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  • This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: When we move to sunnier climates, we love the fresh new and safe lifestyle we hope it offers. It does in deed, but it also pays to feel secure too. Villa Watch offer Alarms and CCTV systems from basic systems to those that are internet linked where you can view your home from afar! I can see why Villa Watch are the personally recommended security company in The Algarve. There are no ʻifsʼ or butsʼ when talking with Carl Nixon the CEO of Villa Watch, he is by far the most technically astute person I have met. His security knowledge is astounding, and to whatever your budget, they have a system to suit. Site surveys are free of...

    Prevention is better than cure. Safety and protecting your investment in the Golden Triangle

    This article was written by Algarve Life Stripped Naked: When we move to sunnier climates, we love the fresh new and safe lifestyle we hope it offers. It does in deed, but it also pays to feel secure too. Villa Watch offer Alarms and CCTV systems from basic systems to those that are internet linked where you can view your home from afar! I can see why Villa Watch are the personally recommended security company in The Algarve. There are no ʻifsʼ or butsʼ when talking with Carl Nixon the CEO of Villa Watch, he is by far the most technically astute person I have met. His security knowledge is astounding, and to whatever your budget, they have a system to suit. Site surveys are free of...

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  •  (All photos in this post were provided by professional photographer Daryl Gabin – http://www.daraclephotography.com/) During your stay at Vale do Lobo (or nearby areas), you should definitely check-out the local Portuguese markets which offer a true and unique experience in a vibrant atmosphere, so here Quarteira Fish Market (Saturday Mornings) Quarteira is a Portuguese Beach front town which is a short distance from Vale do Lobo. it belongs to the same council, which is Loule, and is approximately a 15min drive from Vale do Lobo. On the furthest Western side of Quarteira, along the beach front, they have a local fish market on Saturday mornings which sells…you guessed it:FISH! There is an incredible variety of fresh seafood that has been freshly...

    Local Markets to Visit That Are Less Than a 15 minute Drive Away from Vale do Lobo

     (All photos in this post were provided by professional photographer Daryl Gabin – http://www.daraclephotography.com/) During your stay at Vale do Lobo (or nearby areas), you should definitely check-out the local Portuguese markets which offer a true and unique experience in a vibrant atmosphere, so here Quarteira Fish Market (Saturday Mornings) Quarteira is a Portuguese Beach front town which is a short distance from Vale do Lobo. it belongs to the same council, which is Loule, and is approximately a 15min drive from Vale do Lobo. On the furthest Western side of Quarteira, along the beach front, they have a local fish market on Saturday mornings which sells…you guessed it:FISH! There is an incredible variety of fresh seafood that has been freshly...

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  • The Mediterranean festival (also referred as MedFest) is a really cool event that attracts loads of tourists and local Portuguese residents. It is held between the 22nd and 25th of June in Loule (which is about a 20 minute drive from Vale do Lobo). It is great opportunity to try a wide variety of different Mediterranean cuisine from countries such asSpain,Greece, Morocco,Turkey,Cyprus and more. The event is held within the old Castle walls of Loule, which adds to they atmosphere, as it makes you feel like you have travelled back in time to some old magical vibrant Mediterranean town. Lots of people are dressed up in robes, selling bits and bobs such as clothing and jewellery from local and foreign artisans. You will find plenty of Moroccan style tents which you...

    MedFest – A Cool Summer Festival 20min from Vale do Lobo

    The Mediterranean festival (also referred as MedFest) is a really cool event that attracts loads of tourists and local Portuguese residents. It is held between the 22nd and 25th of June in Loule (which is about a 20 minute drive from Vale do Lobo). It is great opportunity to try a wide variety of different Mediterranean cuisine from countries such asSpain,Greece, Morocco,Turkey,Cyprus and more. The event is held within the old Castle walls of Loule, which adds to they atmosphere, as it makes you feel like you have travelled back in time to some old magical vibrant Mediterranean town. Lots of people are dressed up in robes, selling bits and bobs such as clothing and jewellery from local and foreign artisans. You will find plenty of Moroccan style tents which you...

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