• Algarve,  Blog,  Portugal

    48 hours in the Algarve – Sunset, waves and culture

    This is a guest post by Peter Jenkins, Owner and Luxury Villa Specialist, Sun-hat Villas and Resorts. There’s something magical about The Algarve. From the instant you step off the plane, you are transported to a holiday haven and can feel an indescribable buzz; not just from the delightful climate, but also from the friendly locals, and let’s not forget the cuisine. The region has become a hot spot amongst jetsetters who like a touch of elegance with their evening cocktails when overlooking the stunning beaches and enjoying the tranquility of the peaceful fishing villages. The area is also a firm favourite of chilled out surfers, hoping to catch some wonderful waves on Portugal’s widest…

  • The best boat tours for groups in Albufeira
    Algarve,  Blog,  Portugal

    The best boat tours for groups in Albufeira

    The Algarve is a very popular holiday destination. Albufeira always stands out, especially for groups of families and friends. In fact, we’ve been receiving a lot of requests for private boat tours for groups in Albufeira. To give you an idea of the possibilities, we’ve chosen the best boat tours for groups in Albufeira. All tours depart and arrive in the modern Marina of Albufeira. The options we present here are private tours, so you’ll have the boat for your group and crew. Boat tours for groups in Albufeira 1. Half day sailing tour Max 14 pax 3 hours From 400 € Includes: welcome drink Optional: drinks and snacks can…

  • Algarve,  Blog,  Portugal

    In 2016 we sighted 8 species of cetaceans in the Algarve

    We chatted with our partner tour operator, Dream Wave, about the sightings of cetaceans in the Algarve. This tour operator, based in the Marina of Albufeira, specializes in dolphin watching tours in the Algarve (among other boat trips). The operator revealed that in the course of 2016, they spotted eight species of cetaceans in the Algarve. The most observed species of cetaceans in the Algarve: Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) – very dynamic and fun species. Bottlenose dolphins are the most famous and known species of cetacean in the world. These dolphins can be sighted anywhere in the globe except the polar seas. In addition, it is the most common species…