The warm all year round climate makes golfing popular anytime of the year.
Other activities include a host of watersports centred at many of the long white, sandy beaches up and down the coastline.
From surfing and sailing at vale do Garrao near Vilamoura, to pleasure island boat trips at Tavira in the Eastern Algarve, you are always close to another exciting day on the water.
A trip to Monchique is a must for nature lovers offering splendid mountain views and hill trails, as well beautiful birdlife set in picturesque pine forests.
For those visitors seeking culture and history, the Algarve has many sites influenced by the Roman and Arab invasions. Faro, the capital of the Algarve has retained the historic walls of the Romans within its precincts. There many, many Roman ruins just waiting to be explored and the Arab influence is still seen in local architecture.
Algarve's restaurants are legendary, with all tastes catered for using the best of fresh local ingredients.
With English widely spoken you are sure to find your own personal favourite in Europe's holiday paradise.