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Highlights in Faro
- Pretty town
- Amazing nightlife
- Lovely beaches
- Family-friendly activities
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Faro is the largest city in the Algarve and the gateway to southern Portugal. This is a destination blessed with rich natural and cultural wealth and an eclectic choice of visitor attractions, traditional restaurants, and inexpensive shopping. Most people who holiday in the Algarve choose to rent a villa, and there are hundreds of villas within a short drive of Faro ready to welcome you. If you want to be right on the coast, there is a fabulous array of villas in the area of San Lorenzo golf course. Prefer to be in the olive-strewn hills 15 minutes’ drive inland? Look around Santa Barbara de Nexa, a pretty, local town with all the amenities for a comfortable holiday.Villas for all budgets and group sizes
There are comfortable, well-equipped villas in the Faro area for all budgets. Big or small, a private swimming pool and lounge area is practically a given, providing the peace and tranquillity that you are looking for. Choose from the many villas in on the coast, footsteps away from the wide sandy beach stretching west of Faro, or in the rolling hills behind Faro, an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Travellers and activities
Faro’s nightlife reflects this attractive Portuguese town’s mixed heritage, a titillating blend of sedate restaurants and vibrant bars, traditional entertainment, and modern upbeat sounds. Faro is a university city, meaning that it has an exciting nightlife all year round, and not only in summer like some of the resorts along the coast. For the young at heart, Thursday is student night and is considered the biggest night out in the town, with bars and clubs packed until dawn and cut-price club entry prices.Faro for beach bums
Faro does not have a beach right in the town, but getting to the nearest beaches is a fun adventure! The gorgeous sandy beaches of Ilha da Culatra, with its charming lighthouse, and the wild Ilha Deserta are accessible via a short adventure across the lagoon by ferry. The beaches draw sun worshippers, snorkellers and birdwatchers alike. Looking for a beach easily accessible by car? Praia da Faro is connected to the mainland by a bridge. Understandably, this is the town’s most popular beach, and it has all the facilities to boot, including numerous great priced cafes and restaurants.Faro for lovers of golf
Faro is in the heart of the Algarve, which is world-famous for its golfing culture and golf courses - all self-respecting golfers simply must make the pilgrimage to the Algarve at least once in their lifetime! Faro golf courses are notable for their outstanding quality and facilities. The golfing mecca in the Faro area has to be Quinta do Lago, set in 2000-acres of sparkling gardens, umbrella pines and perfectly rolling greens.
The Algarve is one of the world’s greatest destinations in the world for golfers, with 31 truly world-class golf courses!.
Top 7 travel tips in Faro
The coast stretching to the south of Faro is a huge nature reserve protecting a lagoon that spans 60 kilometres. It is a haven for birdwatchers, with incredibly rich birdlife including flamingos, storks, and the fantastically colourful florid purple swamphen.2. Experience Algarve’s number one family attraction
Family days don’t get much more memorable than Zoomarine! Open from March to October, Zoomarine is Portugal’s best oceanographic park and a roll call of thrilling rides and amusements, awesome waterslides and wave pools, exotic birds of prey, and a 4D cinema!3. Visit Faro Municipal Museum
Opened over 120 years ago, this is the second oldest museum in the Algarve. It boasts a fine collection of archaeological items, primarily from the Roman era. A lovely, cloistered building, with wonderfully presented exhibits, some good paintings including a Tower of Babel – well worth wandering around4. Visit the largest waterpark in Portugal
Aquashow Park is Portugal’s largest and highest rated waterpark, located just down the road in the neighbouring village of Quarteira. But do you dare take on the biggest FreeFall slide in Europe, at 129 meters in length?5. Maritimo Almirante Ramalho Ortigao Museum – now breath!
Curious about how life was in the Algarve before it became a globally renowned tourist destination? The above named museum shows you just that, retelling the story of Faro’s once prosperous fishing industry, with displays of items such as authentic navigation instruments and model ships, and photographic accounts of life in Faro in bygone times.6. Take the short drive to beautiful Olhos d'Agua
Take a day trip to Olhos d'Agua, a compact fishermen's village 25 minutes’ drive from Faro. The village is just so pretty! Park at the top, and follow the narrow, windy, cobblestone streets past scenes of local Algarvian life down to the gorgeous beach at the bottom, replete with pine-clad cliffs and rocky promontories.7. Get lost in Faro’s old town
Exploring Faro's compact old town is life affirming. Walk its cobbled streets and encounter centuries-old architectural sights, Roman passageways, cosy cafes, houses decorated with colourful flowers, and gorgeous little shops and bars. This is why we go on holiday!
FAQs: Villas in Faro
Which filters are the most searched for by travellers when planning their holiday in Faro?
According to the figures from Holidu, when holiday-makers browse for villas in Faro, the most selected facilities are: pool (49%), Wi-Fi (11%), and balcony (6%). Last year, the majority of researchers used at least one of these options when finding the perfect villa.
Which types of services can you find in the villas in Faro?
In regard to the amenities you can find on Holidu, it appears that the villas in Faro have everything that travellers desire! Here, the villas generally include a variety of amenities, the most popular being: air conditioning (94%), pool (92%), and Wi-Fi (89%)...Pretty cool!
How are the villas usually rated in Faro?
According to Holidu's data, less than 20% of the villas in Faro have a rating of 4.5 stars. If this criteria is important for you, it will be necessary to be a little more careful about the scores.
Are the villas in Faro child-friendly?
According to the Holidu database, 71% of villas in Faro are suitable for holidays with children, it will therefore not be difficult to find the ideal villa for you and your children.
Are the villas in Faro pet-friendly?
According to Holidu's data, less than 10% of villas in Faro accept furry friends. We can therefore say that there are better destinations in Portugal for our four-legged friends.
Do the villas in Faro generally have Wi-Fi?
Yes! According to the data collected last year, 89% of villas in Faro offer an internet connection. You will be able to stay connected throughout your stay!
How much does it cost on average for villas in Faro?
The villas in Faro are in general very expensive. According to Holidu's database, 37% are at more than £500 per night.
Do the villas in Faro generally have a fireplace or a pool?
Definitely! According to last year's data, the villas in Faro are ideal for every season. Here, 21% are equipped with a fireplace and 92% a pool.
Are the villas in Faro suitable for stays in large groups or rather for a weekend break as a small group?
Here, based on last year's data, 66% of villas welcome groups of up to eight people, 64% of these villas contain at least four bedrooms. But 99% of villas also welcome small groups of up to four guests, and 99% of the villas include at least two separate bedrooms. This is therefore the perfect destination for groups of friends of all sizes!