Lusitânia Shop pays Tribute to Finest Portuguese Products
Dec07

Lusitânia Shop pays Tribute to Finest Portuguese Products

Lusitânia Handmade Gift Shop handpicks the finest handmade contemporary pieces from around 40 artists – December 7, 2021 The Lusitânia Handmade Gift Shop opened its door in Carvoeiro, right before the COVID-19 pandemic cast its shadow over Portugal. After travelling all over the country and Europe, Lagoa-native Tânia Silva wanted to bring to her community a different concept of traditional craftsmanship. “It’s a project...

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Discover a Unique Art Oasis designed by Artist Eric de Bruijn
Dec07

Discover a Unique Art Oasis designed by Artist Eric de Bruijn

Created by Dutch artist Eric de Bruijn, “Ana Ana” is a unique space where art and hospitality come together in multiple forms – December 7, 2021 Imagine a home where a creative studio, an art gallery, large entertaining spaces, and comfy guest rooms coexist in a peaceful urban setting. This is Ana Ana, Eric de Bruijn’s artistic habitat. Once an industrial building, now a serene oasis Located close to the riverfront...

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Become a Remote Winemaker and Produce your Own Wine in Lagoa
Dec07

Become a Remote Winemaker and Produce your Own Wine in Lagoa

New winemakers are reaping the fruit of their investment at Quinta dos Vales thanks to a unique project – December 7, 2021 It has been a little over a year since Quinta dos Vales’ exclusive The Winemaker Experience project was officially launched. Since then, 13 wine-loving couples and individuals have embarked on an exceptional adventure, which sees them become winemakers, producing wine to their taste by either renting or...

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New Art Gallery & Teaching Studio opened by a Local Artist
Dec06

New Art Gallery & Teaching Studio opened by a Local Artist

First Class Art, an Art Gallery by Karen Wride, showcases oil paintings from Nature to Figure studies – December 6, 2021 Karen Wride fulfils her life-long dream of opening her own art gallery featuring her work alongside her talented daughters, opening her First Class Art Gallery, which is a bright and airy artwork space in Guia featuring eclectic pieces by Karen Wride, from oil paintings depicting scenes from around the Algarve...

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The History Behind Silve’s Unique City Stone
Dec06

The History Behind Silve’s Unique City Stone

Lady in Red: Silve’s Reddish Stone can be seen everywhere in the city, including the Castle – December 6, 2021 Silves sandstone is a distinct and unique stone that can be found in several constructions in and around the town, including its imposing castle. It is extracted from a quarry in Vale Fuzeiros by a local family who has owned it for at least 100 years. It all started with José Joaquim, in Vale Fuzeiros It all...

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World-Renowned Architects Gathered for a Project in Silves
Dec06

World-Renowned Architects Gathered for a Project in Silves

Celebrating Contrast: World-renowned Architects travelled across the Globe to create a Contemporary Development in the Heart of Silves – December 6, 2021 Five Bridges Silves is a contemporary piece of architecture comprised of 20 duplex apartments. Each apartment is connected by ‘five bridges’ — cleverly integrated within the structure and extremely distinctive — through the access corridor to each unit. In addition to the new,...

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Putting Ferragudo on the Map: New Gastrobar elevating the Scene
Dec03

Putting Ferragudo on the Map: New Gastrobar elevating the Scene

Two entrepreneurial brothers are elevating the local seafood scene with a brand New Gastrobar based in their former family home – December 3, 2021 João and Pedro were born and raised in Ferragudo. They lived with their mother, brother, and father (also a restauranter) in a three-bedroom townhouse that the family owned since 1987. Growing up, the pair would often dream of having their own restaurant together, and little did they...

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Winter Brunch makes a Return at Bela Vita Bar & Brasserie
Nov24

Winter Brunch makes a Return at Bela Vita Bar & Brasserie

Perfect Sunday Brunch with Parisian Flair and Genuine Traditional Algarve Flavours – November 24, 2021 Vila Vita has announced the return of the “B2 Brunch” to the Bela Vita Bar & Brasserie, in Porches, known for its “Parisian flair and genuine traditional Algarve flavours” The “B2 Brunch” at the Bela Vita Brasserie offers a variety of healthy dishes every Sunday from 12.30pm to 4pm. The menu features dishes such as Croque...

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