The Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region, is known for its Mediterranean climate, beautiful Atlantic beaches and world class golf resorts. Since the 1960s the Algarve has transformed from an area with sleepy fishing villages to an international tourism hotspot. Although the Algarve coast is now lined with villas, hotels, bars and restaurants, some whitewashed fishing villages and beautiful sandy coves still remain on the coast between Lagos and Faro. Our team of travel experts loves the Algarve and ranked the Top 10 best hotels & resorts in Algarve. Away from the typical mass tourism hotspots there are some true gems for luxury travelers and golf players alike. From exclusive boutique hotels to luxurious beach resorts and a true golf paradise to leading spa resorts.