With the sun shining bright, May is the perfect month to sit outside, enjoy the sun, and explore the many activities that the Algarve has to offer.

If you are someone who wants to visit but want to avoid the summer crowd, now is the time to book your holiday!

Here are 5 exciting events in the Algarve this month to add to your calendar:


Vale do Lobo Art Showcase (May 3, 2022 - May 8, 2022)

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This year, the Vale do Lobo Art Showcase will host a selection of art workshops taught by talented artists from across the country. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about Portuguese watercolour painting, cork and furniture making, and jewellery workshops.

38th Foursomes Week 2022 (May 15, 2022 - May 21, 2022)

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The iconic Royal and Ocean courses at Vale do Lobo will once again hold its 38th Open Foursomes Week between May 15th and 21st May 2022. The Foursomes Week is set to start with a welcome cocktail party on Sunday, May 15th and culminates in a prize-giving cocktail and dinner on Saturday, 21st May.

Motown Algarve (May 20,2022)

Enjoy great music whilst sipping your favourite drinks under the stars at Motown Algarve! All proceeds will go towards the expansion of São Brás Museu de Traje and Amigos do Museu.

Amigos de Música Concert (May 24, 2022 and May 26, 2022)

The "Associação de Amigos de Música" is a registered, non-profit, private membership club that brings together an international group of friends of music in the Algarve. Join us for the remainder of the concert season in "Os Agostos" situated within the beautiful home of Monte dos Agostos, in the hills above Sta. Barbara de Nexe. It provides a rustic and intimate space, ideal for chamber music.

Reservations are necessary, for concert bookings please e-mail: reservasconcertos@gmail.com

FIESA Sand Sculpture Festival

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FIESA is an incredible mega exhibition that remains the world's largest sand sculpture site. The festival has taken place every summer in Pêra near Guia, since 2003 and has been one of the events that residents and tourists look forward to as May rolls around. Learn more about the festival including dates, ticket prices, and directions on their website fiesa.org.


Want to know what's happening in the Algarve in June? Stay tuned and check out our monthly guide to all the exciting events in the Algarve. For more information about the area or if you're looking to buy or sell a property, get in touch with our Special Agents and we will guide you every step of the way.

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