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Renting a Holiday Villa In Portugal

Apr 8, 2008
Portugal is now one of the top European family holiday destinations for luxury villas and self catering holiday homes. Many families come on vacation to this beautiful country and rent some of the superb luxury villas with swimming pools and self catering apartments. They are drawn to Portugal by the warm Mediterranean climate and beautiful clean sandy beaches.

Portugal is a country full of a vibrant culture and proud heritage. Many families come to Portugal on vacation and stay in self catering accommodation and use these holiday homes as a base to explore the local countryside. Many stay in self catering apartments and visit the local museums that are full of art treasures.

Portugal has some of the best luxury holiday villas with swimming pools in Europe. These holiday homes are available to rent direct from their owners. Many nestle in the mountain sides and offer spectacular views of the stunning scenery. Other holiday villas are nearer the coast and it is possible to rent some luxury villas with swimming pools right by the beach.

When taking a vacation to Portugal some families stay in self catering apartments in some of the beach resorts. These self catering holiday homes are very popular with families who are able to sample the local cuisine and wine. By staying in a holiday home in Portugal enables families to sample the local culture and way of life.

Portugal is a relatively small country but is regarded as one of the most rewarding travel destinations in Europe. The coastline stretches some 800km and all along it are some stunning holiday villas and self catering cottages. To the south and west lies the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east lies Spain.
Lisbon sits on a hilly terrain beside one of the most magnificent harbors in Europe. There are some fabulous holiday homes to rent in this area with luxury holiday villas and self catering apartments looking over the harbor very popular with tourists. The area also has excellent beaches on the Costa do Sol.

The Algarve coastline stretches 161km and has some of the best beaches in Europe. The whole area is popular with tourists taking a family holiday to Portugal. There are many holiday cottages and villas to rent direct from their owners in this part of Portugal. Many tourists also come to this area on golfing holidays or short golfing breaks.

The Algarve has some of the best golf courses in Europe and caters for golfers of all abilities and budgets. For those holiday makers wanting to splash out, they can rent luxury villas with swimming pools. For those golfers on a golfing holiday to Portugal on a tighter budget, there are many self catering apartments available to rent direct from their owners.

Portugal is very popular with lovers of a sun and beach holiday. It is a country blessed with some of the best beaches in Europe. It also has a tremendous selection of self catering accommodation to rent to suite all budgets. The people are extremely friendly and the food is good and cheap. It is little wonder that Portugal is such a popular holiday destination with families staying in self catering holiday homes.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It is one of the fastest growing on line holiday home rentals websites. To see an example of why Direct Holiday Bookings is growing so rapidly have a look at Holiday villas in Portugal
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