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Escape to this Portuguese Paradise!

Sea, sunshine, and beaches – holidays to the Algarve have it all. Choose from bustling resorts and quaint little towns to make yours the perfect family holiday. Many thousands of Irish holidaymakers come here every year, some for the first time and some who can’t help but come back time and again.

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Things to do in the Algarve
Algarve holidays have plenty of attractions to explore such as the popular Benagil cave and boat tours along the coast with striking yellow cliffs. Take out a boat to see the dolphins. Visit the Old Town of Faro which is surrounded by a medieval stone wall and filled with Roman ruins or you can shop till’ you drop at the Forum Algarve shopping centre. Take a trip down to Cape St.Vincent, an iconic lighthouse which is a landmark and a must-see attraction for your holidays in the Algarve, surrounded only by cliffs and the ocean. Take a splash at the Zoomarine Algarve a marine-themed amusement park that’s a perfect attraction for the whole family with water slides to dolphin shows.Try out some water sports such as parasailing, jet skiing or the banana boat!
Dining Out
You can find all types of cuisine throughout the Algarve. The Algarve is best known for their Piri Piri Chicken which was invented in the little town of Guia in the Algarve. Another delicacy is the Pasteis Nata which is a custard tart, where every restaurant competes for the best title of making it! There are plenty of places to eat in the Algarve from beach shacks specialising in local freshly caught seafood to high rated restaurants. Seafood is popular as the Algarve is situated near the Ocean and small local fish villages and you can expect beautiful seafood delicacies in the Algarve. There’s plenty of international cuisine and takeaways too around every corner so you'll never go hungry. Looking to explore more, check out the popular market in Quarteira or the Loule market where locals sell local produce - so there's plenty of culinary options during your holidays to the Algarve!
For Couples
Holidays to The Algarve offer romance in stunning surrounds. Relax on one of the many beaches you’ll find along the coast. The Algarve is brimming with nightclubs, pubs and cheap drinks so that you can party till’ the morning. In Albufeira, “The Strip”, is the place to be on a night out. Take a romantic boat tour to watch the sunset. Visit the Algarve’s hidden caves or learn how to cook Portuguese food at a culinary class! Escape to the city of Faro and explore the old streets of Faro Old Town. Is sky the limit? Try parasailing with your partner and watch the views above and below your feet that will leave you mesmerised! So, Algarve holidays are perfect for couples seeking to spend some quality time together.
For Family
There is plenty of fun to be had for families with holidays in the Algarve! Spend your days at one of the many beaches in Algarve making sandcastles and relaxing under the sun. Take a trip down to the zoo in Lagos, where you’ll see over 150 animal species and you’ll get a chance to feed some animals! You will love the parks Algarve holidays have to offer such as the Aqualand water park - where you can splash around all day in the pools and slide down the slides or the Zoomarine - where dolphins put on a show for you to enjoy and plenty of water activities for you to explore! If that’s not enough, there’s always time to go on a boat tour and catch a dolphin spot where you’ll watch dolphins in their natural habitat or the see Benagil cave.

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