Have you ever fancied living like a celebrity? Trading in your 9-5 and packed lunch for days on the beach and eating delicious meals while looking out at the sea? Well now you can, for a couple of weeks at least. Almancil, in the Algarve region of Southern Portugal is reportedly home to Sir Elton John, George Michael and Madonna during the summer. So why not join them on your Almancil holidays and live like a star for a while?
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The most popular season for Algarve holidays is summer when the weather is hot, dry and sunny. Unlike in the UK where the odds of having a nice summer are about as good as England winning a penalty shoot-out, the weather in Portugal is consistent with gorgeous summers and mild winters. The region gets little rainfall either so there’ll be no need to pack your anorak for your Almancil holidays!
It’s no wonder Almancil is the destination of choice for the big spenders out there. Visitors to Almancil have access to a number of beaches including Praia do Ancao, Praia do Garrao and Praia do Trafal, all of which are renowned for their long sweeping sands and spectacular sunsets.
Things To Do on Almancil Holidays
Football fans visiting Almancil should check out the Estadio Algarve, which was used in the 2004 European Football Championship and is the home ground of Louletano DC and SC Farense. Another favourite for visitors is the karting track, which is a replica of the Jacarepagua Formula 1 circuit in Brazil. Next to the track is the Western Theme Park where you’ll find arcade games, trampolines and picnic tables. Shopping while on Almancil holidays is a great way to put in an evening with a huge choice of shops, stores and boutiques on offer.
Religion is a big part of Portuguese culture and there are several churches in Almancil. The most popular of which is the Church of Sao Lourenco in the east of the town. The church is famous for its stunning architecture and is covered inside with ceramic tiles. If you enjoy food then you'll be in your element on your Almancil holidays because there are all sorts of local delicacies to sample, not to mention excellent local wines!
Of course anywhere there are celebrities there has to have great nightlife, where else would they sip fine champagne all night in the private booths? Thankfully Almancil has plenty to offer. Lisboa Antiga and T Clube are amongst the most popular in the area. For some live music visit Ermitage Restaurant which showcases some great jazz music every Sunday while Cheers bar offers some great Brazilian music.
If you want a change of scenery then head to the glitz and glam of nearby Vilamoura and take a stroll around the glamourous marina. Hit Albufeira if you want a night out dancing in some of the best clubs in the Algarve.
Book a Almancil Holiday now!
We can’t all afford to live like the rich and famous all year round but why not treat yourself to a little luxury on your summer holiday? On the Beach has some of the cheapest deals around for Almancil holidays so you get to live like a superstar for a fraction of the price.