The wild, Western Algarve surrenders to the power of the Atlantic – it is all about nature, about surfing and the sea, bird watching or spotting dolphins, discovering hidden beaches or walking cliff-top paths from one deserted sandy cove to another.


The stunning scenery of Western Algarve will delight and enthrall. It is easy to see the contrasting flat beaches of the East to the hilly Monchique mountains of the West – each offering their own charm and pleasure.

Gastronomes delight in the home to the humble carob which was derived from the Arabic name Al-Gharb, local figs, oranges, almonds and carob, local cuisine and fresh seafood.

Lagos which for many combines all the best of the Algarve; the old part of Tavira, with the marina of Vilamoura and the cosmopolitan feel of Albufeira. It’s all here including some of the best beaches in the Algarve including ‘Porto Mos’.