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Quarteira Holidays

Quarteira Holidays

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Quarteira, like many of the towns in the Algarve was once just a small, quiet fishing village. Of course as soon as tourists caught onto its quaint beauty and fabulous weather it flourished into a major holiday resort. Nowadays it is one of the most popular resorts in the Algarve and provides enough entertainment, nightlife and, of course, sunshine, to keep holidaymakers coming back year after year on holidays to Quarteira!

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Quarteira Weather

The fine weather of the Algarve makes it ideal for a summer holiday as the season is always hot and dry. Summer is the most popular time for tourists to visit but the region's mild winters mean visitors continue to arrive long after the tourist season ends. No matter what time you want to take your Quarteira holidays, you'll get the weather to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle.

Jan 13ºC
Feb 14ºC
Mar 16ºC
Apr 18ºC
May 22ºC
Jun 24ºC
Jul 26ºC
Aug 26ºC
Sep 24ºC
Oct 21ºC
Nov 17ºC
Dec 14ºC


The beach at Quarteira is one of the longest in the Algarve and is one of the prime reasons why so many choose to return every year for more Quarteira holidays. Lined with palm trees and bars and restaurants, the sandy beach has plenty of room for the many tourists that gather there to soak up the sun. But it’s not all about the beach. Quarteira is home to lots of beautiful farmland and lush forests giving it one of the prettiest landscapes in the region.

Things To Do on Quarteira Holidays

Shoppers will feel right at home on holidays to Quarteira as there are plenty of great shops including lots of craft shops and boutiques where you can find one-of-a-kind items. There’s also a great weekly market where you can find local delicacies and souvenirs.

Quarteira holidays just wouldn't be complete unless you make time to also check out nearby Vilamoura with its excellent marina. Holidaymakers can indulge in deep-sea big game fishing trips and dolphin spotting and there are also some superb boat trips on offer.


The nearby town of Vilamoura is home to several fascinating roman ruins and is a must-see for culture vultures. Loule, an attractive village situated close to Quarteira, is also an interesting excursion for visitors seeking a bit of culture. The town features a castle and some wonderful examples of traditional Portuguese architecture.


The nightlife on holidays to Quarteira is varied with more than enough bars, restaurants and nightclubs to ensure a great night out. However, there’s also a top night out to be had in the neighbouring town of Vilamoura. Vilamoura’s casino is famous in the Algarve for its great shows and lively atmosphere. The town is also home to plenty of bars and several nightclubs that line the marina.

The central location of Quarteira makes it very easy to go for a night out in Albufeira to the west or Faro to the east.

Book a Quarteira Holiday now!

Quarteira holidays offer you two holidays in one. On the one hand you have the fantastic resort itself with beautiful, long beaches, a great selection of restaurants and bars and a superb weekly market. And on the other there is Vilamoura, the thriving neighbouring town with its mix of history, culture and vibrant nightlife. Why choose? Now you can have both.

On the Beach offers excellent deals on Quarteira holidays so treat yourself to a double holiday in one today!