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Portugal – Modern Luxury with Old Fashioned Charm

Portugal has seen a dramatic rise in the number of tourists that it attracts annually. There are a number of reasons behind this increase in volume of tourist visiting Portugal. Portugal has seamlessly managed to marry new modern concepts in accommodation and infrastructure whilst maintaining the old fashioned charm of the nine hundred year old country of Portugal. Portugal now boasts an impressive array of activities and modern facilities such as numerous world class golf courses, a well constructed and functional transport system and the inclusion of the country in the Euro zone.

The increase in the popularity of Portugal has no impact on the task of finding the best holiday accommodation for you and your family in Portugal. We have a huge range of all manner of Self Catering Holiday Lettings in Portugal. There are Self Catering Villa Rentals for families or the larger travelling party and there are Self Catering Holiday Rentals which concern smaller properties such as apartments and townhouses which are perfect for couples or smaller groups of holiday makers.

The beautiful year round weather that is associated with Portugal is another big factor in the increase in popularity of Portugal. Portugal revels in a wonderful climate, with summer months regarded as warm and dry, with lots of sunshine and very little rainfall, whilst the winter sees a slightly cooler climate though still enjoying very little rainfall and lots of the all important holiday ingredient of sunshine.

There are a number of different types of holiday that you can take in Portugal. From adrenaline fuelled days of riding the banana boats and nights spent dancing in modern nightclubs in the bustling coastal resorts to golf holidays to sight seeing and historical holidays to holidays in the wonderful Portuguese countryside.


Portugal is a great place for sightseeing. The resorts of Porto and Sintra, as well as the capital city of Lisbon are an absolute must for sightseers. Lisbon is home to the iconic Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery whilst you can find Torre dos Clerigos and Qunita de Regaleira in Porto and Sintra respectively.

Portugal plays host to some of the best nightlife in Europe. There are fantastic restaurants, traditional bars and cafes and excellent nightclubs and entertainment. Just make sure that you take the time to enjoy the local cuisine and soak up the true flavour of Portugal.

As mentioned previously the wonderful climate is one of the factors that have made Portugal such a popular choice with so many holiday makers. When this fact is coupled with the numerous world class golf courses that are located in Portugal it is small wonder why Portugal is such a popular holiday destination. The Algarve region on the south coast of Portugal plays host to many golf courses. It is split into three regions, the western Algarve, central Algarve and the eastern Algarve and is probably the most well known areas for golf in Portugal, however, there also many other world class golf courses along the Lisbon coast and in the central and northern regions of Portugal as well as on the Portuguese island of Madeira too.

 Portugal is not just confined to the coastal areas. The interior hosts some of the most breathtaking scenery and landscapes in the whole of Europe. There are forests, plains isolated villages and bustling towns and cities. Take the time to explore the region and we are sure that you will pleasantly surprised.

When you consider all of this information and remember that the holiday of lifetime in Portugal is only a three hour flight away from most UK and Irish airports don´t leave it too late to book the best possible Self Catering Holiday Lettings this summer.

Browse through our listings of available property to rent in Portugal and pick the best Self Catering Holiday Rentals or Self Catering Villa Rentals for you and get ready for a great time in Portugal this summer.

Created : 2011-03-15 16:31:01