According to the New York Times, the Algarve is amongst the 45 Places to go in 2012.
Considered as Portugal's Riviera, the Algarve has long been a major package-holiday destination for northern Europeans.
The region is described as a major package-holiday destination for northern Europeans with new or renovated luxury hotels emphasizing style, authenticity and eco-friendliness.
The Ria Formosa is mentioned as one of the natural attractions of the region where you might have the pristine beauty of white sand beaches of one the largest coastal lagoons in Europe. ne beauty of white sand beaches to yourself — for now, at least.
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