Algarve is the westernmost tip of Europe. It lies in the south of Portugal. It has striking sandy beaches washed by the Atlantic Ocean. It is the most clean and unpolluted region of Europe. The thick flora and fauna makes it a perfect holiday destination. The beautiful and enchanting landscape is sure to win your heart. Its geographical location makes it an important province which had been invaded and by the Phoenicians, Romans and Moors. The past of Algarve is closely associated with the sea. It was the base of the famous Henry the Navigator who helped established a school for training young minds to undertake difficult voyages.