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Once again, the Algarve is the Portuguese region flying the most Blue Flags in 2017: 88 beaches have received the summertime badge of honour.

There were only two changes to last year’s list...

Controversy has erupted over a plan to build a luxury hotel “practically on the beach” at the popular eastern Algarve town of Monte Gordo.

Environmental NGO Almargem describes the project...

Celebrations for World Climate March took place throughout Portugal and the Algarve today, with two separate initiatives going ahead in Faro and Aljezur. The latter saw three separate bombshells...

Odeceixe is among the “best undiscovered beaches in the world” according to an online list published by financial news provider Bloomberg.

The picture-perfect beach is one of six choices...

A LED lighting system has been installed along Carvoeiro’s stunning 570-metre wooden beach boardwalk between Algar Seco and the fortess of Nossa Senhora da Encarnação.

Representing a €56,...

The Algarve’s environmental agency (APA) is carrying out “controlled demolition works” at Albufeira’s notorious cliff-fall Maria Luísa beach.

The works started on Wednesday and will...

Mayor Jorge Botelho was joined by civic dignitaries and representatives of the local army unit, police and rescue services in commemorating the 43rd anniversary of the Carnation Revolution. The...

Very possibly Portugal’s only Buckfast beekeeper is based in the Algarve.

After moving to Sweden in the 1970s - where he lived and worked for over 40 years - José Vicente returned to Burgau...

A wooden jetty near Faro beach’s nautical centre was “completely destroyed” on Friday afternoon (April 21) after waves caused boats moored nearby to break anchor and crash into it.

Faro...

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