Elma Apartments

Forte Sao Joao, Albufeira, Algarve, 8200, Portugal | Hotel
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Leggo Lagos!

A travel blog entry by 1024leigh


... love hanging out with friends. I love the beach. There is something about the beach that is enchanting to me. I could lay there for hours (with sunscreen of course) taking in the sound of the waves, the smell of the seasalt air, the feeling of sand between my fingers and toes, the peacefulness of the ocean, the heat of the sun. It is so incredibly relaxing. This is my piece of paradise.
After a short beach excursion, we headed off ...

In To Each Life...

A travel blog entry by drudell


... but infamous for being the site of the first European Slave Auction and subsequent centre of the European slave trade - a dark renown to say the very least. Today it is gloomy and cool and we only visit for a short time, taking a walk on one of the beaches with their rock tunnels from section to section during low tide.
We drive on to Silves inland from Lagos and find a parking spot so we can visit the castle. The day has again gotten colder, windier ...

Another Market & Another Estoi

A travel blog entry by drudell


... a well wasted morning.
Speaking of wasted - I decide to give Estoi one more chance on the way back to Cabanas, it IS on our way. I read a bit more about the Roman Ruins there and it seems that if they do indeed exist and we can find them they sound impressive!
We DO find them. Driving from the Loule direction we come to Milreu before even entering Estoi.
Fenced off and (OMG!) an entrance ticket, Melreu it seems will be a ...

Another Kick At The Can

A travel blog entry by drudell


... whereas in a couple months, it will be filled with people and lounge chairs etc..
We have a great walk on the beach and Donna collects some shells and then we head back (this time on the train) to shore and continue on to Tavira where we find an Indian Restaurant for dinner and a Mountain Bike race for entertainment. Dinner is superb, Donna loves Indian food, because they actually know what to do for a vegetarian - although I'm not sure ...

Portugal New Years

A travel blog entry by bryce_terri


... a little slower than the train but pretty easy with a brief lunch stop in Faro (McDonalds, all of us were still suffering from the 31st). Arriving into Tavira in the afternoon, we headed straight for our accommodation which was in an old complex with a huge chimney out front, the apartment was excellent and incredibly cheap, we headed out for dinner and found the local curry shop which was great (maybe we are becoming ...

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This hotel, located on Forte Sao Joao, Albufeira, is near Quad Ventura, Dream Wave, Xorino Cave, and San Vicente de Albufeira Statue.
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