Portugal Highlights

With golden beaches, red-roofed cities and rolling vineyards, Portugal is a Mediterranean delight.

• Tour the countryside and enjoy wine and chorizo tasting
• Water sports from surfing to sailing to canyoning
• Scenic golf courses
• Dolphin watching and wildlife sanctuaries for nature lovers
• Great for Mediterranean-style city breaks
• Perfect for b...

Year-round sunshine and refreshing sea breezes

Portugal is the perfect destination for family holidays with a mix of Mediterranean inspiration and beachside fun. Wander through rural orange groves, get lost in winding cobblestone streets, explore medieval ruins or simply soak up the sun on golden sands on your all-inclusive holiday.

Inspiring views and charming cities

As Europe’s oldest country, Portugal has an astounding collection of historic monuments, castles and ruins just waiting to be explored. In the North, Porto rises in tiers on the green hillsides, begging to be explored. In the south, the Algarve seduces visitors with its dramatic coastlines, family-friendly beach resorts and scenic golf courses.

Fado music, good food and port wine

Portuguese musical culture is dominated by Fado, an urban folk tradition you’ll hear echoing in streets and bars from Porto to Faro. Portuguese cuisine is full of fresh seafood, aromatic seasonings and delicious pastries. Savour a hearty plate of bacalhau a bras or a sweet little pasteis de nata followed by a glass of port wine or a light, dry vinho verde.

Facts about Portugal

Direct Flying Time: 3 hours
Airport: Faro Airport
Time Difference: 0 hour
Currency: Euros
Best months to visit: May - Sep
Well Known for: Good food & Cultural attractions
Languages: Portuguese & English widely spoken

Our Resort in Portugal

Enjoy a luxury all inclusive Europe holiday with no hassle whatsoever when you travel with Club Med. The climate in Portugal holiday destinations can vary hugely depending on when you choose to take your European break. Portugal is characterised by warm w...

Club Med Da Balaia looks out over the Atlantic Ocean, between red cliffs, white sand, blue skies and green fairways. An all-inclusive holiday with Club Med means an infinite choice of activities, including golf, tennis and archery a gogo, and a CINQ MONDES Spa where you can just lie back and be pampered!

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An all-inclusive stay to uncover all that Portugal has to offer

Fancy going back to the roots of the Iberian art de vivre? Staying in Portugal is the ideal place to do so. Dive into the Atlantic, with a fado tune in your ears and a quote from Fernando Pessoa in your mind.

Castle of Silves

A small, peaceful Algarvian town, located just 30 minutes from the Da Balaïa resort, Silves is an ideal rural getaway for your all-inclusive stay in Portugal. On arrival, visitors are greeted by an impressive red-brick castle which sits at the top of this...

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Church of São Francisco

In a style both gothic and Manueline, this 16th-century building is the largest in Evora. The church is mainly known for its terrifying chapel of bones, made of 5000 skeletons... An astounding monument which adds to the flair of Evora's heritage. Located ...

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Dom Pedro Golf

On one of the most renowned golf courses in the Algarve, work on your swing whilst strolling through the green scenery. Get ready for an invigorating all-inclusive stay in Portugal. With its 4 courses in a variety of settings, you’ll have the delight of p...

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Faro Cathedral

In the Algarve region, the Faro Cathedral is a must-see. At less than an hour away from the Da Balaïa resort, discover this monument made of elements dating from as far back as the 13th century. Alongside the discovery of medieval azulejos and coloured ch...

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Jerónimos Monastery and the Tower of Belem

Both UNESCO World Heritage sites, these two monuments are amongst the most notable in Portugal. During your excursion to Lisbon, in front of the monastery, you can admire the 16th-century building, particularly remarkable for its Manueline style. Don’t fo...

South West Alentejano and Costa Vicentina Nature Park

To the south of the country, 1 hour and 30 minutes from the Da Balaïa resort, this nature sanctuary is one of the most impressive in Europe. Over 100 km of shoreline, discover a place where wild beaches alternate with green forests and small, picturesque ...

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Tomar

In Tomar, you will discover the birthplace of the Templar Knights, during your all-inclusive stay in Portugal. At approximately 300 km from the Da Balaïa resort, you will discover a culturally abundant town as you visit the Convent of the Order of Christ ...

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Algarve Tour

20 February 2019 - 24 February 2019

Since 1960, this bike race across the Algarve has attracted cyclists and cycling fans from all across of the globe. Over three days, competitors battle against the clock as they take on a 180 km racecourse. A sporting event ideal for families, which will ...

The Portuguese Wine Show

27 April 2019 - 30 April 2019

Add a gourmet touch to your all-inclusive stay in Portugal by heading to the Grande Mostro Vinhos de Portugal. Just a few minutes from the Da Balaïa resort, let your taste buds discover all of the subtleties of the grape varieties and local produce that P...

Portugal, a beautiful natural setting for your holiday

From one region to another, the Portuguese landscapes are distinguished by their diversity. Savour your all-inclusive stay in Portugal, where oceanic landscapes meet Mediterranean colours. In the north, head to Porto, where the impressive amphitheatres of the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site, unfold before your eyes. Discover the south as you pass through its protected zones. The South-West Alentejano and Costa Vicentina Nature Park is the ideal setting for an excursion in the great outdoors. From there, travel the length of the shore to Carrapateira, a small, preserved village which has become a hotspot for surfers. The natural abundance in Portugal and the Algarve region makes it a favourite destination for golf fans who sing the praises of the Dem Pedro Golf green, just a few minutes from the Club Med Da Balaïa resort.

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Tudo bem!

The Algarve isn’t only known for its golf courses. The region, which enjoys a mild and sunny climate all year round (17°C average temperature in winter), also seduces its visitors with its cultural and natural heritage. Take a stroll through the back-country and the hidden picturesque villages, including Alcoutim on the banks of the Guadiana river. Further to the west, discover Lagos, a bustling seaside town. Continue your all-inclusive stay in Portugal and head for the Ria Formosa, a natural park which is unique in Europe, made up of lagoons and small beaches. Tranquillity becomes a way of life…

From sunny beaches to fado melodies: everything is included in your stay in Portugal

If a stay in Portugal is impossible to imagine without the landscapes and beaches of the Algarve, don’t miss the chance to discover the capital. From the Jerónimos Monastery, which honours the successor of the Manueline style, to the Belem Tower, which stands ready to face the floods, you'll be blown away the local culture. From there, let yourself be guided around the Alfama neighbourhood, which gives a reflection of the city’s soul; fado tunes echo in the streets and perfectly accompanied by the local cuisine from grilled fish, to the traditional bacalhau a bras and pasteis de nata... And if up until now the fado was the soundtrack to your travels, Portuguese singing will soon make the transition to flamenco rhythms as you head for Seville in Andalusia, only 2 hours from the Club Med Da Balaïa resort.

Succumb to the charm of the Algarve

Your family holiday in Portugal leads you onto the trails of the Algarve and the peaceful Iberian way of life. The region’s capital, Faro, offers kids the chance to climb up to the bell of the Sé Cathedral to discover breathtaking panoramic views of the ocean and the Ria Formosa. If you prefer to hit the Portguese hotspots, leave the old town and adventure yourself in the civil parish of Sagres. Finally for the sports fanatics, take your family to surf some of the best waves in Europe just one hour away form the Club Med Da Balaïa resort; thrills and giggles are guaranteed !

A holiday in Portugal: the culture of pleasure and adventure

Continue your holiday by taking on the capital. In Lisbon, watch your kids be amazed by the Oceanario exhibitions, where you can discover five ecosystems on display. Your all-inclusive stay in Portugal is also the perfect time to create precious memories with your family. With over a 100 km of beaches and unique cultural events during the summer season, South-West Alentejano and Costa Vicentina Nature Park are the ideal destinations for your holiday in Portugal, giving you the perfect balance between culture, nature, adventure and discovery.

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