Luxury Algarve

Jane Anderson, Honeymoon expert Jane's verdict
Southern Portugal is enjoying something of a renaissance. It’s shaking off its mass-market image with the opening of luxury resorts and designer boltholes tucked away along one of Europe’s most spectacular coastlines. It’s perfect for honeymooners who want to combine beach with interesting culture, gourmet cuisine, golf and spa.

Recommended tour operator: Sovereign

Sovereign says

With countless flights year-round from regional UK airports to Faro, the Algarve is easy to reach and transfer times from the airport to your hotel are short too. It’s also home to one of Europe’s most spectacular coastlines, romantic coastal and hillside villages, world-class golf courses and some wonderful hotels.

  • Easy to reach
  • Handpicked hotels
  • Year-round destination

We offer a huge selection of luxury hotels and resorts in the Algarve’s most popular and lesser-known resorts.

If you’re looking for a luxurious hideaway with all the services of a first class hotel, and top class cuisine, we recommend the Vila Vita Parc in Porches. It’s built in attractive Moorish style and set up on the cliff top – perfect for romantic sunsets. There’s an excellent spa, a luxury yacht at your disposal, a wine cellar and choice of eight a la carte restaurants.

The ANANTARA Vilamoura has a more contemporary feel with its own golf course and two other courses within walking distance. We particularly like the spacious balconies, complete with sun beds – perfect for some private you-time. The spa is run by the renowned Banyan Tree group and has already picked up some top awards.

Fancy dining in a floating restaurant – the Domes Lake Algarve in Vilamoura has one as well as a private lake, lush gardens and golden sand beach. It’s secluded, peaceful and impressive.

All our holidays include complimentary airport lounge passes so your honeymoon gets off to the perfect start.

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