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Rocha Brava

Carvoeiro, Portugal
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...

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...


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...

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....

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...

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...

Silves Castle

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....

Praia Marinha

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,...

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...

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...

Cork Oak tree

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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