Surrounded by stunning landscapes, D’Spa invites you to unwind
Apr10

Surrounded by stunning landscapes, D’Spa invites you to unwind

Spa day: Vale da Lapa’s Resort offers a range of “unmissable services” – April 10, 2024 With a prestigious location in the Algarve, the D’Spa at Vale da Lapa Village Resort, in Carvoeiro, offers a range of unmissable services, from a variety of massages and body treatments using organic and vegan products to a pleasant jacuzzi circuit, sensory shower, sauna, steam room, and a heated indoor swimming pool. The spa has several individual...

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There is a new dining experience at Vilalara Thalassa Resort’s B&G restaurant
Sep14

There is a new dining experience at Vilalara Thalassa Resort’s B&G restaurant

From the land and the sea – September 14, 2023 | Text Beatriz Maio In an intimate and cosy atmosphere, Porches’ Vilalara Thalassa Resort welcomes guests for a unique tasting experience at the fine dining restaurant of the luxury resort which is part of the Blue & Green Hotels & Resorts chain. Overlooking the sea and with live music nights, B&G stands out from the resort’s other restaurants – Terrace Grill and...

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A New four-star Boutique Hotel in Monchique is “a paradise between the mountains and the sea”
Sep09

A New four-star Boutique Hotel in Monchique is “a paradise between the mountains and the sea”

One with nature: Earlier this year, the former D. Carlos Regis Hotel became the Pure Monchique Hotel – September 9, 2022 In April, a new four-star boutique hotel was inaugurated in Monchique, promising to create a “paradise between the mountains and the sea”, following the complete revamp of the former D. Carlos Regis Hotel. It boasts 22 rooms and suites and is managed by Unlock Boutique Hotels. Pure Monchique Hotel is set within the...

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New four-star boutique hotel opened in Monchique
May03

New four-star boutique hotel opened in Monchique

The new four-star boutique hotel in Monchique has already been recommended by the prestigious Condé Nast guide – May 3, 2022 Former D. Carlos Regis Hotel becomes Pure Monchique Hotel, a four-star boutique hotel promising to create a “paradise between the mountains and the sea”. Pure Monchique Hotel is set within the small beauty spot of Caldas de Monchique and is one of the four hotels that are part of the Villa Termal Caldas de...

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New Ferragudo Hotel aims to showcase “Authentic Algarve Experience”
Apr07

New Ferragudo Hotel aims to showcase “Authentic Algarve Experience”

Between land and sea: the new Brícia du Mar Hotel in Ferragudo – April 7, 2022 A new rural hotel has just opened in Ferragudo, Lagoa. Brícia Du Mar is located between the countryside and the sea in Vale da Areia, just a short walk away from stunning beaches and the picturesque village of Ferragudo. The four-star hotel boasts 56 rooms — 44 studios with a kitchenette and 12 standard rooms — as well as a restaurant, an event area, two...

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Tivoli Carvoeiro hosts first Living in the Algarve seminar event
Apr01

Tivoli Carvoeiro hosts first Living in the Algarve seminar event

First Living in the Algarve Live Seminar happens this April 14, with expert speakers on taxation, residency, legal matters and more – April 1, 2022 The first in a series of events by the Living in the Algarve is being organised by the Open Media Group, publishers of the Portugal Resident, will be held on Thursday, April 14 at the Tivoli Carvoeiro hotel. The events are planned primarily to attract visitors to the Algarve who may be...

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Interview with Regional Director of Operations about the Future of Tourism
Dec07

Interview with Regional Director of Operations about the Future of Tourism

As a kevy figure in tourism in the Algarve, Jorge Beldade talked about his career and the future of the industry – December 7, 2021 Jorge Beldade has held the position of regional operations director for the NH Group, acquired in 2016 by Minor Hotels, since 2006, leading the group’s seven Iberian Peninsula resorts, six in the Algarve and one in Marbella. However, his journey began in 1973, when he finished his degree in Tourism...

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Sleeping beautifully
Oct09

Sleeping beautifully

Inside looks at the increase of luxury and lifestyle accommodation on offer in the area Hitting the top of the “Best place to retire in the world” list for the fourth year in a row and topping several travellers’ bucket lists, the Algarve is definitely in the spotlight at the moment. Those in the know have been enjoying the best this region has to offer, along with investors who are canny enough to be ahead of the game and strike...

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It’s all about the beer
Sep07

It’s all about the beer

Liquid gold is probably the most important thing at Oktoberfest, but there’s much more to it than that. In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, they live for Carnival, in Munich, Germany, for the Oktoberfest. When one is over, it’s time to look forward to the next. But what exactly is the Oktoberfest? The Oktoberfest tradition started in 1810, to celebrate the marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig to the Saxon-Hildburghausen Princess Therese....

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