7 Reasons to Visit the Algarve during Winter
Even after the warm and sunny summer months the sun’s keep shining in the beautiful Algarve.
Want to escape the rain and the freezing temperatures? The sunny Algarve is calling your name.
So here are a few reasons to visit the Algarve in the winter months:
1. The Good and Sunny Weather
With temperatures between 15ºC and 20ºC, the Algarve is the perfect location to go for a short break during the winter.
Imagine how great it would be to go for a morning walk at the beach by the sun! Or even just relax while laying down by the sun having sunbaths, tempting isn’t it?
Another good reason to visit the Algarve in the winter months is that there are no big crowds at this time of the year. You won’t have to deal with traffic, enormous queues at restaurants, or even the noisy background at night.
And the best part is… Empty beaches! If you feel into going for a quick swim you can go and have a full beach just for you.
3. Cheap Deals
As it is low season at this time of the year airlines and hotels have some really good prices.
Lowcost airlines have some really cheap flights, you can get a return flight for a price of 60€ ( £51.70 ).
Hotels have the cheapest stays during the winter with prices starting from 30€ ( £25.85 ) per night.
Because of the high temperatures during the hot summer days, restaurants mainly offer lighter menus. The winter months are a good time to try the best of the Portuguese Cuisine.
” Pot food “ as the Portuguese people name it, is a variety of big, full and delicious dishes with local products.
Here are a few examples:
Looks delicious, doesn’t it?
5. Catch some Waves!
Winter is a very good season for surfing. Optimal conditions and there are waves for experienced and beginner surfers.
If you are a surfer we absolutely recommend you to go surfing on the Algarve West Coast.
The best places to go surfing in the Algarve during the winter months are Sagres, Carrapateira and Aljezur.
6. Play Golf!
Autumn and Winter are great seasons to come and play golf in the Algarve. Temperatures aren’t so high and the sun is still shining, making these the perfect conditions to be outside and play some Golf!
The Algarve is considered to be the ” Best Golf Destination in Europe”, offering more than 35 golf courses. Here are some of them:
- Monte Rei Golf Course ( Vila Nova de Cacela )
- San Lorenzo Golf Course ( Quinta do Lago )
- The Old Course ( Vilamoura )
- Amendoeira Golf Course ( Alcantarilha )
- Morgado Golf Course ( Portimão )
7. To Relax
Why not take a break to escape the daily stress and go for a self retreat? The Algarve is also home to some of the best Spa Hotels in Europe.
You will find many different types of treatments that will make you feel relaxed rejuvenated so you can return home on your best shape!
Thank you for taking the time to read this article.
Hope we could inspire you to start planning your winter break in the Sunny Algarve!