The Algarve is scattered in quant and traditional towns that provide the perfect places to become acquainted with authentic life in this sun-drenched region of southern Portugal.
Portuguese wine is amongst the most famous in the world with Portugal being the world’s seventh largest wine producer.
Being doused in sunshine for virtually the whole of the year, boasting a beautiful golden coastline of soft sandy beaches and scattered with vibrant towns and villages bursting with character and life, it’s hardly surprising why the Algarve has long been a popular destination for families seeking sun, fun and a memorable holiday with a
With mile-upon-mile of long sandy beaches backed by a dramatic cliff-lined coast, scattered with traditional towns and villages bursting with authentic charm and heritage, not to mention seafood-heavy cuisine served in many a Michelin-starred restaurant, it’s not difficult to understand why the Algarve has long been a tourist magnet.
When it comes to villas possessing a Mediterranean ‘feel’ Villa Gomes in the Algarve is surpassed by little. Set in two acres of fertile gardens, the discerning visitor can truly relax in a place of great tranquillity. Being well secluded, this is a perfect private villa in the Algarve. Shades of white and terracotta dominate
As you walk along the seafront of the Algarve at Christmas time one thing that is notable is the maze of Christmas lights, which drape and sparkle over the palm trees. Initially you may think that this doesn’t look right because there is a distinct lack of snow and fir trees. Despite Xmas lights looking
Cruise the Algarve on the Santa Bernada – A 500-year-old caravel replica! If you are staying lucky enough to be spending time in the Algarve this summer, then you may want to try out something different. One way to fulfil yearnings for adventure is to embark on a historical yet refined exploration that is brimming with
If you arrive in Faro by plane, you may get a glimpse down below of a nester of off-shore islands, defined predominantly by huge sand swept beaches and lagoons. From this privileged position you may even notice the Atlantic Ocean changing through different shades of blue like some Pantone chart as it laps against the
If you are a devoted traveller and are also a keen runner the chances are you enjoy packing your kit and seeking out new places to run in inspiring and beautiful surroundings. The late summer and early autumn can be a preferable time to take a ‘runner’s vacation’, namely because the heat is slightly less
Unlike the tranquil and lucid waters of the Mediterranean, the Atlantic Ocean is dramatic, rugged and wild and possesses a menacing exhilaration that is not as prevalent in the ‘calmer’ oceans, such as the Med. It is within this invigorating setting that the luxury villa on the Algarve, Quinta dos Tomilhos lies, an exceptional five