Holiday Rentals in Western Algarve

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All areas of Western Algarve
1927 properties in total

Alcalar (6)
Aljezur (35)
Almadena (3)
Alto Golf and Country Club (33)
Alvor (138)
Alvor Area (182)
Areias dos Moinhos (6)
Barao de Sao Joao (10)
Benagil (12)
Bensafrim (7)
Boavista Golf Resort (54)
Budens (21)
Burgau (113)
Caramujeira (16)
Carrapateira (11)
Carvoeiro (252)
Carvoeiro area (400)
Carvoeiro Clube (9)
Clube Atlantico (1)
Clube Golfemar (8)
Espiche (8)

Estrela da Luz (14)
Ferragudo (45)
Figueira (12)
Funchal Ridge (18)
Gramacho Golf (11)
Lagoa (9)
Lagos (528)
Lagos Area (31)
Lagos Marina (72)
Lagos Town (153)
Mato Serrao (11)
Meia Praia (70)
Mexilhoeira Grande (3)
Monchique (18)
Monte Carvoeiro (2)
Montinhos da Luz (19)
Oasis Parque (22)
Odiaxere (9)
Parque da Floresta (91)
Penina Golf (3)
Portelas (4)

Portimao (20)
Portimao area (57)
Porto de Mos (79)
Praia da Luz (251)
Praia da Luz Area (295)
Praia da Rocha (15)
Praia de Marinha (2)
Praia Dona Ana (18)
Rocha Brava (3)
Sagres (26)
Salema area (63)
Sargacal (3)
Serra e Mar (8)
Sesmarias Village (18)
Val del Rei (11)
Vale Centeanes (5)
Vale de Milho (24)
Vale de Pinta Golf (9)
Vila do Bispo (12)

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Holiday Rentals Western Algarve

Farmhouse, cottage, Apartment, and villa accommodation in Western Algarve for your holiday home rental in Portugal

Self-catering holiday rentals in Western Algarve for your home stay

The Western Algarve in Portugal has long been a popular holiday destination, thanks to its combination of idyllic beaches, relaxed atmosphere and world class golf courses.Its coastline is among the most beautiful you will find in Europe, with golden sand beaches overlooked by pink cliffs. As there are so many coves and beaches, it is easy to find a quiet spot if you wish to relax in peace, but there is also plenty to do if you wish to get active. You will discover waterskiing, windsurfing, kayaking and sailing are available from the local marinas, together with fishing trips and pleasure cruises to see the Algarve's famous sea caves.Many people choose the region for a holiday because it has a fantastic selection of golf courses that, thanks to the mild climate, are playable all year round. The championship standard Penina course close to Lagos is a real favourite with visitors, while it is also worth booking tee times at Gramacho Golf Resort, Parque da Floresta, Praia da luz and Quinta da Boavista.One thing that makes this part of Portugal stand out from other popular beach holiday destinations is that it is relaxed and quiet, even at the busiest times of year. This makes it a perfect choice for families and groups of older adults, who can choose any of the major resorts and be confident of enjoying a peaceful getaway.Lagos is the oldest town in the area, which you will be able to tell from its city walls, fortresses and beautiful churches. It also boasts a stylish marina and a selection of upmarket holiday homes, which are close to beaches and some tranquil wetlands on the Alvor Estuary.The largest town in Western Algarve is Portimao, which is popular with tourists thanks to its long sandy beaches, range of water sports, choice of accommodation and nearby family attractions, such as Aqualand and Zoomarine. There is also plenty to do after dark, with a selection of quiet pubs and excellent restaurants serving freshly-caught local seafood to try.If you really want to get away from it all, a trip to Sagres is a must. This friendly little town has some of the region's most spectacular cliffs and beaches, and the views from both Sagres Point and the Cape St Vincent headland are something you will never forget.

Holiday letting in Western Algarve for your short break

There is a huge selection of holiday villas in Western Algarve, which can sleep anywhere from four to 12 people, making them perfect for families. Most of the properties are modern, within walking distance of the beach and have private outdoor space perfect for barbecues.Golfers will find there are plenty of high-spec holiday apartments in Western Algarve that are either located at a golf resort, or within easy travelling distance of a selection of courses. Rent one of these and you will have a balcony, together with access to a communal swimming pool. For something a little more traditional, take a look at the range of holiday cottages and farmhouses in Western Algarve. These are usually in peaceful rural locations a short drive from the coast, with wonderful views and plenty of private green space.There are also many holiday houses in Western Algarve's towns and beach resorts that are ideal for family breaks. They are well equipped, excellent value for money and just a short walk from the beach and good local restaurants.

Best time to enjoy Western Algarve

If you are a keen golfer, the best time for a break in a holiday home in Western Algarve is the winter. The region's mild climate means conditions are great for golf all year round, so you can continue to play at a time when courses back home are unpleasantly damp.The area is quieter during the winter, but there are still enough Britons enjoying the weather to ensure the bars and restaurants stay open. So, you can look forward to some relaxed nights out after testing your swing on championship standard courses during the day.The school summer holidays are the top time for family breaks in Western Algarve. Younger children will find they have lots of space to run about on the long sandy beaches and teenagers can try a selection of exhilarating water sports.Perhaps the best reason to opt for the region for a family holiday is that it remains civilised after dark, so you can take the kids out for a quiet evening meal if you wish. The range of holiday villas with swimming pools and outdoor space in Western Algarve also ensure it is a practical choice for families.

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