Pool villa for 6 people on the Algarve
1/6Here the pool is essential
Portugal | Admittedly the beaches of the Algarve and Co. are beautiful. But with an own pool the vacation is even more perfect: Cool off whenever you want – whether it’s directly after breakfast or in the middle of the night.
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“A dream for those who are looking for peace, quiet and relaxation.” declared one holidaymaker about this holiday home on Madeira’s steep coast.2/6The best properties in Portugal
The Algarve, Costa de Prata, Lisbon or the island worlds of the Azores and Madeira – Portugal is a heavenly travel destination. We hereby present you with the holiday homes with the best reviews.
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Holiday home for max. 2 adults + 2 children on the Azores3/6Green islands in the ocean
Azores | They are actually part of Portugal but are far away from the European continent situated in the middle of the Atlantic. Discover the unique world of the Azores very authentically in a holiday house on one of the islands.
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4/6Vacation with your dog
Portugal | With these holiday houses it is explicitely allowed to bring pets so that your faithful four legged friend can also enjoy a relaxing and eventful holiday.
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5/6The island of flowers
Madeira | From May, a particularly high number of flowers grow and flourish on Madeira, transforming the island into a fabulous sea of blooms.
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This is how holiday rental owners described Aroeira
In addition to the capital city of Lisbon, with its many attractions, the surroundings, south-west of Lisbon, offer relaxation and nature.
Start your trip in Costa da Caparica, a popular destination of the Portuguese people. Here, the 25 kilometer-long white sand beaches extend until the nature reserve ...
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Follow the white beach coast to the south where you can find many beach restaurants and beach bars. Here you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas. From the fishing village Fonte da Telha on, it gets more quiet. Walk along the deserted beaches until the Lagoa Azul, a haven for windsurfers and kitesurfers. Further south you will come to the Praia do Meco, a particularly popular destination for young Portuguese people. In the summer, concerts are held, but also the numerous small pubs in the Aldeia do Meco a worth to get in and eat.
Behind the Aldeia do Meco the nature reserve Serra da Arrabida begins, which extends up to Setubal.
In the middle lies the picturesque fishing village of Sesimbra, which is worth a visit in any case. Enjoy sitting there in one of the many really good restaurants with their fresh fish or shellfish dishes. Very early in the morning on the beach you can still assist to the auctions of the catches of local fishermen.
A round trip by car over the Serra da Arrabida offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Drive in any case down to Portinho Arrábida. A beach with an upstream rocky island, where you can see idyllic fishing boats rocking in the water. In Portinho da Arrabida the Atlantic shows its peaceful side. Crystal clear water, no waves.
At the end of your round trip through the Serra da Arrabida you reach the town of Setubal. From here you can book a boat tour, for example, the ROUTE DOLPHINS, where you can see, if you are lucky, dolphins or the THREE BAYS TOUR, which lasts a whole day, lunch included.
Or take the car ferry to Troia, and ride the next 100 kilometers along the white sandy beaches towards the south.
Seafood and port wine – Portugal’s culinary delights
Portugal | Portugal has always lived with and from the sea. So don’t miss out on the delicious seafood that is served in one of the many restaurants and will turn your holiday in Portugal into a culinary highlight. Alternatively prepare a delicate maritime dish in the kitchen of your holiday home booked with atraveo. You will be able to get freshly caught fish at every harbour or larger market. Together with fresh vegetables and herbs from the market you can easily prepare a great meal which you can then enjoy on the terrace of your holiday house. Portugal’s national dish is stockfish. Though the dishes seem somewhat peculiar it can be worthwhile giving some a try. The Portuguese are said to know more than 1,000 different ways to prepare those air-dried fish (mainly cod) – so all tastes are catered for.
Not only fish – whether fresh or air-dried – but also the Portuguese wine is known all over the world. The many distinctive features of port wine are very complex with lay persons struggling to ascertain an overview. In most cases the house wine of restaurants or a bottle of Tawney or Colheita port will prove to be a good choice. By the way a good port can be a great present to take back for you loved ones not with you!
Where will you spend your next holiday in Portugal? Popular destination with atraveo customers are the southern coastal region of the Algarve, the western coastal areas Costa de Lisboa, Costa de Prata and Costa Verde as well as the flower island Madeira and Alentejo in the heart of Portugal.
From the Algarve to the Azores
Portugal is a beautiful country to visit. The seafaring nation steeped in tradition cannot only look back on a long and eventful past but today is also one of the most popular destinations for holiday home vacations in Europe. atraveo offers you more than 1,300 holiday apartments and houses all over Portugal which will surely include the perfect domicile for your next holiday. Before commencing the search you should decide which region in Portugal you want to visit.
A little tip: Especially popular with atraveo customers are the heavenly beaches and cliff coasts of the Algarve in the South of Portugal close to the Spanish border.
Also very popular are the coastal regions of Costa de Lisboa, Costa de Prata and Costa Verde. On atraveo you can also find a large selection of pretty and well furnished holiday homes. In its beautiful heartland Portugal impresses with its rich and diverse landscape. Why not visit Alentejo or the lush green area in the north of Portugal.
When on holiday in Portugal you should not miss out on the smaller and larger cities such as Lisbon, Porto, Braga, Aveiro or Faro. Here you can enjoy a shopping tour or just take a nice stroll through the old alleys and enjoy the unique and long-standing culture of the country on the Iberian Peninsula.
A very special travel destination are the islands of the Azores and the beautiful flower island Madeira in the midst the Atlantic Ocean. Madeira lures with its subtropical climate, enchanting landscape and lush vegetation whilst the volcano islands of the Azores located in the Atlantic are a unique place and offer a lot of space for individual holiday makers.