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Where to Stay in Faro: Best Hotels & Accommodation

Where to Stay in Faro: Best Hotels & Accommodation

Travelling to the Algarve and wondering where to stay in Faro.

Faro is a great place to stay for its historical centre, and nearby beaches. In this article I will help you find the best place ...

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Quick Guide to The Best Things to Do in Faro

Quick Guide to The Best Things to Do in Faro

The busy airport in Faro is the first step for many tourists arriving in Southern Portugal. Often overlooked by visitors the city is much more than just a gateway to the beaches.

Faro is the capital ...

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Best Self-Catering Accommodation in Alvor

Best Self-Catering Accommodation in Alvor

My first holiday in the Algarve was spent in Alvor so I have very fond memories of the place. It was a very different then just a small fishing village with few inhabitants. Today it ...

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Where to Stay in Tavira: Best Hotels  & Accommodation

Where to Stay in Tavira: Best Hotels & Accommodation

Tavira is full of Portuguese charm an excellent base for exploring the eastern Algarve. You’ll love the relaxed nature of the place and the hot- pink bourgainvillea lined streets. Choose from our unique selection of ...

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Day Trip Adventure in The Algarve with Kids

Day Trip Adventure in The Algarve with Kids

For a different kind of day trip adventure, why not take the kids to explore the fort of Prince Henry the Navigator in Sagres and then to the nearby village of Salema to discover dinosaur ...

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Best Day Trips in The Algarve away from The Beach

Best Day Trips in The Algarve away from The Beach

Experience a different Algarve away from the beach, visit the  fortress of Prince Henry the navigator, the ancient Moorish capital of the Algarve or explore ancient Roman ruins. Here are three day trips in the ...

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Adega Amável, Faro – Not Your Typical Touristy Restaurant

Adega Amável, Faro – Not Your Typical Touristy Restaurant

A 10 minute walk from Forum Algarve shopping centre in Faro, you’ll find Adega Amável, it used to be a wine depot for years. João and his wife Isabel have transformed the warehouse into a ...

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Tasca do Petrol – A Memorable Meal in the Algarve

Tasca do Petrol – A Memorable Meal in the Algarve

A Tasca do Petrol is located in the Monchique mountains a 30 minute drive from Portimão, in a beautiful part of the Algarve. You will enjoy a meal to remember for about €15 a person.

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5 Secret Beaches in The Algarve

5 Secret Beaches in The Algarve

It may seem impossible to find a quiet stretch of sand anywhere in the Algarve during the tourist season, we headed off the beaten track to discover some of the Algarve’s best secret beaches and ...

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Things to Do and See in Tavira

Things to Do and See in Tavira

You’ll love the relaxed, peaceful nature of Tavira where you can spend time at one of the nearby beaches swimming in the warm sea water. Explore the town for a bite to eat, sit at ...

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