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Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Arias de Sao Joao, Portugal your home away from home

Areias de Sao Joao is a fantastic destination on the Algarve coastline for young groups. The magical combination of top beaches and excellent nightlife means that you will never be short of entertainment from an Areias de Sao Joao villa. Located just outside Albufeira, a hugely popular Algarve commercial centre, an apartment or villa in Areias de Sao Joao could not be better located for fantastic holidays in the sun. The staggering array of facilities and entertainment options means that Areias de Sao Joao villas are a real favourite with families too.

Things to do on holiday to Areias de Sao Joao, Portugal

Holiday rentals in Areias de Sao Joao are set on an incredible 5km beach of golden sand known as Forte Sao Joao. There is quite a steep incline leading to the beach, but once you are there, the cliff just adds to the beauty. There are a great number of excellent beaches to choose from, so whether you would like a lazy day in peace of a facility filled beach with plenty going on, you can find the perfect spot from a villa in Areias de Sao Joao. Praia d’Oura, a short walk from the village, is a magnificent water sports beach, offering endless windsurfing, water skiing, jet skiing, parasailing and even banana boat rides.

The nightlife from an Areias de Sao Joao is fantastic. Albufeira’s famous bar area, known as ‘The Strip’, is within easy walking distance of an Areias de Sao Joao property, with a huge range of bars, clubs and English style pubs, almost entirely catering for tourists. If you would prefer more culture, the old part of Albufeira is perfect. The cobbled streets are filled with fantastic boutiques, family run restaurants and some wonderful sights.

There is a huge amount of golf to be played from an Areias de Sao Joao villa too. There are many courses in the area, ranging from beautiful, natural courses to taxing links courses that are a maze of hazards and traps. Family holidays hugely benefit from the proximity of attractions like the Zoomarine Park, KrazyWorld theme park and the Slide and Splash Waterpark, which is one of the largest in Europe.

Places to visit on holiday to Areias de Sao Joao, Portugal

Albufeira is a town you will get to know very well during an Areias de Sao Joao holiday. Everything you could wish for, from sports facilities to culture, traditional restaurants to lively bars, can be easily found in Albufeira, which has helped make it the most popular holiday resort in the whole of the Algarve.

Weather in Areias de Sao Joao, Portugal

Regardless of when you travel to Areias de Sao Joao, the weather is most likely to be excellent. Summers are blissfully hot, perfect for lazy days on the beach that last long into the evening, remaining beautifully warm throughout the evening, perfect for the short walk home from The Strip. Even during winter, conditions remain warm and dry, which means that the local golf courses do fantastic business all year round.

Travel to Areias de Sao Joao, Portugal

Faro International Airport (FAO) is inundated with cheap flights from the UK on an almost hourly basis, especially during the summer. There are regular services, both taxi and bus, connecting Areias de Sao Joao with the airport.

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                                                                                                      Areias de São João Holiday Apartments & Villas (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      Beautiful apartment

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                                                                                                      I arrived a little early and the cleaners were in the apartment, but they were very welcoming (and thorough - the apartment was spotless) and gave me some advice about the area. It's close to the bottom end of the strip, but also far enough away to be quiet and not bothered by the noise at night. Apartment was well equipped. I could have probably taken just hand luggage for the week and used the washing machine (worth knowing if you are undecided about taking a big suitcase!). The walk to the old town took about 20-30 minutes (leisurely stroll pace) and was a little less 'frantic' than the new town strip, but was still busy and open until 4am (at least). Plenty of bars playing live music in the old town as well. The beach bars and restaurants at Praia do Oura are worth a visit as well. Nice and relaxing. If I ever decide to visit Albufeira again I'd certainly try and book this apartment again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Lovely, large property with great pool.

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                                                                                                      A lovely property with a great pool, in a good location. My family spent a week here for my mothers 70th birthday and everyone had a great time. As it was very hot, the good-sized pool got a lot of use. The inside stayed nice and cool, but there is Air Con if it gets a bit too much at night. The property was received clean and tidy and is very secure, for anyone that worries about that kind of thing. The nearest beach is just a 5-10 minute walk away, Albufeira is approx. 20-30 mins, and there is a small taxi stop just a couple of hundred metres up the road in case you can't walk it or want to go further afield. There are also shops and restaurants in the nearby area and the two closest restaurants, which are basically next door, are exceptionally friendly and have great food. Finally, the owner of the property is very helpful, 100% trustworthy and made the booking as straightforward as possible.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017