Here comes THE SUN
WOMAN'S WEEKLY|May 11, 2021
We’ve selected the best European breaks with added protection for extra peace of mind – so all you have to do is relax!
LAURA MILLAR

Travel ideas for when life is back to normal. Book one of these breaks and your money is protected should COVID-19 impact your holiday

Find paradise in Portugal

THE STAY

It’s no wonder that, pre-pandemic, over five million tourists flocked to the Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region. Known for its Atlantic beaches and golf resorts, the sunny stretch of coastline between the towns of Lagos and Faro are brimming with villas, hotels, bars and restaurants.

You’ll also find quiet fishing towns, waterparks, dolphin watching trips and castles; in short, something for everyone. You could walk the most scenic hiking route in the region, the Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (the path of the Seven Hanging Valleys), which takes in the natural double sea arch at Praia da Marinha and the ancient Benagil Cave; or discover authentic local products at the lively market town of Loulé.

THE DETAILS

Treat yourself to an indulgent stay at the VILA VITA Parc Resort and Spa. Set on a clifftop overlooking the beach, close to Albufeira, it features sea-facing rooms, over 15 restaurants and bars – including an impressive wine cellar – seven swimming pools and a range of activities. Elegant Resorts offers five nights, including flights, lounge passes and private transfer, from £1,070pp; elegantresorts.co.uk

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