The pleasant and sunny climate all year round has made the Algarve “Europe’s most famous secret”.
Bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, the Algarve is full of magnificent beaches, caves and cliffs of incredible beauty, mountains where you can enjoy nature in all its purity. Also typical towns and medieval villages where the local architecture leads us to encounter the remains of its Era of Discoveries and Arab past… as well as getting acquainted with traditions and the friendliness of its welcoming inhabitants.
The Algarve is also known for its excellent golf courses, which are internationally awarded, and its superb cuisine linked to its sea and land. The fish and seafood, grilled or in "cataplanas", and the sweets or liqueurs made of almond and fig are the preferred products of this region.
It is an ideal destination for all ages due to its variety of landscapes and activities. Simultaneously cosmopolitan and rustic, the Algarve can be lived in a more relaxing or exciting way, depending on the wishes of its numerous visitors who every year seek this paradise.
Just a few minutes away from the calmness of Algarve’s interior, we find the pulse of its coastal streets, with animated nights on terraces, at clubs, casinos, pubs or restaurants, teeming with life and joy. You can also enjoy throughout recognized spas, and practice various sports such as golf, football, surfing, diving, car racing, hiking, biking, boating and more radical sports… or simply spend a formidable day at one of its many fun water parks (Zoomarine, Aqualand, Slide & Splash, etc…).
Over the years the Algarve has been awarded several times with special emphasis on:
- “Europe’s Leading Beach Destination” by the World Travel Awards;
- “Golf Destination of the Year” by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO);
- “Best Golf Courses” by Rheingolf and the Golf Digest magazine;
- “The World’s Best Destination to Retire”, by the American website Live and Invest Overseas.