Sleeping beautifully
Oct09

Sleeping beautifully

Inside looks at the increase of luxury and lifestyle accommodation on offer in the area Hitting the top of the “Best place to retire in the world” list for the fourth year in a row and topping several travellers’ bucket lists, the Algarve is definitely in the spotlight at the moment. Those in the know have been enjoying the best this region has to offer, along with investors who are canny enough to be ahead of the game and strike...

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East meets west
Oct09

East meets west

Introducing the new menu and cuisine at one of Carvoeiro´s favourite restaurants Earlier this year, Chef Valdemar Guerreiro joined the team of the Pimenta Preta restaurant, at Palm Gardens, and brought his lifetime of world travels and experience with him to create a bright, vibrant and delicious fusion menu to the resort restaurant, formally famed for its white gloves and fine dining. The changes see the introduction of numerous...

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Travelling
May13

Travelling

Designed as a special handy guide outlining the best way to get from A to Z in the Algarve and further afield by plane, bus, train or car. We have tried to make it as reader-friendly as possible with direct telephone numbers and website addresses. – FLIGHTS OUT OF FARO Faro International Airport is situated a few kilometres outside the Algarve’s capital city and about 50kms from Carvoeiro and Lagoa for general flight...

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Hotels
May13

Hotels

CARVOEIRO ÁGUA HOTELS VALE DA LAPA ***** Located close to Carvoeiro, this 5-star resort features modern Mediterranean architecture and exclusive services such as a Ritual Spa, restaurant, paddle and tennis courts, putting green, an Astroturf multi-games area, a running track and indoor and outdoor pebble pools. The fully equipped 73 townhouses and 12 villas are surrounded by lush gardens, several ponds and a running creek that...

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Restaurant guide
May13

Restaurant guide

CARVOEIRO Area L´ORANGE   €€€ A cosy restaurant with a relaxing ambience, L’Orange specialises in international and French-inspired cuisine created by Belgian chef patron Jan Mortier, complemented by the delicious homemade desserts made by wife Karin. The interior is pleasantly decorated, whilst outside, a pretty terrace is perfect for al fresco dining. L’Orange is located just outside Carvoeiro near the Solferias...

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