July in the Algarve

July in the Algarve

July in the Algarve

We started the first of July with a cloudy morning, but later in the day the sun came back as well as the heat. It is summer without any doubt.

July and August are the busiest months of the year in the Algarve Portugal. Algarve Housing update you every month with things to do for the coming month.

Along the coast you will find a lot of sunset and other beach parties with DJs and live bands performing at beach bars.

So here we go for July in the Algarve. There is so many things to do, but we will go for the highlights Algarve.

June in the Algarve, why not?

Things to do in the Algarve

June in the Algarve

Summer is coming up! But not yet. June is the month before the high season starts, so nice temperatures, not too busy beaches….so splash in the sea, chill out at the beach, and drink a nice vinho at one of the many beach bars Algarve and enjoy the lovely sunsets in the Algarve!

If you have not booked your ticket yet, skyscanner can help you with the best deal for flights. Algarve Housing can help you with a nice holiday villa in the Algarve! We have a few nice last minute deals.

Top 10 Things to do With Children in the Algarve

family holiday


The Algarve is an increasingly popular holiday destination for families, and that is of no surprise. There is an impressive amount of activities in the Algarve that will make any child feel in paradise. And when children feel in paradise, so do their parents. To facilitate your choice, Algarve Housing made a top ten of exciting things to do with children in the Algarve.

Top 10 best things to do with children in the Algarve:

April in the Algarve

orange blossom algarve
orange blossom


I wish I could share smells with you! I just came back of the Silves area, which is famous of the orange orchards, which means this time of the year orange blossom, which means overwhelming nice smells. The scent of orange blossom is indescribable, so you MUST come and experience this. We have some nice spring offers! DO NOT MISS THIS!!! Do not miss April in the Algarve!

Easter in the Algarve

March in the Algarve

March in the Algarve
Flowers in March

March in the Algarve

Although the weather is stormy and rainy, spring is in the air! I have seen the first poppy’s and some other flowers start to bloom, next to the birds giving big live concerts! Lovely! This time of the year is so nice, as temperatures are mild, ideal to explore the Algarve by foot, or bicycle. March is also still low season for the rental market, so take you chance, and rent a nice villa in the Algarve in March! Algarve Housing like to share with you a few things to do in March in the Algarve:

February in the Algarve

February in the Algarve

Carnival algarve

Cannot believe it is already February! Time flies…. February in the Algarve, meaning Carnival in the Algarve. The Portuguese (and Dutch) say Carnaval… plus the orange blossom will start, meaning lovely smells, plus the almond blossom is full on… so nice, nice, nice time of the year!!! Plus Valentine’s day! Take your love for a romantic dinner! Plenty of choice in the Algarve!

Things to do on New Year’s Eve in the Algarve 2017

Things to do on New Year’s Eve in the Algarve 2017

Almost the end of the year 2017, and almost a new year to start 2018. Are you in the Algarve? Algarve Housing will give you a few options to do if you like to celebrate this new year’s eve in the Algarve outdoors, watching the fireworks at mid night. Most large towns at the coast of the Algarve, have fireworks at mid night. Some have an all-night music program we mentoin a few, from Lagos till Monte Gordo. And can you buy fireworks in the Algarve?

December in the Algarve

December in the Algarve
December in the Algarve

December in the Algarve, for an enjoyable, alternative Christmas holiday destination in Portugal. The winter months were typically the low tourist season for Algarve but over the last few years the Christmas holiday season has become more popular, as many of the North African winter sun destination have become unsafe due to political instability or terrorism.

The increase of visitors to the Algarve means that there are more hotels and restaurants open and there is a livelier atmosphere in the larger towns, like Albufeira, Vilamoura, Lagos…. Algarve Housing like to update you, and share with you some things to do in December in the Algarve.

weather algarve
weather algarve

November in the Algarve

November in the Algarve

I can’t believe it is already November! After a really hot October, we finally had a bit of rain, the clock has changed, so a bit of winter feeling coming up! Soon the wood burner can start doing his job! Yes November in the Algarve.

But writing this in my office, with doors open, the sun coming in, I realize how lucky we are living in the Algarve, and although November in the Algarve is low season, it is a great time to visit the Algarve! Why, well I just gave you 1 reason, the sun is still shining, and it is warm enough to spend your days outside. If you like walking, the temperatures are ideal for hiking, same for bicycling! Plus flights are cheap, as well as villa rental prices! So pretty nice November in the Algarve.

Algarve Housing like to share a few things to do in November in the Algarve:

October in the Algarve!


October in the Algarve


October in the Algarve, the weather can still be nice, but it is a bit of a risk, so bring some warmer clothes with you, as evenings get more chilly. If you lucky you still can sunbathing during the day! Beaches are less crowded, but bars and restaurants are still open, plus cheap deals for rentals! Ideal for your half term holidays!

Algarve Housing, villa rentals Algarve, found a variety of things to do in October in the Algarve, we mention a few, please read below. Have fun, and enjoy the October Algarve, and extend your summer with one of the nice villas we rent!

Feast of the Assumption of Mary

Assumption of Mary
Assumption of Mary

On 15 August, many parts of Europe celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, as well in the Algarve Portugal. It is a national Holiday, most shops and public places are closed on this holiday in Portugal.

The Feast of the Assumption of Mary is a very important day in the Catholic religion. It is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ.

The Assumption Of Mary is a feast day that is celebrated on August 15th every year. This feast day commemorates Mary’s death and her assumption into heaven. Because it commemorates this sacred occasion – which is viewed by many as Mary’s divine birthday – it is not only a Holy Day of Obligation, but is one of the most important Marian feasts.

Spring in the Algarve

spring in the Algarve
Flowers Algarve

Spring in the Algarve

Your body and head continues to be asking to get a break, a respite from the pressures of work, the requirements of family obligations, as well as the status of living the busy city lifestyle, and little sunny days. Thinking of some warmth and sun, thinking of spring in the Algarve? You searched the internet, asked around, as well as lastly made up your head and that’s you are going to have your holiday in Algarve, in the appealing Iberian nation of Portugal. If you did your research well, you have more than probably get a rough outline of your Algarve itinerary. If you aren’t yet bursting with thoughts and plans, I am going to make some useful suggestions anyways on the top 5 best things to do during a spring in Algarve! Apart form things to do during spring in the Algarve, I must mentioin the nature is at its best, loads of flowers and sweet smell everywhere….

Algarve Housing get you some ideas, together with one of the unique villas we rent, this can all add up to a perfect holiday in the Algarve.

Walking as well as Sightseeing – As temperatures are not red hot during spring in the Algarve, walking and sightseeing is ideal!

Algarve is a multicultural with the right mix of country qualities mixed in, making a kind of a surreal surroundings perfect for somebody who’d like to get from all of it, even for only several days. Algarve is modern and rural in the same time, in addition, it has a rich tradition and history. You will definitely be a witness to this should you go throughout the backstreets and investigate the Algarve on foot. Visit the Museu Regional in Lagos as well as the Archaeological Museum in Faro to get a blast to the previous encounter.

golf in the Algarve
Golf courses Algarve

Golf in the Algarve

Golfing – Algarve has a number of the world best golf courses like superb Old Course in Vilamoura or the celebrated Royal Course in Vale de Lobo. A golfer may have the option from 9 holes to 18 hole courses of the more than 30 golf courses scattered around the Algarve terrain. During spring in the Algarve, paying golf is very popular, make sure you arrange your tee time upfront!

The southern area of Portugal has a perfect climate for golf, warm and dry climate, and the primary season is from late fall to late spring. The landscape can be exemplary, grasslands to coastlines, proving to be a little of the challenge, but still a very gratifying game.


Ikea in the Algarve
Ikea in the Algarve

Shopping – would you love shopping in another country? It is terrific way to enjoy and look into the culture and custom of Portugal and Algarve, particularly. You will surely find great deals in the shopping districts of Portimao, Loule, as well as Quarteira. You’ll locate everything from souvenirs, bags, shoes, garments, trinkets, components, and the list goes on. And new to the Algarve, the opening of IKEA near Loule, 30 March!!!!

Stand up paddling Algarve
Stand up paddling Algarve


With a beautiful shoreline, the Algarve holiday destination has a lot of things to provide for water sport enthusiasts. You can try your hand, and legs, at windsurfing or stand up paddling or ultimately encounter the wonders of the under water world by diving into the thriving marine life as well as the legacy of Algarve sunken past. Also the dolphins like the spring in the Algarve, as with a short drive in a speedy dinghy you will find them.

This article is brought to you by Algarve Housing, the rental company for beter holidays in the Algarve, with a wide selection of unique villas in the Algarve Portugal.

Warm regards,


Algarve Housing


Carnival in the Algarve 25-28 February

Carnival in the Algarve
Carnival Algarve

A visit to the Algarve in February makes for a fantastic holiday, plus you can enjoy Carnival in the Algarve. This time of year is considered ‘out of season’. However there are many advantages visiting the Algarve in February during these quieter periods.

The weather is still warm and pleasant (around 18-20 degrees) which means you can still enjoy the areas stunning coastline, take walks on the beautiful beaches, go on a boat trip and hike around the area to admire the breath-taking landscapes, flora and fauna that are blossoming at this time of year.

For playing golf, it is one of the best times of the year, pick your choice of one of the many renowned golf courses of the Algarve, considered the best of Europe!

What to do on a rainy day in the Algarve?

rain in the Algarve
Average rain in the Algarve

Rain in the Algarve?

The Algarve is a very popular holiday destination in Europe. Why? The Algarve is renowned for best beaches of Europe, best Golf courses, nice people, good food, and very affordable plus very safe! But very/most important: an average of 300 days of sunshine per year!  This means an average of 65 days of rain per year! Rain in the Algarve…..

So IF you are in the Algarve and the sun is not shining, what can you do on a rainy day in the Algarve???? We like to share with you 10 things to do when it rain in the Algarve. (source : free magazine Tomorrow).

Things to do in December in the Algarve

December in the Algarve, Christmas
Christmas in the Algarve

The Algarve is the beautiful southern coastline of Portugal and the region makes for an enjoyable, alternative Christmas holiday destination. The winter months were typically the low tourist season for Algarve but over the last few years the Christmas holiday season has become more popular, as many of the North African winter sun destination have become unsafe due to political instability or terrorism.

The increase of visitors to the Algarve means that there are more hotels and restaurants open and there is a livelier atmosphere in the larger towns, like Albufeira, Vilamoura, Lagos….

Weather in December

December in the Algarve, weather
Weather in December

You can say unpredictable, but mild. It can be sunny during the day, and you can even sunbath, but it can also be rainy and windy!

November in the Algarve

November in the Algarve

Yes it is November, winter in the Algarve started! Less people, empty beaches, but good news, temperatures are still mild and very nice to explore the Algarve! Okay, I must admit, it can rain too, and when it rains it really rains! But after a few days we have the sun back, so nice. I love the winters in the Algarve! And with me many others, as the first of November Algarve Housing has a long list of arrivals with long stay winter tenants! But good news, there are still a few villas free, for you to book your winter holiday in the Algarve!

What to do in November in the Algarve? Algarve Housing like to inform you!