The Parque da Corcovada apartment complex lies on the outskirts of Albufeira, a bustling city of twisting streets and fine beaches, which somehow sees the attractions of ancient Algarve with the leisure and excitement of a modern Algarve seaside resort. Abufeira is, as a result, the most popular destination for discerning tourists from the UK, flocking to apartments in Parque da Corcovada in order to enjoy the best of Albufeira from the comfort, luxury and space of a private villa in a secluded location.
The main attraction of a villa in Parque da Corcovada is its proximity and ease of access to all that has made Albufeira the top tourist destination in Portugal. Located just 5 minutes from the centre of town, self catering accommodation in Parque da Corcovada somehow manages to offer a wonderful slice of peace and luxury right at the heart of the action. However, you never actually have to leave Parque da Corcovada in order to have a wonderfully relaxing break. There are three large, communal swimming pools to enjoy from a Parque da Corcovada apartment, as well as huge areas of landscaped gardens.
With over 20 sensational sand beaches to choose from, even the most seasoned of beach lovers will be overwhelmed by the choice and quality of beaches available from a self catering Parque da Corcovada holiday rental. The vast majority of beaches in the area have been awarded the European Blue Flag for cleanliness and safety year after year, and almost every water sport you can imagine is practiced with aplomb in the area. There are many water sport centres offering both tuition and equipment hire in Albufeira.
This region of the Algarve is a golfing centre of the highest quality. Golfers flock to the region from across Europe to enjoy the superb golf courses, excellent practice facilities and glorious climatic and scenic conditions.
The centre of Albufeira has all the shops, restaurants and bars you could possibly need during a holiday in a Parque da Corcovada apartment. Never far from its fishing village roots, Albufeira is a myriad of twisting cobbled streets, filled with fantastic seafood restaurants, and where the traditional Portuguese fishing fleet pull their colourful boats up onto the beach among the bronzed bodies of sun worshipers.
The Algarve is famous for its glorious Mediterranean climate, which makes holidays to Parque da Corcovada a treat regardless of the time of year. There are over 300 days of sunshine each year, and if you visit a Parque da Corcovada apartment at any time between the end of May and the beginning of October, you can expect daily peak temperatures reaching well into the mid 30’s (˚C), which last long into the afternoon. Even during winter, the golf courses that surround Parque da Corcovada properties continue to do great business as rain is uncommon and temperatures are unlikely to dip below 15˚C during the day.
Faro International Airport (FAO) is a huge transport hub in the Algarve, and is located just half an hour away. There are a great range of flights from the UK to Faro, supplied by almost every airline that currently operates from British airports. Car hire facilities are plentiful, although a hire car is not necessary to enjoy a full Parque da Corcovada holiday.