Must-see hotels in The Algarve

  • Stay Hotels Faro


    While this place has a designer black, red and grey lobby, the rooms are no-frills with dated decor. Breakfast is an extra €8 and there's a 24-hour bar…

  • Casa Hospedes Celeste


    Host Celeste's traditional guesthouse has a great location right in the town centre. Its eight rooms are clean and bright, with colourful bedspreads and…

  • Casa Luiz


    Set on the clifftop overlooking the beach, this complex has four clean, modern rooms and kitchenette-equipped studios with balconies or terraces. Cash…

  • Villa Marquez

    The Algarve

    Two streets back from the ferry pier, this canary-yellow-painted hotel has small, old-fashioned rooms and a shared balcony with views over town. Cash only.

  • Hotel Residencial Salema

    The Algarve

    Opposite the beach, the Salema has simple rooms with balconies (most with sea views) in a modern white-painted building. Helpful staff are multilingual.

  • Parque de Campismo de Fuseta


    This small, shady municipal site with 94 pitches is on the waterfront in peaceful Fuseta, 11km east of Olhão. There's a small playground for kids.

  • Hospedaria Arenilha

    The Algarve

    In the centre of town, this Lego-like block has clean, modern rooms with all the mod cons. It accepts cash only; there's an ATM out the front.

  • Hotel Adelaide


    This two-storey guesthouse has 19 basic but clean and light rooms in white and aqua, some with terraces.

  • Residencial Lagôas


    For those who prefer a bit more privacy than hostels provide, this is one of the few true budget options in town, although at this price, don't expect mod…