Salgados Beach at Vidamar Algarve Portugal

Algarve

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The Algarve region in southern Portugal is the perfect place to visit all year round.  With warm temperatures even during the winter months, there are some great fitness activities you can enjoy in the sunshine, and end your days in some relaxation time and pampering.

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Flight Times

From London: 3 hours

Currency

Euro

Time Difference

GMT +1

Visa Requirements

Not Applicable for EU Citizens

Weather

With a warm and sunny climate the Summers are hot and the Winters mild. During July and August the temperature can rise to over 45°C, however the average temperature over the high season between June and September is a more moderate 27°C.  During the Spring and Autumn the crowds have mostly dispersed however the weather is still warm around 16°C. November to March tends to see quite a lot of rain.

When to travel

Where to stay

Waterfall at vilara thalassa resort portugal

The experts at Longevity have found a beautiful new beach-side home at Vilalara Thalassa Resort for their highly regarded wellness programmes....

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Mirador Champagne Bar at Pine Cliffs, Portugal

Pine Cliffs is located in the most southern region of Portugal, the Algarve, famous for its almost constant sunshine and long sandy beaches. Perfect for...

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Lobby at Epic Sana Portugal

Epic Sana offers an excellent selection of wellness programmes from its beautiful cliff top location overlooking the spectacular Praia de Falesia beach....

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Panoramic view at Martinhal Resort, Portugal

The recently opened Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel has ambitions to be recognised as the finest luxury family resort in Europe....

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Main pool at Cascade Resort Algarve Portugal

Enjoying a gorgeous cliff-top location on the beautiful Algarve coast, Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort is an excellent 5 star hotel offering luxury accommodation and...

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Swimming pool view at Monchique Resort Portugal

Nestled amongst peaceful rolling hills, Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa is a great value option for a health and fitness holiday - or to simply...

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aerial view of vila vita parc hotel portugal

Set in over 50 acres of wonderful, mature sub-tropical gardens, this 5 star family resort over-looks a dramatic rocky coastline and benefits from one of...

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longevity cegonha country club at longevity vilamoura and medical spa algarve

The first Anantara hotel in Europe, this luxury Algarve resort will open in April 2017 and promises a very special holiday experience with Asian-influences throughout...

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Casa Carvalho Algarve Portugal

A charming and comfortable villa set in sheltered gardens, Casa Carvalho is just a short walk from Praia do Carvalho; one of the Algarve’s many...

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Night time view of Vidamar Algarve Portugal

The beachside townhouses at Vidamar provide the perfect combination of an independent villa holiday with easy access to the facilities and services of a family...

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Sandy Bay Cottage Algarve Portugal

With painted roof rafters, cool tiled floors, and gorgeous coastal views, there's a real "beach house" feel to this airy little 4 bedroom cottage....

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Casa Algodao Algarve Portugal

With views down to the bay, 3 bedroom Casa Algodao is a sweet villa, perfect for a relaxing holiday. And just 1km from the beach,...

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Casa da Filipa Algarve Portugal

Set right above and with direct access to a wide sandy beach, this large 9 bedroom villa was purpose built for entertaining by a member...

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Villa Balbina Algarve Portugal

Sitting just above a glorious semi-private sandy beach, 5 bedroom Villa Balbina provides luxury accomodation, great entertaining space and lots of facilities to keep all...

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Experiences in algarve

Surfing at Martinhal Resort, Portugal

If you and your family would like to include some surfing during your holiday to the Algarve, it's perfectly possible to do so. Two of our...

All of our featured resorts in the Algarve have tennis courts, but only the Pine Cliffs Resort has a tennis academy. The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy...

detox algarve at longevity vilamoura and medical spa algarve

If you are looking for a professionally tailored and supervised weight loss programme, a week with the expert Longevity team at Vilalara Thalassa Resort on...

Meditating at Epic Sana Portugal

We have several yoga holiday options to recommend to you in Portugal's beautiful Algarve region... One of our favourite beach resorts in the Algarve offers yoga...

Dusk over the pool at Vilalara Thalassa Resort, Portugal

As with all holidays, whether active or not, it is always a treat to be pampered and take some well-earned rest.  We have several excellent...

River and boat at Monte Velho, Portugal

Very popular in the Algarve, hiking is a brilliant way of exercising whilst enjoying breath-taking sceneries of dramatic coastlines and mountainous terrain. Especially in the Spring...

Panoramic view at Martinhal Resort, Portugal

The Algarve, on the south coast of Portugal, is an excellent and easy to get to destination for a villa holiday. Whether your holidaying as...

Fitness room at Pine Cliffs, Portugal

The Algarve is a great place for those keen to increase their level of fitness.  With mile upon mile of sandy beaches, luscious green forests...

Surfing at Martinhal Resort, Portugal

We recommend these exceptional family resorts in Portugal's Algarve and a selection of superb family villas including Martinhal Beach Resort, Pine Cliffs, Vila Vita Parc,...

Dusk over the pool at Vilalara Thalassa Resort, Portugal

There are now two excellent 5 star resorts on the beautiful Algarve coast offering detox programmes - Longevity at Vilalara and Epic Sana as well...

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