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Are you a foodie?
If you’re a foodie, we highly recommend that you book dinner one evening atone of the Algarve’s 2 stars-Michelin restaurants, Vila Joya and Ocean.
A spacious beach villa accommodating 19 guests; this house is ideal for large families or a golfing group; there is a lift to service all 3 levels, central heating available on request, a TV room, a table tennis & a private pool with heating on request; to enjoy some pure Portuguese magic we recommend walking along the beach (just below the house) to the small restaurants quayside where you can get delicious grilled fresh fish; rental prices from €5,820 (Euros) p/week!
Portugal is a golfer’s paradise both climate and choice wise, with the Algarve being one of Europe’s top golfing holiday destinations – we’re happy to help you make some tee-off reservations!
A compact beach villa Casa da Praia is perfect for small families being only a 50 metres walk-away from Praia Grande in Ferragudo; it has 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 6 guests + 2 extra children, private pool, outdoor dining terrace with built-in barbeque area & enjoys tranquil sea views; rental prices start @ €2,700 (Euros) per week.
Visit Monchique & Silves
The mountain range of Monchique is worth a visit & lunch stop to eat some cured ham& chicken “piri piri” (a spicy hot barbecue recipe, 2 specialties of the region), then drive to the summit at Foia – on a clear day you can view almost the entire Algarve coast from this point; whilst the former Moorish capital of the Algarve Silves, offers a medieval “castelo” (the best preserved in the province), a cathedral as well as hosting several festivals throughout the summer.
This villa for up to 12 guests has a beautiful lawn garden with shady trees, private pool & a championship size tennis court; it is somewhere to get away from it all, yet be close to good amenities with beaches & golf courses within a short driving distance; the villa is located close to the Moorish castle town of Silves; all the bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, chestnut wood floors & are fitted with air conditioning plus under floor heating; there is a gym, games area with table tennis & table football & the pool has heating on request; rental prices for 12 guests start from £6,250 (UK Pounds Sterling) p/week.
The “Corte Real Gallery”
One of the area’s best kept secrets! Located in the heart of the unspoilt Algarve countryside it is an art gallery for art lovers. Before or after the beach, it is also a great place to chill and sip a glass of wine& you will be able to buy some exquisite gifts to take home.
Open: Thursday to Sunday 11 am – 5 pm.
Follow: “Corte-Real” signs from the village of Paderne in central Algarve.
Particularly suitable for large families, groups of friends or a sporting holiday for business/corporate colleagues; the villa offers an hotel like service and accommodates 12 or 20 guests (+ 10 children in extra beds); located on the southwest coast of Portugal, there are a wide range of sports & other activities to be enjoyed in the area; Lagos historic town centre is only 3 kms away & the nearest golden sandy beach is at 3,5 kms distance; as well as a private swimming pool, the property boasts a wine cellar where private wine tastings can be arranged, a gym, a sauna & a Jacuzzi; rental weekly prices from €4,400 (Euros) for 12 guests, but shorter stays are accepted outside the peak season.
Charcoal Grilled Sardines
For a bit of local colour, eat lunch under the bridge in Portimão: where fresh sardines are unloaded from fishing boats and cooked at rough-and-ready harbour side stalls, advertising their presence with the delicious scent of charcoal-grilled fish – there are various restaurants located between the old and the new bridge.