FATACIL turns 40
Jul19

FATACIL turns 40

The nationally acclaimed Fatacil Fair will take place between August 16 and 25 in its purpose-built venue in Lagoa, where people come from all over Portugal to enjoy an evening walking around the market stalls where local brands show and sell their products. There’s a big section dedicated to animals with live farm animals on display and beautiful horse shows every night. And then, there’s the music. Every evening a live band takes to...

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Welcome to SandCity
Jul19

Welcome to SandCity

The new sand sculpture theme park opens in Lagoa. SandCity opened its’ door in early June featuring the most extensive and most varied exhibition of sand sculptures ever made in Portugal. Replacing the previously named FIESA (International Festival of Sand Sculptures) in Algoz, SandCity is the new project of the company Prosandart, which over the past 17 years has produced what was considered to be the biggest exhibition of its kind...

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Natural wonders
Jul19

Natural wonders

The unexpected beauty of the Algarve’s hidden wildlife. They are not the most commonly spotted animals in the wild, but if you’re patient enough and enjoy birdwatching/photographing from a hide, you may be surprised by some truly amazing wildlife sightings. From red fox cubs exploring the Monchique hills to a black pig roaming freely around the countryside in Sagres, or even rarely seen rabbits hopping around just before sunrise in...

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Take a walk on the wild side
Jul11

Take a walk on the wild side

Algarve Selvagem explores the inner beauty of southern Portugal and beyond. Portugal is a stunningly beautiful and diverse country made up of a long, thin mainland and the archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira. The country’s staggering 1,794km of coastline provide a vast playground for aquatic adventures, and Inside Carvoeiro met with the owner’s of Algarve Selvagem, Paulo Martins and Sandra Silva, to discover some of the tours they...

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Soar above the ocean
Jul11

Soar above the ocean

Fun-loving, activity fans will love this new addition to our coast. Seeing someone on a flyboard for the first time is quite a spectacular and mesmerising sight to behold. Out of nowhere, a big stream of water propels someone, usually vertically, from the sea, where they float mid-air and perform stunts. The seed is planted, and you’ll probably begin to wonder what it would feel like to shoot through the water, jump into the sky and...

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