Things to do in September in the Algarve

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Things to do in the Algarve

We survived the busy summer!  Gosh it was busy! Busy in many ways, but with September ahead, we can look back at a successful summer in the Algarve. Personally, I really like September in the Algarve, why?


  • It is after August
  • The temperatures are still nice, very nice!!!
  • The beaches are less crowded
  • Roads are much less crowded, ideal for a road trip
  • Airline tickets are cheaper
  • Villa rentals are cheaper
  • Amazing sunsets
  • And nice things to do!

Algarve Housing will give you a list of things to do in September in the Algarve! Contact me for any more information! We also busy with villa rentals 2019, so please do not hesitate to have a look around on my website!

1-30 September

Wine harvest experience in Alentejo

September is the traditional month for harvesting wine grapes in the Alentejo and Herdade dos Grous invites you to live this unique experience with them. Herdade de Grous, is a sprawling and elegant working estate of 1700 acres near Beja in the Alentejo. a part above the Algarve, it is a luxury retreat of a different kind. This is an excellent opportunity to experience the buzzing rhythm of the wine production, walking through in the vineyards, participate in the picking of the grapes and a guided tour of the cellars, whilst learning about the winemaking process. Then, to round off the morning, a special harvest-inspired tasting lunch will be served, prepared by Chef Rui Prado, where traditional flavours are paired with the refinement of Herdade dos Grous’ wines.


  • 09:30 am Arrival at Herdade dos Grous
  • 10:00 am Departure to vineyards to participate in the picking of the grapes
  • 12:30 am Guided tour of the wine Cellar to experience the winemaking process, from the arrival of the grapes to the cellar
  • 13:15 pm  Wine tasting lunch

PRICE: 75€ per person (transfers excluded)

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1-29 September

Belize Boat Party, marina Albufeira

Every Thursday and Saturday at 18.30

A 3 hour experience for party lovers! Great music by top DJs and a mega feel-good atmosphere make the Belize Boat Parties unique. AlgarExperience’s modern catamarans are the perfect setting for summer fun at sea. Departure is from Albufeira marina at the AlgarExperience check-in deck.
Book in advance to guarantee your spot – everyone wants to be at these parties!

Price €30 per person. Minimum age: 18 years.

Fiesa september portugal

Fiesa-Internatinal Sand Sculpture Festival


Till 16 September op till 10pm, and then till 7pm

A very impressive exhibition of sand sculptures by international artists. Every year a different theme. This year’s theme: Minions and Star Wars. 45 thousand tons of sand is used to make this unique event a true sand sculpture paradise.

Next to the sand sculptures Algarve, there are culture events, workshops, food and drinks.

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13 September

Fado night in Carvoeiro

Fadistas Vanessa Ferreira, Helena Silva and and Ana Sofia Marques will be performing at this charming restaurant in Carvoeiro, accompanied by  guitarists Manelito Guit and Ricardo Martins.

Traditional Portuguese music and a mix of traditional Portuguese cuisine and International and Mediterranean dishes, beautifully presented – perfect!

A Vela restaurant is a very popular spot in Carvoeiro for delicious international and Portuguese food. The excellent and very friendly service makes for a relaxed atmosphere, while the high ceilings and upper level stage are perfect for a night of music.

Advance booking is advised, as the Fado evenings here are very popular.

20-23 september

september in the Algarve

BPM Festival

Mega House & Techno festival is back in the Algarve this September bringing top DJ talent to Portimão and Lagoa.

4 days, 8 venues of music, dance and parties on Portugal’s southern coast. Gorgeous beaches, clear blue seas, cool beach clubs and plenty of sunshine to match the music.

After welcoming over 180 of the world’s top DJs and biggest up and comers in techno and dance music to its inaugural gathering of The BPM Festival in Portugal last September, the 2018 event will, once again, be held right here on the Algarve coast. Portimão and Lagoa will again play hosts to this mega four day music festival, attracting fans from across the globe and the line-up is even bigger and better this year!

This article about things to do in September, has been brought to you by Algarve Housing, villa rental company in the Algarve, Portugal. Please do not hesitate to contact me for any further information about September in the Algarve and of course our core business villa rentals Portugal. Pick your private paradise now for your summer in the Algarve!

Warm Regards,


Algarve Housing


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