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Blog posts for tag: Portugal

Alentejo, Portugal's Sleepy Secret One Hour From Lisbon

26 Jan 2017
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Not on many people’s radar but only a short drive from Portugal’s capital is the quiet and beautiful region of Alentejo. Offering remote countryside, wine producers of note and some superb food this is a region that should really be explored…

The Rock Beaches of Madeira

7 Sep 2015
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Approaching the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira felt like a wild adventure as the plane violently swayed in a side wind. The island airport, known to pilots for its technical difficulty, has a mountain backdrop jutting up to 1800 meters. Touching down determinedly on the runway that has been cast on concrete stilts, I felt my hands relax...

72 Hours in Northern Portugal

29 Apr 2015
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Following a recent visit to northern Portugal, Lucy McGuire shares her thoughts on where to stay and what you can see and do if you have three days to spare, taking in the cities of Porto, Braga and Guimarães…

Top 10 Luxury Sailing and Yachting Destinations

16 Apr 2015
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Our Luxury Travel Blog takes a look at escaping the stresses and strains of everyday life, and suggests that there is no better way than to leave the shore behind and set sail. Sailing and yachting holidays are the most luxurious way to have a new adventure, whether you want to drift along crystal clear shores in Europe, or discover a new paradise island a little further afield...

Is the Portuguese property market showing signs of improvement?

8 Apr 2015
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Our Luxury Travel Blog takes a look at the holiday property market with Lisbon recently named as one of the most attractive cities for investors and property prices in Portugal rising for the first time in five years. it’s no wonder heads are turning towards the home of sun kissed beaches and picturesque landscapes...

Everything you need to know about emigrating to Portugal

18 Jun 2014
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Around 1.9 million British nationals visit Portugal every year, with popular activities in the region including golf, beaches and coastal walks. However, if you’re thinking of living there permanently, then there may be a few extra things you need to get acquainted with...

The Oitavos Classic Golf Tournament

16 Jan 2012
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Enjoy a three-night hotel and golfing package in Portugal. From 26th to 29th January 2012 The Oitavos Classic golfing tournament will be taking place on Portugal’s beautifully scenic Estoril Coast close to Lisbon.

Oitavos Dunes was recently ranked 68th in Golf Magazine’s 2011 Top 100 Courses in the World and is ranked number one in Portugal.