If you want to take your gay holiday in the Algarve to the best level possible, then you the absolute best thing to do is to base yourself at the gay clothing-optional Casa Risa House & Spa. The first reason for this is because the Casa Risa itself is beautiful and offers great facilities. The whole Guesthouse revolves around a large central area that includes a large pool and luxurious gardens.
All rooms and common areas are tastefully decorated, comfortable and clean. You do have a feeling of being away from the world and in an oasis. Being naked is very well accepted and that helps to give a feeling of evasion to the ambiance of Casa Risa. What more can you ask for in a gay holiday than to head out to the pool of your hotel and meeting a couple of friendly sexy nude guys enjoying a drink? There is also a large jacuzzi, which is perfect for the chilly nights and where you can also spend some great time with the other guests. Ron, David and Yann have explained that they plan to have a fully working spa soon which together with the jacuzzi will make Casa Risa perfect even for a holiday in the winter. What also makes the Casa Risa a great spot is the friendly welcome by the owners. They really enjoy helping you having the most of your gay holiday. They will help you out with suggestions of places to go and their overall open and liberal attitude helps make Casa Risa a relaxed and beautiful place.
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The Algarve region, in the South of Portugal, has for many decades been an important holiday destination. Every year, tourists flock to Algarve in search of Sea, Sun and loads of fun. Unlike areas of the South of Spain, the Algarve has not reached an extreme level of urban development. There are still large areas that feel natural and untouched by mass-tourism. In the recent years, the region is targeting mostly high-end tourism markets focusing on those who are searching for excellence experiences that include sun, sea, golf, gastronomy, history and wellbeing. Gradually, LGBT tourism is also rising in the Algarve. Our friends at AlgarveGay have quickly realized this and have created a guide for the gay tourist detailing what to do and where to go. Read on and discover how you can enjoy a fantastic gay holiday in Algarve.
Algarve has fantastic Beaches with many being Naturist
There are tons and tons of fantastic beaches in the Algarve. On top of that, many of them are Naturist beaches. This means that you can bare it all and enjoy the sun. Most of these beaches are frequented by gay men, although they are not exclusively "gay-beaches". Have a look at the section of the AlgarveGay guide about beaches where you can a full list, including details on how to get to each one.
Nightlife with more Gay Bars and Clubs
Clubbing is usually an important part of the whole holiday experience. Thus, it is no surprise that you can find some outstanding clubbing experiences in this region. Further to that, the Algarve also offers several gay nightlife venues including bars and clubs and even a gay sauna. The number is still limited but it is definitely growing. Check the section regarding Gay Bars & Clubs in AlgarveGay for full details.
You can also stay up-to-date with gay events and parties in Algarve by following AlgarveGay on Facebook.
If your visit to Portugal also includes Lisbon, have a look at our Gay Guide of Lisbon which offers comprehensive and up-to-date listings. Browse our offer of LGBT tours which will make your holiday a fantastic one.