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The Algarve is a popular tourist destination along the south cost of Portugal, with many popular cities and towns, including Albufeira, Vilamoura, Portimao and Olhao, visited by thousands of tourists every year. The Algarve is famed for its endless golden coast, and boasts some of the best beaches in Europe, with Rock Beach and Falesia Beach among those every visitor to the area should check out. The area is home to hundreds of beach hotels, giving you plenty of choice for that family trip or romantic getaway you have been after.
The Algarve also enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular golfing destinations in Europe, and is home to over 30 spectacular golf courses. The mild winter climate and wide range of golf hotels, make the Algarve a popular golfing destination for many golfing enthusiasts during the off season.
There's more to the Algarve than sandy beaches and golf courses, as the coastal area is home to some breathtaking landscape and the towns and cities filled with bustling markets and some great local cuisine. The Algarve area is also famed for its nightlife with many cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs making it a popular destination for party goers of all ages.
With amusement parks, waterparks and marinas aplenty in the Algarve, there'll be something for all the family to enjoy when you visit the area. One area worth checking out is the trendy Vilamoura Marina, a popular hangout for tourists and locals, where you can relax in a bar or cafe and look out as the yachts and catamarans set sail.