Algarve Vacation Rentals
Located along the southernmost section of Portugal, the maritime province of Algarve boasts some of the best beaches on the Iberian Peninsula, rivaling those of Lisbon's Costa do Sol and Spain's Costa del Sol. With its literally hundreds of beaches and many wonders to explore, visitors simply cannot go wrong when they stay in an Algarve vacation rental in their favorite city.
Although Lagos boasts a rich history as an ancient port city, most individuals flock to this coastal retreat for the sandy pleasures and delicious cuisine. Just south of the city, Praia de Dona Ana is considered one the best beaches in the region, while Meia Praia (Half Beach) is another stunner with sparkling white sands that can get crowded in the summer. Guests of Lagos vacation rentals
should also make their way to the southernmost point, Ponta da Piedade (Point of Piety), to explore the colorful cliffs, hidden grottoes, and the gorgeous cove beaches.
Also located on the coast, Albufeira is a haven for those seeking a laid-back atmosphere, plenty of sunshine, and pristine beaches. As the busiest resort, guests of Albufeira vacation rentals
will find some of the most stunning, and crowded, beaches along the coast, including Praia da Oura, Falesia, and Olhos d'Agua. A journey around the steep and intriguing streets is an excellent way to get a feel for the hillside community, while the Marine Zoo water park is the perfect place to cool down away from the sand.
In between these beautiful waterfront communities lies Carvoeiro, a village where you cannot simply help but relax. There are beautiful holiday villas all along the rocky coast and visitors of Carvoeiro vacation rentals
can soak up the breathtaking sight of the water from a cliff-side viewing area. Although Carvoeiro beach is rather small, sunbathing is a popular pastime since the area is sheltered from the winds by a cove.
Located further inland but still a favorite destination in the province, Loule is a must-see on any trip for its bustling market. Guests of Loule vacation rentals
can pick up a unique handicraft from the potters and coppersmiths that line the alleys of this quaint old town. In addition, the homes in the village are themselves little pieces of art since the owners have free reign to create little masterpieces on their chimneys, which are set off by the white-washed houses.
While slightly off the beaten path since it is not considered a part of the modern resorts, Tavira is a pleasant coastal surprise with its dazzling architecture and dramatic set-up. Resting upon both sides of the River Gilao and linked by an arched bridge, Tavira is also appropriately nicknamed the Town of Churches since 22 churches and other places of worship are tucked inside its boundaries. Guests of Tavira vacation rentals
are bound to consider it one of the prettiest towns in Algarve and may find it difficult to leave “the Venice of Algarve.”
Other popular accommodations in the Algarve region include Portimao vacation rentals
and Vila Do Bispo vacation rentals
For a vacation getaway full of fanciful sights, beautiful architecture, and some of the best beaches that Portugal has to offer, book your Algarve villa rental today.