Portugal attracts tens of thousands of visitors from around the world every year, drawn to its culture, history and great weather. There is no better way to experience this than by staying in a holiday rental apartment in Cabanas de Tavira. Close to the beach, bars and restaurants, this once traditional fishing village is opening its arms to tourism. Self catering accommodation in Cabanas de Tavira is a great way to spend a vacation, giving access to things such as a fully-fitted kitchen and cable television, and providing a home away from home atmosphere.
Many of the more obvious activities that are possible on a holiday in Cabanas de Tavira revolve around the beach. Therefore, activities such as swimming, snorkelling, fishing, water skiing and of course sun bathing are all firm favourites. Golf is also a popular way to spend an afternoon or two for some people, and cyclists will be pleased with the variety that the roads offer to two wheeled travellers.
Due to its location, there are many places of outstanding natural beauty that can be visited from the self catering accommodation in Cabanas de Tavira. The nearby Formosa Nature Reserve consists of islands and beaches that can be accessed via ferry, and so even in the high season, it is possible to find a nice secluded spot. A scenic drive up and down the coastline is also recommended, and as the city of Lisbon is just over two hours away, a day trip there can also be organised. The city has a great many art galleries, museums and other places of interest to offer, and it might be advisable to take an organised tour there in order to make the most efficient use of time.
The climate in Cabanas de Tavira can be described as sub-tropical/Mediterranean. The upshot of this, is that the weather is pleasantly warm for most of the year. The summer months of July and August are the hottest, when day time average highs of 27 degrees Celsius are common, with the night time lows being 20 degrees. The very hottest days during this period can top over 40 degrees, which to many northern European tourists is too hot! During the winter, the coldest months are December and January, when day time average highs still measure 14 degrees, and the lows 11 degrees.
Some people may choose to drive to their holiday rental apartment in Cabanas de Tavira, but it must be remembered that this is a considerable journey, especially if travelling from the UK. It may be easier, therefore, to fly into Lisbon and rent a car there if so desired. The Lisbon Airport (LIS) has connections with most major European cities, and tourists intending to visit from the UK may be interested in flights from London Heathrow (LHR) courtesy of British Airways.