The Algarve occupies the whole of southern Portugal coast; it is an enchanting region with fantastic scenery and one of the best climates in Europe, with 2,800 hours of sunshine per year.
The Algarve also has an exceptional coastline, with steep cliffs, huge beaches and little coves with fine, golden sand, as well as marinas and fishing villages. You can also discover vast nature reserves, a paradise for birdlife.
In the Algarve, you leave stress behind, you feel safe and can wear light clothes all year round. The Algarve is good for your health: you live outdoors, with balanced meals comprising grilled fish, shellfish, local fruit and vegetables which can be found in abundance, not to mention Portuguese wines and cheeses which you will be pleasantly surprised by.
The Algarve is also home to a rich historical and cultural heritage. And wherever you go, you will discover the beauty of local handicrafts and folk music.