The ideal destination for summer getaways, luxury holidays to the Algarve are perfect for both couples and families alike. Its pristine beaches, burgundy cliffs and whitewashed towns are visually stunning. The luxury resorts that dot the Algarve are excellent bases for all seeking poolside relaxation, unlimited water sports and golfing excellence. Furthermore, foodies will love the renowned Portuguese cuisine as they explore the cities of the Algarve, while the countryside in between is rich with olive groves and vineyards, the perfect backdrop for a luxury road trip.
We love the diverse nature of the Algarve, and it is little wonder luxury holidays to the Algarve are trending with the Irish market. Whether you’re in search of beachside relaxation, outdoor adventure or cultural exploration, we’re ready to create the perfect bespoke itinerary at the best value you can find. Be inspired by our range of suggested luxury couples and luxury family holidays to the Algarve.
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Best time to visit
The best time to embark on luxury holidays to the Algarve is from April to November. Enjoying a Mediterranean climate, temperatures range between 18˚C – 33˚C. For cycling and walking trips, prioritise visiting either in late spring/early summer or early autumn when the landscapes are in full bloom and temperatures are more bearable. July and August are the most popular months for beach holidays but also the hottest and busiest.
Algarve as part of a Portugal holiday
Luxury family holidays to Algarve are perfectly combinable with Alentejo on a luxury self-drive holiday. Picking up your car in Faro, drive to Sagres and spend days four days relaxing and enjoying activities including dolphin watching, bike rides, yoga lessons and water sports. Then drive to Lagos and embark on a private tour of Ponta da Piedade and Benagil Cave. The last stop on your luxury road trip is Alentejo’s rural town of Craveiral. Stay three nights in a gorgeous, rustic property which boasts an orchard and a small working farm, exploring the quaint town of São Teotónio and unwinding on the beaches of Vila Nova de Milfontes.