If you want to discover the real Algarve then a cheap package holiday to Carvoeiro should satisfy your exploration cravings. Less than an hour from Faro airport, the dainty little fishing village of Carvoeiro has become a bustling seaside town that's popular for cheap flights to the Algarve with families and couples alike looking for cheap holidays on Portugal’s coast.
Against a hilly backdrop, Carvoeiro is the perfect cheap package holiday destination with a sheltered bay, tucked between cliffs. The soft, sandy shore and clear, warm sea of Praia do Carvoeiro is tempting enough for lazy holiday days on the beach, with colourful little fishing boats pulled up onto the shore.
Numerous coves and beaches nearby are also well worth exploring to find secluded spots, weird and wonderful rock formations, sea arches and caves. Boat trips are popular on cheap holidays in Carvoeiro as they allow you to explore the interesting, almost lunar landscape and the local fishermen are always eager to help out.
For children, and big kids on a cheap holiday in Carvoeiro, the Slide and Splash Waterpark is a must, just a couple of kilometres away, while golfers have three courses to choose from close by.
Immediately behind the beach is a lively square of shops, bars and restaurants offering all you could need on a cheap holiday to the Algarve. There's also a good village market which sells fresh fish, local fruit and vegetables. On balmy summer's evenings, a variety of live music creates a great holiday atmosphere in the square - under the stars and by the sea!
Carvoeiro also serves as a great base for cheap package holidays to the Algarve to discover the many interesting facets of the area. Notably, the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve is only 28km away. Here, you will be able to enjoy go-karting and also watch live Formula One whilst on a cheap holiday in the Algarve. For history lovers on a cheap package holiday to Carvoeiro, Silves Castle is only 12km away and boasts a formidable structure that is peppered with ruins. There is also a museum there!
There is so much to enjoy, do and see on a cheap package holiday in Carvoeiro that you might not fit it all in one visit!