Skip the stress and start planning your dream trip to Algarve!
The Local's Algarve itinerary
Wanna know all the best places to visit in Algarve?
Get this local's perspective in a guide that you can take with you. Now you can lean back and enjoy Algarve without travel stress.
Inside you'll find:
- Customizable itinerary (3, 7 or 10 days)
- Money-saving tips
- Best secret beaches
- Where to eat like a local
- Best excursions
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- 10+ pages of insider secrets!
What if you could see everything in Algarve and still have time to relax on the beach and enjoy a worry-free vacation?
Good news! You absolutely can!
Money-saving tips. Let's face it: traveling to Algarve can be super expensive. Don't worry! I've got my top money saving-tips that you won't find in any guide book.
Best places to eat. When you see so many amazing restaurants you may stress out choosing where to eat.
I'll give you a rundown of all the top areas so that you can make a choice that fits your palet and puts an exclamation point on your travel itinerary.
Still stressed out? Don't worry! I'm here to help...
- Stop the overwhelm with my planning process
- Feel more confident knowing you will see everything and fit it in
- Be excited because now you know how to plan each day so it matches your personality
Skip the stress and start dreaming of...
Spending time on Algarve's beaches. Find the very best ones for photography, relaxing or spectacular cliffs.
Experiencing the very best excursions. Don’t waste your money or time on tours and activities that aren’t absolutely amazing.
Dining at the most fabulous restaurants. From local gems to fine dining, don’t waste your money at tourist traps.
Spending time on things you love. You'll actually enjoy Algarve without spending more time in the car than on the beach.
Sounds like a dream? It isn't!
Your Algarve itinerary made by a local
"Algarve Like a Local" is a custom made Algarve itinerary so that you can enjoy your vacation stress-free.
Whether you have 3, 7 or 10 days to spend in Algarve, this travel planner helps you see the very best of Algarve while still having plenty of time to enjoy its natural wonders.
All attractions and sights are hand-picked according to my experience as a travel planner in Portugal. I used the same itineraries when having friends over or when my family asked me to plan their Algarve vacation.
Loaded with information, I break down the best things to see on every day and how to make the most of your time so that you can still enjoy the relaxed vibe of the Algarve.
I'll also share valuable tips on where to get the best skip-the-line tickets, the best hotels and must-eat food in Algarve.
The itinerary comes with all the resources and tools you need in order to go on your own pace.
Highlights of Algarve
What are the things that you must see on your Algarve holiday? What can you skip? Plan the perfect Algarve getaway with this customizable itinerary.
I've got plenty of tips and a list of my favorite restaurants sorted by city and area.
Where should I stay?
Where are the best hotels in Faro? And what if I want to stay in a boutique hotel with beach views in Albufeira?
Find a selection of hand-picked, beautiful hotels and the best restaurants close by.
How to save money?
Spend your money only for the best tours and activities. Avoid tourist traps and find out where to get the best skip-the-line tickets.
Traveling on a budget? Get access to the best things to do for free in Algarve!
Hola, I’m Paulina
Now, who is this Algarve fan? I'm Paulina and I write at the travel blog paulinaontheroad.com.
I worked for several years as a travel agent and was in charge of preparing taylor-made travel itineraries to the Algarve, Portugal. That's how I got to know the best and most beautiful corners of southern Portugal. Even now that I don't call Algarve my "work place" anymore, I still visit as often as I can.
With my articles about Algarve on the blog, I helped tens of thousands of readers to plan their trip to Faro or Sagres. As a former professional travel planner, I love sharing my Algarve vacation planning expertise with people.
When people are planning their Algarve holiday, they often don't know where to start. The region is not very big, but extremely diverse. Distances are not large but the roads can be very winding. Thus it's important to plan your getaway wisely.
If you only have limited time, it's important to know that you don't need to see it ALL. From my years of visiting Algarve, I've seen and done pretty much everything, so I've already filtered the sights for you. You don't actually need to see everything. You only need to see the best!
I'll let you know what you HAVE to do, what you can skip, and the best order to do things in. So, leave your planning worries behind and enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of Algarve.