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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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The Black Stove Alvor

Local Tip Great value pub grub is available here. And of course, every sport known to man, show at any hour of the day. Being an Irish bar, spontaneous singing is in order!

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The Punter Irish Pub

Local Tip The sun hits the street tables just right in the afternoon - perfect for a cold drink on a hot day.

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What's On

Sagres Birdwatching Festival 2014

Sagres Birdwatching Festival 2014

2 Oct - 5 Oct

The 5th Birdwatching Festival of Sagres & Nature Activities will be held between 2nd and 5th of October 2014. This acclaimed event is growing each year and offers fabulous birdwatching opportunities as well as plenty of other activities. The festival attracts international visitors and is a celebration of nature and this beautiful part of... more »

Creative Dancing classes for children

Creative Dancing classes for children

4 Oct - 31 Dec

Cultural association Ideias do Levante, based in Lagoa are adding two creative dancing classed for children to their offerings. Starting Oct 4th the lessons will be taught by Carla Nunes with the aim of promoting dance among youngsters and also providing them with a fun activity. Carla has a degree from the Royal Academy of Dancing in... more »

BLiP-Better Living In Portugal Exhibition 2014

BLiP-Better Living In Portugal Exhibition 2014

4 Oct - 5 Oct

2014 will be the 14th year that afpop host the Better Living in Portugal (BLiP) exhibition. This exhibition attracts thousands of visitors every year and showcases the business community in the Algarve. In 2014 we are continuing to rejuvenate BLiP, not only by attracting more Portuguese owned businesses working together with the foreign... more »

Organic Market at Árovre and Arte Algarve

Organic Market at Árovre and Arte Algarve

4 Oct - 31 Dec

It can be difficult to find producers of Bio products in the Algarve, but we are proud to open our first Bio Market on Saturday October 4th from 10h – 13h at our new center for handicraft and regional products: ÁRVORE (100 m from to the gallery in the Adega Park). Please come and enjoy not only the Bio market but also live music, drink a... more »

Videos

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 »

Virtual Tours

Conrad Algarve Spa and Health Club

The Conrad brand is synonymous with quality, excellence and luxury. The new Conrad Spa Algarve in Quinta do Lago ticks all of these boxes, and then some. more »

Algarve Photos

Marina de Vilamoura - Victor Neves

Marina de Vilamoura - Victor Neves

Doorway

Doorway

Algarve Sunset

Algarve Sunset

Seafood by the beach

Seafood by the beach

Vilamoura marina

Vilamoura marina

Ponta de Piedade, Lagos - photo by Victor Neves

Ponta de Piedade, Lagos - photo by Victor Neves

Praia Tonel - Sagres

Praia Tonel - Sagres

Porto Mos, Lagos

Porto Mos, Lagos

Sunset, Ria de Alvor, Algarve

Sunset, Ria de Alvor, Algarve

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