• Beautiful AlgarveThe Algarve is a perfect holiday destination
  • Traditional Algarvehead inland to experience true Portugal
  • Stunning AlgarveThe dramatic coastline of South Portugal
  • Easy to ExploreThe Algarve is a great destination to explore

The Algarve Tourist Guide

The Algarve is the stunning coastline of southern Portugal that makes for a fantastic holiday destination. Along the 160km stretch of idyllic coastline are beautiful expanses of sand, rugged cliffs and hidden coves. The region is blessed with almost perfect weather, with the warm weather suitable for the beach lasting from April through to October and winters, which are ideal for touring holidays. Each of the Algarve resort towns offer their own unique attractions but all provide great value, excellent tourist facilities and the welcoming attitude of the Portuguese. Let us here at Algarve-Tourist.com show to you this beautiful and enjoyable tourist destination.

Our Favourite Destinations in the Algarve

Faro Guide
faro portugal home

Faro is the calm fishing port close to the airport

Lagos Guide
Lagos portugal Guide

Lagos is the Algarve's best resort town, to ready why

Sagres Beach
Sagres portugal Beach

What are the best beaches of the Sagres region

Airport Guide
faro airport guide

Faro airport, the main international airport

Why Visit the Algarve?

The Algarve is blessed with a warm and sunny climate extends from early spring to late autumn. At the height of the tourist season, days have over 12 hours of sun and rain is completely unheard of. Even in the midst of winter there are hours of sun and temperatures are pleasantly warm. The Algarve is serviced by Faro international airport and the entire coastline is easily accessible from the airport, even for those visitors who are reliant on public transport. The airport caters for charter, national and low cost airlines so reaching the Algarve is easy and inexpensive outside of the summer season.



The Algarve dose not refer to an individual resort town but to the entire region. Each of the towns has its own unique and distinct characteristics that will appeal to different groups of tourists. Alberferia is the lively town for those visitors who wish their home comforts on holiday and generally attracts a younger crowd. Sagres is the complete opposite to Alberferia, head here for deserted beaches that are wild and rugged. Portimao and Lagos are the most developed towns of the region with great restaurants, bars and nightlife. To the west, sleepy Faro is often over looked and Tavira is quieter and more traditional.

Between each of the major towns are purpose built resorts designed for families, couples and fun hunting groups. The Algarve as a holiday destination has it all, stunning scenery, great beaches and is much cheaper than other Mediterranean countries. So let us at Algrave-tourist.com help you to discover this beautiful region of Portugal.