Costa Vicentina: Beaches with Blue Flag 2016
Images of the Algarve beaches in the municipalities of Vila do Bispo and Aljezur, awarded by the FEE with a Blue Flag
In 2016 the FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education) has awarded 88 beaches in the Algarve with its quality label, the “Blue Flag”, among them 14 in the m...
Boca do Rio - Roman fishing port
Excavation of a fishing port of the times of the Roman Empire (Century I - V) near Budens, municipality Vila do Bispo, western Algarve
As reported by the Portuguese media agency LUSO, a team of Portuguese and German archaeologists has excavated the remains of a Roman fishing port. The site on the beach o...
Vila Joya Sea
Impressions of a gastronomic discovery on the Galé beach
When we discovered some weeks ago the beach restaurant Vila Joya Sea, set in the beautiful parc of the Vila Joya, we were immediately enthusiastic about this perfect plac...
Conrad Algarve and Vila Vita Parc honoured by World Travel Awards 2015
Two Algarvian holiday destinations among four Portugal prize winners in 2015
Conrad Algarve in Quinta do Lago was already elected the World’s Leading Luxury Resort for the third year after having already been chosen as the World’s Best...
Graham’s Port Lodge
A visit to one of the reknown port producers in Vila Nova de Gaia on the estuary of the river Douro
Douro River Cruise
A trip by boat on the river Douro between Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia
During our recent stay in Porto we have brought many photos and impressions from a boat trip on the Douro river that we would like to share with you. Rio Douro is one of ...
Valentine’s Dinner at Willie’s
Our very first experience at Willie’s in Vilamoura
Since many years Willie’s in Vilamoura is well known among the top gastronomic spots in the Algarve. Nevertheless until today we never managed to dine there –...
Inauguration of the "Passeio das Dunas" in Quarteira
Opening ceremony of the new promenade between Quarteira and Vilamoura by Prime Minister António Costa
In the morning of May 14, 2016 the Prime Minister of Portugal, António Costa, has attended the inauguration of the Passeio das Dunas, a promenade connecting the fi...