Villas for Sale Villa Designs Holiday Rentals Amenities Spa & Wellness Location Village & Community Contact

Archive for 'Activities'

The Portuguese and their fish Part II: beach casting and cliff fishing

With fishing in their blood and families to be fed, many Portuguese, including former commercial fishermen, take to beach or cliff fishing as ways to continue casting their bait in the hope of a tasty meal.

KeeleyCliffFishing

Read more

Maintaining health and fitness in the Algarve

With its beautiful beaches and abundant sunshine, a fortnight in the Algarve is the perfect opportunity for some well-earned rest and relaxation. The region’s Mediterranean diet is rich in nutrition, but a fortnight without any exercise could see you lose hard-earned results from your regular healthy regime.
KS102067

Read more

Boost your vitamin D and health with a visit to the Algarve

Visitors are attracted to the Algarve for many reasons. The glorious weather is certainly one of them. Boasting more than 3,000 hours of sunshine annually, the sun shines even in winter for an average of 6 hours each day.

canstockphoto4761797

Read more

Individual enthusiasts put the Western Algarve on the sea cliff climbing map

The reputation of the Western Algarve as a mecca for active water sports is well established. Each sport has its particular beach venues – Castelejo, Amado, Arrifana and Monte Clerigo on the West Coast for surfing, Martinhal near Sagres for wind-surfing and the Alvor Lagoon for kite-surfing.

Beliche beach and cliffs, Sagres


Read more

AlmaVerde Holiday Rentals: Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions

1.       Do AlmaVerde villas have wi-fi?

A few villas have unlimited wi-fi access. There is also a wi-fi hotspot in and in front of the reception building, and an internet-connected PC available for use during reception opening hours. In addition, wi-fi routers and pay-as-you-go pens are available from reception against a refundable deposit. A router enables multiple devices – computers, mobile phones, games consoles – to enjoy simultaneous wireless access from the villa or any other location. You only pay for the time that the router is switched on.


Read more

Top 10 reasons to relocate to Portugal’s Western Algarve

1. Climate

3,000 hours of sunshine per year, cooling ocean breezes to moderate the summer heat, and seasonal rainfall all contribute to a great climate. No wonder Andalusians have been snapping up holiday homes in the area!

Boca-de-rio-beach-2

Boca de Rio Beach
 


Read more

Onyria Golf Resorts opens its 27-hole Palmares Golf Course

On 11th June, Onyria Golf Resorts opened Onyria Palmares Golf, a 27-hole course conceived by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and situated at Palmares in Lagos.

The works on the new golf course were initiated in January, 2009, and represent an investment of 10 million euros.

The inaugural event, a two day “shotgun” tournament, took place on 11th and 12th June. The first day was dedicated to tour operators and journalists, and the second day to corporate guests of Onyria Golf Resorts. Golfers were able to speak directly to the architect Robert Trent Jones Jr., who was present on both days of the event.

Onyria_Palmares_Hole


Read more

Spring Walks in the Algarvian Countryside

Spring Flowers in Algarve

Spring Flowers in Algarve

Walks in the Parque Natural de SW Alentejo e Costa Vicentina (PNSACV) this spring

Spring is always a fantastic time to be out and about in the Algarvian countryside, but, with the epic rains that we have had this winter, the stunning landscape of the Costa Vincentina and S W Alentejo has rarely looked more beautiful than it does right now. The rains have produced a burgeoning growth and flourishing variety of wild flowers and grasses.


Read more

Eating out in Western Algarve: five special places

Algarve dining

As the Western Algarve evolves into a premier tourism destination, so the local restaurant scene broadens in its scope and variety. Here are five very different selections, each with something special to offer, and at prices that won’t blow a hole in your budget.


Read more