Discover the splendour of the Algarve wine region

Discover the splendour of the Algarve wine region

Today we are going to give you a short introduction to the  Algarve as a wine producing region.  Normally when we think of The Algarve a few places come to mind smooth sandy beaches, golf course with carpets of emerald green grass, luxury Alvor Villas, and apartments to rent in Lagos.   Exquisite wine, of course, served in relaxing restaurants accompanied by some great fish dish.   What is not recognised is these superb wines are often produced from vines grown a mile from your villas in Albufeira, or your holiday rental in Lagos.

Spanish wine grapes
wine grapes

Wine Regions

 

ADEGA DI CANTOR 

This Vineyard is located a few kilometres northwest of Albufeira.  It’s very well known because it’s owned by Sir Cliff Richard.   It produces fresh white wines, though many the wines of the Algarve is usually red.

Generally, the wines are produced by a small number of cooperatives.   Nowadays like Adega Di Cantor, the production is now widespread to individuals.  The Algarve wines are known to be of high alcohol content because of the warm climate, if your Algarve Villa is close to these regions perhaps you can pay a visit to the yards and see how the process takes place. You could learn one or two things.   You ll certainly get a chance to sample some of the wine.

Quinta de Miradoura
Quinta de Miradoura

Popular Grape 

The Vitis Vinifera Vine flourishes well here in the Algarve climate; the climate is best suited for the vines long-term need since wine is produced now and then.  The bright sunshine, the warm fresh air, the cool sea breeze is ideal for grapes that are producing wines, of a high quality.  When you’re enjoying your stay in Holiday rental in Albufeira of Villa in Vilamoura you should be aware that the sublime wine your drinking is produced nearby.

GROWTH:

The Algarve is famous for it hours of sunshine.  It so happens this climatic condition quickens the vine growing season, it enables the grapes to attain a certain juicy capacity.  The grapes are able to get the sugary taste as they continue to ripen so by the time the season ends the grapes have attained the needed sugar content. The soils here in the Algarve vary in content, some have limestone, sandstones and more sandy stones especially those along the coastline.  This is beneficial for the vineyards. It’s a good a place to rent your Algarve villa if you are the kind of person that loves the sandy beaches.

Alentejo red wine
Alentejo red wine

The grapes that are commonly used are Arinto, Malyasia, Siria, Chardonnay Viognier and Alvarinho the named category is mainly used to produce white wines.  Castelao, Negra Mole, Tourga, Nacional and Trincadeira is mostly used for red wines which is most common in the Algarve region. If you are really into wine and perhaps visiting the Algarve, choose a Villa in Lagos, or in the East Algarve an apartment in Tavira that is close to the vineyards.  It will give you the opportunity to learn more about how wine is produced, and the history behind the wines.

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How to Discover the Wonderful Resort of Albufeira, Portugal by Bus

How to Discover the Wonderful Resort of Albufeira, Portugal by Bus

Still undecided where to book a villa in Portugal ??

Not sure where to go on your next vacation or holiday?

 

Why not take enjoy a few weeks of splendid weather, an extensive range of activities, and pulsing nightlife in one of Portugal’s best resort town, Albufeira?.

Albufeira as a holiday rental location is a logical choice.   In summertime, you will not find a fuse of natural beauty and modern amenities anywhere.  A genuine word of warning dont delay booking your accommodation using the keyword holiday rental Albufeira.

There is just so much to do at Albufeira. There are well over a hundred restaurants and bars in the town serving a mix of international and local cuisines. An array of holiday rental excellent Albufeira villas with private pools from which to choose accommodation.   You can spend your mornings watching the sun come up over the tranquil waves at the beach, and make the most of your afternoons touring the history-rich streets in the “Old Town.   Your evenings can be spent relaxing with a glass of your favorite Portuguese wine or a Gin and tonic  in one of the bars or nightclubs in the city. Villa holidays are a great choice but not everyone can afford.

Why use a Bus in Albufeira?

Route map Albufeira
Map of Albufeira bus route

Driving yourself down to the resort town may not be the best way to explore these historical streets because it’s not easy to get negotiate the narrow Portuguese streets.  Albeit  car hire is very reasonable priced in  this part of the world.  We recommend Marina Carhire as car hire provider based in Lagos.

The other reason you might  want to take a bus in is most apartment to rent in Albufeira have a bus stop located  nearby.

Sure, the streets of the resort town are lined with bars and restaurants that encourage excessive partying, but most of the activities are tailored to entertain the whole family, even grumpy teenagers. On a bus, you go to any of the Waterparks, Themeparks, and general entertainment places with the whole family.

As an added plus, travelling by local bus means you don’t have to leave anything behind. If you are going to the beach, you can bring all your supplies with you to make your stay all the more comfortable. There’s ample room on the bus to fit everyone’s favourite toys and supplies.

Getting To Albufeira via Private Shuttle Bus

To get to Albufeira, you’ll have to take a flight to the nearest airport in Faro, where you have a few options to get to the resort town. You can take a bus, a private taxi, or even a train to Albufeira from Faro.

Taking a private taxi will take a significant chunk out of your holiday budget.  Trains and public buses are also quite slow, and you’ll have to put up with delayed departure times. If you choose to board a public bus, you’ll have to take two buses – one from the airport to Faro , and another one from Faro to Albufeira.

Once you get to the Albufeira Bus Station, which is a mile away from the Albufeira Old Town, you can go can take another bus to almost any part of the resort town. However, the public buses don’t get near the Old Center and the beaches. If you want to go to these parts, you have to take a private bus.  A lot of excellent apartment in Albufeira are located in the Old Town Albufeira.  To be fair if you opt for a villa to rent in Albufeira you will need to rent a car to get around.

Public buses cover approximately 19 destinations in the town.   A lot of people still to quietly access religious services most can be located by local bus service,  hours are reduced on Sudays.

The Albufeira city  bus service stops are nicely labelled with their routes at the bus station, making it very easy to spot buses going your way. However, note that buses on most routes only run once an hour over the weekends and holidays. Only the Linha Laranja route has buses running after every 30 minutes all year round. Book one of our villas in Portugal today on www.goholidaylets.com. Word of caution ensure before booking you Albufeira villas or the apartment to rent in Albufeira has free internet access.    While on the bus keep a look out for some famous visitors to Albufeira especially the lovely Bonnie Tyler who has a home here.

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HOW TO DISCOVER SOME OF THE MOST MOUTH WATERING RESTAURANTS OF ALBUFEIRA OLD TOWN

HOW TO DISCOVER SOME OF THE MOST MOUTH WATERING RESTAURANTS OF ALBUFEIRA OLD TOWN

Welcoming Albufeira villas holiday rentals  remain as popular location for visitors world wide.  Albufeira  caters for all categories of people of all ages.  With all year round sunshine diligently maintained  sandy beaches, phenomenal apartments to rent in Albufeira,  Albufeira villas holidays the destination of choice and  has something for all ages.
The best time of the year to visit  stunning the Old Town Albufeira area is during months April to October. Although increasingly  Albufeira long term rentals are getting more and more popular.  People from colder climates like Canada and Scandinavian countries use the availability well located Albufeira Old town apartments as their winter base.

 

As in previous articles we research online the availability of services at your holiday destination on this occasion we are looking at  Albufeira Old Town restaurants.

Albufeira Old Town beach
Beach scene in Albufeira

RESTAURANTE PALACETE
Located in Rua Almeida Garrett 42, Albufeira, +351 968 267 491. A local kind of restaurant serving tasty Portuguese meals in a traditional and family friendly serene environment.
The menu is translated into five languages (exciting right!), there is a separate menu for children too. The Portuguese steaks and the sea food are well done and it’s a great place for an intimate dinner with your spouse or a night out with friends.  Villas to rent in Albufeira are plentiful nearby
DOM CARLOS RESTAURANT
Located in R. Alves Correia 100, 8200-099 Albufeira, +351 289 541 224.

The restaurant offers a five course evening meal at a very reasonable price accompanied by a renowned selection of Portuguese wines. Booking is highly recommended since the restaurant is at several occasions filled to capacity. This is a Portuguese fine dining at its best.

Do not  limited yourself to the number of restaurants in this great old town of Albufeira. There is lots of great restaurants to explore here as you also enjoy the beauty of this Albufeira old town.  You will get villas in Albufeira Old Town but they are few and far between.  Apartments  in Albufeira Old Town as a search keyword  is a much better option.  You can always book one the excellent  Algarve Villas in the location and enjoy the beautiful restaurants in Albufeira Marina and other locations.

Albufeira Holiday Rentals
Holiday rentals Albufeira

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3 Amazing Marina in the Portuguese Algarve

3 Amazing Marina in the Portuguese Algarve

MARINAS IN THE ALGARVE

Visiting the Algarve?

Portugal and particularly the Algarve  has so much to offer.  The climate of course is a benefit and attraction.  The availability of attractive Algarve Apartments and lavishly fitted out Algarve Villas. The wonderful silken sandy  beaches which are known to be some of the best in the world. and of course not forgetting the golf courses.  Come for the golf stay for the climate.

But maybe your main interest is sailing.  We have put together a brief article on three wonderful Marina in the Algarve.  If you get down here it is well worth a visit or even go onto www.goholidaylets.com and book  marina accommodation.  Lagos marina apartments can be a wonderful holiday. As can be a villa in Albufeira near Albufeira Marina.

PORTIMÃO MARINA 

Portimao Marina is located next to the historical forts of Santa Caterina. The Marina has a water depth of around 5m that can cater for large craft.  There are restaurants where you can dine, shops, bars and swimming pool around you will find beautiful Algarve Villas also.  If you are a golfer you can play golfing in one of the nearby golf courses. The ocean view is amazing; you can see right across to the resort of Ferragudo. Or you can  enjoy a walk along the riverbank of Portimao in the direction of Praia da Rocha.

ALBUFEIRA:

Albufeira Marina plays a big role in hosting a large group of tourist. There are hotels, Albufeira Villas and Albufeira Marina Apartments, shops, restaurants and bars.  The Albufeira marina is safe and well sheltered with a large pontoons for all types of vessels.

You can take a walk along the coastline from Albufeira Old Town to the Marina and have a clear view of the coastline.

VILAMOURA:

The Vilamoura Marina is the largest in the Algarve, with two different zones for different types and sizes for the vessels.  The Marina provides a wide range of recreational boat support services and there are several shops, restaurants and clubs and surrounded by Vilamoura Marina apartments . You can take a walk to the fashionable casino just down the road.  This area of the Algarve has lavish holiday rental accommodation together top quality hotel accommodation.  Book a Vilamoura holiday rental with www.goholidaylets.com today.

There are other Marinas that can be found far East in Tavira and Faro. Each and every Marina is unique in its own ways so do not limit yourself, explore and capture good memories of them.

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Fish Soup Portuguese Style

Fish Soup Portuguese Style

PORTUGUESE FISH STEW

Whether you chose Portugal for its holiday villas or wonderful weather and coastline you’re always guaranteed of mouth watering foods. That is served in great restaurants serving delicious traditional food. A holiday in one of the splendid Algarve villas is all about fine dining. After settling in at your chosen holiday villas it will be time to enjoy the local cuisine. One suggestion would be to try a Portuguese fish soup. We think you will not be disappointed. Let’s give you an insight into the ingredients of the soup.

This fish stew consists of :
1. fish stock,
2. cabbage.
3. ripe tomatoes.
4. extra virgin oil,
5 potatoes,
6.white wine,
7. sausages cut into small pieces,
8. shell fish
9. fish fillets.
From the ingredients you can tell it’s a tasty soup
If you or family have rented a holiday villa in Algarve anywhere here are some of the restaurants that you can visit for a taste of the famous Portuguese soup

MARTINIQUE RESTAURANT

MARTINIQUE RESTAURANT
MARTINIQUE RESTAURANT

If in one of the Villas in Albufeira this restaurant is in Av. Dr. Francisco Sa Carneiro, 8300 Albufeira, Portugal Top end of strip, Albufeira, Portugal. The fish soup served in this place is incredible; it is served with an accompaniment of rice.
RUINA A RESTAURANT

Restaurante A Ruina
Restaurante A Ruina

You can stay in an Albufeira apartment and can find this restaurant at Cais Herculano, Praia Dos Pescadores, Cais Herculano, Albufeira 8200-061, Portugal. You can have your soup while on the beach or at the terrace, the location is great.

EVARISTO – EVARISTO BEACH, ALBUFEIRA

The restaurant is situated on Evaristo Beach in Albufeira, here you choose your fresh fish and the soup is made while you wait at your table.
CASA DE RIO AlVOR

Casa do Rio Alvor
Casa do Rio Alvor

If you happen to be staying in one of the many Alvor apartments this is a great location for Portuguese fish soup.
You can find this restaurant at  Rua Dom Sancho, Alvor, Tel +351 282 457 443

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HOW TO GET THAT ALTERNATIVE HOLIDAY ADVENTURE IN THE ALGARVE

HOW TO GET THAT ALTERNATIVE HOLIDAY ADVENTURE IN THE ALGARVE
Sea adventure
No 1 Sea adventure

Step by step guide to a holiday adventure in the Algarve.

They come for the beer and craic and they stay for the climate. A bit cheesy but it is actually true. Because the climate in the Algarve is ideal for adventure outdoor sport many based them here short or long term to take full advantage of the outdoors. Of course from an accommodation point of view villa Algarve is the ideal solution.  Somewhere you can safe store equipment maybe have available parking for a boat. Base yourself in an Alvor apartment or villas in Albufeira and be within a few minutes drive from Golf or water sport. Kite surfing Alvor wind brigade or Alvor Kite Centre, https://www.google.pt/maps/@37.1239891,-8.5984052,17z?hl=en,     water sport galore or a number of wonderful golf courses. As well if you happen to be in one of the Villas in Albufeira here are some great options.  Get on your hiking boots there are 23 KM of beach walks, in winter months ideal for windsurfing,  and quads or buggies are a big attraction. Also check out website “westcoastlagos”. The Algarve has all the sports you can think of with its long stretches of sands, the warm waters and distinctive towns bring holiday goers into this place. Search for an apartment Algarve  and book a holiday soon.

Try Westcoastlagos
No 2 Try Westcoastlagos for adventure holiday

There are plenty of sporting activities that you can involve yourself in, not only yourself but the activities are ideal for families, and friends. There are lots of activities that are discounted all year round. Lets us look at some of the sporting fun that you can enjoy together.   So after a good time in your apartment or villa you can engage yourself in.

GET THE BEST RIDE IN YOUR LIFE.
Horses riding is extremely popular here you might not be good at it don’t worry there is tuition available at most riding centers. There are many riding centers they are well equipped for riders of all levels.  It is possible to combine your horse riding with other holiday plans. Staying in an Algarve Villa try the following Sitio ValeFerro,MexilhoeiraGrande,8500-122Portimão  Tel 282 968 444 ideal if in Villas in Albufeira. Or try Vale Grifo, 1677-E Almadena,, Luz, 8600-102 Lagos suit a villa Lagos or villa Praia da Luz holiday.

Book now that villa in Algarve  for a wonderful holiday.

KAYAKING AND CANOEING:

Surfinn Alvor
No 3 Surfing in Alvor Courtesy of Surfinn Alvor

This is a great way to explore other parts of the country that others do not get to see it can be fun or make it a challenging activity for more fun. Kayaking is a fantastic way to see the spectacular sea caves. Freedom Kayaking Praia Grande de Ferragudo,  https://www.google.pt/maps/@37.116144,-8.5216517,17z?hl=en  8400-273 Tel 912 902 646 ideal for apartments in Algarve location

BOOK A CYCLING HOLIDAY

Portugal Explore the beautiful Algarve while cycling down the ancient ways, the woodland paths, the walled towns, good chance to watch the sea sparkling and dolphins diving in the early morning sunshine. Cycling in the rural areas of Portugal gives you the opportunity of meeting locals, discovering hidden gems, you might even get to see some wildlife that you wouldn’t have seen if you are driving because you will be cycling at a much lower speed, well its even more fun that driving. Try the website mapmyroute gives a number of different options Villas in Albufeira or apartment Albufeira would be an ideal base. Also  goodtimeslagos.com

UNIQUE SAILING EXPERIENCE
A lovely way to experience life on the ocean wave, is by sailing, you can do this in Lisbon, the Algarve, Porto and Madeira. You don’t have to be an expert in this there are sailing courses in case you want to learn if you are not accompanied by an experienced sailors. Sailing is said to be in Portugal’s soul. You can find guides to sailing which entails boat trips, about yachts, learning to sail, guide on how to charter a boat, river sailing. The Algarve has some wonderful marinas from Tavira to Lagos Marina.   Albufeira Marina has also grown in popularity and you can book online Albufeira villas nearby.
These are not the only activities that you can find in Algarve there are others like fishing, diving, golfing, climbing, tennis etc that you can also get to try.

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Enjoy the Craic in an Algarve Irish Pub

Enjoy the Craic in an Algarve Irish Pub

 

IRISH PUBS ALGARVE STYLE!!

Are you planning to party in the Algarve  for a fun filled night with  friends and family or newly found friends while on  holiday in the Algarve.?  So you have booked that beautiful villa in Vilamoura or a family get away in an apartment in Alvor.  There are always options a general keywords would be Algarve Villas.  Now accommodation sorted.   Here are a few suggestions for night life Irish Style.

The Punter Vilamoura
The Punter Vilamoura

In this article let us give you an idea of what happens in the Algarve Irish Pub scene where you can chat, sing to Karaoke songs, drink beer and laugh through the night.  The most amazing thing is that you don’t have to be in Ireland to for you to have the feel of Irish bars atmosphere. Because the Algarve is the home to some amazing and great Irish bars. Here is some of them pubs that you can explore record  good holiday memories.

In the Western Algarve in Alvor you will find The Black Stove . It is located in R. Dom João II 26, 8500-012 Alvor.  It hosts live music some nights in high season. The pub itself has large screens where you catch all your sport actions with decors of different flags that decorate the ceilings.  In may the Black Stove hosts traditional Irish music week with guest musicians from other regions and of course Ireland.  The Black Stove has a lovely atmosphere that stands out from the rest of the pubs. The Black Stove also has nice holiday rental apartments in Alvor.  Try Alvor apartments for a great holiday.

The Blackstove Alvor
The Black Stove Alvor

Vilamoura the home to magnificent golf courses also known as the location for its magnificent marina and  yachts   Here too you can find relaxing Irish bars to visit. The Punter which is located just off the Marina and being the newest in the area and it’s a very cool place.  The internal decor was shipped direct from Ireland. It has a welcoming touch from  the moment you set foot in side the door.  The ambience itself assures you of a great time, it’s not about the music or the sports showing in the screens it’s the relaxing atmosphere, a good place to catch up with friends over a drink and probably make new one’s.

De Barra Irish Bar
De Barra Irish Bar

If you prefer a more modern pub less crowded pub to have a quiet drink at the heart of a chic resort of Quinta do Lago you will find de Barra’s Irish bar, located in Quinta shopping in Almancil Portugal.  The bar has one of the best decks around and it a pub visited by many celebrities, food is served here all day incase you want to have a bite, this is one of the most popular venues in Quinta do Lago. Just a short trek from some excellent villa rentals in Algarve.

If you are looking for a beach bar and a restaurant at the same time, you will find that at the Fins Beach Bar , Urbanização Vale do Lobo 70 Phone:914 050 007.

  This is a place you can enjoy your meals or a drink with your feet feeling the beach sand, awesome place to be right! There are other pubs you can enjoy from you can never go wrong about holidaying in the Algarve, be it apartments Alvor or Vilamoura, Villas Albufeira, villas Lagos, and Praia da Luz these are fun filled beautiful places that you will always find whatever the kind of fun your looking to enjoy including self-catering apartment or just holiday villas.  You simply can never get enough off these places.

Fins Front Deck
Fins Front Deck

Ok holiday coming to an end your leaving the Vilamoura Vila or Alvor apartments don’t forget the great memories your bringing home.

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Portuguese Algarve as a Wedding Venue

Portuguese Algarve as a Wedding Venue

GETTING MARRIED THE ALGARVE WEDDINGS WAY!!!

Wedding Algarve
Wedding Algarve

The Algarve has become a very popular wedding venue over with last few years.  The fantastic climate together with stunning scenery has made  it the location of choice for many couples.
A trend has developed over the year for couples  to choose “foreign” locations to celebrate their nuptials. Accommodation has played a huge role in this trend, family groups can book apartment rentals in Algarve other keywords to share with friends would be apartments Algarve or Algarve villas or break it down using location names like Alvor apartments most  places are relatively cheaply.   Hotels in the low season also give great value.

S. Maria s church Lagos
S. Maria s church Lagos

In this article we review the Algarve as a wedding Destination.  We try and show you whats available.  In the Algarve you will find a host of wedding planners.  We can recommend Claudia Da Mota o of Algarve Dream Weddings.  At very reasonable rates Claudia and her team can organise all aspects of your weddings.  If you live outside of Portugal it can be a little difficult planning  and organising the wedding yourself. The wedding planner will introduce and organise your venues, and all your wedding services. At websites like www.goholidaylets.com you can book exclusive villas rental Lagos and apartments Vilamoura for the guests or what ever location you decide to chose.services. For those seeking a luxurious villas in Portugal which are modern and fresh, there is variety to choose from, some with gardens, and others with amazing views of the sea.   Some opt for DIY  wedding  organise it yourself  not easy but can be done.   Even down to booking a church need help give Catherine a call at GoholidayLets  00441211349153.

Cuisine:

Wedding Table laid out
Wedding Table laid out

Food to serve to you guests, there are  numerous varieties of food to choose from in Portugal, all sorts of international and traditional.  It can be served in the beautiful grounds of Boutique Hotels like Vivenda Miranda  in Lagos or maybe  on a beautiful   beach front restaurant.  Which ever place yourselves and your guests will have a memorable time.
There are great bars in the Algarve to host your guests in evening parties, with clubs and discos where you can dance to great music till dawn while enjoying great red wines of Algarve.

ACTIVITIES:
From boat trips to adrenalin sports, like kayaking, zip wire, spear fish, of course golf, or just relax by the pool or on the beach, or the ladies might like the many spa s located in the Algarve there is always something to do.
Before or after  the wedding day you will find restaurant or outdoor bbq areas that will book large groups. You can choose to have some activities like boat trips that guest can join in the fun together. There are other fun filled activities you can have that involve kids too if they have travelled to the wedding.   Create great memories at your wedding with fun filled adventure.

Now for the practical stuff !!   You will have to do some research if you wish to plan a wedding in the Algarve or any place else.  The use of well chosen good keywords will save your time,  wedding planners Algarve, wedding venues algarve, and so on.  For accommodation it will depend on the location you choose.  Our advice is locate as many of the wedding party as possible in the same location.  Makes for a great atmosphere and memories and friendships will be made for life. Use location specific keywords, hotel accommodation Vilamoura, villa Vilamoura, apartment Lagos, villa Alvor, hotels Albufeira, self-catering apartment Algarve,  villa Lagos, Villas Albufeira,.

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You Deserve A Break Book Albufeira Today.

You Deserve A Break Book Albufeira Today.

ALBUFEIRA STRIP YOUR HOLIDAY PARADISE!!

Having booked your  apartments to rent in albufeira or go for villas to rent in Albufeira  whatever best suits your holiday lets have a review of what you expect in this great holiday location of Albufeira. Choose a area that is best for you if you are going to party till wee hours of the night, a self-catering apartment close or where you can easily get a cab to take you home.

Olhos de Agua
                                                 Olhos de Agua Albufeira

The Albufeira Strip is packed with bars, restaurants, clubs, shops and numerous other entertainment activities. Albufeira has become very famous with thousands of holidaymakers visiting each year. This this area has everything needed to make the perfect holiday in the sun.

If you are the kind of person that is looking calm relaxation then the Strip is not for you but if you crave fast tempo and late nights and party hard till the cows home then the Strip is definitely your kind of place.

Bars and restaurants on the Strip

The owners of these of the venues on the Stripe are friendly and welcoming and make you feel at home, enjoy friendly conversations, watch sports and making new friends from all parts of the world.

Libertos Nightclub
                                                          Libertos Nightclub

Where to party

Nightlife in Albufeira is lively, late and carefree, with bars, clubs and eating options focused around the Albufeira strip.

Want to try the bucking bronco?  Either way, you are sure to enjoy the trip on Albufeira’s mad nightlife. Algarve nightlife happens very late and many clubs do not open their doors until 12 or 1 am. Relax, adjust your body clock and go with the flow!

Let me show you the way to the best bars and clubs and all of the main attractions of the nightlife in Albufeira.  Take a walk around and you ll see and whats on offer.  It’s all here in Albufeira night life and our guides on the ground know what is happening!

Matts Bar
                          Matts Bar

Albufeira Strip Bars and Clubs party from dusk to dawn

Full of bars and clubs, all roads lead to the strip after dark in Albufeira. Things happen late so you are more likely to enjoy a famous Algarve sunrise than sunset.  In the Albufeira strip area you’ll find the best bars in Algarve,  Matt’s Bar, Seitima Onda, Wild & Company, Libertos, Erin Isle are just a few.

For all party lovers!!!!  Well I bet this is a place you will book a holiday again and again.  Right????

Wild & Co
                                                             Wild& Co

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Amazing Cakes (Bolos) of Portugal

Amazing Cakes (Bolos) of Portugal

MACARONS RECIPE

Magical Macaroons
                                    Magical Macaroons

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This article is looking at the wonderful bolos (cakes) you ll find in Portugal. It is a macaroons recipe. We know while stay at a villa rental Lagos or apartment Albufeira you won’t be baking macaroons or anything else. But during the long winter months you might like to baking a macaroons which will bring memories of your wonderful holiday in Algarve flooding back. More fun if the kids are involved to help in making let them share in the holiday memories as well.
Here is a recipe on how to go about it.

Chocolate macaroons
                                      Chocolate macaroons

KEY INGREDIENTS
– 225g sugar powder
-125 g almond flour
– 110 g egg whites
– 30 g granulated sugar
– 1 pinch salt
– 230 g chopped dark chocolate-bitter
– 250 g cream
– 60 g butter
METHOD:
1. Mix the flour with Almond powder sugar.
2. In a large dry container, beat the eggs whites and add a pinch of salt, whisk till they form a foam then add granulated sugar. Continue whisking till the egg white is stiff and shiny.
3. Add the flour and sugar to the beaten egg whites, bit by bit and stir with a spatula, even if you find the egg white in a liquid form at the bottom continue mixing till you reach a creamy look that is smooth.
4. Pour in the mixture in a baking tray and allow to air dry for approximately 1 or 2 hours allowing it to form the skin of macaroons.
5. In an heated oven (160ºC) cook for 10 to 11 minutes. Use a wooden spoon to keep the oven door slightly open and to rotate the tray about 5 minutes after placing it in the oven.
6. Remove the macaroons of the oven and transfer them to a sheet of paper. When cold, with a metal spatula or paring knife, pass underneath each macaroon to remove the paper.
7. Remove them from the oven and make sure they do not stick together by allowing them to cool a little bit.
8. Put the cream in a container and ensure that the mixture boils, remove from the heat and stir with some chocolate, stir gently without creating any bubbles till the chocolate is completely melted, then leave it cool in the fridge for an hour or two.

Bolos
                                        Bolos

My name is Hilda and I am in house blogger with the www.goholidaylets.com. In hope you enjoy my article on macaroons. We are a rental platform for the global holiday rental accommodation market.. We hope as a team of bloggers to provide you with interesting content. We write about various items we think you ll find interesting and useful. We carry out research on your behalf and from time to time comment on results. Pub, restaurant and transport fashion and food are researched online and reviews and number of time submitted are often published. We look at recipes you can use at home or at times on holiday. We will show you interesting food and drink associated with the various areas you might visit. Ok we hope you search our website using keywords …villas Vilamoura, Lagos apartments, apartments to rent in Albufeira,
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