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  •   This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: Ideally positioned on the corner of Bouganvilia Plaza is De Barra where the perfect pint of Guinness is guaranteed ! Described as a ʻBar & Grillʼ There is something for everyone here to enjoy. The kitchen offers a hearty Irish breakfast to a full dinner, all of excellent quality and presentation. If sport is your thing, then there is no shortage here! TVʼs inside and out, showing Irish, English and European sports. If you see the sign for ʻSix Irish Menʼ performing there live, I suggest you pencil that into your busy schedule as they are a band not to miss! Live Music is listed on the board outside and on...

    De Barra – Traditional Irish Pub in the Heart of Quinta do Lago

      This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: Ideally positioned on the corner of Bouganvilia Plaza is De Barra where the perfect pint of Guinness is guaranteed ! Described as a ʻBar & Grillʼ There is something for everyone here to enjoy. The kitchen offers a hearty Irish breakfast to a full dinner, all of excellent quality and presentation. If sport is your thing, then there is no shortage here! TVʼs inside and out, showing Irish, English and European sports. If you see the sign for ʻSix Irish Menʼ performing there live, I suggest you pencil that into your busy schedule as they are a band not to miss! Live Music is listed on the board outside and on…

  • This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: Your child’s education is their future. Choosing the correct school when moving abroad is one of the biggest decisions a parent will ever face. State Portuguese School – When we moved here, our children were 8 and 10 and we opted for the State system. A new life brings with it new challenges, a different lifestyle, knowledge of local culture and customs, and new friendships. There is no denying they were borderline age bracket for this, but they coped well after a few ups and downs. Children are far more resilient than we give them credit for. They stuck at it, failed the year a few times (its like the American system...

    State School v International School? What is the best solution for your child?

    This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: Your child’s education is their future. Choosing the correct school when moving abroad is one of the biggest decisions a parent will ever face. State Portuguese School – When we moved here, our children were 8 and 10 and we opted for the State system. A new life brings with it new challenges, a different lifestyle, knowledge of local culture and customs, and new friendships. There is no denying they were borderline age bracket for this, but they coped well after a few ups and downs. Children are far more resilient than we give them credit for. They stuck at it, failed the year a few times (its like the American system…

  •   This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: Pets enrich our lives, and love us unconditionally. Many things must be considered when moving abroad with your faithful and beloved furry friends. Are you prepared for the various diseases that your best friend would be particularly vulnerable to? If you are considering traveling back and forth, you pet will need a ʻPet Passportʼ which requires vaccinations, photos, microchip and the relevant veterinary signatures. If you are bringing him out permanently, then export papers are required and can be obtained with the help of your local vet. Next, do you drive or fly them over? Some airlines like TAP and Monarch will carry pets, usually in the hold. A Fitness to...

    Moving out with your pet, or thinking of adopting an animal here?

      This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: Pets enrich our lives, and love us unconditionally. Many things must be considered when moving abroad with your faithful and beloved furry friends. Are you prepared for the various diseases that your best friend would be particularly vulnerable to? If you are considering traveling back and forth, you pet will need a ʻPet Passportʼ which requires vaccinations, photos, microchip and the relevant veterinary signatures. If you are bringing him out permanently, then export papers are required and can be obtained with the help of your local vet. Next, do you drive or fly them over? Some airlines like TAP and Monarch will carry pets, usually in the hold. A Fitness to…

  •   This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: Its a worry when we get ill. Its even more of a worry when you are not in your home country. Though some of us battle with the language of the country we chose to live, we still all prefer to speak our native tongue when issues as important as our health is concerned. Fluent English and German speaking Dr Thomas Kaiser at the Vale do Lobo Medical Centre offers a comprehensive medical service and is conveniently located at the entrance of Vale do Lobo and also at Quinta do Lago. Dr Kaiser is a well respected General Practitioner and heads the team. A cardiologist, Gynaecologist, Ophthalmologist, Dentist, Cosmetic and Plastic...

    Worried about medical care? Donʼt be.

      This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: Its a worry when we get ill. Its even more of a worry when you are not in your home country. Though some of us battle with the language of the country we chose to live, we still all prefer to speak our native tongue when issues as important as our health is concerned. Fluent English and German speaking Dr Thomas Kaiser at the Vale do Lobo Medical Centre offers a comprehensive medical service and is conveniently located at the entrance of Vale do Lobo and also at Quinta do Lago. Dr Kaiser is a well respected General Practitioner and heads the team. A cardiologist, Gynaecologist, Ophthalmologist, Dentist, Cosmetic and Plastic…

  •   This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: Known to locals as ʻThe Potʼ, the Melting Pot offers a traditional English style watering hole in the centre of Quinta Shopping. You never know who you might be standing or sitting next to in here, from millionaires to holiday makers, ʻThe Potʼ is comfort and cool mixed into one. A friendly smile from the bar staff greet you, and manners do seem to be the norm, with an ʻexcuse me pleaseʼ as someone walks past! It certainly makes a change to be in a polite but fun environment I must say. The bar offers a wide range of alcoholic beverages, cocktails, wines and snacks, all at good prices considering the...

    Have a drink with the elite at ʻThe Potʼ

      This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: Known to locals as ʻThe Potʼ, the Melting Pot offers a traditional English style watering hole in the centre of Quinta Shopping. You never know who you might be standing or sitting next to in here, from millionaires to holiday makers, ʻThe Potʼ is comfort and cool mixed into one. A friendly smile from the bar staff greet you, and manners do seem to be the norm, with an ʻexcuse me pleaseʼ as someone walks past! It certainly makes a change to be in a polite but fun environment I must say. The bar offers a wide range of alcoholic beverages, cocktails, wines and snacks, all at good prices considering the…

  •   This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: My love of the sweet stuff is well known amongst those who know (and hopefully) love me. La Crêperie offers not only THE most lush crepes and ice creams, but is the perfect place to indulge yourself with some people watching on the cool chill out terrace. A stage offers live entertainment in the early evenings, and a wonderful way to begin a night out in the Praça. On the way too or from the golden beach just a mere stones throw away, this is the place to pop in for a coffee or something slightly more scrumptious. You know already Iʼve gone for sweet (my dentist is amazed i still...

    La Creperie in the Praca of Vale do Lobo

      This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: My love of the sweet stuff is well known amongst those who know (and hopefully) love me. La Crêperie offers not only THE most lush crepes and ice creams, but is the perfect place to indulge yourself with some people watching on the cool chill out terrace. A stage offers live entertainment in the early evenings, and a wonderful way to begin a night out in the Praça. On the way too or from the golden beach just a mere stones throw away, this is the place to pop in for a coffee or something slightly more scrumptious. You know already Iʼve gone for sweet (my dentist is amazed i still…

Property for Sale in Vale do Lobo:
  •   Beautifully spacious well maintained four bedroom and 3 bathroom villa with provate pool in the heart of Vale do lobo. A beautifully hand crafted cobblestone driveway takes you to a ground level sheltered car par with close proximity to the main entrance. The main halway has built in wardrobes, the guest wc and then leads you into the main living and dining room area. On the ground floor you will also find the kitchen, double glazed doors that lead out to the pool terrace and garden, the kitchen, and two bedrooms, one of them being the master bedroom with large spacious windows that overlook the garden. There is a BBQ and the kitchen is large enough to place a breakfast table. On...

    4 Bedroom Villa Property for Sale, with Swimming Pool in Vale do Lobo, Reduced for Quick Sale – €725,000

      Beautifully spacious well maintained four bedroom and 3 bathroom villa with provate pool in the heart of Vale do lobo. A beautifully hand crafted cobblestone driveway takes you to a ground level sheltered car par with close proximity to the main entrance. The main halway has built in wardrobes, the guest wc and then leads you into the main living and dining room area. On the ground floor you will also find the kitchen, double glazed doors that lead out to the pool terrace and garden, the kitchen, and two bedrooms, one of them being the master bedroom with large spacious windows that overlook the garden. There is a BBQ and the kitchen is large enough to place a breakfast table. On...

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  • Stunning South-Facing Villa just 5min from the Heart Of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago Impressive villa with ample proportions and high quality fittings. South-facing and within 5-minutes drive of the beach and golf resorts of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago. The villa has an impressive back and front entrance with electric gates and underground parking. All of the bedrooms are double rooms with fitted wardrobes and are light and spacious. Two of the bedrooms are ensuite, whilst the others make use of a shared bathroom. There are 4 bathrooms in total. The living room is large and has it’s own fireplace, with patio doors that take you out to the pool terrace and garden. The kitchen...

    4 Bedroom Villa Property for Sale in a Quiet Location in Vale do Lobo – €650,000

    Stunning South-Facing Villa just 5min from the Heart Of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago Impressive villa with ample proportions and high quality fittings. South-facing and within 5-minutes drive of the beach and golf resorts of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago. The villa has an impressive back and front entrance with electric gates and underground parking. All of the bedrooms are double rooms with fitted wardrobes and are light and spacious. Two of the bedrooms are ensuite, whilst the others make use of a shared bathroom. There are 4 bathrooms in total. The living room is large and has it’s own fireplace, with patio doors that take you out to the pool terrace and garden. The kitchen...

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  • Literally on the border of Vale do Lobo, this recently built 6 bedroom villa has some outstanding features for families looking to buy a property. Location: It is quietely located off Vale do Lobo, literally on the border of the resort overlooking the Ocean Golf Course. It is in residential neighbourhood of the Fonte Santa, which is a quiet and security patrolled location. The villa is only a 15min walk from the beach, and local beach bar restaurant! The most famous and mouth watering “Chicken Shack” restaurant, Marufo’s” is only a 2minute drive away. Being so close to Vale do Lobo, naturally means that you are also in close proximity to supermarkets, luxury restaurants and bars, the medical centre, tennis and sports clubs,...

    6 Bedroom Villa for Sale near Vale do Lobo with Sea Views, Golf Views, Games Room and Cinema Room – €2.4M

    Literally on the border of Vale do Lobo, this recently built 6 bedroom villa has some outstanding features for families looking to buy a property. Location: It is quietely located off Vale do Lobo, literally on the border of the resort overlooking the Ocean Golf Course. It is in residential neighbourhood of the Fonte Santa, which is a quiet and security patrolled location. The villa is only a 15min walk from the beach, and local beach bar restaurant! The most famous and mouth watering “Chicken Shack” restaurant, Marufo’s” is only a 2minute drive away. Being so close to Vale do Lobo, naturally means that you are also in close proximity to supermarkets, luxury restaurants and bars, the medical centre, tennis and sports clubs,...

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