The Algarve

If you’re looking for a little bit of fun and sun and you’d like to experience the beauty and charm of an exotic locale that doesn’t bust your vacation budget, you’ll love learning more about Southern Portugal’s Algarve...

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Faro

FARO Algarve’s capital has a more distinctly Portuguese feel than many other resort towns. While most people only pass through, laid-back Faro  makes a fine overnight stop. It has an attractive marina, well-maintained...

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Vilamoura Marina Gearing up for summer

There are some excellent restaurants in and around the marina.  Try Rui’s Bar and Carvery in the square just behind the marina if you want English fare.  If you want traditional food there are loads of places ...

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West Coast Surfing

The Beach at Arrifana. Surfing on the west coast used to be a preserve of locals only , now with more and more surf schools springing up , The coast is opening up to tourists.  You can even hire a board and suit for about 60-80...

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whats on in the Algarve

The Algarve’s sunny shores offer perfect escapes for all types, from those seeking the hot nightlife of flashy, energetic Lagos to those desiring secluded stays in rambling Sagres. Portugal’s most southerly region...

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History of the algarve

At the beginning of a period of cold climate, the Romans expelled the Carthaginians from Tartessos, during the II Punic Wars (218-206 B.C) [17], occupied the Cineticum (151 B.C.) and defeated the Celts in the Lusitanian Wars...

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