it’s a great place for travel deals. Low cost flights to the Algarve are always available if you fancy golf under the sun, lazing on the beach, or swimming in crystal clear waters.

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Holiday to Algarve, Portugal

Famous for its long beaches which extend to over 200 km, and are ideal for swimming, another feature of the Algarve coastline is the striking rock formations and abundance of caves to explore. Whether you’re holidaying with children or looking at golf breaks in Algarve, this part of Portugal has a lot to offer. What’s more, the choice of travel packages is extensive. Hotel reservations can be made online through Fleetway Travel – we will get you the best deal in your preferred location.

Guide to Algarve, Portugal

Algarve has all the ingredients necessary for an enjoyable holiday, but it also has a long and interesting history; it was from the Algarve port of Sagres that the famous 15th century figure, Henry the Navigator, launched the exploration of the New World. Today over two million holiday makers choose this region of Portugal for their annual holidays - many of them selecting golf holidays in Algarve. The large number of excellent golf courses in the region make Algarve golf breaks a very popular holiday option. In Albufeira staying at the Sheraton Algarve Hotel in the Pine Cliffs Resort entitles you to use its nine-hole golf course. The Sheraton is one of many Algarve hotels to offer golfing facilities, and is situated in a beautiful location next to the sea. It has swimming pools, a gourmet restaurant, and the hotel’s attractive Arabic style includes luxury tiling, beautiful fabrics and décor.

With golf courses located the length of the southern coast of Portugal, golf breaks in Algarve make an ideal holiday.

Hotels in Algarve: If golf in Algarve is not for you, there is plenty of accommodation offering traditional sea, sun, and sand vacations. One excellent option is the Riu Palace Algarve, just a ten minute walk from the beach, and five miles from the centre of Albufeira. This is one of the hotels in Algarve which appeals to people wanting a beach holiday with plenty of sporting facilities. The hotel is situated on a cliff top with coastal views, and boasts swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, gym, sauna, beauty salon, and tennis court, as well as a number of bars.

Cuisine of the Algarve: The Riu Palace hotel is situated in the village of Olhos de Agua, which has several good seafood restaurants. Algarve cuisine includes a variety of seafood and local specialities such as the excellent ‘cataplana’ stew, consisting of shellfish and potatoes.

Weather, Algarve: Algarve weather is generally fine all year round ranging from 12 degrees centigrade in the mid-winter up to the 30s during summer. Don’t get caught out by the light sea breezes that appear to lower the temperature, although the sun is still beaming down. Golf holidays in Algarve will ensure you enjoy the most beautiful weather for your favourite hobby. Whether you prefer an Algarve all inclusive holiday, or want to buy your flight and accommodation separately, there’s no doubt Portugal makes a great summer destination for a variety of holiday choices.

The Algarve is located at the southern most tip of the popular European country of Portugal. The region is the most visited area of the country and has been spoiling tourists for decades. This beautiful region of old fashioned sleepy villages and lively resorts have created a perfect blend of old meets new! Its sunny shores lie on the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy hot summers and warm winters. With over 100 beaches and plenty of dry land activities this picture post card area brings its guests back year after year. The region boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year too. Sun Tan opportunities are pretty much guaranteed whenever you visit! Being such a huge region there are so many places to visit, some of the most popular and enjoyable places to stay are the trendy areas of Albufeira, Praia da Rocha, Santa Eulalia, Faro, Carvoeiro and Estoi.

Brits have been jetting off to the Algarve for decades, mainly to experience something different from a European summer sun holiday destination, yet still being close to home with only a short flight time. The main pull factor into the Algarve is the stunning coastline, filled with secluded coves and staggering rock formations. Secret coves can easily be found and snorkelling is a great past time here to. With such a dynamic coastline swimming and water sports can become very exciting! The area is also really family friendly and great holidays can also be had. Not being as commercial as the popular resorts in Spain also makes for a break from the norm. The large towns have a much more local feel than the usual holiday resorts and you can easily slip into the lifestyles of spicy foods and roaming around local markets picking up those all essential souvenirs! Narrow cobbled streets are a plenty of fabulous bars and restaurants and you will find yourself just as entertained in the evening as you are during the day. If it's a really vibrant night scene that you are after then the best resort is Albufeira, this town is also great for sightseeing! Vilamoura is a great resort for families and groups of friends, being purpose built to you have everything on your doorstep. You can just sit back and relax. This really is the place to see and be seen in. Alvour is a smaller almost village like resort, perfect for couples after great amenities and a calm environment. Whilst the exclusive areas of Estoi and its neighbouring towns have built up a fabulous reputation as the Portuguese Riviera. Bulging with fabulous apartments and villas, casinos, bistros and bars. As well as the top Golf courses in the area. There are in fact 20 golf courses in the Algarve! . Tennis is also at home with world class courts in the region. For walkers, treks into the inland villages offer some of the best views, the lush countryside is filled with the tasty aromas to!

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The Portuguese are known as friendly nation and welcome holiday makers to their country. Food is one of the biggest things when it come to the locals pride and a good meal is as easy to find as a fabulous glass of Portuguese wine. Villa holidays are just as popular as hotel and apartment holidays in the Algarve. Many villas even come complete with their pools and tennis courts. The hotels and apartments range in board basis and quality to! There is so much accommodation available in the area, cheap holidays can always be had. With the boom in cheaper airlines to cheap holidays are easily found! The British summer is the beast time to visit, yet with warm winter temperatures it is the ideal break from the winter blues.

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