The Iberian tour
Aug01

The Iberian tour

This summer, 30 super sports cars toured Costa del Sol and the Algarve The leading sports car owners’ community in Europe, sponsored by Mercedes-AMG, celebrated its last tour of the season, touring the best of the Costa del Sol and the Algarve. An entire and exclusive day at the Portimão Circuit was the culmination of a tour “full of emotion and premium lifestyle”. The Iberian Tour focused on a small group of participants with a very...

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Portimão outdoor exhibition explores history of arts, crafts and jobs
Jul22

Portimão outdoor exhibition explores history of arts, crafts and jobs

Saturday (July 24) will mark the opening of a photography exhibition showcasing the “history of the arts, crafts and professions of Portimão” at the town’s riverside square Praça Manuel Teixeira Gomes. The exhibition has been put together by the Grupo de Amigos do Museu de Portimão (Friends of Portimão Museum, or GAMP) with the support of the local council, the parish council and Portimão Museum It is the fifth outdoor exhibition...

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Hexagone restaurant is back with a steakhouse concept
Jul06

Hexagone restaurant is back with a steakhouse concept

Since its opening 2013, Hexagone has strived continually to deliver delicious food, using only the freshest produce and carefully sourced ingredients. In 2021, the restaurant decided to adapt to changing times whilst maintaining their commitment to quality that guests had become accustomed to. And so, Hexagone Steakhouse was born. The new concept highlights top-quality meats, with a wide range of cuts, all cooked to tender, juicy...

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Chef Hans Neuner receives third straight ‘Platinum Fork’ award
Jun15

Chef Hans Neuner receives third straight ‘Platinum Fork’ award

Chef Hans Neuner from the prestigious two-Michelin star restaurant Ocean at Vila Vita Parc Resort in Porches has been awarded a ‘Platinum Fork’ for the third year straight in Expresso’s ‘Boa Cama Boa Mesa’ restaurant-hotel guide. The resort also received a ‘Platinum Key’ in the hotel category of the awards. “This prize is recognition of the dedication and work of the whole team, which every day wants to perfect its knowledge about the...

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Armação Beach Club is back this summer
Jun09

Armação Beach Club is back this summer

The “laid back atmosphere” of Vila Vita Parc’s Armação Beach Club is back this summer with the reopening of Só Verão restaurant, now offering a totally revamped concept, and a series of themed ‘Sunsets’ between June 12 and August 28. The ‘Sunsets’ will take place in Praia Dourada’s beach lounge area on Saturdays from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Says the resort, “these are sure to liven up long weekends in the summer with the vibrant sounds of...

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Zoomarine celebrates baby dolphin Neo
Jun01

Zoomarine celebrates baby dolphin Neo

The Algarve’s marine theme park Zoomarine celebrated International Day of the Child (June 1) by presenting Neo – its latest addition to the much-loved family of bottle-nosed dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) which have characterised the complex for the last 30 years. In fact, 2021 is the year in which Zoomarine celebrates its 30th birthday (on August 3 to be precise) and, to this end, the team hopes Neo’s birth, on the very last day...

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Lagoa unveils plans for Espaço Gamboa
May27

Lagoa unveils plans for Espaço Gamboa

The project is set to honour the life and work of local painter Manuel Gamboa On May 24, the day master Manuel Gamboa would turn 96 years old, the Municipality of Lagoa publicly presented the project for the creation of a space dedicated to the life and work of the painter. The “museum” will contribute to the recognition of a renowned figure in Lagoa, inserted in a cultural policy of continuity, promoted by the Municipality, focused...

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Promenade Concert Cycle continues in Lagoa
May27

Promenade Concert Cycle continues in Lagoa

The Promenade Concert Cycle continues on June 13, with the concert Histórias D’Encantar, at 4.30pm at the Carlos do Carmo Auditorium, in Lagoa. The OCS Algarve orchestra will be joined by maestro Élio Leal and Rui Baeta as presenter and interpreter. Together they will perform works by Johann Strauss, Carl Nielsen, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Engelbert Humperdinck, and Gioacchino Rossini. Starting at 4.30pm, with limited seating...

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