Sleeping beautifully
Oct09

Sleeping beautifully

Inside looks at the increase of luxury and lifestyle accommodation on offer in the area Hitting the top of the “Best place to retire in the world” list for the fourth year in a row and topping several travellers’ bucket lists, the Algarve is definitely in the spotlight at the moment. Those in the know have been enjoying the best this region has to offer, along with investors who are canny enough to be ahead of the game and strike...

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East meets west
Oct09

East meets west

Introducing the new menu and cuisine at one of Carvoeiro´s favourite restaurants Earlier this year, Chef Valdemar Guerreiro joined the team of the Pimenta Preta restaurant, at Palm Gardens, and brought his lifetime of world travels and experience with him to create a bright, vibrant and delicious fusion menu to the resort restaurant, formally famed for its white gloves and fine dining. The changes see the introduction of numerous...

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Travelling
May13

Travelling

Designed as a special handy guide outlining the best way to get from A to Z in the Algarve and further afield by plane, bus, train or car. We have tried to make it as reader-friendly as possible with direct telephone numbers and website addresses. – FLIGHTS OUT OF FARO Faro International Airport is situated a few kilometres outside the Algarve’s capital city and about 50km from Carvoeiro and Lagoa. For general flight...

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Accommodation
May13

Accommodation

Hotels Casabela Hotel **** Ferragudo The Casabela Hotel’s favourable location at the estuary of the Arade River affords panoramic views across the water to Portimão and along the coast. The picturesque fishing town of Ferragudo and a number of beaches are within easy reach. Facilities include a heated open-air pool, large gardens, tennis court, snack bar, bar and restaurant. www.hotel-casabela.com | Tel: 282 490 650 Vale...

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Restaurant Guide
May13

Restaurant Guide

Carvoeiro Area TASTE €€ Taste is located at the end of Rua do Barranco (the out road). A laid-back, bright and thoughtfully designed venue, serving a selection of tapas alongside a number of Mediterranean/international dishes on the à la carte menu. The restaurant is beautifully decorated, and has live music every Thursday and steak night on Saturday. Their new cocktail menu is fantastic and you can enjoy their creations on the large...

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