Albufeira is a town in Portugal, the center of the municipality with the same name. It is an important tourist destination due to its location in the coastal area. The city has a population of 13,646 inhabitants and is situated 250 km from Lisbon and is close to Castle Paderne. Albufeira is one of the main tourist resorts in the area with facilities including a yacht marina, coves and numerous hotels, restaurants and bars to the annual inflow of tourists.
The city became a tourist center in the '60s and since then has grown on the surrounding hills, today reaching an accommodation capacity have enough to wait for the 5 million tourists here every year.
Lagos is a town and a municipality located at the mouth of the river and stretches along Bensafrim Atlantic Ocean coastline in the Algarve region. Approximate Town in Lagos has a population 19,000 inhabitants and is a historic tourist town and Portugal. Most of the population lives along the coastline and working in tourism and services. Inner region is relatively sparsely populated, most people working in agriculture and forestry.
Lagos is one of the most visited cities in the Algarve region of Portugal and, thanks to a wide variety of beaches, bars, clubs, restaurants and hotels.
Portimao is a Portuguese city located in the district of Faro, Algarve region of Portugal's southern coast, which was formerly known as Vila Nova de Portimão. He was appointed to the city title in 1924 and has since become known as Portimao. The city has a population of 41,000 inhabitants and with Faro, are the most populated cities in the Algarve region.
Quarteira, the location, date back to Roman times when King Dinis granted the privilege location in 1297 and in 1999 received the status of the city of Quarteira. From a simple fishing village, Quarteira has become one of the most important tourist centers of the Algarve, is a resort famous for its golden sandy beaches, cliff to his fish and palm trees.
Armação de Pêra is a Portuguese parish in the municipality of Silves.
He earned his name from the fishing instrument (the weapon) was taken care of to catch the tuna fish.
Earth called the eternal spring, the Algarve is a favorite destination of tourists to the beaches clean, unpolluted waters and pleasant climate all year round.
Algarve is located in southern Portugal and includes the head of Cabo de Sao Vicente to the Spanish border, about 200 km from shore. The area is attractive to people who do not love the mass tourism resorts and chic with tourists prefer more selective.
Praia da Rocha beach - the cliffs - is a seaside resort built especially for tourists, near Portimao in southern Portugal. Being new, Praia da Rocha resort has all the tourist facilities, but lacks the specific atmosphere of the Algarve resorts. We can say that the beauty of the beach but u compensates in everything - the 2 km of sandy beach are dotted with spectacular gigantic rocks, forming small isolated coves.
In Praia da Rocha you will find three golf courses, several Irish bars, karaoke clubs, plenty of restaurants and even a casino. There are regular bus, to the water park located 15 minutes away.
Alvor is a city in the Algarve region, Portugal. Tourism is very developed in this area, met here due to hot climate. With all that has developed over time, managed to keep unchanged Alvor narrow streets give the city's charm. Many of these streets now house bars and clubs with live music and different types of restaurants.
Monte Gordo is a big city, equipped with wide streets spectacular. The tall buildings of apartments and hotels are characteristic features in the landscape but they do not change the perception of the city because it is very high and very tight. The main road in Monte Gordo, separate from the rest of the town beach and promenade. On the city side of the road are lined several shops, cafes, bars and restaurants and is located on the opposite side alley with benches and palm trees and golden sand beach in front of it defasoara. The beach is equipped with numerous bars, restaurants and chiscuri serving various needs of tourists.
The attractive fishing village of Ferragudo has done a good job of avoiding the wholesale development that has affected much of this part of the Algarve. This is even more impressive considering its location at the mouth of the Rio Arade estuary, right across the water from the tourist hotspots of Portimão and Praia da Rocha. It is something of a wonder how the village has retained much of its traditional charm given its sprawling neighbours and prime location. To describe it has a hidden gem may be going too far, but as it hovers on the edge of the tourist radar it remains largely unspoilt.
Praia da Luz is a small and personable resort town situated on the stunning western Algarve coastline. Luz sits around a glorious sandy bay, and combines a wonderful climate, delicious food and a welcoming ambience, to create the perfect destination for a relaxing beach-based holiday.
Praia da Luz was originally a fishing village, being sheltered from the Atlantic’s ferocity by the towering, Rocha Negra basalt headland. Today, tourism has replaced fishing, but fortunately this transformation has not lessened the charm of Luz. The sprawling tourist developments that extend up the hills are stylish and in-keeping, while the restaurants remain family owned and specialise in delicious regional dishes.
For a holiday, Praia da Luz has a welcoming and family friendly atmosphere, and offers a surprisingly wide section of restaurants, cafes and beach bars. Luz may be quiet and peaceful, but it is only 5km to the major city of Lagos with its extensive shopping, historic centre and buzzing nightlife.
Manta Rota is a small seaside resort west of both Monte Gordo and the border town of Vila Real de Santo Antonio. The pretty sandy beaches at Manta Rota form part of the larger Parque Natural da Ria Formosa.
Olhos de Agua is a delightful Portuguese fishing town that is situated in the heart of the beautiful Algarve. This peaceful town is centred around a sandy cove, where fishing boats are moored on the golden sands and old fishermen tend their nets in huts that line the shore.
Olhos de Agua has not entirely escaped the boom of tourism and encircling the town are numerous mega-hotel complexes but central Olhos de Agua still manages to retain its personable and welcoming charm. The atmosphere and low-key ambience is why so many tourists return yearly and makes the town fantastic for families or those wishing a relaxing beach-based holiday.
For a holiday, Olhos de Agua offers outstanding beaches, and a wide variety of restaurants and bars, while basking under the glorious climate of the Algarve. Olhos de Agua is the ideal destination if you are seeking a calm and relaxed holiday but still wish to be close to the buzz of large resort towns; Albufeira is only 4km away and Vilamoura is 14km to the east.
Situated on the coast between Lagos and Sagres is the fishing village of Burgau. Like much of the western Algarve the little fishing village was largely undiscovered by the tourism industry until relatively recently meaning it has largely escaped the unsympathetic development which blights much of the central coast. The village has somewhat spread out from the old centre but the new holiday accommodation is mostly low rise and inoffensive, if a little lacking in charm.
The perfect year-round holiday destination, Salema is a characterful small, sleepy fishing village with a beautiful sandy beach on the sunny south coast of Portugal. We hope that holidays in Salema are calm, where you’ll find the pace of life slowing down as you relax into your sunny holiday at whatever the time of year. In Salema, friendly locals and holidaymakers mix happily, whilst the fishermen bringing in their catch each morning are all-but celebrities! One of the best things about any day in Salema is watching the fishing boats come and go and the tractor dragging them to and from the seashore. Salema, in the Costa Vicentina National Park, is a place to simply wander, unwind and enjoy the cafés, a place to let time drift slowly away. Salema is laidback. Salema is quiet and peaceful. Salema is a wonderful place to enjoy a luxury villa holiday all year round.
Vilamoura is a resort and port located in the municipality of Loulé, Algarve, near the towns of Quarteira, Loulé and Albufeira. Full cosmopolitan resort of Vilamoura is one that offers its guests all necessary facilittaile a relaxing summer vacation. The port area is the main activity center of the resort, there being placed at several restaurants, bars and shops.
Known or Praia de Carvoeiro Carvoeiro (although the latter is not a formal name) is the parish of the Portuguese municipality of Lagoa, belonging to the Algarve region. The settlement is situated 5 km from Lagoa, with an area of 14.12 square kilometers and a total of 2784 inhabitants. To create secondary local government unit in 1985 and gained city status in April 2001.
Tavira is a beautiful and elegant city in Portugal, with many surreal aspects. Visitors can be forgiven for forgetting where they are or even what year are when the fish come into this city of the Algarve. Between 8 and 13 centuries, Tavira was under Arab leadership until it was conquered by the Knights Santiago in 1242.