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Holidays to Algarve

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Where to stay in Algarve

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EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
5 out of 5
Praia da Falésia, Pinhal do Concelho, Albufeira
The price is £125 per night from 16 Mar to 17 Mar

Located in Albufeira, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course, 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Falesia Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Oura Beach and Praia dos ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (375 reviews)

"Superb hotel with great service"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2020

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel
Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa
Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, Porches, Lagoa, Algarve
The price is £186 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar

Nestled on the beach, this Armacao de Pera hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cova Redonda Beach and Senhora da Rocha Beach. Marinha Beach is 2.8 mi (4.4 km) ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (380 reviews)
It's certainly one of my favourites hotels

"Everything was perfect - beautiful hotel, amazing view, great structure, the nicest people (everybody very helpful and kind), great food options, clean and spacious rooms."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2020

Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa
Hotel Faro & Beach Club
Hotel Faro & Beach Club
4 out of 5
Praca D Francisco Gomes 2, Faro
The price is £76 per night from 5 Mar to 6 Mar

Located in Faro City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is steps away from Misericordia Church and Faro Marina. Hermitage of Nossa Senhora de Guia and Sao Pedro ...

4.2/5Very Good! (986 reviews)

"There are ants in the room and the toilet is a bit smelly."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

Hotel Faro & Beach Club
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Algarve


The Algarve, southernmost region of Portugal, offers a fascinating mix of beaches, golf courses, nature reserves, market towns, fishing villages and Roman ruins. Castles, golf, water sports, delicious cuisine and year-round sun brings masses of visitors to the Algarve every year. Stretching from the Atlantic to the western border of Spain it offers breathtaking scenery, such as breathtaking cliffs, pristine beaches, secluded coves, nature reserves, vineyards and wooded mountains – any surprise why it’s such a popular tourist region? The western part of the Algarve is internationally renowned for its rocky landscape and isolated bays. Visit lively resorts such as Albufeira and Lagos for fun in the sun, or explore the quaint fishing villages of Burgau and Salema for a quiet getaway. Go to the south-western corner of the region and explore the historical peninsula of Sagres, or hit up Carrapateira and Odeceixe on the wild west coast, where you can enjoy windsurfing and kitesurfing.

Faro is the capital of the region; a former Roman settlement, it’s full of history and culture. Enjoy the beautiful gardens and the lively nightlife in the walled Old City. For a bit of tranquillity, why not experience the natural beauty of the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa, a protected area on the east coast of Faro and its unspoilt frontier islands, a natural habitat for local birds.

Move inland and you’ll find a pleasing mix of scenic landscapes, history and relaxation. Admire the Roman ruins of Milreu near Estoi and the Moorish architecture of Silves, stroll through the charming streets of Loulé or spend an afternoon relaxing in the thermal baths of Caldas de Monchique. Bike or walk the Via Algarviana, a 300-kilometre route through the flower-covered mountains of the Serra de Monchique and the Serra do Caldeirão.

And how can we forget the golf? The Algarve is famous for its golf the world over and has more than 35 beautiful golf courses scattered throughout the 155 kilometre long coastline of the region.

Sample the delicious cuisine of the region. The region prides itself on its fresh local ingredients, such as fish, almonds, grapes, oranges and figs. Enjoy traditional cuisine like açorda de mariscos, a seafood stew and bread that is truly to die for.

The easiest way to reach the Algarve is via a flight to Faro Airport. Once you’ve arrived, it’s easy to explore the area by car, via the extensive network of buses or even by bike. With on average 300 sunny days a year, the Algarve is a popular year-round destination for everyone from honeymooners to families, from food lovers to sports enthusiasts. There’s something for everyone.

Portugal is a great location for a bit of sun, sea and sand. If you like beach holidays in Algarve then you're sure to love our cheap beach holidays to Madeira or our Albufeira beach holidays . Book with Expedia and find out why.

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Frequently asked questions

If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Algarve holiday package?
It’s good to know that you can cancel your Algarve booking if your plans have been upended. Whether you’ll incur a penalty or not depends on your airline, hotel or car rental company. It may be possible to change or cancel free of charge if you booked in the last 24 hours. Head to our Customer Service Portal to learn more.
Where should I stay in Algarve?
To see well-known sights like Zoomarine and Falesia Beach, Albufeira is the place to be. Plenty of travellers also rave about Lagos, home to Meia Praia Beach and Dona Ana Beach. If you’re in Algarve for a while, why not check out both cities?
What are the top hotels in Algarve?
Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort, Algarve and EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel know how to make their guests feel at home in Albufeira. If you also plan to visit Lagos, check out Carvi Beach Hotel and Lagos Avenida Hotel. Both are popular with travellers.
When is the best time of year to visit Algarve?
If you enjoy the buzz of peak season, visit Algarve in July, August, June. If you’re after a more relaxed vibe, January , November, December is the ideal time for you. Hoping to save your pennies? Perhaps avoid August, when things like hotels and airfares go up in price. January is generally when you’ll land the best bargains.
How far in advance should I book my Algarve holiday?
Search Expedia to compare international airfares as soon as you know your travel dates. In many cases, you can purchase a seat up to a year in advance. If you can’t find your preferred carrier, or you’ve left things to the last minute, fear not. The lowest prices to Algarve sometimes occur within weeks of the date of departure.
What should I know before booking an Algarve travel package?
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Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Algarve holiday packages?
Thanks to our partnership with online lender Affirm, you have the option to Book Now, Pay Later. You can customize your escape with Expedia packages, so why not customize a payment schedule as well?