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Streets in Faro, 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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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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Folk in the Jar at Conrad Algarve

Folk in the Jar at Conrad Algarve

20 Mar

Another unique and very enticing event at the Conrad Algarve!You've had wine pairing, now it's music pairing..... Treat yourself to a wonderful musical experience where Folk rhythms will take centre stage. On March 20th welcome spring at the Conrad Algarve and let us take you on a journey through the rich tones of Folk and Bluegrass... more »

Algarve Nature Week 2015

Algarve Nature Week 2015

11 Apr - 19 Apr

The first edition of Algarve Nature Week kicks off on 11th April 2015, running until 19th April. Algarve Nature Week is intended to be a showcase for the nature tourism sector, showing that there is much more to the Algarve than just summer sea and sand. There will be special offers and activities and lots of information on offer of the vast... more »

Fine Wine and Food Fair at VILA VITA Parc

Fine Wine and Food Fair at VILA VITA Parc

6 May - 10 May

VILA VITA Parc is delighted to host once again the Fine Wine and Food Fair. This presitigious and good humoured event brings together dozens of award-winning Portuguese and international chefs listed in the Michelin Guide, World´s 50 Best Restaurants, Gault et Millau and OAD (Opinionated About Dinning) and over 20 wine producers from around... more »

Kitchen Party - VILA VITA Parc Fine Wine and Food Fair

Kitchen Party - VILA VITA Parc Fine Wine and Food Fair

9 May

VILA VITA Parc is delighted to host in 2015 the Fine Wine and Food Fair. A huge success in 2013, one of the highlight of the event was without doubt the fabulous Kitchen Party. This presitigious and good humoured event brings together dozens of award-winning Portuguese and international chefs listed in the Michelin Guide, World´s 50 Best... 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 »

Virtual Tours

Vila Vita Biergarten Restaurant

The Vila Vita Biergarten is a true taste of Bavaria in the Algarve. Tall glasses of Erdinger beer, Bavarian Obatzda - White Sausage with Sweet Mustard and Bretz´n - ´Wienerschnitzel´ of Pork. more »

Algarve Photos

Boliquieme

Boliquieme

Seagulls, Lagos

Seagulls, Lagos

Senhora da Rocha by Valerie Ross

Senhora da Rocha by Valerie Ross

Seafood by the beach

Seafood by the beach

Praia Santa Eulalia, Albufeira

Praia Santa Eulalia, Albufeira

Porto Mos, Lagos

Porto Mos, Lagos

Doorway

Doorway

Praia de Faro

Praia de Faro

Praia dos 3 Irmãos, Alvor, Algarve

Praia dos 3 Irmãos, Alvor, Algarve

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