Praia da Falesia has a huge emphasis on sports so any sports enthusiasts will enjoy the resort. The resort mainly holds middle to upmarket properties which accommodate families and couples whose budget stretches to this. The transfer time from Faro airport to Praia da Falesia is around 35 minutes. This gives you just enough time to look around at surrounding scenery and get a vague understanding of the location of the resort and the location of your accommodation within the resort. Praia da Falesia beach is the longest in the Algarve at 4 miles. The beach is very wide and covered in golden sand. It is located in a picturesque setting with red and orange cliffs backing it. It rarely gets crowded in the summer and is one of the safest beaches in the area with lifeguards on duty and the coloured flags telling you whether or not it is safe to swim. You will find both self-catering apartments 3-5-star hotels, offering half-board and all-inclusive.
Many people who visit Praia da Falesia spend most of their days at the beach. If this is not for you, then you can visit Vilamoura, where you can try out their sports facilities and brilliant golf courses. Other areas to explore include Albufeira, with its old villages, churches and narrow cobbled streets. There other excursions for you to go on such as a tour along the coast of Spain, a jeep safari in remote areas, an extended coastal tour or even a trip to Lisbon for plenty of shopping and sightseeing.
There is a wide range of restaurants to choose from in Praia da Falesia. Many restaurants can be found in the hotels and most offer seafood and traditional Portuguese cuisine. However, you will also find Chinese, Indian, British and Italian cuisines to enjoy. There are a few bars to keep you entertained in the evenings and some of the hotels may even produce an evening entertainment programme for you to enjoy. There are a few souvenir shops in Praia da Falesia and a number of supermarkets, however if you want clothing and jewellery then head to Lisbon. Taxis can be booked in the resort and buses can be used from Aldeia das Açoteias to Albufeira and Vilamoura.
The weather in Praia da Falesia is what attracts to many people each year. The summers in Praia da Falesia are long and dry with winters continuing to stay mild with limited rainfall. July and August are the hottest months in Praia da Falesia with average temperatures reaching 30°C. You will also find up to 12 hours of sunshine a day meaning you have plenty of time to enjoy the day. The coastal breezes tend to keep the temperatures slightly lower to enable you to feel more comfortable in the heat. The spring and autumn is still warm with temperatures at 17-19°C. The coldest winter months are January and December although the temperature is till at around 15°C. There is also still around 6 hours of sunshine a day. From November to March is when most of the rainfall comes however on average there are only around 50 days of rainfall a year.