It is summer now. It is time to go on trips and enjoy the fullest. If you are looking for a tourist destination that is full of activities and attractions, you can think of Portugal. Yes, it is perhaps the best destination when you are imagining of a summer holiday. The Algarve is a jewel in Portugal. The region enjoys a beautiful weather, exotic beaches and rich culture. It is nestled in the southernmost part of Portugal. Fishing, boating, riding, diving, horseback riding, cruising and watching dolphins are some of the most sought after recreational activities to enjoy.
Millions of travellers flock to this beautiful landscape every year, stay at Portugal Villas and Enjoy enjoy its seaside cool breeze, sunshine and pleasant weather. If you are here for the very first time, the following information will come handy for you.
Beaches: The beaches in the Algarve are mesmerizing. They are the favourite destinations among the sun seekers. Praia da Rocha, Ilha de Tavira, Praia da Falesia, Praia Verde and Ilha de Faro are the most visited beaches in the area. These beaches are considered family friendly and offer a plethora of recreational activities such as scuba diving, snorkelling, surfing, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, banana boat riding and deep sea fishing. Besides that open restaurants and bars make excellent spot to spend some quality time with loved ones while enjoying fresh seafood.
History: While travelling around the region of the Algarve, you could experience the pleasure of exploring its rich history and nature. The region boasts some of the finest buildings designed beautifully on Moorish. History buffs can explore each and every part of the area and gain as much knowledge as they want. Moreover, nature admirers are suggested to visit the most popular Rio Formosa. Cabo de S. Vicente Lighthouse brings some breathtaking views of the ocean and the natural cliffs. It is situated near Sagres. You will also come across different trees and plants including almond trees, pomegranates, oranges, carobs, lemon groves, figs and the like.
Wide Gastronomy: Portugal’s this paradise has achieved special feat in offering some delicious fresh seafood and fish. Those who have unbeatable desire to enjoy Portuguese cuisines should come here and enjoy a wide variety of dishes including codfish. This particular dish is preferred by the locals and is mainly eaten with potatoes, chickpeas and boiled cabbage. Moreover, fruits, meat, vegetables and fish comprise the local means. Cherry chicken, octopus rice, lava beans, fish soups, etc. make some of the popular dishes. Wine lovers will surely enjoy the Portuguese wines. They will taste as good as wines in French.
Other Activities: One of the most sought after activities or sports here is golf. The Algarve is paradise for golf lovers. There are over 25 golf courses available along the wide coastline. Get the magnificent views of the golden sandy beaches while you are making a strike. These beautiful courses are surrounded by stunning countryside, fishing villages, gorgeous beaches and rolling hills. A golf session in Portugal is simply unmatched.