The Ultimate Guide to Your Luxury Portugal Holiday

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Perfect Portugal: The Ultimate Guide to Your Luxury Portugal Holiday

Luxury Portugal holidays are all about fun in the sun, with adventure, history hunting, and tantalising cuisine inviting you on the ultimate luxury holiday. 

Whether you’re looking for a romantic Portugal holiday or a family fun extravaganza, join Sovereign for the ultimate guide to your Luxury Portugal holiday.

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Magnificent Madeira

Madeira holidays invite you to discover the majestic mountains and lush botanical gardens, showcasing Portugal's natural beauty. Explore a variety of local flora as you wander through the meticulously maintained gardens, before heading down to the golden sands of the beach where the sparkling ocean awaits. 

History enthusiasts will find plenty to discover, from charming fishing villages to 18th-century churches and ancient ruins scattered across the island. Take a trip to Nun’s Valley where you can explore a quaint village set amongst the stunning mountains of Madeira. Originally founded by nuns in the 16th century in order to escape pirates, this town has a lot of exciting history to keep culture vultures entertained. 

In the cosmopolitan capital, Funchal, indulge in a shopping spree and savour aromatic Portuguese cuisine in its bars and restaurants. Don't miss the opportunity to take a trip on the Funchal cable car with your little ones, offering breathtaking views of the city and surrounding nature. 

Foodies, Madeira is the ultimate spot for trying some of the best seafood in Portugal. Codfish and Espada are at the top of the must try list while on holiday in Portugal. Madeira’s famous sweet wine pairs beautifully with seafood, the perfect end to a day of pure picturesque bliss.

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Amazing Algarve

For those seeking Portugal's best beaches, the Algarve is a must-visit destination. Experience serene coves with soft sands and clear, tranquil waters, perfect for sun-filled days and a variety of watersports. 

Family holidays in Portugal are an absolute summer sensation, with Algarve holidays offering days of fun in the sun. From watersports and sandcastles to idyllic coves and azure waters, family holidays in the Algarve are simply magical. 

The ultimate Portugal beach holiday takes you to the sands of Carvoeiro. Located in the heart of the Algarve, Carvoeiro holidays invite you to discover its stunning hidden coves, incredible sea views, and warm climate for the perfect beach day. Another Portugal beach hotspot is Quinta do Lago, an exclusive resort where you can truly relax in style. Whether you want fun in the sun at the beach, the chance to perfect your swing at fantastic golf courses, or days of relaxation bliss at the spas, Quinta do Lago holidays have it all. 

Culture vultures, the wonders of Lagos are calling. Set on the coast of the Algarve, Lagos holidays are full of history waiting to be explored. From the stunning cobbled streets and 16th century walls, you’re in for a treat. Not to mention that Lagos is home to the longest stretch of sand in Portugal with calm shallow waters, perfect for watersport excitement for the whole family. 

A top destination for families seeking relaxation is the tranquil village of Porches. Here, you can immerse yourself in Portuguese culture, local arts, and exquisite cuisines at family-run cafes. Porches holidays offer a glimpse into the authentic side of Portugal. While many visitors enjoy the peaceful seaside with its excellent paddling conditions, sun loungers, and parasols, there's also a rich sense of history and culture as you explore the town.

Your Portugal FAQS Answered

What is the weather like in Portugal? 

The weather in Portugal is generally sunny all year round. The summer months (June to August) can be extremely hot, but perfect for a beach holiday in Portugal. Spring (March to May) offers milder weather, ideal for exploring. Autumn (September to October) has far fewer tourists for a more tranquil Portugal holiday with cooler weather. Winter (November to February) offers cooler temperatures, particularly at night. 

How long should I spend on holiday in Portugal? 

Generally, 7-10 days is enough time for a luxury Portugal holiday. It gives you time to soak in the sun, explore the islands, and take in some fascinating history. 

When is the best time to visit Portugal? 

It depends on what you want from your Portugal holiday. For watersports, the summer months are ideal for all things beach, while autumn and spring are fantastic for history hunting and exploring the villages of Portugal.

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At Sovereign Luxury Travel we have over 50 years’ experience in tailoring luxury holidays around the world. Our Personal Travel Planners are on hand every step of the way to ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime. If you’re looking for luxury Portugal holidays, look no further than Sovereign Luxury Travel.

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