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S. Maria's church in Lagos, Algarve

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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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Conrad Algarve Spa and Health Club

Local Tip The Intraceuticals Oxygen Wash facial is amazing and highly recommended. It gives visible results as soon as the treatment ends, continuing into the following weeks. Well worth it!

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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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Ru Vasconcellos in concert at Conrad Algarve

Ru Vasconcellos in concert at Conrad Algarve

29 May

Jazz it up a little! Enjoy a fabulous and intimate concert with Ru Vasconcellos - a telented singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist - as she fills the Lago Lounge at Conrad Algarve with the warm and smokey tones of her voice and some jazz and blues favourites. With a family history of musicians and pianists, music is in Ru's genes and... more »

Wine Tasting Dinner at Hexagone Restaurant

Wine Tasting Dinner at Hexagone Restaurant

29 May

Hexagone Restaurant will host another superb Wine Tasting dinner on 29th May. The specially created menu will accompany the Dona Maria wines by Júlio Bastos from the North Alentejo area. The wines will be presented by Dona Maria's oenologist. See the attached poster for full details and menu. Price per person €58 Advance booking is... more »

Clam Picking Experience

Clam Picking Experience

1 Jun - 17 Oct

This exclusive Clam Picking Experience in the heart of the Ria Formosa natural park is a real life adventure on a traditional fisherman’s wooden boat, with live experiencing of the ancient clam picking skills and secrets. You are also given the opportunity to prepare together with the chef your own lunch / dinner with the clams you picked... more »

A Night of White and Fellowship - Charity Event

A Night of White and Fellowship - Charity Event

6 Jun

Participate in a unique event and at the same time support The Algarve Oncology Association! A night dedicated to the colour White and to fellowship! Enjoy a dinner experience in an historical and iconic location in Faro Old Town in elegant and convivial surroundings! The concept of holding an event such as this is already well known in... more »

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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

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 dona Ana

Praia dona Ana

Alvor Beach

Alvor Beach

Chapel of Bones, Faro

Chapel of Bones, Faro

Showjumping at Vilamoura

Showjumping at Vilamoura

Parasailing in Albufeira with Sunsation

Parasailing in Albufeira with Sunsation

Dolphins at Zoomarine

Dolphins at Zoomarine

Bola de Berlim - donuts on the beach

Bola de Berlim - donuts on the beach

Sardines, Algarve, Portugal

Sardines, Algarve, Portugal

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