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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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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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Gusto by Heinz Beck at Conrad Algarve

Local Tip If you want to see mastery, be sure to choose a table with a good view of the open kitchen. It is fascinating to see the inner workings of a gourmet restaurant.

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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 »

Tennis MasterClass with Miles Maclagan at Pine Cliffs ACTA

Tennis MasterClass with Miles Maclagan at Pine Cliffs ACTA

23 Apr - 20 Sep

The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy at Pine Cliffs Algarve is delighted to confirm that ATP Tour coach and former GB Davis Cup player Miles Maclagan will be hosting a series of masterclass tennis coaching holidays at the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy at Pine Cliffs Resort Algarve. Miles is a former tour pro, Davis Cup player and one of the UK's... 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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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 »

Virtual Tours

Gusto by Heinz Beck at Conrad Algarve

Gusto by Heinz Beck is the Conrad Algarve's signature gourmet restaurant, serving exquisite Mediterranean cuisine in an elegantly relaxed and lively ambience. Gusto is a must for lovers of fine food. more »

Algarve Photos

Quarteira Fish Market

Quarteira Fish Market

Portimão - nesting stork

Portimão - nesting stork

Praia da Marinha

Praia da Marinha

Ria Formosa islands

Ria Formosa islands

Praia de Faro

Praia de Faro

Seafood by the beach

Seafood by the beach

Doorway

Doorway

Silves Medeival Festival

Silves Medeival Festival

Monchique

Monchique

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