The sixteenth edition of the SILVES MEDIEVAL FAIR opens from August 9th to 18th in the historic center of Silves, the former capital of the Algarve, presenting 10 days of historical recreations and re-enactments of the medieval period. This awesome annual event is one of the biggest and the best summer festivals in the Algarve!
When you run your own business it's easy to find yourself working all hours of the day and over the weekends, leaving no time for you, your loved ones or your well being. A few years ago Natascha Hunt, managing director at Property Specialists Algarve in Lagos was doing exactly that, working stressful days, not sleeeping well and so generally feeling exhausted - just like many of us do! That's when she decided something had to change. She turned to yoga and will never look back!
Since 2001 Julian Mead has been running Portugal Sail & Power, an RYA Training Centre, in the Algarve. For the first 10 years the operation was based in Vilamoura using sailing yachts. In 2011 the move was made to Albufeira and for the next 8 years the operation expanded to include tuition for both motor and sail boats.
After the UK referendum vote to leave the EU nearly three years ago on 23rd June 2016, the exit date had been fixed for 29th March 2019 under Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union. Since then, the deadline has been extended with the agreement of the EU member states to grant a flexible extension of the Article 50, until 31st October 2019. In addition, on 31st December the transition period is due to end.
Portugal has again been awarded the best European Tourist Destination by the World Travel Awards, the Oscars equivalent in the field of tourism. Portugal is growing in popularity every year, winning an impressive 39 prizes this year in various categories, three more than in 2018.
On the weekend of June 8 and 9, Porches Craft Beer Fest returns to VILA VITA Biergarten, in Porches. This second edition is completely dedicated to music and gastronomy, aiming to be a diversified and inclusive experience for all those who appreciate good food paired with fresh craft beer to the sound of good music bands.
Portugal has some of the best beaches in the world, with over 200km of superb golden sandy beaches in the Algarve region alone. This year the Blue Flag Association of Europe (ABAE) awarded the Blue Flag Award to 352 beaches throughout the country.
Are you looking to earn income from your Algarve property? Algarve Hidden Gems Rentals offer an unbeatable Property Management service and Holiday Rental packages, perfect for holiday home owners living near or far from their investment property.
Getting ready to sell your house? Check out our 10 point checklist of things to do before you put your house on the market. Some are easy, others might require a small amount of effort or investment. But, all are worthwhile for your home to appeal to the maximum amount of buyers, and get you the highest price possible.
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Its no surprise that the Algarve was voted Best Golf Destination In Europe at the Annual Travel Awards 2018, for the 2nd consecutive year. Golf courses are spread throughout the region, so you are never far from a course. The Algarve climate is warm throughout the year, the scenery is breath taking, the ambience is peaceful, the food and drink is affordable and the hospitality is generous. These factors combined make a perfect golfing environment.
Just as we have a passion for property, Poppy Burr has a passion for natural healing and herbs! As a traditional medical herbalist, she treats chronic conditions affecting almost all body systems, in conjunction with nutritional and psychosocial healing approaches.
Official information for British people moving to and living in Portugal, including EU Exit guidance, residency, healthcare and driving.
The Portuguese government has confirmed that British expatriates are welcome to stay and enjoy benefits in Portugal even if there’s a no-deal Brexit, but urged Britons to secure residency in time. Our recommended Tax & Wealth Management Specialists, Blevins Franks, have some key advice.
The Algarve has been voted the best place to live and invest in 2019 by 'Live and Invest Overseas' .
Property Specialists Algarve's Managing Director, Natascha Hunt, enjoys treatments at Algarve Treatment Center as often as possible. "We all have busy schedules these days, so it's important to take care of ourselves and treat our minds and bodies to some TLC now and then, in order to stay on top form."
With blue sea and beautiful clean sand, Portugal has many times been voted #1 for it's Blue Flag beaches. But which are the best beaches in Lagos, Western Algarve?
International financial adviser Blevins Franks, our recommended Algarve financial adviser, were recently awarded “Best Adviser Firm – Europe” and “Best Overall Adviser Firm 2018” at the annual Best Practice Adviser awards ceremony.
So, you have bought your dream holiday home in the sun! Now comes the exciting part, you need to furnish it to create a comfortable environment for you and your guests.
It sounds like a simple thing: buy an attractive property in Portugal, advertise it on a popular holiday home portal then sit back and watch the money come in.
According to recent figures from the SEF (Foreigners and Borders Service), investment in Portugal via the Golden Visa residency scheme in October this year was double that of September!
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