The Algarve in Portugal has it all; beautiful beaches, heaps of sunshine, rugged coasts and plenty of attractions for family days out.
So it’s no surprise that it’s a firm favourite with Brits after a dreamy beach holiday.
The best part? You don’t need to break the bank if you’re looking to go.
In fact, there are plenty of brilliant all-inclusive resorts which offer great value for your money to stretch that budget a little further.
To give you a helping hand, we’ve put together a guide on the top cheap all-inclusive resorts in the Algarve that should be on your radar…
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1. 3Sun+ Yellow Alvor Garden
Yellow Alvor Garden boasts a main pool with a garden view for adults, as well as a separate kids’ pool. Weather not what you expected? There’s also an indoors pool with a glass roof.
In the evenings, relax with a cocktail at the bar and listen to the live music, or tuck into the hearty dishes to be found at the buffet.
If you want to go exploring, the fishing village of Alvor is 20 minutes away on foot, or you can tae the shuttle bus to the beach.
How much? Seven-night breaks start from £377pp on First Choice. Based on two adults sharing on an all-inclusive basis with flights from London Gatwick in May, and transfers.
2. Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa
Located in Albufeira, this 5* hotel has everything you could want for a dream holiday; four outdoor pools, three kids’ pools and a Thalassotherapy Spa.
Choose from the lush rooms and suites (including balconies so you can make the most of the balmy temperatures), or there are self-catering apartments.
There are three restaurants on-site for when you start to feel peckish, or you can relax with a pre-dinner cocktail at the bars. In the daytime, you’ll find three pool bars with plenty of drinks and snacks.
How much? Prices from £90 per night on TripAdvisor, excluding flights. Based on two people sharing a room.
3. 4T+ Platinum Salgados Palm Village
You won’t be sat twiddling your thumbs at this resort which boasts 10 pools (six are adults-only), tennis courts, a kids’ club and play area, and a free shuttle to the nearby beach.
Feeling peckish? There are three restaurants to choose from.
Rooms are spacious with all the comforts you need, while balcony view rooms offer panoramics of the breathtaking landscape and nearby Salgados Golf Course.
How much? Seven-night breaks start from £500pp on TUI.co.uk. Based on two adults sharing on an all-inclusive basis, with flights departing London Stansted in May and transfers.
4. Vilar do Golf by Diamond Resorts
Families after a slightly quieter break compared to the busier resorts may want to check out this elegant 4* hotel.
The resort offers both an indoor and outdoor pool, two restaurants, a sauna and fitness centre, as well as spacious rooms.
It’s also within easy reach of the likes of Pinheiros Altos Golf Course and Ria Formosa Natural Park if you do fancy a day out, while the Quinta do Lago Beach is about a 20-minute walk away.
How much? Prices start from £86 per night on Expedia. Based on two adults sharing on an all-inclusive basis. Excludes flights.
5. Eden Resort
This 4* village complex in Albufeira offers three outdoor pools but if you prefer the beach, there’s a shuttle bus with direct access to the nearby sandy shores.
Choose from one-bedroom apartments to four-bedroom villas, with rooms boasting large beds, sofas for lounging and sometimes balconies/gardens/terraces.
The hotel also offers a spa and wellness centre, while kids can enjoy the two children’s pools and the kids’ club, as well as the jam-packed entertainment programme.
How much? Seven-night breaks start from £391pp on LoveHolidays. Based on two adults sharing on an all-inclusive basis with flights from London Stansted.
6. The Magnolia Hotel
If you’re after a bit of pampering, you may want to check out this hotel in Almancil which boasts a full-service spa, outdoor tennis court and outdoor pool.
Replenish your energy by tucking into the wide array of food at the buffet, or indulge with some snacks at the poolside bar.
The spacious rooms offer comfortable beds, balconies where you can sit and take in the surroundings, and extras such as flat screen TVs.
How much? Prices start from £104 per night on Expedia. Based on two adults sharing on an all-inclusive basis. Excludes flights.
7. Monica Isabel Beach Club
Boasting a handy location right on Forte Beach, the Monica Isabel Beach Club has everything you could want for a fun-filled family break; three outdoor pools (including a children’s pool), a tennis court, games room, fitness centre and private beach area.
As for food, all-inclusive packages include buffet breakfasts, lunches and dinners, snacks at selected times and local wines, beers and spirits and soft drinks.
How much? Seven-night breaks start from £299pp on Lastminute.com. Based on two adults sharing on an all-inclusive basis, with flights from London Southend.
8. Muthu Clube Praia Da Oura
There are plenty of activities on offer at this 4* apartment complex. We’re talking a swimming pool, children’s pool and kids’ club as well as tennis courts, bowling, a fitness centre and spa.
Meanwhile, evening entertainment includes the likes of karaoke, magic shows, live bands and singers, cabaret shows and discos.
Although you can stay on an all-inclusive basis which includes all your meals at the on-site restaurant, the resort is made of apartments with living rooms and kitchenettes.
How much? Seven-night breaks start from £445pp on LoveHolidays. Based on two adults sharing on an all-inclusive basis, with flights from Birmingham.
9. Costa D’Oiro Ambiance Village
Rest and relaxation are top of the list at this 4* hotel which features six outdoor pools (there’s a poolside bar), a health club, sauna and a kids’ pool.
For those who like to include a beach day on their trip, the hotel is within a mile of Camilo Beach, Meia Praia Beach and Dona Ana Beach.
Parents can also make use of the babysitting and childcare services (there is a surcharge), or enjoy a family night out at the bar and lounge.
Rooms offer ensuite bathrooms with rainfall showerheads, large beds – and you can even opt for in-room massages!
How much? Prices from £86 per night on Expedia. Based on two adults sharing on an all-inclusive basis. Excludes flights.
10. Adriana Beach Club Hotel Resort
This 4* resort in Albufeira is right by the beach, but if you’d rather stick poolside you’ll have two on-site pools to choose from.
Meanwhile, kids can make the most of the dedicated kids’ club, as well as the shallow pool and playground for smaller children who aren’t ready to dive into the deep end yet!
Rooms have basic comforts you need from cosy beds to ensuite bathrooms, and in some cases balconies if you do want somewhere to relax in between the day’s activities and dinner.
How much? Prices from £96 per night on Hotels.com. Based on two adults sharing on an all-inclusive basis. Excludes flights.