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Thu, 06/05 - Mon, 10/05
£588-54%

4 nights
£273

Holiday rental for 3 people, with pool and view as well as garden, child-friendly
3 pers., 1 bedroom, 70m², 250m to the beachFREE cancellation
4.3
(46 reviews)
Sat, 24/07 - Sat, 31/07
£2,191-14%

7 nights
£1,893

Holiday rental for 5 people, with garden
5 pers., 3 bedrooms, 130m², 20m to the beachFREE cancellation
5.0
Thu, 06/05 - Thu, 13/05
£504-24%

7 nights
£381

Holiday rental for 4 people, with balcony and pool
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 65m², 300m to the beachFREE cancellation
4.5
(53 reviews)

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£121
per night

Holiday rental for 10 people, with pool and garden
10 pers., 4 bedrooms, 220m², 450m to the beach
4.7
(10 reviews)

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£49
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people, with garden and pool
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 184m², 1.9km to the beach
4.3
(9 reviews)

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£64
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people, with pool and terrace
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 800m to the beachFREE cancellation

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£79
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people, with garden and ocean view
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 80m², 1.9km to the beachFREE cancellation
3.2

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£49
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Holiday rental for 6 people, with garden, with pets
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 120m², 500m to the beachFREE cancellation

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£46
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people, with garden
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 13m², 1.1km to the beachFREE cancellation

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£70
per night

Holiday rental for 8 people, with pool and garden
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 151m²
4.2
(8 reviews)

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£32
per night

Holiday rental for 5 people, with pool and garden
5 pers., 1 bedroom, 74m², 1.5km to the beach
4.4
(5 reviews)

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£64
per night

Holiday rental for 8 people, with garden and pool
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 100m², 3.1km to the beach
3.6
(5 reviews)
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£73
per night

Holiday rental for 5 people, with pool, with pets
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 120m², 1.3km to the beach, Pets allowed
1.8

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£63
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people, with garden, with pets
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 90m², 250m to the beach, Pets allowed
4.2
(32 reviews)

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£47
per night

Holiday rental for 3 people, with ocean view and balcony, with pets
3 pers., 2 bedrooms, 18m², 6.7km to the beach, Pets allowedFREE cancellation
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£53
per night

Holiday rental for 8 people, with garden and pool
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 160m², 1.2km to the beach
3.6
(13 reviews)

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£55
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people, with pool
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 130m², 2km to the beachFREE cancellation
3.9
(6 reviews)

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£99
per night

Holiday rental for 8 people, with terrace
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 100m²
5.0
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£36
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people, with balcony
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 80m², 50m to the beachFREE cancellation

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£62
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people, with balcony, child-friendly
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 10m to the beachFREE cancellation
4.2
(6 reviews)

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£45
per night

Holiday rental for 5 people, with terrace
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 96m², 30m to the beachFREE cancellation
4.4
(27 reviews)
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£99
per night

Holiday rental for 4 people, with garden
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 80m², 1.5km to the beach
4.5
(45 reviews)

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£76
per night

Holiday rental for 6 people, with balcony
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 144m², 450m to the beachFREE cancellation

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£89
per night

Holiday rental for 3 people, with garden and pool
3 pers., 1 bedroom, 100m², 3.9km to the beachFREE cancellation
4.2
(20 reviews)
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Highlights in Algarve

  • Cape Saint-Vincent
  • Lagos
  • charming fishing villages
  • Ría Formosa Park
  • Sierra Monchique

Most popular in Algarve

Pool 8,284
Internet 10,367
Pets allowed 1,712
Balcony/Terrace 8,449
TV 10,756
Air conditioning 8,506
Garden 6,153
Parking 9,247
Washing machine 9,934

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Prices and availability

Prices

May
June
July
August
September
£212
17 Apr - 24 Apr
£130 per night
24 Apr - 01 May
£130 per night
01 May - 08 May
£133 per night
08 May - 15 May
£136 per night
15 May - 22 May
£138 per night
22 May - 29 May
£142 per night
29 May - 05 Jun
£148 per night
05 Jun - 12 Jun
£154 per night
12 Jun - 19 Jun
£161 per night
19 Jun - 26 Jun
£167 per night
26 Jun - 03 Jul
£175 per night
03 Jul - 10 Jul
£188 per night
10 Jul - 17 Jul
£198 per night
17 Jul - 24 Jul
£202 per night
24 Jul - 31 Jul
£205 per night
31 Jul - 07 Aug
£208 per night
07 Aug - 14 Aug
£211 per night
14 Aug - 21 Aug
£212 per night
21 Aug - 28 Aug
£209 per night
28 Aug - 04 Sep
£200 per night
04 Sep - 11 Sep
£182 per night
11 Sep - 18 Sep
£169 per night
18 Sep - 25 Sep
£162 per night
25 Sep - 02 Oct
£155 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

May
June
July
August
September
70 %
17 Apr - 24 Apr
66 %
24 Apr - 01 May
66 %
01 May - 08 May
70 %
08 May - 15 May
70 %
15 May - 22 May
70 %
22 May - 29 May
68 %
29 May - 05 Jun
64 %
05 Jun - 12 Jun
65 %
12 Jun - 19 Jun
64 %
19 Jun - 26 Jun
62 %
26 Jun - 03 Jul
56 %
03 Jul - 10 Jul
53 %
10 Jul - 17 Jul
53 %
17 Jul - 24 Jul
51 %
24 Jul - 31 Jul
47 %
31 Jul - 07 Aug
41 %
07 Aug - 14 Aug
39 %
14 Aug - 21 Aug
40 %
21 Aug - 28 Aug
47 %
28 Aug - 04 Sep
53 %
04 Sep - 11 Sep
56 %
11 Sep - 18 Sep
61 %
18 Sep - 25 Sep
64 %
25 Sep - 02 Oct
65 %
Percentage of available lettings

Holiday rentals and lettings in the Algarve

Holiday rentals with sea view in the Algarve

The Algarve is a stunning coastal region in the south of Portugal with idyllic, fine sand beaches and rugged sea cliffs sculpted over time that sharply contrast with vast natural areas. Best of all, it’s a veritable paradise for beach goers, surfers, families, golfers and gourmets, but a surprisingly affordable one! Thinking about where to stay in the Algarve? Can’t decide between the wild, unspoilt nature of Cape Saint-Vincent and an idyllic beach in Lagos? You have an overwhelming range of holiday rentals and lettings to choose from in the dozens of picturesque towns and charming fishing villages that dot this beautiful coast. They become very crowded in the summer months, so if it’s peace and quiet you crave, you can also easily get off the beaten track. Either way, the Algarve is well worth a visit at least once in a lifetime!

Luxury rentals with scenic views

An ideal destination for couples, families and groups of friends. Choose from fully equipped beachside apartments in magnificent residential estates and luxury villas with private garden and pool, especially in Lagos, Portimao, Faro, Tavira and Albufeira. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast or sunset cocktails on your own terrace with fabulous scenic views. Or perhaps you’d prefer to relax and unwind in your own jacuzzi and sauna. Fancy yourself an explorer? In the Algarve, new adventures and experiences for all tastes are guaranteed!

Holidays in the Algarve

The area and getting around

Sculpted sea cliffs and idyllic beaches

The spectacular Algarve region in the south of Portugal stretches along 150 kilometres of rugged coastline that extends from Tavira, on the eastern end of the Algarve (just 2 hours away from Seville), and ends at Cape Saint-Vincent at the westernmost tip. Its endless fine sand beaches, rocky coves protected by towering sea cliffs and picturesque fishing villages guarantee visitors an unforgettable experience for years to come. Did you know that two oceans converge here? Its shores are washed by the Atlantic Ocean from the south and the Mediterranean Ocean from the east. It is also very well connected by air, road and rail. The airport is located in Faro, the capital, which receives all the flights to the Algarve region. You can also move around by bus, train and even taxi, but if you’re keen to explore some of the harder-to-reach villages, your best option is by car. But wherever your travels take you, Southern Portugal is an idyllic destination for sun and nature-lovers alike seeking solitude or adventure!

Travellers and related activities

The Algarve, a traveller’s dream destination

Sun and surf-lovers will be at home in large beaches like Meia Praia in the ancient maritime town of Lagos, which is perfect for swimming and windsurfing. Lagos is also famous for its golf courses, some of which are designed by high-ranking players such Nick Faldo or Severiano Ballesteros, chosen as the Best European Golf Destination by the World Travel Awards! You can also sign up for a windsurfing course in Sagres, a small harbour town with impressive sea cliffs and gorgeous beaches where Prince Henry the Navigator set up his legendary nautical school in the 15th century. If you’d like a close-up view of the natural rock arches and grottoes, there are many boat operators that run tours in the area. Or maybe you’d prefer to wander down narrow cobblestone-paved streets lined with lush bougainvillea bushes in the historic quarter of the lovely city of Tavira. Looking for adventure? Go on a scuba diving excursion. When the sun sets, go nightclubbing along the Avenida Francisco Sá Carneiro, also known as “The Strip”, in Albufeira, a paradise for party-goers.

The Algarve, a food-lovers’ paradise

When it comes to cuisine, the simple yet intense Portuguese gastronomy pleasantly surprises visitors to the Algarve. Delicious, fresh seafood is available daily and traditional dishes are garnished with figs, olives, almonds, mangoes and pomegranates. So treat your taste buds to the local delicacies... there’s a vast number of restaurants and beachfront bars to choose from for open-air dining! Algarve wine is another attraction in its own right, as there are 200,000 square kilometres of vineyards!

The Algarve’s Ocean Revival Project is the largest underwater artificial reef in the world, created by sinking four Portuguese Navy warships!

Top 5 travel tips

1. Ría Formosa Nature Park, home to thousands of birds

Go on a bird-watching tour from Faro to Ría Formosa Nature Park, considered the second most important wetland for birds in Portugal. Discover the labyrinth of fresh and saltwater lagoons, ponds, sand and mud banks, dunes, lakes and pine woods. Thousands of birds nest in its 180 square kilometres of ochre-coloured rock formations, whose arches and caverns have been sculpted over thousands of years.

2. Tavira, gem of the Algarve

A major port city until the 17th century, Tavira is located at the easternmost tip of the Algarve, where the Gilão River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. The river can be crossed by a beautiful Romanesque bridge and the riverbanks are lined with 18th century mansions, giving it an aura of old-world charm. Among its many historical treasures, it has dozens of historic churches, such as Santa Maria do Castelo, which dates back to the 13th century.

3. The magic of Silves

A visit to the inland city of Silves, located northeast of Portimão, will give you a glimpse into Portugal’s cultural past. The city, situated on the banks of the navigable Arcade River, was once the Moorish capital of the Algarve until conquered by Christians in 1249. Discover its red sandstone hilltop castle, Castelo dos Mouros, and walk along crenellated battlements while enjoying panoramic views of the city and surrounding countryside.

4. Cape Saint-Vincent, westernmost tip of Europe

The most southwesterly headland of Europe, Cabo de São Vicente boasts an iconic red lighthouse originally built in 1515 and impressive sea cliffs. Watch a spectacular sunset from their lofty heights or sun bake on its picturesque beaches. Heading east towards the town of Sagres you will also find many traditional ceramic workshops and stores where you can pick up a souvenir or two!

5. Hiking in Sierra Monchique

A natural haven of peace, the Sierra Monchique mountain range, covered by lush vegetation, offers beautiful hiking trails with breathtaking views over the landscape. Climb up to the lookout on the summit of Pico da Fóia, at an altitude of 902 metres, or take a small detour to the spa of Caldas de Monchique. The Romans built baths here to use natural spring waters for curative treatments!

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Algarve

What is the average price of holiday lettings in Algarve?

Based on data from 2020, , a year in which travel was majorly impacted by COVID-19, Algarve is the most exclusive region in Portugal, with an average price of £127.85 per night.

When are holiday rentals cheaper in Algarve?

According to our most recent historical data, the months that hurt your pocket the least in Algarve are February, January, and March, with average prices of £89.26, £91.56 and £96.53, respectively.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting in Algarve?

When it comes to looking for a holiday rental in Algarve, the most expensive months are, in descending order, August, July and June with average prices per night of £189.43, £182.45, and £146.39, respectively.

Is Algarve a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It's worthwhile to be proactive in Algarve as only 53% of the properties are free, according to our 2020 data.

When are fewer lettings available?

Holiday lettings in Algarve reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 29.2%. The second most requested month is July, with 43.25%, and the third is September with 49.5%.

How many holiday lettings are there in Algarve?

In Algarve we collaborate with 80 different providers to give you a choice of 18000 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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