The Algarve currently hosts 39 golf courses The Algarve, Portugal’s southern-most region, is primarily known as one of the world’s top golfing destinations. It’s almost hard to imagine what it was like before the sport took over this 165km stretch of coast. With its year-round mild climate and 39 verdant courses (18 and 9 holes) […]
How to survive a villa holiday in Portugal! Planning a Portugal holiday rental with friends or family? Here are our tips to strike the perfect balance for spending some quality time together and enjoying what this great country has to offer: When to go, or when not to go? That is the question! If you […]
If you are planning an Algarve family holiday, southern Portugal’s main attraction are the seemingly endless series of beaches, considered by many, the most beautiful in Europe! The Algarve coast has some seriously spectacular stretches of coastline, sandy beaches and translucent waters, lacy rock formations and caves, all washed cleaned by Atlantic tides. There are […]
Booking holiday catering is a great way to give “mum” an extra special vacation! At some of our luxury villas, you can get meals delivered to your holiday rental ready with instructions how to finish them off, have it all prepared in your own kitchen by the villa’s private cook or you can book a chef-at-home service. […]
The Legend of the Almond Blossom A long long time ago, Al-Gharb (Southern Portugal) was occupied by the Moors and its capital Chelb (now called Silves) was ruled the by powerful Ibn-Almundin. He was a conqueror of lands and fought many battles. One day amongst the prisoners of one of his battles, he saw and […]
Want a change from all that sun, sand and surf? Seek out the province’s less well-known art scene and spend a few hours uncovering another Algarve…
The country’s best known holiday region boasts over 3000 hours of sunshine a year and is well known for its golden sandy beaches and over 30 golf courses with year-round playing. The Algarve Coast stretches from Cabo São Vincente (the most south-westerly extremity of Europe) to Vila Real de Santo Antonio on the Spanish border.