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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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Local Tips

Ophelia Coastal Cruises

Local Tip The coastline is absolutely stunning. Make sure you bring your camera and be ready to snap loads of photos. and bring plenty of sunscreen - you'll need it on the beach.

Local Tip

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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Things To Do in Algarve

What's On

Happy September BBQ at Boavista

Happy September BBQ at Boavista

2 Sep

Boavista Golf and Spa Resort is celebrating September with a fantastic barbecue! Download the flyer here. Call or email to book your table. more »

Festival F - Faro - Vila Adentro

Festival F - Faro - Vila Adentro

3 Sep - 4 Sep

Festival F is going to be one of the biggest events in the Algarve this year. Over 24 national acts will appear on one of the events 6 stages, in Faro's Old Town. Entertainers include Antonio Zambujo, David Fonseca, Deolinda, Carlão, Son of the Mother, Linda Martini, Diogo Piçarra, Virgin Suta, Norberto Lobo, among many more. As well... more »

Festival Pé na Terra - Fuseta

Festival Pé na Terra - Fuseta

3 Sep - 6 Sep

This wonderful cultural festival is in its fourth year and promises four-days of inspiring entertainment. The event is all about cultural exchange between groups and artists from Portugal, Africa and Brazil. In addition to the entertainment there will be crafts, products and food for sale. Tickets are priced at 20.00€ per day,... more »

Fifth Tour of the XXI Orchestra at Teatro das Figuras

Fifth Tour of the XXI Orchestra at Teatro das Figuras

3 Sep

In this fifth tour, XXI Orchestra brings together Portuguese musicians living abroad for a debut performance in the Algarve. Featuring clarinetist Horácio Ferreira, the 2014 Young Musician of the Year and a member of the project since the first tour, the XXI Orchestra presents the national premiere L. Berio's orchestration of the first... more »

Videos

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

Hexagone Restaurant

Hexagone Restaurant is a recent and very welcome addition to the restaurant scene in Carvoeiro. Open for lunch and dinner, Hexagone serves contemporary mediterranean cuisine with a Portuguese twist. more »

Algarve Photos

Portimão - nesting stork

Portimão - nesting stork

Doorway

Doorway

Bolo de bolacha, biscuit cake

Bolo de bolacha, biscuit cake

Praia de Faro

Praia de Faro

Chapel of Bones, Faro

Chapel of Bones, Faro

Sunset Sessions at Izzys

Sunset Sessions at Izzys

Alvor

Alvor

Praia dona Ana

Praia dona Ana

Chapel, Sagres

Chapel, Sagres

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