Situated in the south of Portugal, the Algarve is a delight to visit all year round.
For those looking to soak up the sun, the Algarve has around 200 kilometres of sandy beaches. Most tourist beaches have a blue flag for the best quality beaches and water. Life guards are present throughout the summer season. Thrill seekers will enjoy the many watersports on offer.
The Algarve is well known for its many golf courses and is one of the most popular golfing destinations in Europe. International, amateur and professional competitions take place throughout the year.
The Algarve coast also provides a haven for wild life, the Ria Formosa Nature Park is home to many different species of birds. Storks can easily seen in their nests on chimney tops all over the Algarve.