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Rocha Brava

Carvoeiro, Portugal
From mackerel to marlin: angling in the Algarve

From mackerel to marlin: angling in the Algarve

Posted by Jonathan Broom on 18 September 2018

Beaches; golf; history; a spectacular landscape; a benign climate... And fish. Lots and lots of fish. Not for nothing is the delicious Algarvian diet so focused on things piscatorial. To...

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Walking the Algarve - the Via Algarviana way

Walking the Algarve - the Via Algarviana way

Posted by Jonathan Broom on 13 June 2018

Portugal’s Algarve is famous for many things. Just three examples: golf; a benign year-round climate; a fabulous coastline. And holidaymakers at Rocha Brava have many of the area’s...

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Highlights of the Algarve - Visit Lagos

Highlights of the Algarve - Visit Lagos

Posted by Luci Ackers on 23 January 2018

Lagos is a popular town in the Algarve. It sits on the southern coast of Portugal, with a wonderful selection of beaches and scenery, and is a favourite destination for both walks and...

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A birding diary of the Algarve

A birding diary of the Algarve

Posted by Luci Ackers on 7 September 2017

If you want to see the best of the Algarve, try exploring with someone who really knows the area well. Rocha Brava manager, Jorge Ferreira, put together an excellent week of birdwatching...

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Praia da Cova Redonda Beach in the Algarve

Praia da Cova Redonda Beach in the Algarve

Posted by Luci Ackers on 30 May 2017

It’s beach season! With the summer sun flooding the countryside we’re all ready to go flocking to the beach. And where better to go than the Algarve along Portugal’s...

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Explore Portugal's hidden sea caves

Posted by Luci Ackers on 25 January 2017

The Benagil sea caves could be considered one of the world's great natural wonders... But we'll forgive you if you've never heard of them, they...

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Algarve hotspots | visit Ferragudo

Algarve hotspots | visit Ferragudo

Posted by Luci Ackers on 1 December 2016

The town of Ferragudo, in Portugal's stunning Algarve, is small and traditional. It lies on the banks of the River Arade estuary, across from better known town Portimão....

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Holiday excursions and day trips

Holiday excursions and day trips

Posted by Luci Ackers on 6 July 2016

Getting guests out and about, interacting with nature and exploring the great outdoors is something we love doing. And we take pride in the fact that our stunning locations allow us to do this...

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Hitting a rocky patch: the Algar Sêco formation

Hitting a rocky patch: the Algar Sêco formation

Posted by Luci Ackers on 14 April 2016

The Algarvian coast is not all about long, sandy beaches – glorious as they are. There are plenty of craggy coves and rocky inlets to break up the monotony(!). If you’re...

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Discover your roots

Discover your roots

Posted by Luci Ackers on 9 March 2016

Peter Calver was the brains behind LostCousins, a family history website that allows its users to research their family tree. The website has been running since 2003 and now has over...

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Winter in the Algarve

Winter in the Algarve

Posted by Luci Ackers on 15 December 2015

Explore the Algarve in the low season and see so much more. Take advantage of fewer crowds and manageable temperatures to explore the Algarve more thoroughly this winter....

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Five of the best Algarve Beaches

Five of the best Algarve Beaches

Posted by Luci Ackers on 4 September 2015

The Algarve is famed for its stunning coastline and beautiful climate: the perfect combination for a luxurious day at the beach! With a coastline like this,...

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Festa da Pinha (Feast of the Pine Cone), Estoi

Festa da Pinha (Feast of the Pine Cone), Estoi

Posted by Luci Ackers on 27 April 2015

Estoi is a small village outside of Faro in the Algarve. Every year this village is home to the secular tradition the Feast of the Pine Cone which is thought to be several centuries old, though...

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Ferragudo, Algarve

Ferragudo, Algarve

Posted by Luci Ackers on 18 March 2015

Ferragudo is a traditional town that sits in the south of the Algarve, on the banks of the Arade estuary where the river meets the Atlantic. Thanks to its position on the Arade and Portugal's...

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Cork Oak in Portugal

Cork Oak in Portugal

Posted by Luci Ackers on 10 March 2015

Portugal is the world’s largest cork producer, with the rich-coloured cork oak trees covering much of the inland hill country. Cork bark began to be harvested commercially in Portugal around...

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Zoo Marine Water Park in the Algarve

Zoo Marine Water Park in the Algarve

Posted by Luci Ackers on 4 March 2015

Zoomarine is a water park with a difference. It is located in Guia, towards the south coast of Portugal and showcases an array of tropical fish species, dolphins, seals, sharks and sea lions as...

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