Unearthing history: New Archaeological site discovered in the Algarve
Aug22

Unearthing history: New Archaeological site discovered in the Algarve

New Pestana Golf Course uncovers Archaeological Site that has left experts with several questions – August 22, 2022 Construction of a new Pestana golf course between Ferragudo and Lagoa has unearthed a unique archaeological site containing traces of several eras. The works are taking place across a 40-hectare plot of land, but all it took was half a hectare to reveal an array of hidden discoveries. In layman’s terms, archaeologists...

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The Algarve’s First urban organic mushroom farm
Aug22

The Algarve’s First urban organic mushroom farm

A hard-working couple used their downtime during the pandemic productively to turn a fascinating idea into the Algarve’s first urban organic mushroom farm – August 22, 2022 Mushrooms produced organically in the basement of a store in Portimão have quickly become all the rage among many of the Algarve’s best restaurants and their chefs. Gribb, the Russian name for ‘mushroom’ or ‘fungi’, is the Algarve’s first urban organic mushroom...

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A local shop in Ferragudo honours the best Algarvian flavours
Aug22

A local shop in Ferragudo honours the best Algarvian flavours

The Origens Shop has been committed to honouring and showcasing the best flavours of the Algarve – August 22, 2022 Coming from the sea and the mountains, from east to west, the products available at the Origens shop show the best flavours that the Algarve has to offer. This is, precisely, the goal, according to owner Luís Alberto. “It’s a retrospective and an appreciation of Algarvian flavours. It’s a reflection of our love for...

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Capela das Artes Hotel created a therapy Centre focusing on stress management
Aug22

Capela das Artes Hotel created a therapy Centre focusing on stress management

Building smart habits: The Capela das Artes Hotel has created a therapy and treatment Centre focusing on stress management and various pathologies, together with a good diet and healthy sleeping habits – August 22, 2022 Aptly named Smart Habits, this space opened a few months ago in the old olive press of the well-known Capela das Artes Hotel, in Alcantarilha, now classified as a Monument of Public Interest due to its historical,...

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The first butterfly garden in the Algarve has opened in Zoomarine
Aug22

The first butterfly garden in the Algarve has opened in Zoomarine

In the Algarve’s first Butterfly Garden, dozens of species can be seen flying over lakes, fish and a tropical botanical garden – August 22, 2022 Zoomarine has made it a habit of debuting new attractions for visitors every year. The novelty for this season is the opening of the Algarve’s first-ever dedicated butterfly house. The Butterfly Garden is a tropical botanical garden serving as a habitat for hundreds of exotic butterflies from...

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A New collective art project arises in the Algarve: the Artlink Collective
Aug22

A New collective art project arises in the Algarve: the Artlink Collective

This summer, the Artlink Collective will showcase the artwork of several artists around the Algarve – August 22, 2022 Some of life’s more interesting journeys seem to take on their own direction without any planned route in mind. This was the case when four artists made contact around nine months ago and both friendships and appreciation of each other’s work developed. Without denying that selling their own work was an objective, it...

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The “coolest market in the South” starts this Thursday in Portimão
Jul20

The “coolest market in the South” starts this Thursday in Portimão

Lota Cool Market brings together not only local bands, but also craftspeople, local businesses, food trucks, designers, and artists from a variety of backgrounds – July 20, 2022 This month marks the return of the Lota Cool Market – the “coolest market in the south of Portugal” – to Portimão (Zona Ribeirinha) between July 21 and 24. Taking place from 6pm to 1am inside and around the renovated riverside Lota building, the event will...

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Vila Vita Parc unveils stunning new villa
Jul19

Vila Vita Parc unveils stunning new villa

Part of the resort’s Collection, the Red Chalet is a Belle Époque-style villa launching this August in Armação de Pêra – July 19, 2022 Vila Vita Collection – the sister company to clifftop resort Vila Vita Parc – is about to launch its new property, the Red Chalet, located in the heart of Armação de Pêra, on August 1. Says the company, a leading player in the Algarve’s luxury rental market, the debut of the Red Chalet is “in...

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