Family Resorts in Portugal

Portugal is one of the best destinations in the summer holiday brochure – and it’s not hard to see why. Boasting a scorching climate during the summer months and a refreshingly mild winter, Portugal is ideal for long lazy days on the beach and family fun by the pool. So which resort is best for you?


This is the place to be for all-out fun both day and night. If you love your family holidays lively and full to the brim with things to see and do, Albufeira – the Algarve’s biggest holiday resort – will certainly tick all the right boxes. Here you’ll find a modern resort with a number of Blue Flag beaches, perfect for building sandcastles with the kids, and a bustling town that’s packed with shops, restaurants, bars and pubs.


Based on the western edge of the Algarve, Alvor is a bustling little resort that boasts its own fishing harbour. The kids will love exploring the waterfront and watching the boats chug in and out, while the beach makes a cracking spot for building sandcastles and paddling with the kids. The town also serves up a number of shops, bars and pubs.


Lagos is a lovely town with quaint cobbled streets and historic monuments. You’ll find plenty of modern shops ranging from local amenities and stores to souvenir joints, along with an abundance of great cafes and restaurants. If you want to take the kids to the beach, you’ll find plenty of spots including golden sandy stretches and lovely tiny coves.

All of these resorts offer plenty of fun for families, and more than a few things to see and do. Whether you’re after cheap holidays to Portugal, a non-stop family escape or a quiet break to enjoy some time with the kids, there are plenty of Portugal holidays on offer. Which one will you choose?

Albufeira Beaches

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