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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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Algarve Events Wedding Planners

Local Tip You might think a wedding planner is only for big parties and that it will instantly inflate your budget. However that is not the case. If you speak with Taelor and the team at Algarve Events, you'll be blown...

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Halloween at Vale do Lobo

Halloween at Vale do Lobo

27 Oct - 2 Nov

Enjoy spooky Halloween celebrations at Vale do Lobo with some great costumes competitions, spooky mneus, scary parties and fun entertainment for the children. For full details of the programme visit the Vale do Lobo site and find out about the special Halloween accommodation packages. more »

Monty's Halloween Party

Monty's Halloween Party

31 Oct

Monty's is the place to go for a good time. And they have prepared something special for Halloween! Join the party from 6:30pm til late. Trick or treats, face painting and prizes for the best adult costumes (after 11pm) Live music with The Sun followed by DJ Nando. Special menu available full of gruesome goodies to set the tone for... more »

São Martinho Fair in Portimão

São Martinho Fair in Portimão

7 Nov - 16 Nov

The traditional annual fair of São Martinho returns to Portimão from November 7th until November 16th. This fair celebrates 352 years this year making it the oldest regular event in Portimão. The fair dates back to 1662. With hundreds of stalls, visitors can find a huge range of products on sale; tableware, linen, household items,... more »

Euro 2016 Portugal vs Armenia

Euro 2016 Portugal vs Armenia

14 Nov

Want to see Cristiano Ronaldo and Co. in action? Head to the Algarve Stadium (Estádio do Algarve) near Faro on 14th November. The game against Armenia is part of Portugal's Euro 2016 qualifying phase which also inlcudes games against Denmark, Serbia and Albania in Group I. more »

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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 »

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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

Praia de Faro

Praia de Faro

Prainha - photo by Victor Neves

Prainha - photo by Victor Neves

Ilha de Armona, Faro - Victor Neves

Ilha de Armona, Faro - Victor Neves

Algarve Racing circuit

Algarve Racing circuit

Club Nau, Praia Grande, Ferragudo

Club Nau, Praia Grande, Ferragudo

Praia dona Ana

Praia dona Ana

Porto Mos, Lagos

Porto Mos, Lagos

Praia da Rocha , Dennis Goold

Praia da Rocha , Dennis Goold

Portimão - nesting stork

Portimão - nesting stork

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