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Never been, where to stay?

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Mayo
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Never been, where to stay?

We have never been to Portugal before but are hoping we might get a good price on flights into Faro and so need advice on apt that would be reasonable and suitable for a couple with 2 children aged 8 and 12. Probably self catering, and ideally no more than 400 euro for week in August

Thanks a million

Mayo
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1. Re: Never been, where to stay?

Actually we are not tied to staying in Faro itself but would prefer no more than a 30 min transfer from airport. and near sea too. So where should i be looking at?

Thanks

Albufeira, Portugal
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2. Re: Never been, where to stay?

Vilamoura and Quarteira are within 30 minutes of the airport.

Going east there is Tavira, but there the open sea is over a mile from town and the beaches there are on an island.

Faro is definitely not a holiday resort and the town is 3-4 miles from the open sea also, despite what it might look like on a map.

Albufeira is the biggest resort in the region, but perhaps 35- 40 minutes from the airport. You might be lucky to find at apartment for August at this short notice but for 400 a week? I very much doubt it.

Go to a site like alpharooms.com which will give you a fair indication of what you will be paying.

Mayo
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3. Re: Never been, where to stay?

Thanks a million, will check those out

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4. Re: Never been, where to stay?

Both Olhao and Tavira are perfect for you but Olhao doesnt have a lot of accomodation. Olhao is an old fashioned fishing town which is slowly turning to tourism and has yet to be ruined by it, Tavira is a prettier Olhao in a simple way.

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