The Allure of the Algarve

Gain balance and tranquility in the beautiful southern coastline of the Algarve!
The Algarve is an all-year-round destination offering a mild climate and lots of sunshine on a Portugal vacation. Explore the castle towns and historic villages nearby in flower-covered hillsides. Relax and walk through the sandy beaches framed by jagged rocks that give way to rolling green hills. The Algarve, with its tepid, calm Mediterranean, waters and stunning beaches is perfect for all types of beach activities!
8 Days from $1809/person CAD
Family
Guided
Honeymoon & Anniversary
Off The Beaten Path
Romantic
Private

TRAVEL YOUR WAY, ON YOUR OWN TERMS!

Accommodation
Choose from a range of places to stay, from premium four to luxury five-star hotels, beautiful villas, and charming boutique properties.
Experiences
Tailor your trip to include a wide variety of activities, from the must-see to the off-the-beaten-track, on a small-group tour or with a private driver and guide.
Flexibility
Travel whenever you want and escape the tour bus crowds! With no fixed dates or set schedules, you can travel whenever you want, on your own terms.
Expertise
With in-country knowledge, we are specialists in creating unique experiences, due to a personal and direct relationship with our local partners.

Departures

On Request

Included:

  • 7-nights accommodation (4-star hotel in the Algarve)
  • Daily Breakfast with the option to include all meals
  • Private airport transfers
  • English-speaking guide service during transfers and optional tours
  • Private optional tours as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

Speak to one of our Travel Specialists to begin planning a trip to Portugal!

  • All pricing is subject to change and is based on availability at the time of booking
  • Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel

Optional Extras:

  • With many accommodations and touring options in Portugal, we can mix and match different hotel and activity options to your liking!

Custom Itinerary

This pre-designed itinerary can be booked as is or our specialists can take away the stress and create a custom trip tailored to your tastes. We can arrange an itinerary around your budget, interests, dates, and special requests.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL

Arrival at Faro airport, reception, and private transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in the Algarve.

Accommodation at the Tivoli Marina Portimão Algarve Resort, Algarve, or similar

DAY 2: ALGARVE & WEST COAST

Breakfast at your hotel. Today, enjoy your day at leisure or take an optional excursion to one of the many beaches on the west coast of the Algarve.

As an option, enjoy a full day of discovery of the western Algarve region. Start with Sagres, a promontory known for its fortress (visit), and Cabo de São Vicente, the most southwestern point in Europe, with an impressive view of the ocean.

Continue to Lagos, where Henrique, the Navigator, had the first ships built for his sea expeditions. It was the city where the caravels loaded with gold, ivory and slaves arrived. Lagos has become a famous seaside resort. Overview of Ponta da Piedade, a natural place known for its magnificent rock formations, one of the most extraordinary places in the Algarve. As an option, you can also embark on a boat trip through the caves of Ponta da Piedade, with impressive views of the rock formations and beaches of the region. Free time for shopping.

Accommodation at the Tivoli Marina Portimão Algarve Resort, Algarve, or similar

DAY 3: ALGARVE & EAST COAST

Breakfast at your hotel. Today, enjoy your day at leisure or take an optional excursion to one of the many beaches on the east coast of the Algarve.

As an option, enjoy a full day tour of the Eastern Algarve. Departure towards Olhão, a fishing port with a picturesque aspect of a Moorish village, with narrow alleys and white, cubic houses, covered by terraces and equipped with corner chimneys. Discover its famous typical fish market (closed on Sundays and Mondays).

Discover Faro, the capital of the Algarve and the region's international gateway. Guided tour of the old Moorish village located next to the Ria Formosa, followed by a visit to the Cathedral (admission included except Saturday afternoons and Sundays). In the afternoon, visit an olive oil production plant, where you can learn more about the production process, visit the olive grove and taste one of the most important Portuguese products.

Accommodation at the Tivoli Marina Portimão Algarve Resort, Algarve, or similar

DAY 4: ALGARVE AT LEISURE

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Today is another day to explore on your own. We suggest an optional morning excursion to Loulé, one of the busiest towns in the Algarve countryside. Discover its picturesque covered market, whose main design elements were inspired by North African designs (closed on Sundays). Return to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure.

Accommodation at the Tivoli Marina Portimão Algarve Resort, Algarve, or similar

DAY 5: ALGARVE & FISHING VILLAGES

Breakfast at your hotel. Today, enjoy your day at leisure or take an optional excursion to the fishing villages of Carvoeiro, Ferragudo, and Portimão. In the afternoon, visit one of the best wineries in the Algarve. Discover its modern wineries, followed by a wine tasting.

Accommodation at the Tivoli Marina Portimão Algarve Resort, Algarve, or similar

DAY 6: ALGARVE & HISTORY

Breakfast at your hotel. Today, enjoy your day at leisure or take an optional excursion to the medieval and historical villages of the Algarve.

Departure to Silves, a typically medieval village and once the capital of a small Muslim kingdom in the Algarve. Visit the Muslim Castle and the 19th-century Cathedral. XII (closed on weekends). Continue to Monchique, a small village full of charm. Local liquor tasting ("medronho" or "melosa"). Free time for shopping for local crafts. Finally, pass Foia, the highest point in the Algarve with 902m and a beautiful panoramic view.

Accommodation at the Tivoli Marina Portimão Algarve Resort, Algarve, or similar

DAY 7: ALGARVE VILLAGES

Breakfast at your hotel. Today, enjoy your day at leisure or take an optional excursion to explore typical villages of the Algarve.

Discover the typical villages of Alte and Salir. Visit the most picturesque village in the Algarve – Alte. Walk the narrow streets full of flowers. You can admire the door of the Church of Nossa Senhora da Assunção, a good example of 16th-century Manueline architecture and the various fountains.

Continue to Salir and discover its white streets and the ruins of its old castle, witness to its sentry past, perched in the mountains of the Algarve interior. Return to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure.

Accommodation at the Tivoli Marina Portimão Algarve Resort, Algarve, or similar

DAY 8: DEPARTURE

Breakfast. Private transfer to Faro airport with assistance.


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