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Vilamoura on horseback

Vilamoura on horseback

When talking about the Algarve, one usually think of sandy beaches and fun in the sun – for 300 endless days of sunshine and mild weather. But the city of Vilamoura in the Algarve is about to show you it can offer so much more.

Portugal’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Vilamoura

Portugal’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Vilamoura

If you are staying in the Algarve for an autumn holiday these days – or indeed if you happen to live here – come to Vilamoura on September 26th at 10 AM and take part in a special charity event: Portugal’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Algarve auctions off major luxury resort


We talk about the tough economic times that have hit Europe and how they’ve specifically affected the Algarve all the time on this blog, and today is not any different unfortunately, we will be reporting about an unprecedented activity that will take place in the Algarve later this month: the auction of a major luxury resort.

Algarve golf region takes UK magazine top award


Today’s Golfer – the UK golfing magazine – has yet again named the Algarve golf region as being the number one value-for-money European golfing destination and truthfully speaking now this should not come as a surprise to no one.

This is the second time running that the Algarve golf region gets the top spot, ahead of Turkey and Murcia, getting forty-three percent of the votes. On the whole the Algarve was also the one to get the most awards – six in total.

2012 Portugal Masters


Yesterday, October 11th 2012, the Portugal Masters has started, attracting golfers from all around the world, willing and able to fight for the Portuguese trophy.

This year’s Portugal masters is taking place at the Oceanico Victoria Course, located in Vilamoura and has a total prize fund of 2.25 million Euros.

Plenty of well-known European golfers will be taking part in the golfing tournament with names such as Francesco Molinari from Italy, Martin Kaymer from Germany joining other golfing greats like Colin Montgomerie and Ross Fisher.