Holiday park located above the cliffs of Algar Seco.1/10Portugal’s heavenly coast
Algarve | Ideal for all water babies as these holiday homes and apartments on Portugal’s sunny southern coast are just a few steps from the nearest beach.
Per week from USD 285show 94 offers
Pool villa for 6 people on the Algarve
2/10Here the pool is essential
Portugal | Admittedly the beaches of the Algarve and Co. are beautiful. But with an own pool the vacation is even more perfect: Cool off whenever you want – whether it’s directly after breakfast or in the middle of the night.
Per week from USD 612show 659 offers
“A dream for those who are looking for peace, quiet and relaxation.” declared one holidaymaker about this holiday home on Madeira’s steep coast.3/10The best properties in Portugal
The Algarve, Costa de Prata, Lisbon or the island worlds of the Azores and Madeira – Portugal is a heavenly travel destination. We hereby present you with the holiday homes with the best reviews.
Per week from USD 338show 129 offers
Holiday home for max. 2 adults + 2 children on the Azores4/10Green islands in the ocean
Azores | They are actually part of Portugal but are far away from the European continent situated in the middle of the Atlantic. Discover the unique world of the Azores very authentically in a holiday house on one of the islands.
Per week from USD 395show 126 offers
You can enjoy a great view of the city from this apartment for four people.5/10Portugal’s pearl
Lisbon | Discover Portugal’s capital from a holiday apartment. The beautiful narrow alleys in the historic centre will enthral you and the beaches of the Costa de Lisboa are mostly in close proximity.
Per week from USD 424show 69 offers
6/10Vacation with your dog
Portugal | With these holiday houses it is explicitely allowed to bring pets so that your faithful four legged friend can also enjoy a relaxing and eventful holiday.
Per week from USD 326show 555 offers
Apartment for up to four people in the bay of Sao Martinho do Porto on the Costa de Prata.7/10The Atlantic on your doorstep
Costa de Prata | The ideal starting point for getting to know the seafaring nation of Portugal better, as these holiday homes and apartments are a hundred metres from the beach at most.
Per week from USD 432show 37 offers
"Very beautiful house." wrote one atraveo customer about this holiday home for 5 people in North Portugal.
Portugal | Great holiday for not much money? No problem. Here we offer you a selection of holiday apartments and houses that are not expensive and at the same time have been rated very good by other travellers.
Per week from USD 385show 27 offers
This is how holiday rental owners described Albufeira
show more to hand and is a perfect holiday spot for couples and families and there are also lots of great places to visit.
show more that enliven the night-time hours. Just a few miles inland and everything changes. The green of the countryside is dotted with almond, fig, orange and pine trees and decorated chimneys stand out against the ochre of tiled roofs.
Bucolic villages invite you to experience a way of life rooted in the traquility of nature, to add another dimension to your holidays. Nightlife, sunshine, beaches and lots and lots of animation are just some of the guaranteed features of Albufeira. Here the life has the rhythm of a tourist metropolis and, as the sun goes down, meet the sun lovers at the many discos, restaurants and bars. Sports are also a good reason to come and stay in Albufeira. Tennis, golf, water sports and much more make the delights of the most demanding sportsmen.
Albufeira boasts beaches where the sand is fine and the sea a turquoise blue sheltered by cliffs which are canvasses painted with a whimsical palette of natural hues. It is for its beaches that Albufeira is internationally renowned, because all of them are different... and they are all equally enchanting.
Gale - An expanse of sand that stretches for miles, between cliffs. It is equipped with a wide variety of tourist facilities. In the direction of Albufeira there are two small beaches that are quiet and little visited.
Castelo - A cove c protected he ruck formations. Great natural beauty.
Coelha - A small beach between colourful cliffs.
São Rafael and Vigia - Beaches of great beauty seperated be rocks. Tourist facilities. Nearby
Ponte Pequena and Ninho das Andorinhas are fascinating rock formations
Baleeira - A broad crescent of sand opposite Albufeira
Albufeira- A long strip of sand with the city surrounding it like an amphitheatre, it is made up of three beaches: Peneco, Pescadores and Inatel.
Oura, Balaia, Maria Luísa and Olhos d'Água - A series of beaches each sheltered BY colourful cliffs. Tourist and sports facilities
Falesia - Endless miles of beaches fringed by the green pines and the many reddish colours Of the surrounding cliffs. Tourist and sports facilities available.
Salgados is already one of the symbols of the Portuguese golf. In fact, the proximity of the sea and the variety of lakes make this a very interesting test of golfing skills.
This nine hole course is one of the country's most original golf courses, built in a pine wood at the edge of spectacular cliffs, overlooking the beautiful beaches of the Algarve and the Atlantic beyond. Hotel Sheraton
Balaia Golf Village
Based on a 9-hole (all par 3) loop, the Balaia Golf Village is an ideal course for beginners or for perfecting distance control.
Places of Interest
Guia- A village witha long history which has grown rapidly in recent decades.
Main Church - A country church built in the 17th century, it contains a simply carved high altar and It atues from the 17th and 18th centuries.
Hermitage of Nossa Senhora da Guia (Our lady of the GoodJ ourney) - A typical baroque buildings with a lively facade (16th/17th centuries) Not far away at the mouth of the Espiche creeck, is Lagoa dos Salgados. With its typical lakeland vegetation, this is an excellent spot for watching migratory birds.
Pademe - Pademe has its origins in the remote past and may have begun life with the arrival of settlers who had been living in the nearby castle. Located in a scenic position on a gentle hill, its old white houses stand out from the surrounding countryside. One of the houses in the village has an interesting decorated chimney dating from the 18th century.
Main Church- The original building in the Manueline style (16th century) has been altered by successive periods of reconstruction. The interior consists of three naves. The arch of the main chapel is decorated with human figures and has monogrammed columns at the sides.
Castle - Situated a little over a mile front Pademe it is built on a spur of rock around which flows the Quarteira creek. It is Arab in origin and was inhabited until the 14th century. Inside are found the ruins of the hermitage of Nossa Senhora da Assunção (Our Lady of Assumption).
4th February - Feira do Pau Roxo
July - Feira de Artesanato (Handicraft)
August - Feira de Na. Sra. da Orada
August - Feira de Frango (Chicken Festival)
28th & 29th August - Feira de Nossa Senhora da Guia
Holiday house vacation along Portugal’s south coast
Algarve | The coastal region Algarve is one of Europe’s most popular travel destinations. Wide, flat sandy beaches, beautiful villages and many leisure facilities are some of characteristics for the eastern part of the Algarve coast. This part of the coast, also referred to as Sotavento, stretches from the Spanish border to the main city Faro. The western section is shaped by its impressive cliff coast, idyllic bathing bays and charming beautiful landscape and is situated between Faro and Sagres. This part is also called Barlavento. The windswept Cabo de São Vicente is the south western most point of Europe and was said to be the end of the world until Christoph Columbus discovered America. Behind the coastal area which is also called “Littoral” ascend the peaks and mountains of the Serra de Monchique and the Serra de Calderao. The impressive mountainous backdrop offers lots of room and is ideal for an active holiday. Whether you want to go climbing, mountain biking, hiking or just want to enjoy the panorama with the deep blue ocean – here almost anything is possible and on atraveo you can also find pretty holiday houses in the mountains.
What else you can do around the Algarve? Interesting cities such as Faro, Portimao, Lagos or Tavira are always worth a visit. Besides that the Algarve has probably the world’s greatest density of golf courses that will be very much to the liking of golf enthusiasts. Around the larger cities there are range of leisure facilities including adventure pools, go-cart tracks and miniature golf. In addition to this numerous day trips such as the lighthouse of Cabo de São Vicente will give you lots of entertainment.
So did you get an appetite for a holiday house vacation along the Algarve? Then take some time and have a look through the offers for Portugal’s south coast on atraveo in order to find your perfect holiday home! Just a little tip: In regards to the Algarve atraveo customers especially prefer the areas around Albufeira, Lagos, Carvoeiro, Armacao De Pera, Tavira and Odeceixe.
You should also read our blog on the Algarve.