Algarve Holiday Guide

Is Algarve only for the rich and famous?

The Algarve has long been the playground for the rich and famous. Celebrities and jet setters flock here throughout the year. Sunshine, sea, and the charm that the resorts at Quinta do Lago, Vilamoura, and Dunas Douradas make the draw here impossible to resist. Come see why!

The sheer opulence of the golden triangle as a backdrop to your favorite holiday activities makes an Algarve holiday an experience to remember. For the very famous, taking your holiday in as much or as little privacy as you want, priceless.

Algarve resorts are expensive and luxurious

Algarve is a perennial favorite at the World Travel AwardsDunas Douradas Beach Club won the 2013 "Most Luxurious Accommodations" award. This resort is simply amazing. Every detail thought out to make your stay here one of the most pampered accommodations you will ever experience. Anything you need on your luxury holiday to Portugal has been carefully thought out and prepared for you.

Vale do Lobo's 5 star Beach and Golf Resort is located directly next to it. The Vale do Lobo Resort is constantly expanding in both size and what it offers its upscale clientele. It is one of the few resorts that even have its own staffed medical facilities. This resort stands out.

The Vale do Lobo Marina at its center provides the gateway to some of the best water attractions in the Algarve. If there is an on the water, or underwater sport you want to try, this is the place!  For world class pampering, we can't forget the really exclusive Spa and Gymnasium.

Quinta do Lago, just like Vale do Lobo is equally famous for the world class golf courses to take your holiday on. This area has some of the most well designed and diverse courses in Europe. Your skills will be tested every day on the courses here. Situated next to the Ria Formosa Natural Park, you are only a few moments away from the peaceful surroundings of the park. Explore and enjoy!

What do you want to get out of your holiday to Portugal?

Are you looking for a private holiday with your family? Is it that get away as a couple to spend time together? Maybe you and your friends want to build memories that last a lifetime? Take that ultimate sports holiday!

Why do the British Love Algarve holidays?

Why Britons love the Algarve for holidays is as varied as there are Brits! For the UK, the Algarve is one of the top holiday hot spots and it keeps growing in popularity. The Brits and the Irish have made Algarve one of the top European holiday destinations. If you want to see why the winter sunshine holidays are so popular don't take our word for it, book one with us and see for yourself.

People all over the UK take holidays to Portugal's Algarve. The culture, food, and every activity or sport you can dream of under the sunshine is in Portugal.

What do you want to do with your holiday to Portugal?

Portugal is famous for its winter sun. Surfing, sun bathing, and swimming are all year activities here. The beaches are world famous. Make sure you check out Salema Beach, ranked 15th in the world for tranquil and secluded beaches. It is stunning.

Portimao's completed artificial reef project is really one of a kind. Four decommissioned war ships were sunk to promote marine life, and are the biggest attractions of the underwater museum. If you snorkel or dive, this is a must see.

Horseback ride on any of the winding trails and explore the Serra de Monchique. If horseback is not your cup of tea; biking, hiking, or taking a drive through these wonderful mountains to explore the little villages and history of Portugal will take your breath away. Take the time to get out and explore Portugal's unique culture. You will want to stay here forever.

How to make the most of your holiday to Portugal

If you are not rich and famous, how do you take a luxury celebrity holiday to Portugal with all the amenities? Trip Advisor did a study that shows the trend for UK holidays to Portugal are increasingly villa holiday rentals in Algarve. The reason is simple. Brits can get the same level of luxury as the rich and famous and do it on the cheap. We promise, take a look at our resort listings and compare.

This means as a couple you can extend your holiday. For your family, surprise them by a luxury villa rental of their dreams. We will help you plan your Algarve holiday within your budget. Some of our family holiday clients have even gone on holidays in Algarve's premier holiday resorts with extended family, or friends. They rent 10 bedroom holiday mansions that sleep 20 people comfortably. Check out our listings! Plenty of privacy, room for the children to play, and entertaining is an experience.

We have selected from the most luxurious villas in Algarve to add to our holiday villa collection for you. Check out our rental villas in Quinta do Lago, Vilamoura, and Vale do Lobo among the other locations. If you didn't think you could afford Dunas Douradas, look through our villa collection and compare!

Explore Algarve

Portugal is rich with historical ruins and places to explore. The Algarve is steeped in that history. Ruins pre-dating the Roman period dot the landscape. Ancient castles and churches across the Algarve such as Silves' Castle will leave you in awe. Step back in history and let your imagination run wild.

The little towns and fishing villages with their red roofs and white wash will draw you into the culture. The Portuguese people treat you like family. You can explore all of this in one compact area- The Algarve


Have Your Wedding in Algarve

If you are planning your wedding, what doesn't the Algarve have going for it? We can make luxury accommodations for you if you are eloping or planning a large wedding party. Luxury villa rentals can be cozy and private all the way to being able to seat a party of 30 people at the same table. Our villas have the catering capacity and accommodations to match!

Check through our selection of villas and see if you agree Azure Holidays simply provides the best locations at great prices for your entire wedding party in Algarve. With everything Algarve has going for it, Algarve is the perfect place for your wedding. Imagine having everything you want to do or see outside your door. Our luxury villa rentals will save you money, so you can extend your honeymoon.

Algarve villas

All of our rental villas in Algarve were designed with you in mind. Regardless what you need, the size of your family or party, we have an elite selection for you to choose from. All of our villas carry the amenities you demand on your holiday. Every villa is locally owned, and we chose these for our collection because of how well built and how much pride is taken in them by the owners. The locations vary from Quinta do Lago, Vilamoura, Vale do Lobo among many others.

What we guarantee you will find is the one that will put you in the middle of all the things you love about the Algarve. We also guarantee that your luxury villa rental will be one of those things.

For our privileged clientele that demands even a little more we offer a chef's catering service, luxury car and limo transfer service for your convenience. That's just the beginning.

Azure Holidays stands behind all our customers, making sure your holiday plans are the best plans you will ever make. We are there 24 hours a day, at your service.

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