Boliqueime is a quaint, rural town found within the municipality of Loule. A accommodation in Boliqueime is perfect for those looking for a more secluded location; set amidst almond groves and pine trees, it lies within 15 minutes of major beaches and nightlife. HomeAway has holiday villas and homes in Boliqueime of various sizes. These include a Boliqueime villas near the town centre with a swimming pool and internet access and a spacious home for eight, complete with a modern kitchen and garden.
Though a rental in Boliqueime puts guests near the busy towns, those looking to stay in a harbour town can check out HomeAway's selection of accommodations in Vilamoura, located about five miles from Boliqueime. Further up the coast is the popular tourist town of Albufeira. Alternatively, the pretty and historic town of Loule has some great HomeAway accommodations.
Praia da Falesia:
This beach is about five miles from Boliqueime and east of Vilamoura. It is characterised by fine golden sands and clean water. The absence of facilities makes it a great location for those looking for some peace and quiet.
Ria Formosa Natural Park:
This natural park is a 35-minute drive from Boliqueime. A number of different ecosystems exist here thanks to the various seas, rivers and tides that affect the area. Ria Formosa hosts thousands of birds during migration season and is home to a unique clam that seafood-lovers will want to sample.
Loule is a beautiful 13th century town near Boliqueime. The old castle walls provide great views, but the main draw here is the market hall, selling locally grown produce, meat, fish and handmade crafts, as well as the vibrant gypsy market held each Saturday.
This bustling tourist town is only eight miles from Boliqueime. The famous strip at Albufeira is the region's hottest spot for nightlife, and the Old Town oozes history with its narrow cobblestone streets, clock tower and whitewashed buildings.
Located five miles from Boliqueime, the town of Vilamoura is a chic destination. The extensive marina hosts all manner of yachts, and there is an impressive selection of boutique shops and exquisite restaurants. For history buffs, the archaeological site of Museu Cerra da Vila, including its remains of a Roman bath, house and mosaic are a must.
Olhos d’Agua is a small town near Vilamoura whose buildings are centred around a main street which runs straight down to the beach. The Praia d’Agua has fine, clean sand and clear waters and tends to be less populated than the beaches closer to Albufeira.
Boliqueime has an agreeable climate with sunshine the whole year round. Average temperatures in July and August fall within the 28-30ºC range. Rainfall is scarce and sunshine is plentiful. The winters are mild; temperatures average around 12-15ºC and though some rain falls, the days are predominately sunny. Spring and fall are warm with temperatures in the mid-20s.
The airport in Faro (FAO) is the closest to Boliqueime; it services flights to and from most major airports in the UK and Europe. There is no train or bus station in Boliqueime, so the best way to reach the town is by car. The drive only takes 20-25 minutes, as Boliqueime is located a mere 18 miles from the airport. Car hire agencies and taxis are plentiful.