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Monchique’s 17th century convent could become luxury hotel

Monchique municipality has announced plans to purchase the town’s rundown Nossa Senhora do Desterro convent – a majestic monument...

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Faro Airport inaugurates new €32.8 million terminal building

Faro Airport’s new terminal building was inaugurated today (July 17) after undergoing €32.8 million of renovations to make it...

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LIFE IN ALGARVE 1962-1975

The way it was: a personal account I arrived to stay in Carvoeiro on a stormy night in December 1962. The rainwater was rushing like a...

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June sees 81.8% of Algarve hotel rooms booked

It is rare these days, but the percentage of hotel rooms booked in the Algarve in June actually dropped compared to last year. It was a...

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Vogue says Algarve “should be on your must-visit list”

American fashion magazine Vogue has posted an article online explaining “why the Algarve should be on your must-visit list”. “Although...

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Uber now covers entire Algarve coast

Smartphone transport service Uber has expanded its operation to cover the entire Algarve coast from Sagres to Vila Real de Santo António....

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Algarve in talks to bring F1 back to Portugal

Auto racing publications are reporting that the owners of the Algarve’s International Racetrack in Portimão have begun talks with Formula...

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Huge €170 million dockland development seeks approval in Faro

An enormously ambitious €170 million project to build a huge development featuring a state-of-the-art maritime research centre, a marina,...

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More than 5000 foreigners sign on as Algarve residents in just 12 months

In the space of a year, over 5000 foreigners have officially registered as ‘new residents’ in the Algarve. It’s an indication of just how...

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Property of the week: Barragem da Bravura – 4-bed villa with unobstructed lake views on peninsular

4-bedroom villa with unobstructed lake views on unique peninsular – 1.475.000 € This idyllic, elevated, south-west facing, two-storey,...

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Algarve Chefs Week begins on Monday

A record 14 restaurants are taking part in the Algarve Chefs Week between Monday, May 29 and Sunday, June 4. This year, chefs are...

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Pestana to open five-star “pousada” in VRSA

Portuguese hotel group Pestana has announced plans to open a five-star, 57-room “pousada” (state-owned historic hotels run by the group)...

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