Patroves is a popular coastal resort, situated close to Albufeira on the Portuguese Algarve. Visitors looking to enjoy their summer break in Patroves will discover that the resort boasts a wonderful choice of self catering accommodation available for rental. The majority of the accommodation available is in the form of villas. These villas are available in various sizes and with a great choice of amenities. The majority are from two to four bedrooms, most of which have their own private pools, perfect for having a dip in between soaking up the warm sun.
Although Patroves itself is relatively quiet and sedate, visitors enjoying their holidays here will discover that the nearby town of Albufeira boasts all the tourist amenities and attractions they would expect from a busy resort on the Algarve. There are a wealth of restaurants and bars to found close to the town’s busy marina, as well as boasting a lively nightlife scene when the sun finally sets.
There are several beaches in the region, the most popular being the Praia dos Pescadores, or ‘Fisherman’s Beach’. Here there are a wealth of water sports activities available, such as windsurfing and scuba diving, although the less athletic may prefer to hire a pedalo or simply bathe in the warm sea.
For holidaymakers who do not want to spend all their time on the beach, whilst enjoying their holidays in Patroves, there are several places of interest to visit within the vicinity of the town. One of the most popular draws is the Moorish Paderne Castle, which was built in the 12th century.
Nearby Albufeira offers numerous historical attractions, most of which are to be found within the Arabic style Old Town. The remains of the town’s Roman aqueduct is another interesting discovery.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Patroves will discover that the Algarve enjoys warm sunny summers and mild winters. Summer temperatures will often reach the early thirties degrees Celsius, whilst winter temperatures average around 12 degrees Celsius. The region receives an average annual rainfall of around 23 inches.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Patroves will first fly to the nearby Faro Airport (FAO). There are a number of airlines operating regular and affordable flights here, to include British Airways, Thomson Airways and Ryanair. These flights depart from several UK regional airports, such as London Gatwick (LGW), Glasgow (GLA), Birmingham (BHX), Leeds Bradford (LBA), East Midlands (EMA) and Liverpool (LPL).