What Else Can You Do In The Algarve?

Algarve chefs week

The Algarve is well known for sun, sea, beach… but there is more, we have selected a few of the many there is, whether you live here, or on holiday. Have you not booked your holiday yet, please visit our website for some nice holiday villas to rent.We have some nice Special Offers at the moment!


What: Algarve Chefs Week

When: 14-21 May 2011

Where: Nine participating hotels across the Algarve

The details: Five-star hotels in the Algarve will be giving food lovers the opportunity to sample the best dishes from the region during the Algarve Chefs Week.The menu will cost €30 per person excluding drinks or €40 with wine selection and will only be available between 7.30pm and 10.30pm each day.

One euro of the price of the menu will be donated to a charitable institution in the Algarve.

The initiative will kick-off with a promotional event on May 14 from 7pm at the new platform of Faro International Airport, where the chefs will interact with passengers, giving them the opportunity to taste various delicacies.

Sheraton Pine Cliffs, Longevity Wellness Resort, Hilton Vilamoura, The Lake Spa Resort, Grande Real Sta Eulália, Crowne Plaza Vilamoura, Vila Monte, Tivoli Marina Vilamoura and Tivoli Victoria & The Residences at Victoria are behind the annual event, which aims to show diners the best the Algarve cuisine has to offer.
Algarve Chefs Week is hosted by the best chefs in the region, who have greatly contributed to the development and internationalization of Algarve gastronomy. The purpose is to highlight the role of chefs in high level cuisine, how they create a rapport with diners through food and to promote the region as a destination of choice for top quality cuisine.

Algarve Chefs Week is open to hotel guests, holidaymakers and residents.

Price: €30 per person, drinks excluded, to include a €1 donation per person to charity. 50% discount for children aged 3-10

The chefs:

Stephan Kuehlwetter – Hilton Vilamoura

Jan Stechemesser – Longevity Wellness Resort Monchique

Luís Correia – The Lake Resort, Vilamoura

Hugo Rodrigues dos Santos – Vila Monte, Moncarapacho

José Domingos – Crowne Plaza Vilamoura

Fernando Fonseca – Grande Real Santa Eulália, Albufeira

Fabien Martinez – Sheraton Pine Cliffs, Falesia

António Bastos – Tivoli Marina Vilamoura

Chef Brüno – Tivoli Victoria & The Residences at Victoria, Vilamoura

Algarve Painting Exhibition
Algarve Painting Exhibition


What: Carlos Barao Painting Exhibition

When: Until 6 June 2011

Where: Vale do Lobo Art Gallery, open daily from 10:00h to 19:00h

The details: Carlos Barao is renowned for pictorial narratives and expression-fuelled artwork. The “Look” exhibition highlights his latest work.

Golf in the Algarve
Golf in the Algarve


What: Golf Open Foursomes Week

When: 15-21 May 2011

Where: Vale do Lobo

The details: Celebrating its 29th anniversary, and promising a week of fun on the resort’s golf courses, with over a hundred entrants including property owners, friends and visitors. Numerous different types of competition are played, including Fourball Betterball Stableford, Foursomes Stableford, Singles Stableford, Greensomes Stableford and the Foursomes Match-play Finals, with prizes also awarded for Nearest to the Pin and Longest Drive.

Any member introducing a guest who has not previously played in the tournament will receive free entry to this year’s event. Meanwhile, their guests may wish to take advantage of the special golf and accommodation package on offer, which includes resort accommodation, car rental, green fees and unlimited golf over the week of the competition, as well as entry to the prize-giving dinner and a host of resort benefits.

International Fair in the Algarve


Location: Show Ground, Lagoa
Dates: 4-5 June 2011
Opening times: 11am-7pm
Details: Over 170 exhibitors of products and services for the home and garden, plus new car exhibition, arts & crafts marquee, Algarve Dog Show, food & drink, and children’s entertainment including parades, clowns, rides, face painting and much more.


What: Music Hall Revue

When: 4 June 2011 at 7.30 pm

Where: Cine-Teatro, Sao Bras de Alportel

The details: Music hall and variety evening performed by the Angels Theatre Group. Includes music hall songs, barbershop harmonies, female impersonator, Russian dancers, fado and classical guitarist. All proceeds go to the Sao Bras Bombeiros.

Tickets: €12 including a glass of espumante

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