More then just a sunny region in Portugal where travelers go to thaw out from the colder winter months the Algarve has become the most targeted destination in Portugal. The region is so unique due to its very interesting history that it has become one of the more important aspects of the landscape of Portugal’s landscape. The history of the region should never be overlooked despite its alluring and magnetic tourist qualities.
The Algarve’s south coast runs roughly 155 kilometers (96 miles) along the Atlantic Ocean and there are approximately 100 beaches that stretch along the Algarve seacoast. Some of the water temperatures at these beaches can be quite tropical feeling due to the action of the different sea currents. This holds true during the winter months as well. Additionally, the Algarve is one of the most unpolluted regions in all of southern Europe.
If its nightlife you’re looking for, the Algarve is second to none in this entertainment as you will find some of the discos, live music, and pub/disco combos are the best that you will find anywhere in Europe. However, this is not the only one of the region’s merits as you will soon discover when you dive into the beauty and history of the region.
The Algarve’s natural beauty coupled with its ideal climate makes this region of southern Europe one of the more ideal tourist destinations. Listed below are 4 of the most recommended nightspots to experience while visiting the Algarve, but beware – it can get rather boisterous as people kick up their heels deep into the night.
Avenida Tomás Cabreira, Praia da Rocha
Crammed with numerous glitzy bars and the trendiest of nightclubs, this lengthy esplanade in Praia da Rocha was one of the first resorts to ever be established in the Algarve region.
Casino Praia da Rocha
Despite the fact that the Algarve is alive with nightlife of all venues, and although visitors to the Algarve might want to explore some of the other gambling establishments, this is the casino that you want to be sure to visit if you’re in a gambling mood that requires a party-like atmosphere.
How’s your endurance for nightlife? It’s a serious question to answer if you want to experience this disco. The atmosphere and the music make this one of the top nightclubs in the Algarve to party at. Oh and maybe the fact that it stays open until 6am – the latest closing of any club in the region – has something to do with its renowned popularity.
If it’s darts and pool that you fancy while enjoying a few tasty alcoholic beverages, Red Eye is a bar where locals and visitors alike can meet others over a drink or two while enjoying one another’s company.
Picture of Algarve beach after sunset by GemiTux