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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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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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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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Wine tasting dinner at Hexagone Restaurant

Wine tasting dinner at Hexagone Restaurant

24 Oct

Enjoy an evening of great food and fabulous wines at this Wine Tasting Dinner at Restaurant Hexagone, near Carvoeiro. A pairing of wines and food presented by Chef Gilberto Gato at Hexagone Restaurant. Wines by CARM. See the attached menu for full details. Bookings by phone to +351 282 342 485 or + 351 917 889 344 more »

Algarve Events Wedding Roadshow

Algarve Events Wedding Roadshow

24 Oct - 26 Oct

The Algarve is the perfect wedding destination, not least because it has great wedding planners. Couples in Ireland have a great opportunity to meet with Algarve Events wedding planners in Ireland from the 24th till the 26th October. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and discuss all details about your upcoming wedding! Meetings to be held... more »

Creative Writing Workshop

Creative Writing Workshop

25 Oct - 26 Oct

Anne Taylor, a London-based writer who has taught extensively in Europe and in the US, is leading a creative writing workshop at the Holiday Inn Algarve in Armação de Pêra on October 24-26. The workshop, entitled 'Finding the Inspiration to Write', features exercises that can be expressed in prose, poetry or memoir. There is also the... more »

Algarve Spa Week

Algarve Spa Week

25 Oct - 2 Nov

Algarve Spa Week is back! Take advantage of amazing treatments at amazing prices. This edition of Algarve Spa Week runs from take place from October 25th to November 2nd. This event brings together leading spas from some of the best 5 stars hotels in Algarve. During this week any spa treatment is available with 50% discount. Now is the time... more »

Videos

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 »

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 da Marinha

Praia da Marinha

Ferragudo

Ferragudo

Sunset, Ria de Alvor, Algarve

Sunset, Ria de Alvor, Algarve

Vilamoura marina

Vilamoura marina

Porto Mos, Lagos

Porto Mos, Lagos

Storks nesting, Portimão, Algarve

Storks nesting, Portimão, Algarve

Rock formations, near Carvoeiro

Rock formations, near Carvoeiro

Praia do Vau - Portimão, Dennis Goold

Praia do Vau - Portimão, Dennis Goold

Praia de Faro

Praia de Faro

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