First, full disclosure , I haven’t done these two experiences yet! I’m just trying to build up the courage to give them a go this summer.
A 50 minute trip down the A22 from Drumlin Villa brings you to the beautiful ressort of Vilamoura. This area is certainly different from the 'normal' Portuguese ressort towns and definitely worth a visit.
Pego do Inferno (English translation: Pit of Hell or Hell's Pool) is a secret waterfall and freshwater bathing pool in the countryside about 8 kilometers north of Tavira.
This blog (which was meant to be written on October 12th, for reasons that will become obvious) is all about Christopher Columbus and an attraction celebrating his discovery of the Americas.
Tavira is one of our favorite Portuguese towns and is only a 20 minute easy drive from the villa. Great for a relaxed afternoon wander or an excellent alfresco evening meal.
Chances are that if you've visited the Algarve then Faro Airport was likely your gateway to the region. In this blog, we hope to convince you that Faro Town is also an excellent destination for a day trip.
We recently discovered the excellent SPA Salino close to Castro Marim. This is a fantastic way to spend a relaxing couple of hours and really pamper yourself.
Do you ever feel the need for retail therapy when you're on your Summer holiday? Something a bit different from the beach? Or maybe you've forgotten the bikini or swimming togs and urgently need
During our last visit to the Algarve this Easter we did a trip to the small town of Minas Rio Tinto in Spain. There has been mining of various metals in the area for thousands of years and it's well worth
We recommend hiring a car when you visit our Villa, so this blog gives a few ideas on which car hire companies are available and some tips when you're renting.
Nuala & Matthew
We fell in love with the Eastern Algarve a few years back. We'll try and impart our knowledge of the area and other travel tips via these blog posts.