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Algarve’s ‘Golden Triangle’ hails end to falling property values – FT.com

Visitors arriving by plane to southern Portugal’s Algarve region are greeted by views of beaches, tidal channels and big detached homes. Dry, hot summers and mild winters – and above all a wide range of golf courses – have attracted many British and

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Relaxing holidays with the kids in the all-star Algarve

A family holiday that keeps the kids happy and still makes you feel like a grown-up

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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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OK! Magazine: First For Celebrity News :: Travel :: All go in the Algarve!

OK! Magazine :: Travel :: All go in the Algarve! :: The Algarve is the name given to the 100 miles of coastline that stretches from Sagros on Portugal?s south-westerly tip eastwards to the Spanish border.

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Portugal’s seasonal jobs paradox

Bar terraces are filling up with red-skinned holidaymakers ready for a drink after a day on a beach. Daylight is giving way to neon signs. Laughter mingles with summer hits. Cocktail bars in Portugal’s tourist hotspot, the Algarve, are just warming up for a busy night. But their managers are struggling to find staff – […]

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Investors sue Oceanico over golf course

Case follows months of arguments with Nama over company’s loans

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Escape the tourist hot spots and explore the unspoiled areas of the Algarve

Sarah Probert visits Silves, a beautiful Moorish town off the coast of the Algarve and discovers it´s still possible to have a quiet, relaxing holiday.

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Just a moment…Paul McGinley’s Algarve Golfing pedigree pays off

Quinta do Lago is one of the Algarve’s most prestigious and renowned golf resorts, and has now received the ultimate seal of approval. The founder of its Golf Academy, Paul McGinley, has been named as the captain of the European Ryder Cup Team for 2014. His vice-captaincy during last-year’s tournament has not gone unnoticed, and […]

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Quinta do Lago

David Keywood pays a visit to the new Paul McGinley Golf Academy at Quinta do Lago in the Algarve.

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Salema: A Pristine Stretch of Portugal’s Algarve

My favorite town in Algarve (southern Portugal) remains Salema. In June it’s lively, warm and a great place to relax. While economic hard times seem to be hitting both Spain and Portugal very hard, Salema remains a delightful stop on any Iberian itinerary.

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Ben Fogle on the Algarve’s little piece of paradise…unless you don’t have kids

The TV presenter had always tried to avoid southern Algarve until now. But he is won over by a five-star family-friendly resort that has created a sanctuary for sleep-deprived parents in need of recuperation.

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Property on golf courses: teeing up a great investment

Whether you play like Rory McIlroy or prefer the comforts of the 19th hole, a home on a golf course promises winning returns.

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The beautiful Portuguese island no one knows about

THOUSANDS of Brits stampede to the Algarve each year, each desperately hoping to squeeze on to a crowded beach for a fleeting moment in the sun. Sadly, few of them realise — as they’re wedged into tour buses and hire cars at Faro airport — they’re about to drive straight past an oasis of calm, […]

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Monte da Quinta joins forces with Paul McGinley Golf Academy

The teaching centre is the only Paul McGinley Academy in the world and, with regular input from Europe’s 2014 Ryder Cup captain, features the latest in state-of-the-art swing analysis technology at its TaylorMade fitting centre and first-class practice facilities.

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The Algarve invites visitors to celebrate in style

From birthday parties and memorable anniversaries to honeymoons and celebrations, the Algarve is the perfect location to enjoy life’s magical moments in all their splendour.

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Starved of sun? Algarve offers Brits attractive property escape route

There’s plenty to attract property buyers and investors, writes Monica Woodley – not least a resilient market

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A quick guide to Portuguese cuisine

There’s more to Portugal’s rich culinary heritage than piri-piri chicken, says top chef Luis Baena, who hopes to convert Britain to his country’s food

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Adrenaline rushes and adventure in the Algarve

While the Algarve is well-known for its world class golf courses, which make it one of the most popular golfing destinations in the world, the region offers so much more for sporting enthusiasts.

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Don´t lose your UK TV Programmes!

Are you a UK TV fanatic and wonder how you can survive in the Algarve without your favourite programmes. We have all heard the rumours that the new satellite due to be launched in the second half of 2013 will have weaker power and be aimed only at the UK. Probably we will still be […]

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