Christmas in the Algarve: Festivities in the Sunshine

If you’re looking to escape the biting winter frost without losing all your Christmas spirit, the Algarve may just be the place for you. Boasting over 300 days of sunshine a year, the region is likely to provide at least a couple of sunny days over the festive season. However, with a nip in the […]

The Algarve: The Perfect Place for Winter Picnics

While the idea of a winter picnic may conjure images of icy fingers clutching at a warm thermos as you huddle like penguins to keep the heat in, it’s safe to say that when that winter picnic’s in the Algarve, that’s certainly not what you can expect.  Picture the brightest blue sky framing vibrant palm […]

Restaurants in Carvoeiro: Where to Eat

When on holiday, there’s simply nothing better than exploring the restaurants on offer. Whether you dive into local specialities, take your tastebuds on a tour of what the country has to offer, or seek out your personal favourites, there’s a thrill in picking out the establishments you’ll visit, so keep reading to explore some of […]

Spending Winter in the Algarve: Your Dose of Winter Sun

Spending Winter in the Algarve: Your Dose of Winter Sun As the warmth of summer quickly fades into a distant memory, it’s only natural to start thinking about getting away to somewhere a bit warmer… somewhere where it hardly ever rains, where temperatures stay mild all winter long, and where you can get stuck into […]

Golf Holidays in the Algarve

Explore the Algarve’s Best Golf Courses Three hundred days of sunshine a year make the Algarve a golfing destination of excellence. The weather, that is, and the wide selection of 32 golf courses spread along Portugal’s southernmost region, boasting views over the Atlantic, rolling hills, and some of the Algarve’s characteristic whitewashed towns and villages.  […]

Walking in the Algarve: Walking Holidays for all tastes

A year-round hiker’s paradise Few places in Europe are quite as pleasant year-round as the Algarve. From warmer summer months when any exercise should be interspersed with dips in cooling water, to balmier winters with little rainfall and clear skies, it’s no wonder the region is well-known as a walker’s paradise. With walking season in […]

The Algarve’s Best Beaches

Find out about award-winning beaches in Portugal The Algarve: voted Europe’s best beach destination 8 years running and the world’s leading beach destination 2, and for good reason. But when you look closer, you’ll find there’s more to Southern Portuguese beaches than simply finding your nearest sandy enclave. From hidden beaches only accessible by sea […]

Wine tasting in the Algarve: Getting your Tastebuds Tingling

A region famous for its beaches, watersports, and resorts, the Algarve’s not best known for its wines. However, while the dramatic descents of the Douro and sweeping planes of the Dão have had their wines lining the shelves of supermarkets far and wide, Portugal’s southernmost coastal region has been quietly cultivating its very own wines […]

Wildlife in the Algarve: Dolphin, Whale, and Birdwatching

Boat trips to explore the sea and skies When in the Algarve, there are some activities visitors simply shouldn’t miss. One is exploring some of Europe’s best beaches, but another unmissable attraction lies just beyond the Algarve’s golden sand, diving among and over the waves. Home to a vast array of sea creatures big and […]

Walks on the Beach: Benefits and Top Tips

The benefits of walking in the Algarve Whether you’re a seasoned walker looking to mix up your location, a beach lover seeking new seaside entertainment, or a holiday goer wondering what to do, it’s safe to say that walks on the beach are an all-around winner. From the quality of the workout on legs, knees, […]