Tourist Tax

Welcome to our guide on tourist taxes in the Algarve, Portugal. As one of Europe’s premier vacation destinations, the Algarve attracts millions of visitors each year with its stunning beaches, charming towns, and vibrant culture. To maintain and enhance the region’s infrastructure and services, a tourist tax has been introduced. Here, we provide an overview of these taxes and how much you can expect to pay.

The Tourist Tax will be applied to all guests staying in:

  • Hotel establishments (hotels, hostels, apartment hotels);
  • Tourist villages;
  • Tourist apartments;
  • Tourist complexes (resorts);
  • Residential tourism developments;
  • Rural tourism enterprises;
  • Camping and caravanning sites;
  • Local accommodation (houses, apartments, lodging establishments, including hostels).

The tax is charged per guest aged 13 (thirteen) or over, in all tourist resorts and local accommodation
establishments, up to a maximum of 7 consecutive nights.

Rates Lagoa

DatesLagoa Tourist Tax
1 January – 31 March€ 1,00
1 April – 31 October€ 2,00
1 November – 31 December€ 1,00
* Rates are per person per night

Rates Portimão

DatesPortimão Tourist Tax
1 January – 29 February€ 1,00
1 March – 30 September€ 2,00
1 October – 31 December€ 1,00
* Rates are per person per night

Rates Faro

DatesFaro Tourist Tax
1 March – 31 October€ 1,50
* Rates are per person per night