Algarve continues to be the first choice for cheap family holidays from the U.K. The best deals are available early on. Be it a five-day break for February half term or the much-awaited Easter holidays in April, you should book early so that you can travel with your family at ease and experience the southern coast of Portugal at leisure.
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Expedia Family Holidays to the Algarve
Expedia U.K offers some of the cheapest holiday deals to the Algarve. How does £30/person for hotel and return flight in April sound? This was the result for a search for a family of four, with two children aged 5 and 7.
Hotels in Faro and other parts of Algarve are already booked for April and beyond. You should consider booking now if you’ve made up your mind to be in the Algarve in spring and summer.
Get a glimpse of traditional Portuguese culture in Alte. The missus will love shopping in Portimao. The kids will really enjoy the many theme parks and beaches all over the Algarve. Why, you can even take off for a day trip to Seville in Spain. Oh! if you love golf, then Algarve is where you’ll find some of the best golf courses in the world.
Albufeira – You need more than one holiday to enjoy all that Albufeira has to offer. With 30 kilometers of coastline, beautiful beaches, pavements on the main street lined with inviting cafes, and a bustling nightlife on The Strip, you will love it in Albufeira.
Fisherman’s Beach or Praia dos Pescadores is a family-friendly beach, and eating piri piri chicken at one of the non-touristy joints here is a nice experience.
Lagos – Lagos is a mere one hour drive from Albufeira. It boasts a beautiful marina, range of family-friendly accommodation, and an Old Town that is an architecture lover’s dream. Meia Praia stretches for four kilometers, it lies to the east of the marina and you will enjoy paddle boating with your kids here.
The city’s nightlife scene, on Rua 25 de Abril, is a bustling one and you have a choice of pubs and cafes to choose from.
Faro – The capital of Algarve is where your flight will land. Praia de Faro is the city’s favorite beach, and where you can sunbathe under a gentle sun. As with other beaches in Algarve, Faro beach too offers excellent opportunities for water sports.
A bike tour is a great way to check out all that Faro has to offer and is a fun activity for adults. The Ria Formosa National Park and the Museum of Faro are two places where both children and adults can have a very interesting time.
If you happen to be in Faro during the last week of July or the first week of August, you can taste delectable cuisine at the Faro Seafood Festival.
Quarteria, Tavira, Vilamoura, Sagres, Luz, Caroveira, and so many other destinations in Algarve that are perfect for a budget-friendly family holiday, book now for the most appropriate deal for you.