Family holidays in the sun are the stuff memories are made of. The Algarve is one of the very best family destinations around. Safe and sunny, you can spend long, lazy days on the beach or by the pool. There are plenty of activities and fun things to do for all ages from tots to teens, and children are welcomed everywhere with good humour and patience.
Why stay at an Algarve Resort?
It’s easy, that’s why.
There are several top resorts in the Algarve, that offer an amazing array of services and facilities in house, so that you hardly need to leave the resort at all. Staying at a luxury family resort in Quinta do Lago or Vale do Lobo can really make a family holiday easy. Everything is on your doorstep! There are kids clubs to keep junior visitors busy during the day, while Mum and Dad relax by the pool or enjoy a round of golf. There are many activities and sports on offer that are great for teens and gives them a chance to make some holiday friends. Most resorts offer a choice of restaurants catering for both simple and more cosmopolitan palates. Live music and entertainment are on offer each evening too, which all ages enjoy. And of course should you need baby sitting services, that’s available too.
Best Family Resorts in Quinta do Lago
Encosta do Lago
Next to Quinta do Lago lake and beach, Encosta do Lago is an excellent family resort. The location is perfect. You can opt to have fun trying out some watersports by the lake or head to the long, long expanse of golden sand that is Quinta do Lago beach. You have a choice of golf courses around you as well as some great restaurants. And if you prefer to stay in resort you can laze for hours by the huge pool, enjoy a drink or a meal at the poolside restaurant, or even play some tennis at the resort courts. Families love the relaxed and welcoming vibe here. As an added bonus, Encosta do Lago is a pet friendly resort.
Best Family Resorts in Vale do Lobo
Dunas Douradas Beach Club
A superb, beachfront and luxury family resort Dunas Douradas Beach Club has won an impressive number of accolades over the years for service, design, architecture and all round fabulousness. With a stunning location on the front line of Vale do Lobo, (and very close to Quinta do Lago) there are sea views galore to be enjoyed, as well as top quality accommodation ranging from 1 to 3 bedroom apartments, some with private whirlpool, to 6 bedroom villas with private pools. There are bars and restaurants onsite, as well as a large outdoor communal pool and an indoor pool and spa. Add a super Kids Club to the mix and you are all set for memorable family fun.