Try an Algarve villa off the beaten path yet close to resorts - try Quinta dos Alamos
Sometimes going on holiday is so stressful you almost need a break when you get back to recover from it all. If your last getaway felt more like an extension of the usual whirlwind of daily life, step away from the hustle and bustle and relax in Quinta dos Alamos this summer instead. Villas in the Algarve specialists Premier Holidays have a number of properties in Quinta dos Alamos in their luxury holiday villas portfolio, all of them hand picked for their tranquil settings and gorgeous views.
Quinta dos Alamos is off the tourist track, in a traditional whitewashed village that few holiday makers uncover. It is all the lovelier for its undisturbed air and finding an Algarve villa to rent in the area gives you the sense of being handed a key to a secret club. Shrouded by almond and carob trees, the resort is the ultimate in laid back chic.
No bars or restaurants line the cobbled streets, but wander up the road to the nearby village of Guia and you’ll find all you need to eat, drink and be merry – there are shops, bars, cafes, a cinema and supermarkets. But when you’ve had enough socialising, you can slope off to the solitude of your private villa, dip into your private pool or even take a picnic to the large village green.
If you’re unsure whether a slower pace of life is for you, renting an Algarve villa in Quinta dos Alamos is actually a perfect compromise as its just a short drive away from the popular resort of Albufeira. With sandy beaches and bustling nightlife, Albufeira is more than just a tourist hub and tearing yourself away from the peace and quite of Quinta dos Alamos to travel the few kilometres to Albufeira is rewarded with a town that fuses popular culture with a strong presence of the past.
Able to trace its history back through the Romans, Phoenicians and Greeks, remains of aqueducts, roads and bridges dating to those ancient civilizations can still be found.
Premier Holidays has a selection of 11 Algarve villas in Quinta dos Alamos and the nearby village of Guia. They range from two to four bedrooms, with private pools and air conditioning.
To browse Premier Holidays’ range of villas in the Algarve and to book online, visit http://www.premier-holidays.com.