Portugal Holidays 2022/2023

Wondering if a holiday to Portugal is for you? A warm climate and some of the most idyllic resorts on the Atlantic coast are just a couple of reasons why holidaymakers keep on returning to sunny Portugal. From exhilarating nightlife to historic sights and beautiful beaches, it's easy to see why holidays to Portugal are so popular.

Portugal Holiday Deals 2022/2023

Portugal, the country of adventure and beauty

With a stunning coastline, landscape of mountains, greenery and sandstone cliffs, and an abundance of activities, a holiday to Portugal will give you a lot for a little. Whether you opt to stay on the mainland or the Portuguese islands of Madeira or Porto Santo, you’ll never be bored.

The Algarve, with its warm shores, waterparks, golf courses and nightlife is always popular. And from here you’ll find it easy to explore more of this fascinating country so your holiday to Portugal is full of adventures!

Whether you’re looking for a family friendly holiday or a fun-packed party scene, Portugal has an impressive variety of resorts for the perfect Portugal holiday. From the sleepy fishermen’s village of Armacao de Pera to the exuberance of Lagos, in Portugal you’re sure to find a holiday that suits your taste.


Currency: Euro

Language: Portuguese

Time Difference: GMT - None

Population: 10.7 million

Religion: Roman Catholic

Regions

Porto Santo

The tiny, idyllic island of Porto Santo is the perfect destination for a relaxing getaway in tranquil surroundings. You can enjoy the easy pace, stroll along miles of untouched golden beaches and practice your swing at the superb golf course.

Madeira

With its endless landscape of lush green valleys, craggy peaks and black sand coastlines, it's no wonder Madeira is known as the 'Floating Garden'. It really is a feast for the eyes, and you can enjoy it all while sampling Madeira wine – a speciality that originated on the island.

Algarve

The Algarve isn't Portugal's most-visited region for nothing. It more than earns the title with world-famous beaches flying numerous Blue Flags, waterparks and zoos, rolling green golf resorts and fresh seafood. Round-the-clock warm weather doesn't exactly hurt, either.

Lisbon

Venture through scenic neighbourhoods and discover cultural highlights from captivating castles to rolling hills and wonderful waterfronts.

Portugal holidays with a wave of seaside happiness

The Portuguese coastline is stunning. Whether you’re drawn to the bustling beaches at Carvoeiro or the amazing natural beauty of Praia Da Oura, you’ll soon find your own favourite area on holiday in Portugal.

Adventurous children can spend hours of fun exploring the secret coves and exciting rock pools that exist along this extensive coastline. You can even spend a day whale watching around Madeira’s shores or simply lap up the rays on Porto Santo’s enviable 10km stretch of sand. Holidays to Portugal have something for all!

What can I do on holiday in Portugal?

Whether you’re browsing holidays in Portugal for a trip away with the family, romantic week with your partner or a fun-filled party week with friends, Portugal has plenty of activities for everyone.

Lagos is renowned for its hectic nightlife so it’s perfect for the night time. But the resort is also great if you want to learn kitesurfing, windsurfing or just plain old surfing. Any of the beaches surrounding Lagos will allow you to release your spirit of adventure so be sure to save some energy for the daytime too!

Portugal holidays are the ultimate way to experience the open sea and that refreshing breeze. If you want to explore Portugal’s stunning coastline by boat, join a kayak tour and discover for yourself some of the country’s intriguing rock formations and secret coves. Madeira’s Funchal is the place to head to if you want to experience life on the open sea. While sailing a catamaran, you’ll be able to spot dolphins as well as whales.

Golf looms large in the lives of many, and Portugal has an abundance of golf courses, particularly in the southern area of Portugal known as the Algarve. From Vale de Milho Golf in Carvoeiro to Benamor golf course in Tavira, any golf enthusiasts will fall in love with the high quality of the greens, the excellent clubhouses as well as the awesome surrounding landscape. So if you’re a golfer, get yourself on holiday to Portugal!

Live life to the fullest with our holidays to Portugal

If you’re looking for nights of unbridled fun with a holiday to Portugal, Albufeira is one of the best places for cocktails and laid-back bars. If you’re looking for resorts that have gained a healthy reputation for the quality of their restaurants, then Alvor and Armacao de Pera will fit the bill perfectly.

You could always be adventurous and take a drive, stopping off at anywhere that looks appealing. This will no doubt reward you with restaurants serving fresh fish straight from the Atlantic that morning as well as Portuguese classics like piri piri chicken. We certainly recommend trying the delicious Portuguese cuisine when on holiday in Portugal – you haven’t holidayed right without it!

Porto Santo may look sleepy in the day but by night the island takes on a much more vibrant complexion. With international DJs hosting parties at the new dockside development of Penedo do Sono, the island’s only town of Vila Baleira attracts a healthy party crowd.

Madeira may also be calm and sleepy during the week but come the weekend the vibe changes completely. There are open-air parties in Funchal – the number one destination on the island to dance the night away and really let your hair down. Live life to the fullest with our holidays to Portugal and make memories that will last a lifetime (or maybe just Saturday night)!

Explore the Algarve

You’ll soon discover a Portugal holiday is a wonderful mix of contemporary tourist resorts and charming old villages and towns. Tavira has some spectacular architecture, and if you wander through to the centre of Faro between its numerous cafes and restaurants you’ll discover the beautiful and historic old town.

The nearby Ria Formosa nature reserve is a protected area of coastal lagoon, which provides stunning scenery and the chance to take a peek at rare wildlife. Classified as one of the seven wonders of Portugal, there’s a visitor centre and you can take a guided walk or explore on your on to spot seahorses and maybe even a chameleon. Exploring the Algarve must be one of your must-sees on all holidays to Portugal.

Enjoy a holiday to Portugal with the family

For a fun packed family adventure, a Portugal holiday has all the answers. Laughter, water and plenty of excitement are all on offer at Slide and Splash Waterworld, a 12-minute drive away from Carvoeiro. Throw yourself down the slides, shriek with laughter and then fill your stomach with sandwiches, burgers, and hot dogs.

There are plenty of great deals to be had with our all inclusive Portugal holidays. This makes it just that little bit easier to get everyone away and keep them entertained. With snacks on tap, and of course cocktails, everyone in the family will be kept happy all week long! Plus, with everything included in your first upfront payment, you won’t have to be watching the wallet the whole time.

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Frequently asked questions about holidays to Portugal

Question: What’s the best month to go on holiday to Portugal?
Answer: If you’re looking to go when it’s a bit livelier then November and December are your choices. However, if you’re looking to save some money while you enjoy this unique location then look for flights and holidays to Portugal during January. Cheap holidays to Portugal are extremely popular thanks to its amazing appeal and the fact it is so close, meaning you can enjoy a week away right on your doorstep without the stress of a long flight. Be sure to browse alternative dates and durations to give yourself the best chance of saving money.

Question: What months are the hottest in Portugal?
Answer: June, July and August tend to be the hottest months in Portugal. Portugal has the same cycle of seasons as the UK so if you’re looking for hotter months then travel during summer. However, when it comes to the winter you will find that it is slightly hotter than at home, giving you the opportunity to enjoy some winter sun.

Question: Is Portugal expensive to visit?
Answer: You’ll find that Portugal is extremely affordable, but that doesn’t mean you’re missing out on anything either. With stunning beaches and inviting cities galore you can really get your money’s worth. Public transport and accommodation is available at fantastic value, giving you the opportunity to save some cash for food, drinks and plenty of activities.

Question: Is food expensive in Portugal?
Answer: Food is available at amazing value so you can get more for your money when it comes to holidays to Portugal. Indulge in local delicacies or stick to what you know, whatever you choose to treat yourself to you’re guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds. This place will leave you wanting more summer after summer, whether that be the fantastic food, refreshing drinks or the amazing surroundings.

Question: Does Portugal have nice beaches?
Answer: Altura, Praia do Cabedelo and Praia do Castelo boast beautiful beaches that are waiting for you. There’s also amazing beaches across Troia peninsula and Praia da Oura too. While Portugal may not be known particularly for its beaches, it certainly does not disappoint when it comes to sand, sea and sun. Discover for yourself these beautiful beaches with a holiday to Portugal this year.