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S. Maria's church in Lagos, Algarve

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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Dolphin Emotions

Local Tip This is the only place in Europe that you can interact with dolphins. It is, quite simply, unforgettable.

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Pilavtour

Local Tip Pilavtour offers packages that ensure you get the best out of your stay in the Algarve. You have time to enjoy each activity and enough free time to relax. Having an organized itinerary means you get to do all...

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Wine tasting dinner at Hexagone Restaurant

Wine tasting dinner at Hexagone Restaurant

24 Oct

Enjoy an evening of great food and fabulous wines at this Wine Tasting Dinner at Restaurant Hexagone, near Carvoeiro. A pairing of wines and food presented by Chef Gilberto Gato at Hexagone Restaurant. Wines by CARM. See the attached menu for full details. Bookings by phone to +351 282 342 485 or + 351 917 889 344 more »

Algarve Events Wedding Roadshow

Algarve Events Wedding Roadshow

24 Oct - 26 Oct

The Algarve is the perfect wedding destination, not least because it has great wedding planners. Couples in Ireland have a great opportunity to meet with Algarve Events wedding planners in Ireland from the 24th till the 26th October. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and discuss all details about your upcoming wedding! Meetings to be held... more »

Creative Writing Workshop

Creative Writing Workshop

25 Oct - 26 Oct

Anne Taylor, a London-based writer who has taught extensively in Europe and in the US, is leading a creative writing workshop at the Holiday Inn Algarve in Armação de Pêra on October 24-26. The workshop, entitled 'Finding the Inspiration to Write', features exercises that can be expressed in prose, poetry or memoir. There is also the... more »

Algarve Spa Week

Algarve Spa Week

25 Oct - 2 Nov

Algarve Spa Week is back! Take advantage of amazing treatments at amazing prices. This edition of Algarve Spa Week runs from take place from October 25th to November 2nd. This event brings together leading spas from some of the best 5 stars hotels in Algarve. During this week any spa treatment is available with 50% discount. Now is the time... more »

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Conrad Algarve Hotel

Set on the dramatic Algarve coastline in the southernmost region of Portugal, the recently opened Conrad Algarve Hotel is located at Quinta do Lago, one of the world's most alluring destinations, more »

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InterMarche Supermarket

Intermarché is an international supermarket chain with branches across the Algarve, from the Spanish border to the Western Algarve. Stocking both national and international products you can find more »

Algarve Photos

Praia da Rocha , Dennis Goold

Praia da Rocha , Dennis Goold

Parasailing in Albufeira with Sunsation

Parasailing in Albufeira with Sunsation

Algarve Sunset

Algarve Sunset

Praia Santa Eulalia, Albufeira

Praia Santa Eulalia, Albufeira

Seafood by the beach

Seafood by the beach

Lagos beach - photo by Victor Neves

Lagos beach - photo by Victor Neves

Rock formations, near Carvoeiro

Rock formations, near Carvoeiro

Alvor bay - photo by Victor Neves

Alvor bay - photo by Victor Neves

Praia da Marinha

Praia da Marinha

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