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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Local Tip dining here is a great way to enjoy the lively atmosphere of the Praça at Vale do Lobo without having it right on top of you. The views are pretty good too!
Local Tip Treat yourself to a Couleur France t-shirt and feel like one of the team!
Famous as a golf destination and host of the Portugal Masters, Vilamoura is also home to top stars and performers in the equestrian world for the...more »
Little more than an hour’s journey from the Algarve,...more »
Restaurants in the Algarve cross the entire spectrum from eating chicken piri-piri or garlic fried prawns with your fingers to Michelin star food, presentation and service. Fine dining restaurants...more »
You may know the Algarve as a great holiday destination, but Portugal’s southern region is also a great place to retire. Easy to get to and easy to...more »
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 »
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 »
Enter the world of Portuguese wines guided by the expert hand of Antonio Lopes, sommelier at Gusto Restaurant at the Conrad Algarve. Over the coming months you can participate in 90 minute masterclasses with Antonio and selected wine producers from various wine regions in Portugal, such as Douro, Dão and Bairrada. Together they will guide... more »
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. Tickets are avaialble at various venues including Continente... more »
"Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey" - Fitzhugh Mullan