Christmas on the Algarve

From £1,599
Duration 7 Days
Departures from Dec 2020 - Dec 2020
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From £1,599
Duration 7 Days
Departures from Dec 2020 - Dec 2020
Tour Overview

Head to Portugal's gorgeous southern coast, where the mild winter weather means the chance of a Christmas in the sun.​

  • Festive
  • Short Break
  • Half Board
  • All Highlights Included

Your Holiday Includes

  • Just You Tour Manager as your host & Specialist Local Guides ​
  • Return flights from Gatwick with British Airways
  • 6 nights in a 4-star hotel
  • 12 included meals: 6 breakfasts, 6 dinners including festive Christmas Day dinner, plus a welcome drink
  • Other transportation & porterage

 

Included Holiday Highlights

  • ​Visit Silves, Monchique & Foia
  • Enjoy a vineyard tour & wine-tasting on Boxing Day
  • Walking tour of Alvor
  • Discover Sagres & Cabo de São Vicente

Itinerary

Day 1 UK - Praia Armação de Perâ

You'll fly to Faro today and on arrival we'll transfer you to your beachfront hotel in Praia Armação de Perâ, around an hour away. Check in and settle into your room before joining your travelling companions for a welcome drink in the bar. Afterwards, a relaxed dinner together offers the perfect opportunity to get to learn more about each other.

Meals included: D

Day 2 Christmas Eve, Silves, Monchique & Foia

After breakfast today we'll head off to explore Silves, the region's ancient capital. History is everywhere here, from the looming castle to the pretty white façade of the Gothic cathedral and the ancient town walls. The surrounding landscape is just as impressive, with the Rio Arade cutting through lush green hills.
Next, we'll head north to the picture-perfect mountain town of Monchique. Breathe in clean air, drink in panoramic views of the countryside and sample locally made treats like medronho, a fruit liqueur produced in the nearby hills. The day will draw to a close with dinner together back at the hotel.

Meals included: B,D

Day 3 Christmas Day, Praia Armação de Perâ

It's Christmas Day and you've time to relax, so why not enjoy the facilities at your hotel or take a stroll along the coast with your fellow travellers. Later, we'll get together for a wonderful festive meal. ​

Meals included: B,D

Day 4 Boxing Day, Vineyards Tour

Today promises to be one you'll never forget, with the afternoon spent in a peaceful winery perched at the top of Quinta do Miradouro – a breathtaking viewpoint where vineyards and ribbons of sandy coastline stretch out below. There could be no lovelier location for a wine-tasting, so let's indulge! You can share stories of your memorable day over dinner at the hotel this evening.

Meals included: B,D

Day 5 Alvor

The historic fishing town of Alvor, with its port straight from a postcard, will be our destination today. There are lots of different ways to spend your time here, from wandering along the pale sands of Praia de Alvor to spotting wildlife in the marshlands of the Ria de Alvor Nature Reserve. This evening we'll get together at the hotel for another delicious dinner.

Meals included: B,D

Day 6 Sagres & Cabo de Sáo Vicente

For our final full day in the Algarve we'll be making our way west, where the austerely beautiful landscape offers a complete change of atmosphere. Plenty of photos are likely to be on the agenda today as we explore Sagres, where the rugged cliffs of the Cabo de São Vicente are among the star attractions. Our farewell dinner tonight will be in a traditional restaurant, where you can enjoy the region's specialities one last time.

Meals included: B,D

Day 7 Praia Armação de Perâ - UK

After breakfast, we'll transfer you to Faro for your flight back to the UK.

Meals included: B

Accommodation

Holiday Inn

Your hotel is in an idyllic spot, sitting right on the beach. Facilities include a bar, restaurant, fitness centre, free Wi-fi and a swimming pool with views of the sand and sea. Guest rooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, satellite TV and tea/coffee-making facilities.

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