Christmas Getaway to the Algarve - Solo Traveller
- Experience the best of the Algarve & celebrate Christmas on this 7-night guided solo traveller holiday.
- Meet other like-minded solo travellers & enjoy the comfort of your very own hotel room.
- Stay in the charming seaside town of Albufeira, just a short distance from the beach.
- See spectacular views, rugged cliffs & charming villages on a guided excursion to Lagos & Sagres.
- Explore the historic town of Silves on a half day excursion to the countryside of the Algarve.
- Travel to Spain & enjoy a guided panoramic tour of Seville, the capital of Andalucía
Book Your Trip From €829pp
Book Your Trip From €829pp
Your Guided Solo Traveller Holiday to the Algarve
The Algarve is known for its year round mild climate and beautiful scenery, so it's the perfect place to relax, unwind and escape the madness of Christmas! At the start of your Algarve holiday, there will be an opportunity to socialise with your fellow travellers during your ‘Welcome drink and meal.’ We'll enjoy guided excursions to the charming town of Lagos and visit the magnificent cliffs of Cape St Vincent, also known as 'The End of the World'. Our local guide will also take us on a day trip to Seville, the beautiful capital of Andalucía. This Christmas getaway to Portugal also includes plenty of leisure time, our local guide can provide recommendations on the best beaches, bars, shops, restaurants and local markets to visit near your resort. A traditional Christmas isn’t for everyone, and if you’d like to get away from it all this December, then a trip to the Algarve could be perfect for you!
Activity Level: Leisurely
Travel to Portugal
Arrive in The Algarve
Upon arrival in Faro you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel. You will have the remainder of the day to relax, unpack and explore.
The Algarve Solo Traveller holiday will be sharing excursions with the Christmas regular Algarve tours.
Free Time in The Algarve
After breakfast you will have a welcome meeting at your hotel. During the meeting your guide will provide lots of tips and information about the local area to help get your holiday off to a great start! You will also receive suggestions of ways to spend your free days to suit your specific interests. You will have the day at leisure to relax at your hotel, stroll to the beach, or explore Albufeira. In the evening there will be an opportunity to join fellow travellers in a 'Welcome drink' followed by your evening meal.
Welcome Drink & Evening Meal
In the evening there will be an opportunity to join your fellow travellers in a ‘Welcome drink’ followed by your evening meal.
Lagos & Sagres
This morning, set off on a full day excursion which includes a visit to the charming town of Lagos. After a stop to see the spectacular rock formations at Ponta da Piedade, you’ll travel along Lagos Bay where countless ships set sail in times gone by. Your guide will then accompany you on a walking tour of the town centre, passing places of historic interest including the church of Saint Anthony. After this, there will be free time to stroll through the cobbled streets, browse the souvenir shops and enjoy some lunch at one of the many cafes.
In the afternoon, depart for the fishing town of Sagres where Portugal’s famous explorer Henry the Navigator embarked on his voyages of discovery. The tour then continues to Cape St. Vincent, the most south-westerly point of Europe’s mainland and home to a powerful lighthouse. Enjoy breath-taking views of the unspoilt western Algarve from this rugged cliff top setting, known as ‘The End of the World’, before returning to your hotel.
Explore The Algarve at Your Own Pace
Today, you will have a day free for shopping and sightseeing at your own pace. Don't forget to ask your local guide for advice on what to see and do.
Guided Day Trip To Seville
This morning you will be met by your local guide and travel to the beautiful city of Seville, the Moresque Capital of Andalucia. You will take a guided tour of highlights such as the Barrio de Santa Cruz, the Jewish Quarter, Maria Luisa Park, and Spanish Square. In the afternoon enjoy free time at leisure to visit the Old centre and explore the typical shops, cafes and tapas bars.
Silves & Christmas Eve Dinner
This morning, visit the well preserved historic town of Silves, an inland gem filled with beauty and history, with its Moorish castle and cathedral. Along the way, you’ll travel through the Algarvian countryside and will discover some of its most beautiful and traditional villages. The afternoon is free to spend at your leisure.
Enjoy Christmas Eve Dinner
This evening there will be a Christmas Eve dinner at your hotel, to start the festivities.
Enjoy Christmas Day at Leisure
Spend your Christmas day at your own pace. After a leisurely breakfast you might like to take a walk along the coast before enjoying dinner at your hotel.
Today, you will transfer from your hotel to the airport for your flight home, with guide assistance.
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.