The Western Algarve offers the perfect place to spend a holiday or even a lifetime. Filtered by thousands of miles of ocean the air is fresh and clean, drenched in over 300 days of sunshine per year, the Algarve offers one of the healthiest lifestyles in the world.
The whole of the Western Algarve offers an eclectic and cosmopolitan experience. Cobbled streets and stunning sandy beaches that welcome visitors looking for a holiday to remember for a lifetime. With the naturally beautiful River Arade leading to the picturesque village of Ferragudo, the sheltered Alvor estuary with its wildlife, the historic walls of the old city of Lagos, the award winning Lagos Marina and the stunning view across the Bay of Luz from the beach is breathtaking. This area really does have something for everyone.
Further afield the quaint fishing villages of Burgau and Salema offer traditional algarvian style with stunning scenery and a visit to the 'end of the world' at Sagres and Cape St. Vincent is a must to see the Western most tip of Europe.
This is also the site of the historic naval College of Henry the Navigator. The cape continues to be an important landmark for the international transportation of goods, with its lighthouse, which is visible in the sea, 50 miles away.
The area has so much to offer, if you're a Sun worshipper and beach lover, surfer, sailor, hiker, historian, ornithologist or you just want to enjoy your holiday experience. Excellent food, friendly people and a wealth of activities to suit all tastes, the Western Algarve has something for you.