Scarlette Douglas is house hunting with Don and Margaret, who are looking for a holiday bolt-hole to escape the British winters on the spectacular coast of the Western Algarve in Portugal. The couple want to be close to a town with plenty of action and have a budget of £300,000 to find a property. Scarlette has lined up five fantastic options but will any turn out to be the home of their dreams?
About the area
The Western Algarve is thought to be one of the most scenic parts of the Algarve. It's one of the least touristic areas of the Algarve and is known for its natural beauty, including cliffs and beautiful beaches. The Algarve has a great climate all year round, and has 3,000 hours of sunshine per year!