Blog Posts - Algarve



5 Reasons to spend Christmas in Algarve

The sunny shore of the Portuguese side of the Atlantic Ocean is an unexpected, but utterly lovely place to spend the winter season, especially if you are looking for a blessed warm corner where you can escape the cold and gloom of chilly, snowy winte...
by Algarve Portugal on Dec 13, 2016

Restaurante Lacus

Restaurante Lacus is a new restaurant, bar and cafe in Lagos just across from the Slave Museum and Praça do Infante Dom Henrique.The menu includes bruschetta, kebabs, grilled fish and meats. Lacus also offers a variety of yummy desserts plus dr...
by Portugal Visitor on Dec 3, 2016

Enjoying a day out at Zoo de Lagos in the Algarve

When we were in Portugal last month my parents suggested a day out at the zoo.  When they told us that there were no ‘big’ animals there, I wasn’t sure how Monkey would react. He does love his Giraffes and … Continue reading...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Aug 6, 2016

Best Beaches in Central Algarve

A short guide to the Best Beaches in Central Algarve, some of ... Read More The post Best Beaches in Central Algarve appeared first on Nelson Carvalheiro.

The most beautiful places in Portugal: country fado music and breathtaking landscapes

The most beautiful places in Portugal. One European destinations which has the advantage that it is hiding places of incredible beauty, delicious food, music for the soul and hospitable people. Portugal is an extremely diverse land, with its sunny be...
by We care about your travel on Jul 7, 2016

Beach time at Praia dos Três Castelos

Along the Algarve you are spoilt for choice when it comes to beaches> If we’d been staying in the region for longer, we would have explored more.  But our recent trip was all about relaxing with family, without too much … Continue re...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jul 2, 2016

Are you looking at me? – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 260616

I’ve shared photos of Macaws before and talked of my love for these wonderful birds. There aren’t many people who can say they grew up with them at home!  When we were in Portugal we visited Zoo de Lagos and they … Continue readin...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jun 26, 2016

Walking on water – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 190616

As much as I love the beach and days spent by the seaside, I’m happier still exploring away from the madding crowds.  You might have spotted my post yesterday about the Castle in Silves, the town was our base for … Continue reading ͛...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jun 19, 2016

Exploring Castelo de Silves

I’m a sucker for a castle, they’ve fascinated me since childhood and I’m so pleased that Monkey seems to share the passion.  When we decided to stay in Portugal with my parents and use Silves as our base, I couldn’t ̷...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jun 18, 2016

Portimao by night is back!

Dear friends, we have great news coming straight from the Algarve: Portimao by night is back! This year 2016 brings more cultural entertainment in this city by the seashore of the Atlantic. Let’s rememberwhat happened last year and see what is in...
by Algarve Portugal on Jun 16, 2016

Ilha da Armona

Ilha da Armona, along with Ilha da Culatra, are the two main beaches accessed from the laid-back resort of Olhão, on the Algarve.The Ilha da Armona is part of the picturesque Parque Natural de Ria Formosa, 60km of salt marsh, creeks, lagoons an...
by Portugal Visitor on Jun 2, 2016

Museu de Cidade Olhão

Back from the waterfront, the fish and vegetable market and the Caique Bom Sucesso in Olhão is the small but interesting Museu de Cidade.The museum is situated across the cobbled square from the 17th century Igreja de Nossa Senhora do...
by Portugal Visitor on Jun 1, 2016

Ilha da Culatra Olhão

The two main areas for beaches at Olhão, on the Algarve close to Faro, are on the islands of Ilha da Culatra and Ilha da Armona. Both are reached by short boat journeys from the harbour near the fish and vegetable market and the replica of...
by Portugal Visitor on May 31, 2016

7 holiday destinations, as beautiful as it is safe

If you have not already made your holiday plans this year, here are some destinations that you attract attention not only their beauty, but also because they are safe, at least statistically. It’s not hard to see that some of the most attractiv...
by We care about your travel on May 30, 2016

7 holiday destinations, as beautiful as it is safe

If you have not already made your holiday plans this year, here are some destinations that you attract attention not only their beauty, but also because they are safe, at least statistically. It’s not hard to see that some of the most attractiv...
by We care about your travel on May 30, 2016

Fish & Vegetable Market Olhão

Right down on the waterfront by the reconstruction of the Caique Bom Sucesso boat are the twin red brick buildings of the fish and vegetable market of Olhão (Mercado de Olhao).One building sells fish and meat: the other fruit and vegetables. Both ma...
by Portugal Visitor on May 25, 2016

The ABC’s of planning a successful trip to the Algarve

by Algarve Portugal on May 19, 2016

The most beautiful places in Portugal: country fado music and breathtaking landscapes

The most beautiful places in Portugal. One European destinations which has the advantage that it is hiding places of incredible beauty, delicious food, music for the soul and hospitable people. Portugal is an extremely diverse land, with its sunny be...
by We care about your travel on May 6, 2016

Caique Bom Sucesso Olhao

by Portugal Visitor on Apr 30, 2016

Portugal vacations

Did you hear about Port wine or Madeira wine? I am sure you did. They come from Portugal. Further, did you hear about Lisbon, Porto, Algarve, Funchal? These are cities or beach resorts in Portugal.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Travel on Apr 22, 2016


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