Portugal is a fantastic holiday destination, a truly diverse country full of thrilling adventure, scrumptious sea food restaurants and a whole host of culture and natural beauty, not to mention sugar soft sand beaches drenched in sunshine. Whether you’re after a relaxing beach break, a luxurious golfing getaway or a fun packed family holiday, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets. Cheap family holidays in Portugal are very popular, there are some great online deals to be had whether a self-catering apartment suits you best or an all-inclusive hotel, you’re sure to find your perfect holiday in Portugal.
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The Algarve has been a firm family favorite for years and it’s easy to see why; a selection of thriving resorts offer great, affordable accommodation, fantastic shopping and dining, and superb watersports as well as some of the best beaches in Portugal. Albufeira is a popular choice; it combines fabulous beaches with great nightlife and a wide selection of activities and excursions on offer. Choose from tranquil hidden coves or bustling long sandy beaches buzzing with beach bars and watersports. Previously a small fishing village, Albufeira has kept its original charm as well as some of its fishing boats; delicious fresh fish is always on the menu here! A gypsy market is held fortnightly where you can buy hand-crafted goods and pottery.
Carvoeiro, once a tiny fishing village has certainly retained all of its charm, families looking for a quieter holiday are sure to love this place. The town center boasts a delightful square where you can enjoy dining in the open air with views of the colorful fishing boats and the sea. The small sandy beach meets calm waters, a safe haven for little ones to splash about. There is lots of exploring to do up and down the craggy coastline, take a boat trip to Algar Seco and explore the unique rock formations from the sea. Or if you fancy a fun-filled family day out, there’s a water park close by; guaranteed to put a smile on the kids’ faces!
A summer holiday to Portugal is sure to excite and delight the whole family, with hot summer days, glittering beaches, fabulous shopping and nightlife as well as a host of culture and natural beauty to enjoy, you’ll want to return again and again!