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.
Let me preface this blog by saying I know very little about golf other than being an interested observer of the Open and the Ryder Cup. However, I know lots of people love the sport, so I've done a little
We took a walk on Monte Gordo beach on New Year's Day to clear the 'cobwebs' from our heads. We were surprised by the crowd that was gathering at one end of the beach and went to explore...
Happy New Year! We saw in the New Year on the Eastern Algarve again this year and highly recommend it. Here are a few tips and things to see and do to have a great New Year's celebration.
There are little gems of restaurants away from the built up beach resort areas. In this blog we'll describe a couple of our favourites and more importantly how to find them.
I'm sure if any of you have been to the Eastern Algarve you will have come across this magazine. We try and pick up a copy when we're visiting as it always has some interesting local information.
Is there anything in your kitchen that you just couldn't do with out or maybe you're going through a phase of absolutely loving a particular a kitchen gadget.? In Drumlin Villa, the phase I'm going through
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.