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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 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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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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What's On

1st International Circus Artists Festival, Loulé

1st International Circus Artists Festival, Loulé

31 Jan - 1 Feb

Loulé is proud to host the very 1st edition of the International Circus Artists Festival. Over the two day festival, it is expected that 36 performers from more eight countries will take the stage to delight, amaze and entertain the audience with a fabulous mixture of music, magic and skill. Tickets can be booked by phone 919597168 or... more »

Rita Guerra in Concert, Lado B, Silves, Algarve

Rita Guerra in Concert, Lado B, Silves, Algarve

5 Feb - 6 Feb

Rita Guerra is one of Portugal's most popular performers with a long career on some of the biggest national and international stages and including a duet with Ronan Keating. ON the 5th and 6th of February, Rita will perform two concerts in the Silves area, Algarve. 5th February - Biblioteca Municipal de Silves at 9:00 pm. An intimate... more »

Swan Lake - National Ballet Company and

Swan Lake - National Ballet Company and

6 Feb - 7 Feb

The COMPANHIA NACIONAL DE BAILADO (National Ballet Company) and the ORQUESTRA CLÁSSICA DO SUL proudly present Swan Lake. Swan Lake is regarded as the most spectacular of the classical ballets and its choreography demands skill and technical aptitude from the dancers. Its popularity is the result both of Tchaikovsky’s music and the... more »

Angola na Corte

Angola na Corte

6 Feb

NEW YEAR, NEW EVENT at CORTE ANGOLAN EVENING Friday, 6 Feb. 19h00 Herdade da Corte is reopening this February and we'll be happy to receive you for or 1st 2015 event... Angolan Evening Traditional Moamba dinner & live dancing music with Duo Atlantico José Manuel Martins & Jorge Carrilhão BOOKINGS ONLY -... more »

Videos

Dolphin Emotions

The chance to interact with the dolphins in the Algarve is a dream for many people. Dolphin Emotions - Life Changing Experiences at Zoomarine makes that dream a reality. more »

Virtual Tours

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 »

Algarve Photos

Praia da Rocha , Dennis Goold

Praia da Rocha , Dennis Goold

Portimão, Dennis Goold

Portimão, Dennis Goold

Seafood by the beach

Seafood by the beach

Prainha - photo by Victor Neves

Prainha - photo by Victor Neves

Algarve Sunset

Algarve Sunset

Alvor

Alvor

Ponta de Piedade, Lagos - photo by Victor Neves

Ponta de Piedade, Lagos - photo by Victor Neves

Alvor bay - photo by Victor Neves

Alvor bay - photo by Victor Neves

Prainha - Alvor

Prainha - Alvor

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