Think Algarve holidays and you probably think of 18 - 30’s, wild nights, crowded nightclubs and over enthusiastic reps. But while that may be the case in some areas, there are also hidden gems like Cabanas that are a world away from your misconceptions.
Cabanas is a quiet fishing village situated just 20 minutes from Faro airport. The village has kept its charm despite its popularity with tourists and is relatively unspoilt. This is an excellent place to come just to get away from all the stress and pressure of life back home.
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The Algarve climate is nothing short of perfect. Summers are hot and winters are mild and dry. Spring and autumn are also warm and dry meaning you can visit on Cabanas holidays any time of year. The excellent weather, especially during the peak summer months makes Cabanas ideal for building up that bronzed healthy glow you so desire!
Cabanas is situated next to the Rio Formosa National park so you are guaranteed spectacular scenery. The quaint village is also surrounded by beautiful countryside including several olive groves and orange trees that fill the air with their soothing fragrance.
Of course on Cabanas holidays the main thing you want to see if the beach, and you will not be disappointed. Accessed by a ferry, which makes trips throughout the day, Cabanas beach is a stunning combination of deep blue waters and soft golden sands. It also has the added bonus of an 18th Century fort nearby to explore if the sun gets too much.
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Cabanas is noted for its traditional charm. Its palm tree lined roads feature various unique shops and cute cafes and it is the ideal location for a peaceful getaway. Popular activities on the island include horse riding, cycling, tennis, fishing and golf – there are 14 championships courses in the area. Visitors who want a little more hustle and bustle can head to the nearby town of Tavira which is home to plenty of shops and markets.
The old fashioned charm is a delight for culture lovers on holidays to Cabanas and the nearby town of Tavira is an absolute must-see for visitors. Well known as the most architecturally attractive town in the Algarve Tavira is referred to as the Town of Churches. The Misericordia church in the town centre dates back to 1541. Tavira is also home to the tombs of Dom Paio Peres Correia and his seven knights.
Cabanas is home to several restaurants and bars and the charming atmosphere makes it perfect for a romantic evening, which is why Cabanas holidays are so extremely popular with couples. However, that’s not to say those seeking a more boisterous night out have to miss out!
The nearby town of Tavira offers plenty of clubs, bars and restaurants and is just 4km away from Cabanas. Furthermore Cabanas is only a 20 minute drive from the border with Spain so you could enjoy a night in Espana during your stay!
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Cabanas is ideally situated to offer visitors the best of both worlds. The quiet fishing village is the perfect haven for a quiet getaway while its proximity to neighbouring towns means those seeking a more lively nightlife do not have to miss out. On top of that visitors can spend a day in Spain thanks to Cabanas close proximity to the border.
If you’re one of those people who likes to have a bit of everything and can’t make your mind up what you’re looking for in a break, Cabanas holidays could be the place for you. Check out On The Beach for some of the cheapest deals on holidays to Cabanas around.