Beach holidays to Portugal

Your next trip to the sunshine could be closer than you think when you book Portugal beach holidays with us. Whether you're after a fun-filled break with the family, or a romantic getaway with your loved one, you can create your ideal getaway at Thomas Cook. Make your escape and find yourself on some of Europe's most beautiful stretches of coastline.

Whether you fancy mainland Portugal beach resorts in the Algarve or the island of Madeira, we've got a superb selection of holidays to choose from. There's accommodation to suit every budget, whether you want five-star luxury or a budget-friendly break. Head for the Algarve and you can wash away the stresses of everyday life by taking a dip in the inviting waters of the North Atlantic Ocean, which wrap themselves around the Portuguese coast.

For the ultimate Portugal beach holiday, it's hard to beat. Relax on the golden, sandy stretches like Praia do Porto Mos, and take a boat trip along the coast to stop off at tiny bays. You'll also have a wealth of activities right on your doorstep; the kids will love spending the day at a local waterpark, while eager golfers won't be able the resist the temptation of some of the finest fairways in the world. If you want to see somewhere different, you could head for the Costa Nova, which boasts a blend of stunning beaches and colourful striped buildings.

If you want to be within easy reach of cosmopolitan Lisbon (the Portuguese capital), you'll find gorgeous Guincho within a half-hour drive. With Atlantic breakers that can challenge even the bravest of big-wave surfers, this destination is a firm favourite with board jockeys of all abilities.If you fancy relaxed beach holidays on a beautiful island, look no further than Madeira. It's just off the south-west coast of Portugal in the Atlantic Ocean, and it's also known as the Floating Garden thanks to its abundance of flower-filled green spaces.The capital, Funchal, is a lively town with plenty to offer. You'll find a wealth of beaches within easy reach of your hotel. When you fancy a change of scenery, you can explore the local markets or enjoy a tipple at a cost taverna. Or shop around in the chic boutiques and sip a glass of wine in a swanky bar. Now all that's left to do is explore our latest deals below and start planning your oceanside escape.

Best beach hotels in Portugal