The Algarve by Air

  • 8 Day Tour
  • 4 Star Rating

Day 1

Fly to Faro where you will be transferred to your hotel for a seven-night stay.

  • Included meals: Dinner

Days 2 to 7

Carvoeiro is set around a picturesque cove with a beautiful beach framed by sandstone cliffs. The main square, with its selection of cafés and bars, is a great place to relax and admire the views. During your stay we have arranged a programme of included and optional excursions to help you see the best of the Algarve.

  • Included meals: 6 x Breakfast, 6 x Dinner

- Luz, Lagos & Sagres

This full-day, included excursion explores the west of the Algarve. We begin at the fishing village of Sagres then go to Cabo San Vicente, the most south-westerly point in Europe. We call at the small beach resort of Luz, before we arrive at Lagos, associated with the Portuguese explorers.

- Silves and Monchique

Half-day, included excursion to Foia with views from the highest point in the Algarve, then to Monchique a typical village in the hills. We also see the ancient city of Silves, known for its Moorish Castle.

- Ferragudo, Alvor and Praia de Rocha

Our included coastal excursion is a day of low mileage but high interest. We begin in the small village of Ferragudo, with its old-world feel, then continue to Praia de Rocha, with its impressive beach and cliffs, then finally, we visit the fishing village of Alvor, with its peaceful river front and many seafood restaurants.

- Coastal Boat Cruise and visit to the caves

Join our optional boat cruise along the beautiful Algarve coast to admire the spectacular cliffs, rock formations and caves.

- Faro and Tavira

Join our optional excursion to explore the East of the Algarve. After a stop in Faro, the Algarvian capital, with its small marina and traditional shopping streets, we head to the ‘Venice of the Algarve’: Tavira, whose enchanting streets are typical of the region. We recommend a visit to the castle overlooking historical downtown and St. Maria Church, built in the XIII Century. On our return we call at San Lorenzo church. (2 Euros local entrance fee).

Day 8

Transfer to Faro Airport for your return flight to the U.K.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £169; travel insurance from £44.95; flight supplements may apply. 


 



FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.

We accept collapsible wheelchairs and we can also accommodate Electric Scooters however they must be easily dismantled by the customer and each component must weigh less than 20kg and the scooter no more than 60kg in total. The scooter must also have a dry cell battery. Please call before booking so we can make sure the tour suits any extra requirements.