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The Ultimate Guide to Benagil Cave, Algarve (+ the best Benagil Cave tours)

Benagil Cave Portugal

The beguiling Benagil Sea Cave (Algar de Benagil) hides majestically in the rugged cliffs of Portugal’s Algarve coast. The inside is elegantly decorated with natural brushstrokes of yellow and orange shades while the beach is lit up by the spotlight of natural sunlight shining through a large sinkhole in the cave ceiling, also recognized as […]

The ultimate guide to Benagil beach, Portugal

Benagil beach

In the middle of the Seven Hanging Valleys Trail sits the astounding Benagil beach (Praia de Benagil), mostly known for the easy accessibility to the world-famous Benagil Cave. Steep, golden cliffs curtain down to the popular beach on both sides creating a natural shield for beach dwellers. But this is by no means the regular […]

The 10 most beautiful towns in Algarve

Algarve towns and villages - Carvoeiro

Portugal’s Algarve is dotted with beautiful towns and villages, guarding beautiful beaches, and natural parks, surrounded by towering rock formations, and overlooked by historic castles. There’s no end to the beauty you’ll be met by entering these Algarve towns that used to be home to ancient settlements that all left their mark. Especially if you […]

Ponta da Piedade – the most beautiful spot in Algarve?

Ponta da Piedade

Tall, rugged, golden cliffs towering above the gleaming Atlantic Ocean below. Quite a common sight on the southern Portuguese coast. There is this one special spot, though, where the arches are frequent and the views are just beyond spectacular. Ponta da Piedade. Only a 10-minute drive from Lagos is one of the most popular day […]

The ultimate guide to walking Carvoeiro boardwalk on the Algarve Coast

Carvoeiro boardwalk

On the breathtaking Algarve Coastline, connecting Nossa Senhora da Encarnação Fort and Algar Seco you find the spectacular Carvoeiro boardwalk. Stretching along the top of the seaside cliffs, the boardwalk looks straight down to the glimmering blue ocean. An easy walk, though you should take the time to slip down the incredible getaways down the […]

10 Fantastic day trips from Albufeira that you have to take

Day trips from Albufeira

After exploring the best attractions in Albufeira, it’s time to discover the surroundings. There are so many amazing day trips from Albufeira it can be hard to choose, so I’ve picked out the best ones here. Get ready to explore historic cities, breathtaking natural landmarks, and some of the best towns in the Algarve. Some […]

How to spend a fabulous day at Barril beach (Praia do Barril), Tavira

Barril beach

Home to the unique Anchor Cemetery and the only beach easily reached by foot on Ilha de Tavira, Barril beach (Praia do Barril) makes a wonderful day out that doesn’t have to implement a boat trip. The beach is located in Ria Formosa Natural Park and has all the facilities you need, like toilets, restaurants, […]