Welcome to Europe’s best kept secret, the Algarve, a place of enchantments, golden sands and unparalleled beauty, between secret places and others so famous that you have probably already seen a report dedicated to its traditional Mediterranean gastronomy or stumbled upon a text like this one, which highlights the history, culture and friendliness of those who are used to welcoming those who visit.
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There are so many magical places, special places and the famous Algarvian coast with yellow rocks that seem to be sculpted by an artist, that it will be difficult to choose where to start your discovery of this Algarve!
Why visit the Algarve?
The Algarve is one of those destinations that you should visit at least once, but I warn you that it can be highly addictive.
The Algarve is undoubtedly becoming a very popular destination, there are many reasons why, explore all of them here!
Why visit the Algarve?
The Algarve has on average 300 days of sunshine, the rain here usually only comes mainly in January and February. It is a micro climate with both rain in the morning and sunshine in the afternoon. In winter it has average temperatures of 15 degrees Celsius.
The Natural Beauty
The Algarve is 160 km long, bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, with beaches of unparalleled, venerable beauty!
Therefore, we can find beaches in almost every county in the Algarve, however we can also find mountains in their natural state, with prominent trees, abundant vegetation, and breathtaking views.
Ease of mobility
The Algarve has in recent years become an expert in hospitality! We have not only the national road 125 which crosses the 16 concelhos , but also the A22, the motorway which connects all the concelhos.
Driving in the Algarve is therefore almost always an easy task. It is not common to have a great affluence of traffic, only August registers a significant increase, which is due to the fact that it is the season of greatest demand in this region.
The bus and train network has several connections a day to various cities and towns in the Algarve, as well as several bus stops at beaches. Finally, if you are without a car once you want to get to a specific place and none of the public transport networks have the answer for you! We have taxis, or Uber!
The time is coming to start preparing your summer holidays, if you have not included the Algarve, no doubt you are still in time.
One question: beach or mountain? Answer, surprisingly around here we have both!
The fantastic part is the list of the cheapest destinations in Europe and guess what!
Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach has won first place in the ranking, according to the barometer prepared by financial services portal Post Office. In second place comes Marmaris, in Turkey, and in third the Algarve. In the top ten there are also names like Crete, in Greece, or Pafos, in Cyprus.
The study evaluated nine small common expenses that a trip to the beach implies. From a coffee to a glass of beer, a glass of wine, a bottle of water, sunscreen, insect repellent and meals for two. Ticket prices and accommodation costs are left out.
Finally, so the Algarve appears as one of the 3 cheapest beach destinations in Europe.
Safety, comfort and cleanliness
The Algarve is a safe destination, you can walk calmly with family or friends, it is a destination of clear waters and neat streets. Therefore, here, the art of hospitality is a maxim! Finally, the feedback from those who visit us, leaves no doubt, is a recommended destination.
The climate in the Algarve
The Algarve has, throughout the year, the best climatic conditions in Europe. Characterized by few periods of precipitation, usually concentrated in the months of November to March, and by a high level of sunshine, the Algarve region has excellent weather conditions for the development of tourist activity throughout the year.
During the summer the temperatures are high, a fact that invites “Sun and Sea” tourism and makes the Algarve a true paradise for bathers. This is a region of fine white sand, stretching for kilometers of coastline, and bathed in a calm sea, with warm temperatures that reach 22 degrees centigrade in the summer.
Due to its relief and its geographical location, the Algarve receives a variety of climatic influences: from the European continent to North Africa, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean. The maximum temperatures fluctuate, throughout the year, between 15 and 31 degrees centigrade, with no negative lows in winter, a season in which sunny days induce the visit of tourists from the countries of northern Europe.
Summer air: 24ºC to 29ºC
Air in winter: 15ºC to 18ºC
Summer sea: 21ºC to 24ºC
Winter sea: 15ºC to 19ºC