Lagoa among “safest destinations in Europe in times of pandemic”
Jan15

Lagoa among “safest destinations in Europe in times of pandemic”

The Algarve municipality of Lagoa has been named one of the safest destinations to visit in Europe in 2021, in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to online portal European Best Destinations (EBD). Destinations were selected based on criteria such as “the number of active cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 inhabitants, the number of deaths, health measures, recommendations put in place by the authorities to welcome you in...

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Anke Punt unveils new art series
Jan05

Anke Punt unveils new art series

Fifty percent of proceeds will go to the Alvor children’s home Lar de Crianças Bom Samaritano German artist Anke Punt will be exhibiting her new art series at Lagoa’s Convent’bio from January 1 to 31, 2021. “It all started with my passion for art and learning from the old masters. This, combined with a love for nature, was the beginning of a new series,” said Anke Punt. “Convent’bio is a beautiful place and they supported my idea of...

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Vila Vita Parc launches food delivery service
Dec17

Vila Vita Parc launches food delivery service

‘Home & Away’ is the name of a new food delivery and take away service launched by Vila Vita Parc resort in Porches. “Apart from the wide selection of dishes created by the team of chefs at the resort, creative Christmas hampers are also available to be ordered for the festive season,” the resort announced. The menu includes “ready-made Asian bites, prime meat dishes and a wide variety of cakes, petit fours and cookies, as well...

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Carvoeiro’s iconic Alfanzina lighthouse turns 100
Dec03

Carvoeiro’s iconic Alfanzina lighthouse turns 100

Farol de Alfanzina in Carvoeiro (Lagoa) celebrated its 100th anniversary on Tuesday, December 1. To mark the milestone, the Association of Lighthouse Keepers and Lagoa Council are planning to carry out a series of activities at the iconic lighthouse throughout the coming year, including exhibitions, lectures, talks, artistic performances and guided tours. The programme is to be revealed soon. Set along the stunning coast of Carvoeiro,...

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A bohemian by the sea
Dec02

A bohemian by the sea

While travelling and surfing along the coastline of Portugal, Miguel Titéca rediscovered his creative side by photographing the surf lifestyle Growing up surrounded by art and artists in his Belgium home, Miguel Titéca soon began expressing himself on canvas, through music and with sculpture. The thought of creating art with a camera was somewhat alien to him, and he viewed the camera as a piece of technical equipment. In his adult...

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