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Sagres at Sunset

Sagres is the most westerly town of the Algarve and is an impressive display of enormous cliffs and vast beaches, with the pounding of the waves from the Atlantic Ocean and the accompanying cooler temperatures – usually carried along by … Continue reading

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Keeping cool on a hot day in the Monchique

The temperature here has been soaring lately – it’s regularly 32 – 34 degrees – and it’s only the beginning of May! Sometimes it can be nice to go and lie on a beach and enjoy the sun – but … Continue reading

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Storm Surge hits the Algarve

Monday was quite a scary day – with the bad weather which was affecting parts of the UK also hitting the west coast of Portugal. The initial weather warning was a red alert for the western side of Portugal from … Continue reading

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Sunsets across the harbour

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” Jo Walton One of the things we love about Portugal is obviously the fantastic weather – right now we are in … Continue reading

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When to visit the Algarve

“Everyone talks about the weather, but no-one does anything about it.” Mark Twain We are often asked ‘When’s the best time to visit the Algarve?’ – closely followed by ‘What’s the weather like?’ Having experienced every month of the year here, … Continue reading

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