One of the most pretty and picturesque locations in the whole Algarve, Praia do Carvoeiro is a well established resort only an hour from the airport in Faro. A quiet friendly place, people on a Praia do Carvoeiro holiday are quickly won over by the towns charm retained from its fishing village roots. As with most resorts in the Algarve, local Fish is big on the menu and at Praia do Carvoeiro there are a range of restaurants to choose from.
With a beach backed by sandstone cliffs, Praia do Carvoeiro offers hundreds of picture postcard spots to enjoy your holiday. There is plenty to do including snorkelling, boat trips and a variety of water sports or take a short walk along the cliffs and find other seemingly undiscovered sandy coves which are just perfect for spending the days of your holiday soaking up the sun.
Praia do Carvoeiro Holidays offer lots of things to do away from the beach as well, the Algarve is famous for its golf courses although there are a host of other sporting opportunities available. Tours of local vineyards as well as several historic places of interest can also be booked locally.
The Algarve region of Portugal is the sunniest, driest, and warmest part of the country, although it is rarely unpleasantly hot. Sea temperatures here are also warm. The region has a typical Mediterranean climate. Winters are mild, and have higher rainfall, although this is still very low - the maximum is 70mm in the month of Jan, June - Aug have the lowest rainfall with just 1mm per month!
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