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visiting in October

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visiting in October

My sister wants to visit Faro in October. Will she be able to visit the beach? Is it high or low season in October. Thanks

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1. Re: visiting in October

It's low season in the Algarve, she can go to the beach, but there will be no facilities (sunbeds, etc) there.

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2. Re: visiting in October

I read earlier this summer that Albufeira has extended it's beach season until October 20.

Probably others will follow. When is your sister coming?

theportugalnews.com/news/…27667

www.albufeirauncovered.com

www.visitalgarve.pt

Edited: 31 August 2013, 09:13
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3. Re: visiting in October

That's correct above - Albufeira extended its beach season which means lifeguards are on duty and sunbeds etc available - weather permitting!

Early this year some concessionaires had their sunbeds on the beach in April, rather optimistically as it turned out. Many waited until May. Ditto beach restaurants. Some may continue into October if there are customers, same as many tourist related businesses.

The beach is always there and can be enjoyed 12 months of the year. For the larger resorts, it is the British October half term school holiday that usually marks the end of the holiday season.

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4. Re: visiting in October

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