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Make a holiday rental home, apartment or villa in Faro, Portugal your home away from home

The ever popular city of Faro, in Portugal’s Algarve region, is one of the country’s top holiday destinations, and this is reflected in the number and range of great Faro holiday accommodation available here. Known for its long beach, Faro also offers an attractive cityscape dominated by atypical whitewashed buildings, an interesting old city, and plenty of places to wine, dine and let ones hair down!

Things to do on holiday in Faro, Portugal

Most popular during the summer months, many families are attracted by the cheap Faro accommodation on offer, and opportunities for fun in the sun. Faro Beach is located 7 kilometres (4 miles) from the city itself and is several kilometres long, a size which means this beach will rarely get overcrowded. Holidaymakers can choose self catering Faro apartments or villas near the beach, or opt for Faro holiday accommodation in a city setting.

The Old City, known as Centro Historico or Cidade Velha, is a popular destination which has cobbled streets and interesting architecture, set just a short distance from the harbour. Faro Marina is also a pleasant spot to take a stroll by day or night, whilst watching the yachts come and go. Boat trips to Rio Formosa are available for a nice half day excursion from your Faro holiday accommodation. This is a large nature reserve right next to the city where you can see hundreds of different bird species.

Visitors looking for Faro tourist information will find this at the Posto de Turismo de Faro, located in the city centre.

Places to visit on holiday in Faro, Portugal

The city and immediate surrounds have plenty of attractions to enjoy from your Faro holiday accommodation, yet if you want to venture out there are many other places to visit too. All along the Algarve coastline there are some great beaches and resorts if you fancy a change of scenery – towns such as Albufeira and Portimao are popular. Or you can journey up into the hills just inland from the coast and visit traditional Portuguese towns and villages. For a complete change of pace, catch a train to the country’s capital, Lisbon, to the north. The high speed train takes just 2.5 hours leaving you plenty of time to explore the capital city.

The weather in Faro, Portugal

Faro’s great Mediterranean climate makes this a more popular summer destination than winter. The mild winter weather however gives visitors the advantage of experiencing Faro in pleasant weather but without the hordes. From April to September the dominant weather is sun, sun, sun! Temperatures often rise into the 30’s C in mid summer, and rainfall is rare. December is the wettest month, though temperatures remain mild.

Flights to Faro, Portugal

Along with the great range of cheap Faro accommodation there is a great range of cheap flights available to get you there! From the UK you can choose from scheduled airlines, including British Airways; charter airlines, including Thomas Cook Airlines; and budget airlines, including easyJet, Ryanair and Air Lingus.

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    Villa #1059502
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      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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      Villa #6473092
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          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                Apartment #1894572
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                  House #1789050
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                    Villa #6473043
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                      Apartment #1395610a
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                          Villa #6475543
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                            Apartment #661770vb
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                                Villa #6473049
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                                  Apartment #8063466
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                                    Apartment #691493vb
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                                      Apartment #6470977
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                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                        Apartment #6610575
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                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                              House #62574
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                                                Apartment #675513vb
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                                                  Villa #6473144
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                                                        Apartment #1852093
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                                                              Villa #6473134
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                                                                  Apartment #1895908
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                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                  Villa #6475545
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                                                                                        Villa #6473150
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                                                                                            Villa #6474701
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                                                                                              Villa #6474775
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      The most peaceful escape

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We were a group of 4 adults looking for a nice golf escape, and this townhouse was the perfect find. For starters, the pictures don't really do it justice. The house is split across three levels with so much space, great entertaining areas and it gets a lot of natural sunlight. There's 1x double room with a king sized bed, plus 3x other rooms, each with twin beds. With 3.5 bathrooms, there's ample room for everybody. The kitchen is very well stocked with everything you could need, and the dishwasher and washing machine are a bonus. The outdoor area is lovely, with a big table and a BBQ - perfect for dinner parties on warm nights. The swimming pool is a good size, and as we stayed at the end of September, it was very tranquil with very few other people using the pool at the same time as us! You're a 3 minute walk to the clubhouse, or a 5 minute walk to the hotel if you want to dine at the restaurant. The marina is a 15-20 min taxi ride, and we had no problem ordering Ubers during our stay. An altogether wonderful stay - we would definitely come back again and will recommend to friends.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                      Amazing Villa

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Where to start. OK so you pick up the keys from a office close by and the staff where superb. Helped me out with all my needs and answered any questions I had. The villa was beautiful, Nicely secluded and well stocked with everything you would need. So heres my only tip If you are using taxis for your holiday use the villa owners taxi service for airport transfers and to get you to the villa the first time after that Uber works perfectly. There are 2 supermarkets one is a 15 min walk the second a 25 minute walk and 3 restaurants close buy. I cant recommend this villa enough was a amazing week. Cant wait to go back!!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                      A great base to tour the Algarve

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a fantastic time. This is the 4th time we have stayed in the apartment. Clean and modern, air conditioned with a great outdoor area/terrace. We have found Joana very friendly and helpful and really easy to deal with. Would recommend to anyone.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016