13 Apr
Meia Praia

The best beaches near Lagos, Algarve

Lagos is a beautiful town on the western Algarve coastline, known for its character, charm and hive of activities, which perfectly blends traditional Portuguese culture with lively tourism. The beaches in the Lagos area are hailed as some of the best in the Algarve, with golden sands stretching for miles. Vintage Travel explores some of


 

20 Feb
Ponte de Lima

Visit Costa Verde and Minho: wonderful northern Portugal

If you leave the city of Porto and head north until you reach the border with Spain, you’ll be in a region known as the Costa Verde (green coast); including the areas of the Douro Litoral and the Minho. There are some stunning vistas of green and rolling lands and a long striking beach. Small market towns


 

27 Apr
Sintra-Cascais

Why tourists are flocking to Portugal 

Portugal often gets missed when tourists flock to Spain, Italy and France, but this small country tucked on the Atlantic coast is increasing rapidly in popularity. Here are some of the reasons. The majority of its awe-inspiring coastline and beaches face west, they are just perfect for watching the sun set. They will remain in


 


 

27 Apr
A tennis court in Portugal

Three great places to play tennis in the Algarve

If you were asked to name three associations with the Algarve what would it be? Golf, sunshine and beaches perhaps? While Portugal’s popular southern spot is world-renowned for its beautiful beaches, almost year-round sunshine and being a haven for golfers, its penchant to cater for the tennis player is considerably less well documented.