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All About Portugal | June 4, 2020

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Algarve & South

The Algarve is the most famed Portuguese region, mostly due to the warm magnificent weather conditions it offer throughout the year and its amazing sandy beaches of warm waters. However, South Portugal has other hidden gems waiting to be discovered, namely in Alentejo, the land of golden plains, desert beaches, lovely towns and remarkable gastronomy.

Sao Rafael Beach

January 22, 2012 |

Sao Rafael Beach, situated in the Albufeira area, is one of the most iconic beaches of the most southern Portuguese region, due its beauty.

Sao Rafael beach is one of the iconic beaches not only from the Algarve but also … Read More

The Roman Temple of Evora

November 2, 2011 |

The Roman Temple of Evora, part of the historic centre of Evora, is an amazing and well-preserved symbol of the Roman presence in Portugal.

The Roman Temple of Evora, built in the 1st century AD, is part of the historic … Read More

Chapel of Bones or how ephemeral is life

October 29, 2011 |

The Chapel of Bones with its walls covered with bones and sculls, is a unique monument that makes you think about the ephemeral side of life.

Chapel of Bones or Capela dos Ossos in Portuguese is one of the creepiest yet … Read More

Marvão, a secret refuge in Alentejo

September 26, 2011 | | One Comment

Marvão is a lovely medieval village with Moorish origins situated in Alentejo near the border with Spain on the mountain range of São Mamede

On the highest point of the mountain range of São Mamede I have discovered Marvão, a … Read More

Pestana Alvor Praia Hotel

August 29, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Pestana Alvor Praia Hotel is a 5 star hotel on Três Irmãos beach offering the perfect conditions for a magnificent stay in the tourist region of the Algarve

The Pestana Alvor Praia hotel is a spectacular 5 star hotel in … Read More

Comporta beach, the Portuguese Riviera

August 17, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Comporta is the refugee of many famous personalities, atracted by the natural beauty and luxurious services of this beach of the Alentejo.

Comporta beach is one of the jewels of the Alentejo coast, situated in the parish of Carvalhal, Grândola … Read More


August 4, 2011 | | 5 Comments

Tuna fish muxama is a gastronomic treat, which origins go back to the Arab occupation of the Iberian Peninsula, served mostly in the Algarve

Muxama is a delicacy typical of the south region of the Iberian Peninsula, consisting of filleted … Read More

Zmar camping, a 5 star camping in Alentejo

August 4, 2011 |

Zmar camping is an amazing spot both for camping lovers and for those who prefer all the luxuries of a 5 star hotel, situated near Zambujeira do Mar

My accommodation suggestion is a unique camping that will meet all your … Read More

Cabanas de Tavira, a secret refuge

July 31, 2011 |

Cabanas de Tavira is a charming fishing village with a sandy beach of warm waters, away from the crowds that invade Algarve every summer. It’s my refuge!

Cabanas de Tavira, recently elected the favourite Iberian beach by the readers of … Read More