The Algarve Region What to discover and how to enjoy your visit
The Algarve is the southernmost region of mainland Portugal and covers an area of 5,000Km². With 200 Km of Atlantic Ocean coastline, it has a climate similar to the Mediterranean. (more about the climate)
The population is over 450,000 inhabitants of all nationalities, distributed through 16 municipalities and settled mostly on the coastline.
We invite you to discover this attractive region by learning a little bit more about each municipality
Move your mouse over the aerial view of the Algarve and click on the chosen destination.
Today, the Algarve is a favourite holiday destination, being famous for its beautiful beaches, amazing countryside, vibrant nightlife, splendid golf courses, excellent hostelries, culture and popular customs, and the friendly charm and welcome of its people. The wonderful climate, warm and sunny all year round, gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of sport, cultural and leisure activities.