Luxury holidays in Algarve

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When to go

This sunny spot sees little rain throughout the year. Temperatures peak between July and September, ranging from 26°C to 35°C. Spring and autumn are quieter and pleasantly balmy, and winter never gets more nippy than around 10°C.

Getting there

  • Planes

    Faro airport is the region’s air hub, served by connections from across Europe (
  • Trains

    International rail services serve Lisbon Oriente station, from where you can pick up a regional train to Tunes, Albufeira or Faro (
  • Automobiles

    By car, from the north, take the A2 towards the Algarve; the E1 via Seville across the border is the simplest option travelling west from southern Spain.
  • Taxis

    Ranks are restricted to hub stations and larger towns, so book with your hotel where possible. Cabs are an affordable way to get around – especially for fare-sharing families – look for a set list of prices at the rank or inside the vehicle. Can’t see one? Agree a price up front.