Algarve Holidays

Currency: Euro (EUR)
Electricity: Electrical current is 220 volts, 50Hz. Round two-pin plugs are used.
Language: Portuguese is the official language, but English is widely spoken and understood.
Phone Code: +351
Time: GMT +0
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A great place to bring the family, there are over a hundred fantastic beaches, many family friendly restaurants and hospitable locals wherever you go. The towns are abuzz with character and charm, but relatively quiet at the same time making for some seductively relaxing resorts.

Those looking for an injection of activity into their holiday will not be at a loss in the Algarve, however, with many golf clubs and sports centres spanning the south coast, ranging widely in terms of facilities, price and accessibility.

The weather being the best in all of Portugal (expect average highs of around 30 degrees in the summer months) an Algarve holiday is one that the whole family would be mad to pass up.

Most resorts are very accommodating of family groups, seemingly encompassing them as their core demographic, although some such as Albufeira go the extra mile to provide for groups of young people looking for a vibrant nightlife. Take a look at our deals for:



Our holiday destinations in Algarve

Albufeira ALBUFEIRA Albufeira in Portugal has the magical ability to transform from a tranquil beach resort by day to a busy centre for nightlife when the sun sets.

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Lagoa LAGOA Lagoa is situated approximately 60km from Faro airport and is the perfect getaway if you're looking for an idyllic beach to top up your tan and relax.

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Praia Da Rocha PRAIA DA ROCHA It doesn't really matter whether you want to visit the seafront casino or enjoy the tonnes of entertainment, Praia Da Rocha is a resort for everybody.

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Quarteira QUARTEIRA Like most of the favourite resorts in Portugal, Quarteira has developed from a small fishing village to a popular holiday resort enjoyed by all.

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Tavira TAVIRA Combining original architecture with modern shopping malls and facilities is tastefully achieved by the resort Portuguese resort of Tavira.

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Vilamoura VILAMOURA Vilamoura offers a much more exclusive holiday experience set amongst ancient ruins whilst still having luxuries such as golf courses nearby.

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"Frank was extremely helpful in sorting out our booking. He was polite and good humoured when dealing with my enquiries. I commend the time and patience he took to complete my booking which meant we got the holiday we wanted. I would definitely recommend Travel Wasp to others."

Pauline Thornton, 2012

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