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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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Sandbanks Fish & Seafood Restaurant

Local Tip dining here is a great way to enjoy the lively atmosphere of the Praça at Vale do Lobo without having it right on top of you. The views are pretty good too!

Local Tip

InterMarche Supermarket

Local Tip You can get the best of both worlds at Intermarché - goodies from home as well as lovely local fresh fish and fruit.

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Ru Vasconcellos in concert at Conrad Algarve

Ru Vasconcellos in concert at Conrad Algarve

29 May

Jazz it up a little! Enjoy a fabulous and intimate concert with Ru Vasconcellos - a telented singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist - as she fills the Lago Lounge at Conrad Algarve with the warm and smokey tones of her voice and some jazz and blues favourites. With a family history of musicians and pianists, music is in Ru's genes and... more »

Wine Tasting Dinner at Hexagone Restaurant

Wine Tasting Dinner at Hexagone Restaurant

29 May

Hexagone Restaurant will host another superb Wine Tasting dinner on 29th May. The specially created menu will accompany the Dona Maria wines by Júlio Bastos from the North Alentejo area. The wines will be presented by Dona Maria's oenologist. See the attached poster for full details and menu. Price per person €58 Advance booking is... more »

Clam Picking Experience

Clam Picking Experience

1 Jun - 17 Oct

This exclusive Clam Picking Experience in the heart of the Ria Formosa natural park is a real life adventure on a traditional fisherman’s wooden boat, with live experiencing of the ancient clam picking skills and secrets. You are also given the opportunity to prepare together with the chef your own lunch / dinner with the clams you picked... more »

A Night of White and Fellowship - Charity Event

A Night of White and Fellowship - Charity Event

6 Jun

Participate in a unique event and at the same time support The Algarve Oncology Association! A night dedicated to the colour White and to fellowship! Enjoy a dinner experience in an historical and iconic location in Faro Old Town in elegant and convivial surroundings! The concept of holding an event such as this is already well known in... more »

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The Punter Irish Pub

The Punter Irish Pub is a great addition to the Vilamoura nightlife scene. Live music, great drinks,lots of sports and a fabulous atmosphere make it a sure winner.Guinness imported direct from Ireland more »

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Sandbanks Fish & Seafood Restaurant

Sandbanks Fish & Seafood Restaurant is the perfect place for a lazy lunch or a romantic dinner. Overlooking the majestic Atlantic and the beach at Vale de Lobo, you couldn't ask for a better location more »

Algarve Photos

Rock formations, near Carvoeiro

Rock formations, near Carvoeiro

Morning Sky

Morning Sky

Alvor Beach

Alvor Beach

Seafood by the beach

Seafood by the beach

Sunset, Ria de Alvor, Algarve

Sunset, Ria de Alvor, Algarve

Boardwalk, Alvor

Boardwalk, Alvor

Praia de Faro

Praia de Faro

Sunset Sessions at Izzys

Sunset Sessions at Izzys

Parasailing in Albufeira with Sunsation

Parasailing in Albufeira with Sunsation

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