Dom Jose Ii

Alvor, Algarve, Portugal | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alvor

Day 5: Lagos to Raposeira

A travel blog entry by superhikes

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... camping cars--folks that look like they're just hiding from civilization for a while. Unfortunately, the stream looks a bit to deep to wade across, so it looks like I'll have to make a long loop back to the main road--where I end up getting stuck in the meadow which is actually more of a swamp... Anyways... I suppose it was still worth it to get a glimpse of this off the grid counter-culture. 1427. A Forgotten Castle (Por 021) Burgau, December ...

Timber tipis and clay clad walls

A travel blog entry by roundaboutus

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... here is particularly strong. The house is walled with lime and sand (outside) and sieved red clay and sand (inside). the paths are free draining gravel. Two freshwater, if brackish, springs provide water. The horses dung and hoof clippings are dug into the veg patch. And the whole site has an air of quiet and contemplation but without the stagnant passivity this hot and dry landscape can induce! I had dismissed this beautiful corner of Portugal without a ...

Atlantic rollers....surf paradise in a Peugeot

A travel blog entry by roundaboutus

... and Pembroke's geology. We swam (waded about in waist high freezing cold waves pounded by breaking froth) every morning and made coffee and porridge on our little stove on the sand. Popped to Internet cafes, to no avail and then walked and explored clifftop and beach until sunset. We cooed at the huge red orb dropping below the horizon and cooked chilli chickpeas, rice and pasta in some of the most breathtaking locations ...

Lagoa & Albufeira

A travel blog entry by vincent.michon

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... 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

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... and we finally managed to have a swim in the sea (I think I stayed 5 minutes inside). The beach itself, Dona Ana, was actually very pretty, down a cove between cliffs, deep green water... making it a tropical paradise for Northern Europeans. You can count on them to be here to enjoy it with you. For dinner, a short walk in the old town and we set our minds on a seafood restaurant again. Cataplana, bacalhau, seafood rice, fish soup, everything fresh, simple ...

Location

This hotel, located in Alvor, is near Alvor Boat Trips, Monte Brasil, Penina Golf Course, and Museu do Vino.
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