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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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Hexagone Restaurant

Local Tip Be sure to ask what the Chef's Recommendation is - it's usually something delicious, imaginative and original.

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Luxury Boat Charter

Local Tip There are many different types of boat available, from the various marinas across the Algarve. For a post wedding celebration or a birthday party, or for a corporate event, it's hard to beat a boat cruise...

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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 »

Wine Academy at Conrad Algarve

Wine Academy at Conrad Algarve

13 Nov - 31 Dec

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 »

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 »

Videos

Dolphin Emotions

The chance to interact with the dolphins in the Algarve is a dream for many people. Dolphin Emotions - Life Changing Experiences at Zoomarine makes that dream a reality. more »

Virtual Tours

Couleur France Restaurant

Couleur France is a spacious, elegant yet relaxed restaurant that offers spectacular Mediterranean cuisine where the heroes are the fresh, natural products on the plate. Perfect for celebrations. more »

Algarve Photos

Club Nau, Praia Grande, Ferragudo

Club Nau, Praia Grande, Ferragudo

Doorway

Doorway

Ponta de Piedade, Lagos - photo by Victor Neves

Ponta de Piedade, Lagos - photo by Victor Neves

Morning Sky

Morning Sky

Alvor

Alvor

Ferragudo

Ferragudo

Sardines, Algarve, Portugal

Sardines, Algarve, Portugal

Porto Mos, Lagos

Porto Mos, Lagos

Sunset, Ria de Alvor, Algarve

Sunset, Ria de Alvor, Algarve

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