Surrounded on two sides by the Atlantic, Algarve is the southern coastline of Portugal which attracts thousands of tourists every year thanks to the beautiful landscape and warm weather. Algarve is a paradise for who’s looking for a quieter lifestyle, a holiday destination or the perfect place to retire.
The golden beaches as far as the eye can see, framed by cliffs that draw stunning caves and tunnels with the calm and warm ocean in every shade of blue are the main attraction of the area.
Here, people can enjoy sunny days nearly all year-round with the air temperatures remaining mild as well, not to mention the delicious cuisine to go with the weather. Beyond breathtaking beaches, the area is full of activities with internationally acclaimed golf courses and beautiful hiking trails in the countryside as well as options to relax such as spas and thalassotherapy centres.
Along the coast, there are historic castle towns and whitewashed villages all with their own trademarks. Portimão and Albufeira are the most popular cities bustling with energy by day and night, Silves preserves traces of its Arab past and Lagos from the time of the Discoveries, Tavira is famous for its traditional architecture and Faro, Algarve’s main city, deserves a long stop to discover its beautiful historic centre; just to name a few.
Algarve also has a prestigious location as a gateway to Europe, through Faro airport, Madrid is only 1 hour away, Barcelona 1 hour and a half and Paris and London are just 2 and a half. It takes 1 hour and a half to drive to the beautiful town of Seville, Spain and two hours and a half to reach Lisbon, Portugal capital.
From the simplest to the most sophisticated, Algarve has a variety of well-styled hotels, resorts and tourist villages and a rich portfolio of real estate for who’s looking for an investment opportunity or for the perfect home.