Five-star resort Vila Vita Parc in Porches (Lagoa) has announced the opening of its new V-Club, which promises to “liven up the Algarve weekends to..
From North to the South, there is a 739-kilometre route of pure adventure to get to know inland Portugal on two wheels The EN2 is..
Zen Trekk presents the Algarve in its most natural state on walks overlooking the sea and the hills The Algarve region has a unique natural..
Created by Dutch artist Eric de Bruijn, Ana Ana is a unique space where art and hospitality come together in multiple forms Imagine a home..
Set in an olive and carob grove, with a view of the sea, Conversas de Alpendre is a family-run hotel, where switching off is inevitable..
Vivenda Miranda Boutique Hotel, near Lagos, reopens under the Carvoeiro Clube Group Speaking about the recent acquisition to operate Vivenda Miranda Boutique Hotel by the..
As Zoomarine celebrates its 30th anniversary, Essential spoke with CEO Pedro Lavia about the park’s evolution, the challenges of the pandemic and the future A..
Right in downtown Faro, the new 3HB is the Algarve’s first five-star Urban Boutique Hotel After renovating two buildings, one of them a centenary structure,..
In Portugal’s Serra da Estrela mountains, there is a place that offers experiences that touch the five senses, inviting each visitor to an escape of..
Working as British vice-consul in the Algarve is the best job a British resident can have according to Clive Jewell who has had to deal..
The first of three more holiday lodges that will take shape on the island of Armona is made from wood and features a Japanese garden..
At Sul Villas & Spa, on the island of São Miguel, there is one word that sums up the experience: contemplation This small boutique hotel..
In the heart of the Algarve countryside and overlooking the sea is Hospedaria, a rural lodge where peace and hospitality are words to live by..
Essential Algarve headed up north to discover the beauty of nature with Ecotura The trip has been long, but the owners of Ecotura gave me..
Located in the Algarve, Portugal’s largest natural reef is surrounded by insurmountable beauty and is constantly subject of national and international scientific investigations Near Armação..