Found on the southern coast of Portugal in the heart of the Algarve, Faro is a beautiful city that has a range of cultural attractions, natural beauty spots, and stunning coastlines.
Being home to the main airport that services the Algarve most visitors view of Faro is from a bus or taxi window as the leave the area however people who stay in Faro love the place and regularly come back both for the beaches and for the experience of the city itself.
As you’d probably expect, being in the heart of the Algarve Faro has a lovely climate, with long hot summer days and mild winters, even early season visits in May, or later on in September / October you can still experience 23 degrees, and rainfall is generally very low outside of the winter months.
The city of Faro itself has a rich history and culture with the old town area being a particular highlight. It’s mix of historic buildings and cobbled streets make for a great backdrop that the many bars, cafes, and restaurants take full advantage of. Faro Marina is also within walking distance of the old town and has it’s own collection of eateries and bars.
No stay in Faro would be complete without a visit to the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, a 60Km long lagoon full of wildlife, with some stunning beaches and coastlines. Many opportunities for trips are available either by boat, car, or even on a Segway!
If you’re looking to stay in the area we have a good selection of Faro holiday rentals to pick from below including private villas and a few well situated apartments in the heart of the city.