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Make a holiday rental villa or house in Porches, Algarve your home away from home

Those looking to find a slice of traditional Algarve life, look no further. Perfect for holidays, Porches is one of few remaining traditional Algarve seaside fishing villages that seem to have completely bypassed the effects of mass tourism in the region. The whitewashed houses in Porches still have red tiled roofs, and there is a genuine atmosphere of peaceful, rural life. For holidays, Porches houses cannot be beaten, as your holiday villa will seem a lifetime from the bustle of the coast, yet within 5 km of home, you can be relaxing on the golden sand at Benagil or Armacao de Pera, exploring the medieval streets of Lagoa or simply relaxing with a drink overlooking the Mediterranean.

Things to do in Porches, Algarve

Porches is surrounded by countryside covered in lush vineyards and blossoming orange groves which are a delight for walking amongst. There are many miles of walking, cycling and horse riding trails throughout the Porches area, and despite the lack of tourists, these are well marked and beautifully maintained.

The golf courses of Vale de Milho, Gramacho and Vale da Pinta are all relatively close to a holiday rental house in Porches, Algarve, offering any visitor with a handicap certificate some magnificent golf in the sun.

Porches is best known for its pottery production. Porches is one of few places where traditional potters still work, producing the finest Algarve pottery you can find. Many visitors come to Porches purely for the pottery, buying the beautifully coloured pieces by the car full.

Places to visit on holiday in Porches, Algarve

The coastline of Porches is typically Algarve, with perfectly soft stretches of sand lying between jagged rock outcrops which jut out into the clear, azure waters of the Mediterranean. In taking a hire car, you can ensure that finding the perfect beach is easy, and those wishing to try a few water sports can head towards any of the beaches in the region, especially those around Carvoeiro and Albufeira.

Weather in Porches, Algarve

The climate of the Algarve is fantastic. The summer seems to last forever in Porches, with daily temperatures reliably breaking the 30˚C mark from May all the through until late September. The arrival of winter is not a reason to leave Porches either. Temperatures rarely drop below 15˚C during the day in winter either, which makes activity holidays all the more enjoyable.

Travel to Porches, Algarve

Faro International Airport (FAO) is no more than an hour from a holiday rental property in Porches, and receives a vast range of inbound flights from the UK. There are a huge number of airlines offering cheap flights to Faro, leaving from almost every major airport throughout the British Isles, and some very minor ones as well! There are a great range of airport transfers from Faro to nearby Carvoeiro, but a hire car is a great option as Porches is a rural community and many of the Algarve’s attractions are spread out along the coast.

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                                                                                                      Exactly what we wanted.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Everything was really good for us and s perfect venue for our holiday. The only thing I would comment on is that the beds were a bit hard and pillows not very comfortable.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Our Fabulous Algarve Holiday!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have just returned from Muriel's apartment, having spent 9 nights over Easter 2017. I travelled with my husband and our 12 year old son. After a rather horrendous airport experience I found that I hadn't brought the instructions to get to the apartment (aargh!) but not to worry, I called Muriel and she kindly talked me through the last part of directions and stayed on the phone until I had let myself in to the apartment (phew!). Shortly afterwards, her friend Ian came and showed us how everything worked and walked us around the neighbouring hotel where we could use the facilities and gave us some great tips to make our holiday even more enjoyable. The apartment itself is absolutely excellent, perfect for a couple or small family like us. A well-equipped kitchen with oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Also loads of crockery, cutlery etc and even all the cleaning stuff you could need, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid and washing powder. There's a hairdryer and iron and ironing board. There were loads of toilet rolls and even soap in the dispensers in the bathrooms! Everything was spotless when we arrived, the sofabed was made up for our son and there was spare bedlinen and lots of towels, white ones for in the apartment and beach towels for taking out. TV was a massive hit with our son, all the British channels plus loads of Sky Sports channels! There was a patio set and sunloungers in the private garden area, perfect for relaxing on! We had access to the swimming pools and other facilities at the hotel next door, this was brilliant and kept our son occupied for hours. The location is fantastic, a really short walk to a lovely beach, short drive to the big supermarket and quite a few places to eat/drink in easy walking distance. We ventured further out and found a lovely restaurant in Porches, A Rampa, highly recommended! Secure parking right outside the door. This was our first visit to Portugal, I think hiring a car is a great idea as there are so many lovely places to visit on the Algarve. We had lovely days out in Albufeira, Praia da Rocha, Silves, Marinha, but there are beautiful beaches everywhere! Our favourite day out was to Zoomarine, a waterpark / themepark / zoo just a short drive away. Loads to do, definitely worth a visit especially if you have children. We loved our holiday and would definitely return to Muriel's apartment, one of the best holidays we've had in a very long time! Thanks Muriel!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017