Surf at Night is back for 2014! This celebration of Summer on the central coast of Portugal is where surfing and music collide in a giant five-day (and night) beach party. Grab your board. Grab your tent. Grab your sunscreen and get to the Vila do Surf (Cortegaça Beach in Ovar), 13-17 August.
As every one of our cool readers knows, Portugal Confidential IS everything cool in Portugal. SO, when we heard about Samadi House of Cool in the Baixa district of Lisbon, we just HAD to check it out.
A unique hotel, in a unique place for a unique experience. The Memmo Baleeira, a 4-star Design Hotel, is located in the far western Algarve, with the Costa Vicentina Natural Park on one side, and stunning deserted beaches on the other.
So, you’re in Portugal, on the beach, soaking up the sun….but you’re bored. Off in the distance, not too far from shore, you see surfers riding the waves and whooping with excitement. You think, “that really ...