You have had enough of long-working hours and you need a break. I am sure that like most of us you searched the Net looking for ideas, but you are stuck about what should you include in this breakaway trip. We are here to help. If you’re not yet bursting with ideas and plans, here are some helpful suggestions of some of the best things to do while on vacation in Algarve.
The Algarve is both modern and a rural region at the same time but with a rich heritage and history. It is a perfect place for someone who wants to get away from it all, even for just a few days. Take to the streets and walk the towns that you have selected to visit, walking enables you to absorb the natural culture of each place. Visit the museums and churches. If you want to explore outside of the town centers, rent a bike and ride all over the areas looking for those little hidden gems that appear when you least expect it.
The Algarve has some of the world’s best golf courses. You have the choice of 9-hole to 18-hole courses scattered in more than 30 golf courses in the Algarve. The southern region of Portugal has an ideal climate for golf, due to its warm and dry weather, and the main season is from late autumn to late spring.
Who doesn’t love shopping in another country? It’s a great way to enjoy and explore the local culture and traditions. You’ll surely find great bargains at the shopping districts of Portimão, Guia, Monchique, Tavira, Loulé, and Lagos. You can find everything from souvenirs, bags, shoes, clothes, trinkets, accessories, etc.
With a beautiful coastline and an even more beautiful water conditions, this vacation destination has a lot to offer for water sport enthusiasts. You can try your hand ... and feet, at windsurfing, surfing, or experience the wonders of the underwater world by diving into the thriving marine life and the legacy of Algarve’s sunken past. You can also enjoy jet skiing, sailing, boating, or just swimming and enjoying the Mediterranean waters.
You can't visit a location and not try its many food dishes on offer. Experience the culinary delights of the typical Portuguese cuisine, the smells, and most of all, its different tastes. You’ll be in gastronomic heaven with the unique taste of the Algarve and definitely your Algarve experience will not be complete without trying the cataplana, a local fish and shellfish delicacy.
Above are just a few of the things that you can focus on during your trip. On this site that are many more options for you to explore, some more detailed than others. So start exploring and enjoy your well deserved break knowing that you crammed the best of the Algarve during your visit, so that you get back home, refreshed and ready for your day-to-day life once again.