Self catering apartments in Montechoro, Portugal are hugely popular with families looking to enjoy an active holiday in the Algarve sunshine. Located 4km from Albureira, the most popular town in the Algarve, Montechoro is located just 1km from the sands of Playa da Oura, and with its own sport and leisure complex and the bars and restaurants of Alburfeira nearby, the entire family will find a reason to fall in love with a Montechoro villa.
Self catering Montechoro apartments are primarily taken for beach holidays, and they are ideally located from that point of view. The huge golden beach of Praia da Oura, the Golden Beach, is a magnificent place to relax with the sand between your toes, and the rocky headland makes it a safe place from which to swim. Windsurfing, waterskiing and banana boat rides are all available from Praia da Oura, and you can easily arrange boat trips along the coast or fishing trips out in the Atlantic. You can also uncover some fantastically secluded beaches from a Montechoro apartment or villa, especially Santa Eulalia and Praia dos Aveiros, upon which the region’s finest scuba diving centre sits.
There is a huge amount of entertainment on the park attached to Montechoro. There is a huge swimming pool complex with sunbathing areas, children’s pools and even a bouncy castle. There is also an 18 hole mini golf course, and the whole area is surrounded by bars and restaurants for refreshment during the day and entertainment as the evening draws in.
The Algarve is a hive of activity, and almost every activity you could wish for can be found within a short drive of a Montechoro villa. Golf thrives in the Algarve, and there are a handful of courses suitable to any standard of golfer in the immediate vicinity of Montechoro. Horse riding and walking country can be found in swathes back from the coastline, and the coastal path of the Algarve is ideal for scenic walks and cycle rides with the sea breeze blowing through your hair.
The delights of Albufeira will become well known to you if you stay in a self catering Montechoro apartment. The nightlife along ‘the strip’ is great fun, lasting long into the wee hours, and there are many great restaurants serving all types of international cuisine to the highest standards. The old centre of Albufeira has a large number of attractions, especially the market and the seafood restaurants.
Family holidays to Montechoro villas are perfect at any time of year. There are over 300 days of sunshine every year, with average monthly temperatures in the summer soaring to over 30˚C. Even during January, temperatures during the day reach into the high teens (˚C).
You can reach a Montechoro villa within half an hour of leaving Faro International Airport (FAO). There is no shortage of direct flights to Faro from across the UK, provided by a huge range of airlines, from the most luxurious flights to the cheaper ‘no frills’ services. Wherever you live in the UK, you should have no trouble in finding a cheap and convenient flight to your self catering apartment in Montechoro, Portugal.