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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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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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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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Sagres Birdwatching Festival 2014

Sagres Birdwatching Festival 2014

2 Oct - 5 Oct

The 5th Birdwatching Festival of Sagres & Nature Activities will be held between 2nd and 5th of October 2014. This acclaimed event is growing each year and offers fabulous birdwatching opportunities as well as plenty of other activities. The festival attracts international visitors and is a celebration of nature and this beautiful part of... more »

Creative Dancing classes for children

Creative Dancing classes for children

4 Oct - 31 Dec

Cultural association Ideias do Levante, based in Lagoa are adding two creative dancing classed for children to their offerings. Starting Oct 4th the lessons will be taught by Carla Nunes with the aim of promoting dance among youngsters and also providing them with a fun activity. Carla has a degree from the Royal Academy of Dancing in... more »

BLiP-Better Living In Portugal Exhibition 2014

BLiP-Better Living In Portugal Exhibition 2014

4 Oct - 5 Oct

2014 will be the 14th year that afpop host the Better Living in Portugal (BLiP) exhibition. This exhibition attracts thousands of visitors every year and showcases the business community in the Algarve. In 2014 we are continuing to rejuvenate BLiP, not only by attracting more Portuguese owned businesses working together with the foreign... more »

Portugal Masters Golf Championship

Portugal Masters Golf Championship

9 Oct - 12 Oct

The Portugal Masters returns to the Algarve in 2014 for another edition of top class golf. At the Oceanico Victoria golf course the top golfers in the world will battle to win this prestigious tournament with a nice prize of €2.000.000. The Portugal Masters is part of the European Tour. Take a look at this great video from the 2012... more »

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The Punter Irish Pub

The Punter Irish Pub is a great addition to the Vilamoura nightlife scene. Live music, great drinks,lots of sports and a fabulous atmosphere make it a sure winner.Guinness imported direct from Ireland more »

Virtual Tours

InterMarche Supermarket

Intermarché is an international supermarket chain with branches across the Algarve, from the Spanish border to the Western Algarve. Stocking both national and international products you can find more »

Algarve Photos

Algarve Racing circuit

Algarve Racing circuit

Seafood by the beach

Seafood by the beach

Algarve Sunset

Algarve Sunset

Rock formations, near Carvoeiro

Rock formations, near Carvoeiro

Vilamoura - photo by Victor Neves

Vilamoura - photo by Victor Neves

Praia dona Ana

Praia dona Ana

Boliquieme

Boliquieme

New Years Eve, Algarve

New Years Eve, Algarve

Praia Santa Eulalia, Albufeira

Praia Santa Eulalia, Albufeira

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