The small settlement of Praia Verde is situated on the Algarve coast; this is in the far south of the country of Portugal. You will tend to find on your holidays in Praia Verde that the area is conveniently close to the city of Faro and its international airport. The coast is also simply exquisite here, meaning that you will have plenty to keep you busy and entertained, whilst making the absolute most of your comfortable and well furnished rental villa.
There are ample activities to keep you thoroughly entertained on your holidays in Praia Verde, for when you can actually prise yourself away from your gorgeous self catering accommodation. Swimming is often possible at the individual properties themselves, as they regularly come equipped with their own pool. It is highly likely that you will also want to make the most of the glorious beach that can be found in this part of the Algarve and this will allow you to indulge in activities such as fishing, scuba-diving, jet skiing, sailing and water skiing. Other popular pastimes in the area include the likes of walking and rambling, horse riding, tennis and there are a few golf courses in the region if you fancy a round or two.
For when you decide to wander off and explore more of the region of the Algarve, there are several ideas for great days out. This part of Portugal is extremely proud of The Formosa Natural Park and if you are keen to learn more about the indigenous flora and fauna of the country, this is exactly where you should head. On a more urban scale, you should travel west along the coast to the city of Faro. Some of the most popular attractions to take in while you are here include The Faro Archaeological Museum which will provide you with a fascinating insight into the history of this part of the world, The Chapel of Bones may well sound a tad of the macabre side, but is actually a highly interesting site to visit, and The Old Town of Faro will easily take up a full afternoon as you explore this historic portion of the city.
The weather on your holidays in Praia Verde will be that of a Mediterranean climate. Summers are warm and relatively dry with temperatures regularly hitting the low-thirties degrees Celsius mark. Even during the coolest winter months, you can still expect temperatures to remain in the low to mid-teens degrees Celsius. The average rainfall figure for this part of the world is around 23 inches per year.
You may well be pleased to learn that your self catering accommodation in Praia Verde will only be around an hour’s drive from Faro International Airport (FAO). Several airlines fly to Faro from the United Kingdom and these include Monarch, Thomas Cook Airways, easyJet, BMI Baby and Jet2.com; departing from airports such as Glasgow (GLA), Cardiff (CWL), Birmingham (BHX), London Stansted (STN), Liverpool (LPL), Bristol (BRS) and East Midlands (EMA).