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Portugal holidays and flights to Portugal

It’s the long and gorgeous shoreline and a warm, sunny climate that makes Portugal so irresistible. This colourful little European country has a whole lot of history, inexpensive eats and one cool capital. For a destination that’s as hot as piri piri: book flights to Portugal now.

Portugal sits on one long, yellow beach. Its 800 km of Atlantic coastline stretches from Porto in the north, through to the capital of Lisbon and down to Faro – the main city of the famous Algarve. Portugal holidays mean plenty of entertainment: the country is known for great golf courses, surf breaks and city breaks, too. Exploring? Don’t neglect the pretty inland scenery – no better showcased than at Sintra, a fairy-tale palace surrounded by enchanting forest. And don’t forget to count Madeira among Portugal’s riches: fly to Funchal to visit this Atlantic island-idyll. Whether mainland or island, golf getaway or beach stay, you’ll have a memorable holiday in Portugal with British Airways.

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Cheap holidays in Portugal

It’s perfectly possible to spend time in Portugal without spending all your money. Lisbon is one of western Europe’s best-value city breaks. Enjoy cheap holidays on the sandy beaches of Portugal's Estoril Coast or around the lush vineyards of the Douro in the north. Visiting the Algarve? Shore up in comfortable four-star Vila Petra, an apart-hotel near Albufeira’s great beach scene. Rooms come with kitchens, so you can save money by self-catering.

Villa holidays in Portugal

Discover Portugal’s stunning scenery, pristine beaches and vibrant cities on villa holidays with James Villas, in partnership with British Airways. Fly to Faro and stay in a luxury villa, with incredible access to the white sand shores of the Algarve. Enjoy privacy, peace, and a home away from home in Portugal. Sometimes you just can't beat your own private pool.

All Inclusive holidays to Portugal

Let your troubles melt, rest easy and enjoy a holiday with no fears of a big bill at the end of your stay. Portugal has some great All Inclusive hotels where you can lie back and soak up the country’s sunny climes. Relax in the Algarve, where the All Inclusive hotels come with great beaches, or fly a little further to Funchal, Madeira, and indulge in a sleepy stay on this quiet island.

Portugal family holidays

Go gallivanting in Portugal with the whole clan. You’ll find family fun on tap in the Algarve. Spend an afternoon on a family-friendly Blue Flag beach or embark on a big day out at one of the area’s many water parks. At Tivoli Marina Vilamoura everyone can enjoy the splendid beach, plus there’s a kids’ club, pool and play area. The many organised activities on hand will keep everyone entertained.

Portugal beach holidays

Portugal is one of the warmest countries in Europe, and its long coastline is well known for surfing spots and golden sands. Even the capital, Lisbon, lies on the beach. Additionally, the Algarve has some of the world’s most beautiful beaches hidden under its dramatic sandstone cliffs. Pine Cliffs is set above Portugal’s longest sandy beach, Praia da Falésia. Enjoy the resort’s wealth of facilities: play golf or book into the tennis academy before an afternoon stretched out on the sand.

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Monsanto is built on, under,in and around giant bouldersand is a dedicated living museum

Ross Clarke,  for British Airways

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