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Your Algarve Holiday – Hotel Package Tour or Private Villa Rental? – 20 Points to Remember

by Tavira Garden Most tourists who come to the Algarve on holiday obviously place the sun and beaches at the top of their priority list, but many have varying requirements when  it comes to the accommodation they choose. Lets see the different details of what each has to  offer:-

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Renting A Holiday Villa In The Algarve – What You Should Know

By Steve Woodward Today although the Algarve in Portugal is a popular destination with tourists it still remains pretty unspoilt, compared to locations in Spain. Here you will have the chance to rent some of the most beautiful Algarve holiday villas, which are situated in locations where you will have breathtaking views of all that […]

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Try These Sports In Vale Do Lobo

by Jonathan L Walker You may have an image of the Algarve in your head that is one of a typical tourist hotspot, with nothing more to offer than beaches and the sea. While it is certainly true that the Algarve does have an abundance of this to offer, (it is a coastal region) it […]

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Visit the Eastern Algarve – The Secret Holiday Location.

by Tavira Garden Apart from the obvious of sun, sea and sand, The Eastern Algarve is still avoiding mass tourism and is one of the most unspoilt areas of Portugal. Of course July and August can become very busy but most of the year you have an impression  of space and tranquillity as well as […]

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Algarve Climate & Temperature Measurements

by Martin Thompson The Algarve enjoys a warm sunny climate with mild winters and hot summers. Rainfall is virtually non-existent in the summer and in the winter there remain an average of 20 days without rainfall and 5 or more hours of sunshine daily.

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Holiday Destination Guide to the Algarve

by Matt May. This article provides an overview of some of the major tourist destinations in the Algarve region of Portugal. With its sub-tropical climate and sandy beaches, the algarve is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. Albufeira is considered by many to be a young persons destination, but there is plenty […]

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Plain Algarve Interiors Can be Transformed by Mural Art

by Ian Bevan There is a vast array of decorative products and services available to transform the home into a true reflection of personal style. Whether searching for the right furniture or a piece of art or fabric to complete the look, there is plenty out there to satisfy a kaleidoscope of tastes.

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Hot Tubs Algarve – Ozone and how is it beneficial?

by John Lewis Ozone technology is something that is often heard and spoken in conversation but I really wonder how many of us actually know what it is.

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Algarve Beaches – Never Ending Story

By: Jose Luis Algarve, the southernmost region of mainland Portugal, is really famous as the tourism destination. Actually, there are many kind of attraction in Algarve, but most people come to Algarve for its beaches. Do you believe that there are more than thirty beautiful beaches in Algarve? Let’s take a look some of them.

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Reasons To Rent A Villa In Vale Do Lobo

by Jonathan Walker One of the top holiday destinations in Europe at the moment, for luxury villas, and self catering holiday homes, is Portugal. There are a lot of families that travel to this splendid destination and enjoy spending time in luxury villas that come with private swimming pools. There are also self catering apartments. 

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A Guide to Algarve Beach Bliss

by Daniel Eyre The 60 miles of coastline along the west of Portugal’s Algarve region offer some of the continent’s best bathing spots, with an amazing variety of beaches for all kinds of holiday. Algarve’s extensive coastline brings other attractions for the Portugal holiday maker

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Tavira, Portugal: a cultural city guide

      Churches still outnumber hotels, and you can glimpse what the Algarve was like before mass tourism. Helen Pickles goes exploring. What was the Algarve like before resorts, golf courses and Irish pubs sprang up along this coast with its year-round sunshine and golden beaches? Head east (rather than west) from Faro airport and […]

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Flight prices cheaper today than in 1974

Flying abroad is far more affordable today than when Which? first produced a travel magazine forty years ago.

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The Algarve’s Wine District – A Fruitful Mix of Celebrity Innovation and Enterprise

By Dianna Dionne In this day and age, every new mega-celebrity seems to be attempting to juggle five different career paths outside their initial fame-inspiring field. Actors are singing and singers are acting . . . and I find myself constantly debating which transition is more respectable.

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Faro, Portugal – What to See in the Algarve Capital

by Eduardo Jorge I’ve spent the past few years of my life working out of Faro airport in Portugal. I tend to deal with a lot of tourists who’ve come to explore the Algarve coast to the east and west. But, as people are always asking me about what there is to see in Faro […]

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London’s Architectural Icons, Transported to the Cliffs of Portugal

These blended photographs show us what a crazy building boom along the sleepy, southwest corner of Europe might look like.

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A Brief History of Tavira

by Tavira Garden From the Bronze Age to the Roman Empire The original beginning of Tavira was around the period at the end of the Bronze Age (approx 1000-800 BC) It became one of primary settlements in the west of Iberia of the Phoenicians in the 8th Century BC. Here they created a colonial urban […]

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Bingo playing Britons in the Algarve ordered to pay 300 euro ‘fine’

A group of Britons arrested for playing Bingo in an expat pub in the Algarve have been ordered by a judge to pay a “fine” of 300 euros (£255) or risk prison for breaching Portugal’s strict gambling laws.

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The Unknown Algarve

by Sabine Kampmeier Most tourists who travel the Algarve actually only see the Western Algarve. This is where you find those beautiful beaches right in front of your doorstep. But if you spend your holidays here you should visit the Eastern Algarve, too, for this part of the coast is also fantastic. It is simply…… […]

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