Holiday rentals in Algarve

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Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Lagos, Faro District, Portugal
from £64 £84
Muchosol
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-40%
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lagos, Faro District, Portugal
from £83 £138
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-31%
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lagos, Faro District, Portugal
from £70 £101
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58,222 unique accommodation options from 59 different providers, including Booking.com and TripAdvisor, are available in Algarve. Our search engine instantly evaluates all of the holiday rentals, allowing you to save up to 40%.

Recommended holiday lettings in Algarve

Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Algarve from just £22 per night

Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Portimão, Faro District, Portugal
from £22
HomeAway
4.7
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Fuseta, Olhão, Portugal
from £23
HomeAway
4.6
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Boliqueime, Loulé, Portugal
from £23
HomeAway
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Alvor, Portimão, Portugal
from £23
HomeAway
5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Vila Real de Santo António, Faro District, Portugal
from £23
HomeAway
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Praia da Rocha, Portimão, Portugal
from £23
HomeAway
4.9
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Olhos de Água, Albufeira, Portugal
from £23
HomeAway
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests
Alvor, Portimão, Portugal
from £23
HomeAway
4.7
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Fuseta, Olhão, Portugal
from £44
HomeAway
4.3
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Best holiday lettings with a pool

Pool
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Quarteira, Loulé, Portugal
from £23
HomeAway
4.5
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Olhão, Faro District, Portugal
from £52
HomeAway
4.8
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Tavira, Faro District, Portugal
from £22
HomeAway
4.4
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Carvoeiro, Lagoa, Portugal
from £27
HomeAway
4.8
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Armação de Pêra, Silves, Portugal
from £23
HomeAway
4.0
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Armação de Pêra, Silves, Portugal
from £23
HomeAway
5.0
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Vila Nova de Cacela, Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal
from £22
HomeAway
4.9
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Fireplace
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Olhos de Água, Albufeira, Portugal
from £45
HomeAway
4.7
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Fireplace
House ∙ 2 guests
Albufeira, Faro District, Portugal
from £18
Booking.com
4.0
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Algarve

  • Kitchen (53,429)
  • TV (45,823)
  • Internet (42,636)
  • Washer (38,563)
  • Pool (33,133)
  • Microwave (30,997)
  • AC (30,338)
  • No smoking (25,346)
  • Dishwasher (23,069)
  • Balcony/Patio (22,641)
  • Parking (22,280)
  • BBQ (19,293)

Price and Availability Index in Algarve

Holiday Letting Price Information in Algarve

The price graph will give you the nightly price average for the upcoming months. Holiday letting prices are the highest in July (27/07 - 03/08). In January (19/01 - 26/01), prices will hit an average low of £88 per night.

Holiday Home Availability Information in Algarve

Have a look at the above graph to see the availability of holiday rentals in Algarve. It is harder to find accommodation during the week of November (30/11 - 07/12), as 47% of the rentals are booked. It will be easy to find a holiday home that suits you in one week in April (27/04 - 04/05), when 75 of the rentals are still available.

The Weather in Algarve

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Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your holidays. This year, July will have the highest average temperatures. No heat wave is expected in February, when minimum average temperatures usally hit a 8° low. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is June.

Accommodation options in Algarve

Users who are looking for house rentals in Algarve have plenty of alternatives, as this is the most prevalent holiday accommodation type there. The average nightly cost of house rentals there is £190, and their size, on average, is 187 m². Furthermore, these holiday properties are ideal for medium-sized groups and families, as most can accommodate 6 guests. If you would like to rent something else, you can find many other offers, such as apartment rentals, which are another popular type of property in Algarve. Apartment rentals in Algarve are 82 m² on average, with an average price of £106 per night.

Explore Portugal's southernmost region with Algarve holiday lettings

Booking an Algarve holiday home is the perfect way to explore the 200km of pristine beaches along Portugal’s Atlantic coast. There is a large diversity of retreats available; from tranquil getaways to those with a cosmopolitan vibe, there really is something for everybody. Faro is the capital of the region and is also the access point for most international visitors. Many use the historic town as a base to explore the more relaxed enclaves, but for those who want to escape the bustle completely, there is a wealth of Algarve holiday homes located away from the central district. If you want a little activity then explore the over 30 hiking trails that are easily accessed from the Algarve and the views are breathtaking. Food and drink are an integral facet of Portuguese life - eat and drink your way down this stunning coastline and explore the best of southern Europe's hottest destination.

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Getting There

Getting to the Algarve: explore the Algarve from Fara Airport

Faro airport is the gateway to the southern Portuguese region of the Algarve. There many international flights serving the airport on a daily basis, though in the winter reduced schedules are in operation. To get to the resorts you can either take one of the regular bus services, or rent a hire car to reach your Algarve holiday letting .

For passengers arriving into Lisbon, the country's largest airport, you can either connect to the Algarve by train or rent a car and drive to your Algarve holiday letting ; the journey is beautifully scenic and takes a little under three hours.

Food & Drink

Eat your way along the Algarve: food and drink in the Algarve

Seafood is famous throughout Portugal and this is especially the case of the Algarve. Almost every seafood imaginable is available here and is served in every possible way; from streamed to stewed. Meat is also a staple of the Portuguese diet and the cured sausages must be sampled.

Pastéis de Nata is a classic dessert in the Algarve; a pastry filled with a rich egg cream and fragrant spices. With an Algarve holiday letting , wine should also be on the agenda. Red, white and green wines, yes green, are all readily consumed here, and of course, you should indulge in a small glass of port with your dessert.

Weather & Climate

Weather in the Algarve: eternal sun in Portugal's Algarve

Located just north of Africa on the Atlantic Ocean, the Algarve basks in warm temperatures all year round. In the summer you can expect the temperature to climb into the 30s, while winter temperatures are still temperate and hover around the mid-teens.

Rainfall is practically unheard of in the summer and sea temperatures range between 14°C in January and 20°C in August.

Attractions

The Algarve and its sights: explore the attractions of the Algarve

Primarily considered a beach destination, the Algarve has much more to offer those who book an Algarve holiday letting . Lagos, one of the more popular resorts, features a historic old town and you can still explore the ruins of the old city wall along with quaint boutiques and restaurants.

The Serra de Monchique are undoubtedly one of the best natural delights of this region. The dense, lush forestry is located only 20km inland and makes the ideal day trip for those wanting a break from the beach.

Boat trips are a wonderful way to explore the Algarve’s ragged coast and water sports such as sailing and windsurfing are ubiquitously found in most beach side locations.

Nightlife

Nightlife in the Algarve: Algarve evening activities

The Algarve truly comes to life after dark. There are a multitude of bars and clubs here; you really will be spoilt for choice. Bar Havana, located in central Algarve offers reasonably priced cocktails and food. It also offers a relaxed atmosphere and is the perfect choice for those seeking a family friendly location. If you’re looking for great music and cheap beer then many places can be found along the city coastlines.

In the warmer months it’s common to spend the evening at one of many terraces peppered across the Algarve and if you want a quiet drink with the locals, beers will set you back around £1.95. Alternatively, pick up some food and wine from the local markets and relax back at your Algarve holiday letting with family and friends.

Sights & things to do in Algarve

Cultural highlights in Algarve, Portugal

Church of São Lourenço

Located in Almancil, this beautiful 18th-century church is considered an artistic treasure and is decorated with traditional blue and white tiles depicting São Lourenço’s life.

Praia da Rocha

This lively resort area on the Atlantic coast in the Portimão municipality offers a range of exciting nightlife and dining, as well as an excellent beach.

Ponta da Piedade

“Mercy Point” offers stunning rock pillars and tunnels, naturally carved from the weathered cliffs. The contrast of the rocks to the turquoise waters makes for stunning scenery.

Zoomarine Algarve

Located in Albufeira, this marine park offers a family-friendly aquarium with dolphin and seal shows, along with a sandy beach featuring water slides and a wave pool.

Falesia Beach

Falesia Beach runs for 7 km from Albufeira to Vilamoura and is backed by a rocky cliff. Accessible via the Aldeia das Açoteias resort, the beach boasts restaurants and other amenities.

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