Hiring a car for your Algarve holiday means the countryside, with its delightful coastline and pristine beaches, are just a short drive away.
Car rentals can be arranged in advance of your holiday, leaving you free to pick up your car from Faro Airport and drive straight to the area of your choice.
Places you can visit include the unforgettable city of Sagres, located to the west of Faro. Here at the westernmost point of Algarve you will find the Cape St. Vincent with its dramatic cliffs that plunge into the ocean. Here you can enjoy stunning sunsets over the Atlantic and spend your day surfing and relaxing on one of the many beautiful beaches.
Nearby the tourist towns of Lagos and Albufeira can be visited enroute to the picturesque Marinha beach in Lagoa district. Albufeira is also one of the liveliest nightlife hotspots in the Algarve.
In Guia you’ll find Zoomarine, a water themed park and the ideal destination for a fun family day outdoors.
Take a scenic drive into the countryside and on to Silves, near the Arade River. This road trip will take you past Silves Castle, which provides spectacular sweeping views overlooking the region. In Monchique you can climb the highest hill of the Algarve, Fóia, as well as indulge in a relaxing thermal spa treatment.
Drive over to the eastern coast of the Algarve and visit the Ria Formosa Nature Park, where you will find calm waters, beautiful golden sand beaches and delicious seafood. Some of the best Portuguese restaurants are located between Almancil and Vale do Lobo, where you can also sample some of the finest gastronomy of the Algarve.
Easy access to the main highway means that the capital city of Lisbon is just 3 hours driving distance away, opening up a another world of experiences.