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A Travelers Guide To Algarve Resorts

June 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Hotels and Resorts

Algarve hotels and resorts are among some of the best in the world. Would you expect any less from one of the top tourist destinations if Europe?

Algarve is the southern-most region of Portugal known for offering the ideal holiday — clear, warm water, stunning golden beaches, a rousing nightlife experience, and world-class golf resorts.

If you’re planning a vacation to this region, you’re going to need to pick out some Algarve hotels and resorts to stay at.

In the following paragraphs, I’ve assembles a guide to the most popular Algarve resorts, so pull out a pen and keep reading!

Alvor

This is a calm, quiet costal village away from the bustle of everyday Algarve life. If you’re looking for Algarve resorts in the quieter parts of this region, then this is the town for you. It’s also one of the best Algarve resorts for families.

One of the many gems of this village is it’s stunning fish market. Restaurants in this village capitalize on the fresh seafood, resulting in lots of corner grills and bars offering some of the best seafood of Portugal.

Albufeira

If you want the stereotype tourist holiday, then this is the spot for you.  Albufeira is the biggest, and most popular resort in Algarve and is located just 40km from Faro airport.

The town is built in two sections. The “old town center” has cobblestone streets surrounded by whitewashed houses. The other half of the “city” is the tourist center of the Algarve.

You can go to a different beach every day on your Albufeira holiday as there are over 21 beaches in the Albufeira area to choose from. With the fine sand and beautiful turquoise sea. All of the beaches are safe; most of them have tourist or sports facilities on them.

Many people rent holiday villas in Albufeira rather than hotels for the additional space and added value for money that they offer.

Carvoeiro

This resort has much to offer the visitor. In addition to a beautiful calm bay, the beach by this resort is dotted with magnificent wind-carves statues.

Praia do Rocha

Known for it’s rousing nightlife, Praia do Rocha is located not more than an hour from the Faro Airport. In addition to fantastic accommodation, this resort offers a fabulous beach surrounded by strange rock formations.

This was a quick guide to four of the most popular Algarve resorts. Remember, the Algarve is a popular tourist destination, so make sure you book your rooms well in advance!

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