For some it’s a good way to ruin a nice walk, but for a large number of the population golf is the ideal pastime. The perfect way to relax and unwind on a summer’s day, golf is one of the most popular hobbies in the UK. And for those who may not be fans of playing a round on a cold and miserable course in the UK, perhaps holiday to Balaia may be enough to change your mind. Balaia is known for its golf facilities and is home to an award-winning course, not to mention several other sporting facilities.
However, it's not all about the golf in Balaia. The area is very family friendly and has no shortage of great beaches. Coupled with copious amounts of sun, Balaia holidays are great for the whole family!
Summer in the UK may be a washout but in the Algarve it's anything but. If it's a tan you're after then you won't come home disappointed as summer Balaia holidays are sunny and hot. And even if you take a trip in the winter you won't have to bring your woolies as it stays relatively warm and dry all season.
Jan - 13ºC
Feb - 14ºC
Mar - 16ºC
Apr - 18ºC
May - 22ºC
Jun - 23ºC
Jul - 26ºC
Aug - 26ºC
Sep - 24ºC
Oct - 21ºC
Nov - 17ºC
Dec - 14ºC
Things To Do on Holidays
Golf, golf and more golf! Balaia is a golfer paradise and is home to an award-winning 9 hole golf course, driving range, putting green and a golf academy where you can receive expert tuition to improve your game while on your holidays in Balaia. And if you get bored of practicing your swing there are also several tennis courts, swimming pools and a health club in the resort. There’s also the opportunity to go horse riding, clay pigeon shooting and deep sea fishing.
Things to do: Culture
Portugal has a deeply religious culture and throughout the year there are various religious festivals which attract both locals and tourists alike. If you really want to experience Algarve culture, time your holiday with a religious festival. The Easter processions in March are well worth seeing while in September locals celebrate Portuguese folk with a wine harvest. There are also several bull fighting events which take place throughout the year, and various art exhibitions are on show across the region.
Things to do: Nightlife
Balaia has a bustling nightlife with plenty of busy bars and stylish restaurants. There are also a number of clubs for those looking to let their hair down. And once you’ve had your fill of Balaia nightlife travel the short distance to nearby Albufeira which is very popular with tourists thanks to its strip of lively bars and restaurants. Albufiera’s Old Town is place to go if you’re looking for traditional Portuguese restaurants and bars serving local delicacies.
Balaia has retained its quaint appearance with gorgeous white buildings and terracotta roofs. There are also various beaches with golden sand, adorned with sandstone cliffs. The golf course has a lovely design, an oasis of peace and tranquility away from the beaches.
Book a Holiday now!
Why not treat your man to a golfing holiday in Balaia. Not only will he love you for it but you’ll get to chill out in the sun for two weeks while he works on his game – it’s a win-win situation. And what’s more, On The Beach has some great deals on Balaia holidays so you can surprise your budding Tiger Woods with a holiday without spending a packet!
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