Hiking Cliffs Praia Marinha Carvoeiro Algarve

Hiking in the Algarve – Fresh, Fun & Free

Fresh air, stunning views, natural surroundings and good physical exercise. Ahhh, getting outside. It’s something we always think about doing, but often don’t take the initiative. The Algarve of Portugal offers numerous trails, with different views, variety of terrain and spiritual-like experiences.
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Duna Beach Club – Daytime Fun Spot, Nighttime Hot Spot in Lagos

If you’re on the western end of the Algarve, in Lagos, and you’re looking for where the cool people are hanging out…whether it’s in the day, or the night…you better look for Duna Beach Club. It is both beach-y casual and lounge-y hip. And, there’s plenty to eat, drink and do all day!
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Mind & Body Make-Over – Holistic Health in the Algarve

Economic crisis got you biting your nails? Global warming getting you depressed? Your mother-in-law nagging you yet again? You need some peace of mind. Sure, there are bars on every corner to numb the pain, and spas at every hotel to spoil yourself. How about going deeper? Escape to the Algarve. There are many options providing a total mind and body make-over…from the inside out.
holistic horesback ridingin the western algarve, horse at water

Holistic Horse Riding – Soothe Your Soul in a Saddle

Some people enjoy a good yoga session to open the lungs, stretch the limbs and free the mind. Others enjoy the way a horse ride through an undisturbed natural landscape offers a connection to both animal and earth, while stimulating the senses. Now, what if you combined the two?

Côrte-Real Gallery – A Haven for Art in Paderne

Art galleries generally have a reputation for being minimalistic spaces, in high-traffic urban areas, frequented by bohemian art groupies and upper-end snooty collectors. Côrte-Real Gallery in Paderne is the complete antithesis of that stereotype.
Ilha Deserta Beach Algarve

Ilha Deserta – A Beach in the Algarve Away from All the Fuss

Who would think that one of Portugal’s most pristine beaches would be just at the foot of one of the country’s busiest communities? Ilha Deserta (Deserted Island), in the Algarve near the city of Faro, is a welcome respite from other crowded, popular beaches across the region. And, the adventure to reach it enhances the uniqueness of this must-visit beach.