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Praia Da Oura Holidays
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Praia da Oura literally means Golden Beach so the clue is in the title as to what to expect from this beautiful resort on Portugal's Algarve coast. As the popularity of Algarve holidays has grown many of the smaller towns set about developing resorts to accommodate the increased interested from tourists. Praia da Oura is no exception. The pretty town just east of Albufeira is fast becoming one of the Algarve regions best loved destinations and one look at the famous beach will tell you why.
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Praia Da Oura Weather
When you think about Praia da Oura holidays, you think about sunshine and heat. The weather is one of the reasons why holidays to Praia da Oura are so popular with tourists. With guaranteed sunshine through the summer and warm winters and very little rainfall the region has the ideal holiday climate. So whether you want to come and relax on the beach or practice your golf swing, rest assured that the weather in Praia da Oura will most likely be perfect.
Not surprisingly, given its name, the main feature of Praia da Oura’s landscape is the amazing beach. The long, wide beach with golden sands and beautiful blue waters is hugely popular with tourists but, thanks to its size, does not get too crowded - even in the summer when holidays to Praia da Oura are most popular. The beautiful coastline is also a big part of Praia da Oura’s spectacular landscape.
Things To Do on Praia Da Oura Holidays
Given that the beach is the main attraction in Praia da Oura there are plenty of watersports on offer, from windsurfing to jet skis and banana boat rides. Fishing is also a popular pastime on holidays to Praia da Oura with lots of fishing trips available out into the Atlantic. Even if fishing isn’t your thing it’s worth taking a boat trip to some of the hidden beaches and alcoves in the area – perfect for a romantic getaway, making the resort very popular with couples and honeymooners.
Praia da Oura has, at one time or another, been occupied by the Phoenicians, Romans, Christians and Moors and the architecture in the town displays this rich history. Culture lovers should also visit the town of Tavira known for its wonderful churches.
Apart from the weather and stunning beach, Praia da Oura holidays are renowned for their excellent nightlife. Praia da Oura’s strip is known for being one of the best areas for nightlife in the Algarve. The busy one way street is always lively and has a great atmosphere. There are plenty of clubs, bars and restaurants and most of them are open until the early hours. There are also many restaurants where you can sample local Portuguese delicacies and world cuisine.
If you would like to have a proper night out on your Praia da Oura holidays then head into the center of Albufeira and start exploring the myriad restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs.
Book a Praia Da Oura Holiday now!
If you’re tired of being on the go all the time and want nothing more than to relax on a beautiful beach for a fortnight then Praia da Oura holidays will be just up your street. Its famous beach offers everything you want whether it is relaxing in the sun, trying out some watersports or exploring the fantastic coastline.
On the Beach has some of the best offers around on holidays to Praia da Oura, so if you fancy a trip to the ‘Golden Beach’ then you better book today for the best price!