Praia do Vau is a gorgeous beach area in the Algarve region of Portugal, located just 3km from the lively town of Portimão and 2km west of the popular beach resort of Praia da Rocha. This beach resort manages to strike the perfect balance between being away from the majority of crowds in the town as well as being just a short journey from the more lively activities of the area, should you wish to take part at any point.
Cheap holidays to Praia do Vau are available from most major airports in the UK and since the route is so popular with jet-setters from this country, there is bound to be the ideal flight waiting for you. Praia do Vau is very easy to reach from Faro’s main airport, being situated around a 50-minute drive away. Make sure you check the CheekyTrip comparison site for more bargains to hidden gems like this from around the world. Flight duration to Faro is around 3 hours long and with just a short transfer on the other side, you can be sat with a cocktail in hand in no time!
The most popular period to visit this resort is the spring to autumn period with temperatures often hitting the low to mid-30s throughout these months. Not only is the area at its vibrant best during this period but prices are still very reasonable. Although there are still a few things to do in the winter months, tourist-focused businesses tend to close and the beach isn’t as attractive when the temperatures start to drop-off.
The beach is by far the most popular attraction in Praia do Vau and most people who visit this place spend the vast majority of their days here. The beach is characterised by its steep, red coloured cliffs that shelter the beach from the wind. Like most beaches in this part of the world, the sands here are soft, golden and perfect for relaxing on. Although the sea is generally cold outside of the summer months, it is very refreshing and usually has fine conditions for swimming.
There is a good selection of accommodation in and around the resort of Praia do Vau. The most common choice is a standard hotel with all the facilities and amenities that you would expect from a popular tourist destination. TURIM Presidente Hotel is one of our favourites with its swimming pool that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Most of the best restaurants are located along the seafront, with anything from beach cafes to high-quality steakhouses to pick from.
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