A Luxury Collection Destination, Portugal
Stretched along Portugal’s southernmost shores, the postcard-worthy Algarve region is renowned for its pristine beaches and bucolic wine country. But its culture is also one of the richest in Europe, most significantly influenced by the Moors, who once thrived in its walled cities and verdant countryside.
Take to the sea to explore the coast’s ancient limestone cliffs and grottos.
Spend the afternoon relaxing on the sandy shores of Praia da Falesia, then take the wooden pathway back to the Pine Cliffs Hotel.
Rugged oceanside cliffs rise out of the sea and reveal a series of hidden sea caves that dot the shoreline.
Cycling enthusiasts won’t want to miss this annual festival of world-class road racing riders as they take to this mountainous 480-mile course.
Gather with dedicated motor sports fans to cheer on drivers in this exciting Lisbon to Algarve road race that began in 1967.
A favorite destination of European golfers, it is little wonder that the decade-old Portugal Masters draws an even bigger crowd each year it hosts this world-class event.
Workshops, dancing, street entertainers, and food are all part of this five day festival of world music from Brazil to France in the historic city center.
Parades, folk dancing, music, and fireworks are part of this national holiday marking the fall of the Fall of the Estado Novo fascist regime.
Join revelers in the streets for parades and pageantry of the oldest continuous festival in Portugal which marks the start of Lent and the Easter season.
This mesmerizing festival of Middle Eastern and North African dance and music recognizes the centuries-old Moorish influence on culture in Portugal.
Learn more about traditional Algarve culture through agriculture, cuisine, wine handicrafts, and music at this festive 10-day heritage fair.
The Sagres Peninsula (an hour’s drive from Algarve) is a significant point for migratory birds, and this annual festival with lectures, field excursions, and watersports attracts birders and nature enthusiasts alike.
Traditional dishes like petiscos (a local take on tapas), the peppery piri-piri Portuguese chicken, generous steaks, and catch of the day are elevated at this relaxed Portuguese-style grill.
One of the area’s finest Japanese restaurants, in-the-know locals and guests alike are tempted by the menu of inventive sushi rolls, ocean-fresh sashimi, and traditional dishes.
Feast on Algarve’s best known dish Cataplana, a mix of fresh clams, chorizo, and tomatoes with equally iconic Algarvian coast views at this seasonal restaurant.
Clink glasses and take in the breath-stealing coastal view at this cliff-side bar that is a must for a sundowner.
BROWSE BOUTIQUES OR STOP FOR A BITE TO EAT WITH LUXURY YACHT VIEWS AT THE MARINA DE VILAMOURA.
Take advantage of private access to Portugal’s longest golden sand beach, Praia da Falésia, kick back with chilled cocktails and live music as you admire its amber-red sandstone cliffs and azure Atlantic waters.
The Porto Pirata Kids’ Club keeps pint-sized guests entertained all day long, with activities like volleyball, mini-golf, and bounce castles, and most of the restaurants offer dedicated kids’ menus.
Running through a pinewood forest atop the oceanfront cliffs of the Algarve, the nine-hole Pine Cliffs Golf Course is one of Portugal’s most original – and scenic.