Summer might be the most popular time to visit Praia da Luz, but for the travelers who can chart their own course, spring and autumn are definitely the most delectable seasons.
Summers are hot and dry in Praia da Luz and throughout the Algarve, which experiences very little rain. However refreshing sea breezes make for pleasant conditions. Winters are mild and a bit wet, making it the season when "Accommodation" bargains can be found. Spring and autumn is a good time to visit, with less crowded beaches, restaurants and golf courses, great for hiring a car and exploring the region. Algarve has approximately 300 days of sunshine per year.
Looking to escape to the sun? Here's the place to start looking. Praia da Luz is the perfect sunny getaway. Check our website for more "Tips", information and specific details on this wonderful destination!
Average Temperature in Algarve
The following weather chart displays the average weather conditions of Algarve including air and sea temperatures, daily sunshine hours, rainfall and seasons.
Air Temperature (C°)
Sea Temperature (C°)
Daily Sunshine (Hours)
Low Season (Dec-Mar) Shorter, rainier days with cold temperatures. Frigid ocean temperatures.
Shoulder Season (Apr-Jun & Sep-Nov) Mild days are ideal for hikes and outdoor activities. Colder ocean temperatures.
High Season (Jul & Aug) Sweltering temperatures are common. Warmer ocean temperatures.
During the summer months, the temperature in Algarve is very hot and the sun periods are longer. The excess of sun exposer can cause illnesses such as skin cancer.
The safest habit is to use plenty of sunscreen, especially on children. A hat and a good pair of sunglasses is recommended. It is also advisable to avoid exposure to the sun between noon and 3 o'clock in the afternoon. In case of sunburns or sunstroke, medical attention should be considered immediately.
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