The small fishing village of Sagres is situated on Portugal’s popular Algarve and is at the furthest south westerly point of the country, and indeed of Europe. Self catering accommodation in Sagres benefits from a quiet and peaceful location, surrounded by natural park, and with some of the Algarve’s best beaches on your doorstep. This is an ideal destination for families, couples and friends who want to enjoy a relaxing holiday.
Self catering accommodation in Sagres is ideal for holidaymakers who want to get away from it all, yet be able to enjoy fantastic beaches, scenery, and amenities right on the doorstep. It sounds impossible, but you really can enjoy the best of both worlds in accommodation in Sagres! The small fishing village retains its small village charm even though there are some great restaurants and bars to enjoy. There are also enough shops to provide everything you need should you decide to cook your own meals back at your Sagres self catering accommodation.
There are plenty of great beaches to enjoy close to your Sagres accommodation, many of which are family friendly with shallow waters. A variety of water sports are usually available, and there is some great surf on this section of the coast too. The coastline has many trails that are great for exploring by bicycle or on foot, and within about ten minutes drive there is a golf course.
Close to your Sagres self catering accommodation is Sagres Point and Cape St Vincent. This ‘promontory’ of land has been very important in the history of Portugal and has a large fortress built on top of it, popular with visitors to the area. Sagres accommodation is surrounded by natural park, so this is one of the last places on the Algarve not to have been developed. Holidaymakers can enjoy the nature of the ‘Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina’.
Just 30 minutes drive along the coast from your self catering accommodation in Sagres is the ancient city of Lagos with a variety of sites to visit, and some excellent beaches. Inland from here is Silves with its Moorish castle. A little further along the Algarve coast is the popular town of Portimao, and further still is the lively resort town of Albufeira if you want to enjoy the livelier side of the Algarve.
Self catering accommodation in Sagres can be visited at any time of the year with the Mediterranean climate experienced here. There are hot and dry summers and although the winters remain very mild, they are a little wet but still great for sightseeing.
The main airport for the Algarve is situated in Faro, less than an hour and a half drive from your accommodation in Sagres. Faro Airport serves a number of airlines so there’s always a good choice for flights with budget and low coast carriers such as easyJet, Ryanair, Monarch Airlines, Jet2.com, Flybe, bmiBaby, and even British Airways.