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Enjoy romantic indulgence - in an idyllic setting

Enjoy romantic indulgence - in an idyllic setting

Occupying one of the most stunning locations in the Algarve, the Vivenda Miranda is nestled on the dramatic cliffs above the pretty Porto de Mós beach, no more than 2 km from the historic town of Lagos. Originally built in the 17th Century by an English nobleman as his family home, this beautiful, romantic hotel remains a secluded, intimate paradise.

Algarve golf courses make ‘top 100’ list

Calling all golfers! Following the continuing success of the From the Algarve with Love golf promotion launched in 2009, the Algarve Promotion Bureau is pleased to offer groups of eight golfers the chance for one golfer to stay and play for free for a third year running.

Late summer sun at the Amieira Marina

Late summer sun at the Amieira Marina

Whisk the family away on a houseboat holiday this October half term to the Amieira Marina. The marina is situated on Europe’s largest man-made lake in the Alentejo region of Portugal and offers the perfect opportunity to catch some late summer sun.

Enjoy some autumn sunshine with Quintas da Madeira

Enjoy some autumn sunshine with Quintas da Madeira

Madeira has a mild sub-tropical climate and with the aid of the Gulf Stream manages to keep temperatures warm all year round. Madeira’s micro-climate means that temperatures rarely fall outside the range of 18 to 25 degrees Celsius and the island generally enjoys average temperatures of 20 degrees Celsius right to the end of November.

Can a cheap holiday be a quality holiday?

Can a cheap holiday be a quality holiday?

The words ‘cheap holidays’ usually conjure up a mental image of poor quality, concrete sky-rises on the Costas or being fenced in behind barbed wire at all-inclusive fortress-like hotels in Tunisia.

Late summer family deals at Monte da Quinta

Families looking for a great deal on a last-minute summer holiday can take advantage of fantastic discounts announced by the Algarve’s luxurious Monte da Quinta resort.

Intercontinental London celebrates Portugal opening

The InterContinental London Park Lane will crack open one of the world's most expensive bottles of port, worth over £2,500, to mark the opening of InterContinental Porto-Palacio das Cardosas on 14 July.

Qype hits Portugal in latest expansion

Qype.pt goes live today, giving Portuguese consumers direct access to over 1.9 million reviews and recommendations of shops and services across 166,000 cities worldwide.

Belfast ready to tee-off in the Algarve with Jet2.com

Belfast ready to tee-off in the Algarve with Jet2.com

Just two weeks after its launch, Jet2.com’s new route from Belfast to the golfer’s paradise of The Algarve in Portugal, is proving popular and has even won the support of World Champion amateur golfer Danielle McVeigh from Kilkeel, County Down.

The Blandy family celebrates 200 years on Madeira

The Blandy family celebrates 200 years on Madeira

The Blandy family of Madeira is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the founding of the family firm this year.

Quintas da Madeira for garden enthusiasts

Garden and floral enthusiasts will enjoy checking into one of the Quintas da Madeira, ten of the island’s finest boutique hotels, all located in stunning gardens (Quintas).

Sunshine savings for singles

Croatia, Portugal or Turkey – with savings of up to £100 per person – is the offer this Spring Bank Holiday from singles specialist, Friendship Travel.

The Algarve set to cook up a storm for Chefs Week

The Algarve set to cook up a storm for Chefs Week

Renowned holiday destination the Algarve is preparing to dish up a range of gourmet delights as part of the inaugural Algarve Chefs Week.

Undiscovered Portugal – 8 day walking holiday

Undiscovered Portugal – 8 day walking holiday

The Sao Marmede Natural Park, on Portugal's frontier with central Spain, is one of Europe's best kept secrets. Life has changed little in the picturesque villages where bread, cheeses and regional wines are still produced in traditional ways.

 BA to launch direct route to Faro from London City Airport

BA to launch direct route to Faro from London City Airport

British Airways have announced their inaugural flight from London City airport to Faro will depart on 7th June 2011.