Armacao de Pera, Algarve, is one of the oldest establish resorts, having developed from the collection of fishing huts which originally decorated this beautiful stretch of coastline. During the height of the summer, accommodation in Armacao de Pera, Portugal is in huge demand, and the town becomes a bustling seaside resort, focused on the glorious beach of Senhora da Rocha, but the rest of the year, Armacao de Pera is a delightfully peaceful beach holiday destination.
The main beach you will enjoy from a self catering Armacao de Pera villa, Senhora da Rocha, is vast, stretching all the way to Gale. There shall be no problem finding a spot to bask in the long hours of warm sunshine, or a good place to swim. To the west of the beach, the coastline has been eaten away over the centuries, resulting in some fascinating and dramatic landform to be discovered.
In the evenings, the beach front restaurants fill the air with the flavours of local Algarve flavours, of which the fish is especially worth trying. After diner, there is no reason to return directly to your villa in Armacao de Pera though. There are some great little bars and clubs to be found, which are great fun, especially during peak season.
If you would like to see the Algarve in its original glory, the glorious little village of Pera is only a few miles from an apartment in Armacao de Pera. It is a charming little village boasting a huge sweeping sandy beach with local fish restaurants serving the days catch.
Silves is the largest city in the region, boasting an enormous amount of monuments and vital in the historical development in the region. Not only is Silves a great place to visit the beach, but a day trip from your Armacao de Pera apartment rental will allow you to discover a little more about the history and culture of this glorious region of the Algarve.
The peak season, from July until September are so popular due to the magnificent climate. Average temperatures are above a blissfully warm 27˚C for the entire time. Family holidays and couples wishing to have a memorable beach holiday in self catering Armacao de Pera accommodation, slightly away from the huge crowds are in luck. Average temperatures from May until the beginning of November are still above 21˚C.
Faro Airport (FAO) is the closest to any of the apartments or villas in Armacao de Pera, and receives a huge number of flights from right across the UK. Transfer times from the airport to accommodation in Armacao de Pera takes a little under an hour and a half, and there are some cheap transfer options available.