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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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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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Is the Portuguese Water Dog a Glamour Dog?

by Richard Cussons Any critic in a dog show will definitely look into the dog’s history when assessing the dog. Thus, show judges that spot a portuguese water dog remember that this is a working dog that started out in Portugal. They were bred to accomplish physically demanding work, and the ideal Portie got the […]

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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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Starting A Business In Portugal

by Pedro Rodriguez Starting a new enterprise aiming at the Portuguese market is a difficult task at this point in time. The Portuguese economy is struggling; the  Government has raised taxes including the rate of VAT to 23%, hoping to close the gap in the budget, bringing it in line to comply with the European […]

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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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What to Do on Holiday In Western Algarve

by Andy Gibson Golfing is one of the most popular activities that the tourists coming to Western Algarve staying in holiday villas can experience. This region of Portugal has many world class golf courses like Alto Golf, Golfe do Morgado, Penina Championship Golf, Gramacho Course and Vale do Milho Golf. Many of the golf courses […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Golf Algarve, Portugal

By Graham Simpson The Algarve, Portugal is a wonderful place to play golf for many reasons. The challenging championship courses, with many designed by famous names of golf, are always well manicured and a joy to play. The fantastic weather nearly all year round makes the golf, beaches and night times so enjoyable.

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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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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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Rural Algarve – The Perfect Holiday

by Mary Cave We had walked for almost three and a half-hours and had met two other walkers and a group of German tourists taking advantage of the views from the top. Later we went into town and had a three-course meal with wine for just over twenty Euro. The sun was shining, people were […]

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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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