February 9 Carnival parades throughout the Algarve: Faro, Loulé, Quarteira during the weekend 6, 7 and 9 Share on Facebook
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As reported in the Algarve Resident last week, the country basking in over 3000 hours of sunshine per year has hit “historic highs” in real estate sales this year, clearing a billion euros worth of business in just six months. That’s more than the total for the whole of 2014. Elsewhere, we have upped our
Portugal won a total of 14 awards in this years gala event at the prestigious World Travel Awards, which took place on the 5th of September in Sardinia, Italy. The Algarve won Europe’s Best Beach destination, Hotel Quinta do Lago won the Best Beach resort whilst the Conrad Algarve won the Best Luxury Spa resort.
The Algarve is currently in the running for Europe’s Leading Beach destination in the World Travel Awards as well as having several hotels in various categories such as, Europe’s Best Beach resort: Hotel Quinta do Lago and Vila Vita Parc which has also been nominated in other categories for All Inclusive Resort, Green Hotel, Leading
Portugal has been awarded the World’s and Europe’s Best Golf Destination 2014 in a ceremony held on November 15 at the Conrad Algarve in Quinta do Lago. The award was received by the Algarve’s regional tourism chief, Desidério Silva, who said “It is a huge privilege to accept two extremely important golf awards on behalf
Portugal was considered by ABTA – British Travel Association, to be one of the best holiday destinations in their 2014 Travel Trends report, which was developed together with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The report predicts cautious optimism in the holiday market for the year ahead with consumers continuing to holiday and planning to spend
The Algarve region has been honored with Europe’s golf destination of the Year 2014 prestigious award, voted by more than 500 members of the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO). The Awards took place on Thursday 14th November 2013 at the Tarragona Placa De Toros (Bull Ring) in Spain at the end of the
This summer a new law has been passed in Portugal which will affect all Property vendors as well as the real estate agents. The new law states that property vendors must provide the selling agents with an energy certificate and all particulars published by the agent in print or online must feature the energy grade.
We were delighted to be involved in the recent charity golf event organised by the Dallaglio Foundation, which took place in Quinta do Lago last month. Lawrence Dallaglio OBE, England’s former Rugby Captain and sporting legend, set up the Foundation and over the years has funded many projects and charities, amongst which are Cancer Research UK, Rugby for Change and
Golden visas’ attract interest Portugal has already granted 13 golden visas to foreign citizens, representing a total investment in the country of €10 million, a source from the foreign affairs ministry told Expresso newspaper. With the rules to obtain the Portuguese ‘golden visa’ relaxed (read below), the permits are issued to foreign citizens who invest