Great golf; better beaches
Holidays in Portugal aren’t just about the mainland. The country’s full of beautiful scenery and fantastic activities, while Madeira is a cultural hub with plenty of opportunities to relax. With a short flight time of around two and a half hours this is the ideal country for families with young children, as well as couples and those wanting to explore. Families will love the many Blue Flag beaches dotted along the coast in the Algarve, while the Lisbon Coast is home to cosmopolitan Lisbon and pretty fishing villages.
Couples will find plenty of opportunities to relax on holiday in Portugal, including beaches and luxury hotels with infinity pools, spas and excellent restaurants. The Algarve is perfect for golf lovers, as well as those wanting to enjoy walking and mountain biking, horse riding and lots more. Upmarket restaurants sit side by side with family run tavernas and little cafés where you can watch the busy cobbled streets of the towns.
Whether you’re looking for quiet village charm, cosmopolitan towns or a golf and spa break we have a fantastic range of luxury holidays to Portugal. The beautiful island of Madeira offers stunning views of the sea from most of the hotels, as well as rural interiors and upmarket restaurants where you can enjoy a fantastic range of dishes. Local vineyards mean you can enjoy a spectacular variety of wines, while the farmlands ensure all of the menus are created using locally sourced fruit, vegetables and seafood.
The Algarve is home to pristine Blue Flag beaches where you can enjoy lively water sports and bustling tavernas, as well as finding your own secluded cove. Head to the Lisbon Coast for beachy towns within easy reach of the country’s capital where you can experience this history and culture of Portugal. Take the cable car through the cobbled streets leading down to the sea or indulge in delicious international cuisine.
With short flight times and year round sun, Portugal is a fantastic choice for a family holiday. Travelling with little ones can be a bit of an act. From finding the best family friendly accommodation to packing all the right things, it takes a lot of planning and organising.