The Algarve in May half term: TOP deals!

If last week’s sunshine gave you a yearning for some solid warmth, right now you might be thinking you could squeeze in a quick getaway for some sunny days this half term. And yes – of course you can, and yes, of course you should! Never say no to the adventure.
Where to go? Well, I’d suggest that families with teens can’t really go wrong with the Algarve.

sandy beach near Lagos in Ponta da Piedade, Algarve By artem evdokimov | Shutterstock

It’s less than 3hr flight, and late May is a perfect time to go – temperatures are in the low 20s, with 10 hours of sunshine per day. That huge Atlantic surf with long sandy beaches means not only are the fly-and-flop beach lovers happy, but the active types can take their fill of sporting fun; the Algarve is perfect for families looking for an adventure-filled May break in the sunshine.

Flights are cheap, accommodation is excellent, the food is dreamy… what’s to think about?
We spoke to TravelSupermarket to find the current best deals, both self-catering and all-inclusive packages for the 7nts of May half term week in the algarve for 2 adults and 2 kids…

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self-catering:

An elegant 5 star resort conveniently located between Carvoeiro and Ferragudo, in the Algarve. This hidden paradise is just a few minutes drive from some of the finest beaches in Europe, ideal for family holidays.
The resort comprises 22 rooms, 2 suites and 80 apartments as well as a large choice of leisure and wellbeing facilities, a restaurant and two bars.
This deal is for flights plus self-catering 2-bed apartment.

Next to the glamorous Anantara Vilamoura and just 5 minutes by car from the centre of Vilamoura, The Residences at Victoria Algarve, managed by Tivoli Hotels & Resorts is a modern residential development comprised of modern and spacious holiday apartments. Our 5 star hotel in Vilamoura, Portugal has everything you need for a great family holiday, combining the comfort of home with the exceptional service of a luxury hotel.

Perfectly integrated into the surrounding landscape, The Residences at Victoria has 3 swimming pools, a fitness centre, children’s playground, 2 support bars, a 24 hour reception with doorman service, and other facilities.


Half Board:


Salgados Palace
£282pp?

Close to the Salgados beach and the Natural Reserve Salgados Lagoon, the modern Salgados Palace boasts four outdoor pools, a fantastic spa, several restaurants and bars with panoramic views over the golf course and beach, and the polished rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and balconies; some have sea views.
This deal is for flights plus half board accommodation


All Inclusive:

Sao Rafael Suite Hotel
£363pp?

The sophisticated & luxurious 5-star Sao Rafael Suites hotel is an 11-minute walk from São Rafael Beach on the Atlantic Ocean, and a 5-minute drive from Albufeira. It features fantastic sea and garden views and the modern and stylish rooms come with a balcony and offer land or sea views.
Sao Rafael Suites serves an elegant buffet for breakfast. The hotel’s 3 restaurants also serve delicious international and Mediterranean dishes for lunch and dinner. Drinks are served on the hotel’s terrace, which boasts fantastic ocean views.
This deal is for flights plus an All Inclusive Stay

teenager with surfboard walking on the beach at sunset in the Algarve, Portugal
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