: Faro airport
Car: not necessary
The Algarve, located in the south of Portugal, offers ideal features for a wonderful holiday: practically year-round sunshine, golden sandy beaches with bars/restaurants, some of Europe’s best golf courses (20+), 'Monchique' mountain, romantic hidden towns, good value restaurants. Albufeira town is 4kms, around 5 min drive. The old town is very interesting with narrow cobbled streets and old fisherman houses and then there are the numerous music bars and street entertainers together with regular free shows in the main square in the summer season. Algarve Shopping, the biggest shopping centre in the region with several shops, restaurants, bowling, hypermarket (open Mon-Sun until 12:00 pm) is at Guia, a small town famous for many good value restaurants specialising in 'chicken piri piri', only 5min drive.
Just 5 minutes walk from the apartment is one of the finest supermarkets in the Algarve and an extremely popular BBQ'd fresh fish restaurant.