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Algarve

A secret awaiting discovery, the Algarve has Roman ruins, Moorish castles and traditional villages as well as an amazing coastline, mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine and over 30 golf courses.
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Conrad Algarve Hotel

Local Tip The Lago Lounge is the perfect place to meet with friends. Comfortable sofas, beautiful views, amazing service. And there's wi-fi too!

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Conrad Algarve Spa and Health Club

Local Tip The Intraceuticals Oxygen Wash facial is amazing and highly recommended. It gives visible results as soon as the treatment ends, continuing into the following weeks. Well worth it!

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The Six Irish Men at O'Neills

The Six Irish Men at O'Neills

29 Jul

Live on stage at O'Neills in Vilamoura - The Six Irish Men. Come and see this great band of Portuguese Irish men. They've reinvented Irish music! It's gonna be a mighty craic. more »

Pirate Week at the Holiday Inn Algarve

Pirate Week at the Holiday Inn Algarve

30 Jul - 5 Aug

Rumor has it that pirates will be invading Armação de Pêra bay this summer! The Algarve's Holiday Inn is staging a week-long event which promises a fun time for all the family. Download the poster here, or contact the Holiday Inn Algarve for full details. more »

Jazz at Corte

Jazz at Corte

31 Jul

JAZZ at CORTE you should't miss... this friday, July 31st at 7:30pm Olivier Truchot & Nuno Ferreira Quartet Herdade da Corte, is pleased to announce the next Jazz concert, this Friday, July 31st at 7:30PM with: Olivier Truchot Piano Nuno Ferreira Guitar João Rijo Drums José Eduardo double bass Admission... more »

Where's the Party - NosoloÁgua Portimão

Where's the Party - NosoloÁgua Portimão

1 Aug

If you're up for a 12 hour party, then make sure you're at NosoloÁgua Portimão this August. Hosted by Carlsberg, this promises to be a mega and memorable day, sunset and night event all rolled into one. Expect great sounds from top DJs Danny Avila and Diego Miranda. Tickets are on sale at Fnac, Worten, Ag, Abreu and online at... more »

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The Black Stove Alvor

The Black Stove Irish bar in Alvor opened its doors in 2005. Since then many a happy holiday maker has quenched his thirst, cheered his team, and tapped his foot to the great live music. more »

Virtual Tours

Ophelia Coastal Cruises

The Algarve coastline is spectacularly beautiful - and one of the best ways to appreciate it is from the sea. Board the Ophelia catamaran for a relaxing cruise that is a feast for your eyes. more »

Algarve Photos

Portimão, Dennis Goold

Portimão, Dennis Goold

Doorway

Doorway

Storks nesting, Portimão, Algarve

Storks nesting, Portimão, Algarve

Seafood by the beach

Seafood by the beach

Dolphins at Zoomarine

Dolphins at Zoomarine

Silves Medeival Festival

Silves Medeival Festival

Medusa Shisha at Conrad Algarve

Medusa Shisha at Conrad Algarve

Chapel, Sagres

Chapel, Sagres

Portimão

Portimão

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