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Villas in Algarve, Portugal

The Algarve attracts holidaymakers with some of Europe's, indeed the world's, most stunning beaches which have made it one of Portugal’s most popular tourist destinations.

The coast is lined with miles of long golden sandy beaches, dramatic cliffs, caves, secluded coves and amazing rock formations. The beaches and associated water sports are not the only reason to enjoy a villa holiday in the Algarve. 

There’s a wealth of family-friendly attractions, historic towns and castles to discover and delicious food to devour. Combined, this makes a villa holiday in the Algarve the perfect holiday for families, friends and couples alike.

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As a collective, our villa experts have over 50 years of experience. We use our expertise to deliver only the best holidays to our customers, who we see as part of the big SPL Villas family. Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at our Feefo reviews. 

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Resorts in Algarve



Albufeira is one of the most vibrant seaside resorts in the Algarve known for its lively and ...


Just a short drive from Faro airport is the small town of Almancil, perfectly pleasant and typical ...


Carvoeiro is a picturesque and traditional Portuguese resort town, situated along a stunning ...
Quinta do Lago

Quinta do Lago

This famous golf and holiday resort is one of the most exclusive destinations of its kind not only ...
Vale do Lobo

Vale do Lobo

Vale do Lobo 'valley of the wolf' is situated on the Atlantic coast between Quinta do Lago and ...


Vilamoura is a modern and sophisticated luxury holiday destination that is situated on one of the ...

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Algarve travel guide

Explore all that the Algarve has to offer on your next villa holiday. You can really do as little or as much as you like. Combine lazy days by the pool with a meander down to the beach and a sunset cocktail back on your terrace. Or, for the more active, why not try horse riding or paragliding? And we can’t forget the golf courses – golfers are really spoilt in the Algarve.

Romance in Algarve

Chill out and relax on one of the many beautiful beaches for the day and take in some of the stunning surroundings on a romantic walk. If you are looking for a peaceful, calm retreat for some relaxation you will cherish, book a visit to the Monchique Thermal Baths or treat yourselves to some pampering spa treatments. Of course you could just spend the day relaxing together, sipping cocktails by your romantic villa’s private pool. Take advantage of being able to travel outside of high season with one of our last minute villa holidays in the Algarve.

Frequently asked questions about the Algarve

How long does it take to fly to the Algarve?

The flight time will depend on where you’re flying from but a flight from the UK to Faro airport takes approximately 3 hours.

What currency do I need to take to the Algarve?

The Algarve is in Portugal which is part of the Euro zone. You’ll need to take Euros with you on holiday. We recommend taking some cash with you as smaller shops and restaurant may not accept credit or debit cards.

What is the time difference between the UK and the Algarve?

The whole of mainland Portugal is in the same time zone as the UK, so there is no need to change your watch when you arrive in the country.

When is the best time to go to the Algarve?

The Algarve has an enviable Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. The hottest months are between June and August – in July you can expect temperatures around 30 C during the day. Even in the coolest month of February, daytime temperatures sit around 16 C. The summer months of June to September are also the driest – often there’s no rain at all during July.