• The Good Life in the Algarve

    Under the theme "The Good Life", the International Algarve Fair, which will be held at the Fatacil showgrounds in Lagoa on 4 and 5 June, will this year be celebrating 11 years of fun in the sun and the customary dose of deals between meals.With several thousand visitors streaming through the turnsti
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  • Vilamoura Marina again Marina of the Year

    For the second consecutive year winning International Vilamoura marina the Year award given by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA). The announcement was made at the London Boat Show in London.Vilamoura, which is already a major tourist destination in southern Brazil, is awarded for the second c
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  • Faro Airport parking new rules

    Faro Airport has implemented new rules for car access to the arrivals and departures curb-side areas. Collecting or dropping off passengers will be free of charge to private users for ten minutes.  With these changes, Faro Airport is implementing the so-called Kiss & Fly concept which can
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  • Algarve with more Blue Flag beaches

    The Algarve is still the national record beaches distinguished by the European Blue Flag Association (ABAE), with 85 being the municipalities of Albufeira, with 24, and Vila do Bispo, with 11, the ones who will hoist more flags in 2015.In the Algarve, there is a new beach to join the list, Beliche,
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  • Brits will need a DVLA code to hire a car in Algarve from 8 June

    If you're planning to hire a car in Algarve or Portugal or in the UK you may need to show a code from 8 June, as the paper counterpart of photocard driving licences is being replaced with a new online system that day. The DVLA’s plan to scrap the paper part of your driving licence could lead t
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  • Algarve Chefs Week 2015

    The "Algarve Chefs Week 5.0" is back April 26 to May 3, for an edition that marks the five years of the initiative. This 5th edition will bring together 10 top Chefs Restaurant Business, located in some of the finest hotels in the Algarve, to create a signature menu inspired by the typical ingredien
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  • Sale of Vilamoura for new revival

    US global private equity firm Lone Star, has acquired Garvecat, the company responsible for developing the Vilamoura resort, with the intention of reviving and promoting the destination in the heart of the Algarve.Vilamoura is a resort town which includes the emblematic marina and golf courses, and
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  • Fiesa Algarve to relocate with the same theme

    The international sand-sculpture festival Fiesa reopens this week in Pêra, in the Algarve, and for the first time in thirteen years will keep the same theme and the same sculptures as the previous year. The reason for this year’s unchanged appearance is due to the famous festival being i
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  • Algarve Cup 20015

    The 2015 Algarve Cup will be the 22nd edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Portugal. It will take place on 4–11 March.Nine teams that have qualified for the World Cup will be in Albufeira, including heavyweights the U.S., Japan, Brazil, Germa
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  • 2014 a great year for Algarve

    The Algarve recorded about 16.4 million overnight stays in 2014, considered the best year "ever", according to provisional data revealed by the Tourist Board of the Algarve (RTA).According to the RTA, the number of overnight stays in the region has grown continuously since 2009, the year that there
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