The Algarve

Dom Pedro Old Course, Vilamoura

On the 1st tee, João Carlota, a former Portuguese U21 champion, was athletically warming up to show me around the Dom Pedro Old Course.

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Longevity Cegonha Country Club, Vilamoura

“All of England’s Rugby World Cup team were officially obese according to Body Mass Index stats,” I said, getting in a pre-emptive strike.

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Tivoli Carvoeiro Algarve Resort, Portugal

Tivoli Carvoeiro Algarve Resort shows that there is more to the region than 19th holes, mashie niblicks and terrible knitwear.

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Eating Algarve, Portugal

More famous for its sun sand and golf courses in the UK, the Algarve has a rich culinary history with diverse influences from its former occupiers.

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Hiking and Biking in the Algarve

You’re not going to find mountains in this part of Portugal, the most you’ll get are gentle hills, but these are sufficient to give you a cycling work out. In the far west of the Algarve, away from the golf courses and holiday villages, you’re going to be rewarded with unspoilt and wild nature.

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Casa do Lago

Late November and the lunchtime crowd at Casa do Lago are looking a little bit thin. Admittedly it is out of season, yet the unusually warm sunny weather has brought the few of us out onto the lakeside terrace to eat.

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