Praia da Rocha, the main beach of Portimao, was one of the first beach resorts in the Algarve.
Albufeira is probably the liveliest and most energetic of all beach resorts in the Algarve. The town does not only offer large beaches, but is also the perfect base to organize day trips to Loulé or Faro.
Vilamoura is one of Portugal‘s most stylish and exclusive beach resorts. Originally built for the golfing elite, it is now a sophisticated resort in the Algarve offering first-class facilities and tranquility.
You may be surprised that a village like Alvor, located between Portimao and Lagos, is well suited for quiet beach holidays in the Algarve. Well, yes! Alvor is mostly unspoiled, despite its centric location on the Portuguese coast.