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Family Self Drive to Southern Portugal

Algarve & Alentejo

Best time to travel
Ideal length
7 nights
Perfect for
From (incl flights)
€1,899 pp (2 adults, 2 children)

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Faro.
  • All private transfers as well as 7 days’ pre-arranged car rental, giving you the opportunity to explore at your leisure.
  • 7 nights’ luxury accommodation in Sagres and Alentejo.
  • Experience important family moments as you explore theses beautiful regions.
  • Enjoy outings to see the famous rock formations of Ponta da Piedade and relish in exciting resort activities.
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With no shortage of sunshine, sandy beaches and amazing resorts, it is no wonder why the Algarve and Alentejo are popular destinations for families. In this suggested itinerary, discover the very best family-friendly properties and activities to be experienced in Sagres and Craveiral. Observe the natural beauty of the Algarve and Alentejo as you explore the regions by self-driving. Embark on exciting outings to see the Lago’s famous rocky cliffs and sea caves or indulge in family fun activities at beachside resorts. With this itinerary, we want to help create memorable moments for you and your family in the sunny south of Portugal.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Faro.

Upon arrival, pick up your car and drive to your luxury hotel in Sagres where you will stay for the next four nights’.

Experience fun for all the family at a friendly beach resort in Sagres.

Located in the beautiful Algarve, enjoy easy access to the nearby beach or the multitude of activities to enjoy at your leisure. Laze by the pool, swim in the Atlantic on Martinhal Beach or engage in a host of fun activities such as dolphin watching, bike rides, yoga lessons and sports.

Martinhal Sagres Family Resort
Discover Ponta da Piedade, the Algarve’s most famous rock formations.

Head to Lagos and embark on a private tour of Ponta da Piedade, a group of yellow-golden cliff-like formations along the coastline near Lagos. During this tour you will also discover the Benagil Cave, a remarkable seaside cave known for a distinctive hole in its roof.

Ponta da Piedade
Drive north to rural Craveiral, Alentejo and immerse yourself in nature.

Take some time out to unwind with the family during a three-night stay at a gorgeous, rustic property that boasts an orchard and a small working farm. Located just outside the quaint town of São Teotónio, the property is not far from the beaches of Vila Nova de Milfontes.

Return to Dublin from Faro.

Return your rental car and board your flight. Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Where to rest your head

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Craveiral Farmhouse by Belong

Situated a few kilometres from Zambujeira do Mar, Craveiral is the perfect combination of nature with all the comforts of modern life.

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Martinhal Sagres Family Resort

The luxurious village-style Martinhal Sagres Family Resort is tailor-made for young families. Located in the beautiful Algarve, there are three restaurants each offering a healthy children’s menu.

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What people are saying

“The OROKO experience was genuinely special. Hotels and experiences were very carefully chosen to match our expectations and tastes. Ten out of ten to all concerned.”

Aidan and Eileen – Puglia, May 2018


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