Alcoutim is a small town nestled in a sleepy corner of the Algarve that borders both Spain and the Alentejo region of Portugal. It's a wonderful town with a surprising amount of history and a whole bunch of nature that makes for a wonderful escape from the typical Algarve. Find out more in our guide to Alcoutim!
Despite being commonly referred to as a Praia Fluvial or river beach. This popular spot for swimming in Alte is a stone frame stretch of river with different depth levels resembling a pool. During summer season, many residents of the surrounding towns visit Fonte Grande de Alte to cool off from the Algarve heat! Read more in our complete guide to Alte!
Lagos is one of the Algarve’s top destination cities. Boasting a historic oldtown, modern marina, cultural attractions, with some incredible beaches and scenery it really combines much of what the Algarve is famous for. Read more in our complete guide to Lagos, Algarve!
Cacela Velha is a tiny village located on a small hill at the eastern end of the Ria Formosa. It’s a delightful day trip from anywhere in the Algarve and avoids much of the overcrowding that happens elsewhere on the coast. It’s famous for several things, the incredible views it offers, its expansive sandy beach, and its idyllic village protected by a small walled fortress. Read the complete guide here!
Praia da Luz is a small resort town located on the incredible Algarve coastline. It was originally a small fishing village surrounding the edge of sandy bay surrounded by cliffs, making this the perfect family friendly beach! Find out more in our guide to Praia da Luz here!
Uber, the useful ride hailing app is widely available in Portugal including; Lisbon, Porto, Coimbra, Aveiro, Braga, and Guimarães. It also operates across the Algarve. We think it has many benefits and are regular users of the services ourselves. So, why should you use Uber in Portugal? Read our article to find out!
One of the complaints we hear most often, is about the cost of car hire and all the extra fees added. In this guide to renting a car in Portugal, we’ll cover everything you need to know. We’ll explain all these costs and extra fees, and if or how you can avoid them.
Estoi is a small village located 10km into the hills above Faro. It’s full of typical Algarve charm with a slower pace of life. The village is famous for three things; its palace (Palácio de Estoi), its Roman history, and its 15th Century church. find out more here!
With warmer weather, less wind, and more sunshine, a trip to the Algarve from Lisbon is a guaranteed way to get a great beach holiday.There are multiple reasons for travel to the Algarve from Lisbon, and here we’ll explain the best methods of travel between the two!
The major towns and many of the smaller towns in the algarve are served by a small but reliable train network. It makes for a unique way of discovering the real Algarve! Read the guide to find out everything you need to know before taking your first train trip in the Algarve!