Velamar Hotel

Torre da Medronheira - Olhos d'Agua, Albufeira, Algarve, 8200, Portugal | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Albufeira

Timber tipis and clay clad walls

A travel blog entry by roundaboutus

4

... but what I realise now is that we're not looking to move to a huge region, we're not looking to move to a whole country. We looking to transform one tiny patch of land into a creative, productive and efficient habitation which impacts as lightly as possible on its surroundings. The ingenuity is not in the discovery of a remarkable space, although this would of course be attractive, but in having the knowledge to transform and build upon it. And that could happen ...

Praia da Falesia and Faro

A travel blog entry by vincent.michon

8

... nighttime activities consisted of comparing Portuguese lagers and watching penalties, you can tell the Dutch have been practicing, they even have a special keeper only for shoot-outs. Hats off to Costa Rica in any case. Today we might quickly check out Faro, but our next stop is now inland. Evora, another unesco heritage place, awaits us in the ...

Lagoa & Albufeira

A travel blog entry by vincent.michon

6

... are going up slightly. The highlight of today was undeniably the best beach I've seen so far in Portugal, Carvalho beach near Lagoa, between Lagos and Albufeira. Some places in Lagoa look like a Portuguese version of Beverly Hills, but it has really sweet collection of cove beaches. See pictures below. Tomorrow, we may or may not make it to ...

Tourists of the south coast

A travel blog entry by vincent.michon

5

So that's where all the tourists went. To the south coast of Algarve. Mind you, I can understand them, the beaches are certainly pretty here in Lagos, and the historic town center does have a lot of character (and restaurants). It's just that the contrast with the empty campgrounds of west Alentejo and Vicentine coast is pretty extreme. The beaches here are already pretty packed, even tough the water is still seriously freezing. It didn't stop us this time ...

Lagos, Portugal.

A travel blog entry by hollyguds

1

Day 1- Arrive into Lagos on the 13th by bus (4.5 hours). When we arrive at the Rising cock we realise it's 99% Australians, even the people that work there. Staying in an 11 bed dorm, all the other girls are from Sydney. Get ready and go see Marty at his work, the green room. We go to the tavern to watch the World Cup, three ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Torre da Medronheira - Olhos d'Agua, Albufeira, is near Praia da Falesia, Vilamoura Old Course, Polvo Watersports Algarve, and Vilamouratenis Center.
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