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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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Porches Holiday Apartments & Villas (300+)

 

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The apartment was spacious, clean and well furnished with fabulous views, exactly as advertised!

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We had a fabulous family holiday here. The apartment is superb. It's comfortable, spacious, nicely furnished with a well equipped kitchen and a great balcony leading off the living room. There were 5 of us and we had plenty of room. The kids loved having the wifi access. The pool was great (just freezing!!) The beach was a 2 minute walk from the apartment and it's gorgeous. There are a couple of nice restaurants/bars on the beach. The apartment is about a 10 minute stroll from the town and there were plenty of restaurants to choose from. I thoroughly recommend this apartment.
  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

excellent

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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Description is accurate on the villa. Customer service first rate. We would recommend to a friend. Would help to have water bottle in fridge upon arrival, and maybe a basic welcome pack (given the stay cost) - for example, water/tea/coffee/dish cloths/more than a couple of loo rolls. Nearest groceries at mini-market in centre (15 mins walk). No car required really. Transfers were very good. A local booklet/guide, suggested restaurants would also be good. Nearest good place to eat was just straight down on the beach, left side - very good!
  • Review Submitted: Aug 07, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017