The Algarve the Florida of Europe

The Algarve: Proving To Be More Than “The Florida Of Europe”

So Much More Than The “Florida Of Europe”

The beaches along the coast of Portugal’s Algarve are among the best in the world. True they don’t come with water as warm as the Med… but the Atlantic waves that wash up here are clear, refreshing, and gaining a reputation among globe-trotting surfers.

But let’s not forget there’s so much more to this region than its beaches.

In a recent article in Forbes, contributor Ann Abel writes:

“The southern edge of Portugal, called the Algarve, has long been known as the Florida of Europe: the continent’s warmest weather and mildest winters, an embarrassment of golf courses, beachfront condo high rises and all-inclusive resorts designed for EasyJetters’ weekend breaks. Even with the delectable oranges—nearly the size of my head and dripping with sweet juice—it wasn’t enough to sell me on Continue reading