Feast of the Assumption of Mary

Assumption of Mary
Assumption of Mary

On 15 August, many parts of Europe celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, as well in the Algarve Portugal. It is a national Holiday, most shops and public places are closed on this holiday in Portugal.

The Feast of the Assumption of Mary is a very important day in the Catholic religion. It is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ.

The Assumption Of Mary is a feast day that is celebrated on August 15th every year. This feast day commemorates Mary’s death and her assumption into heaven. Because it commemorates this sacred occasion – which is viewed by many as Mary’s divine birthday – it is not only a Holy Day of Obligation, but is one of the most important Marian feasts.

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Casa Toia, 20% discount, 18 June-15 July

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Covered terrace with view

Casa Toia, a luxury villa in the Algarve, now at 20% discount for the dates: 18 June-15 July.

4 en-suite bed rooms

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En-suite bedroom

Private pool and garden

Private pool
Private pool

Open well equipped kitchen to lounge with wifi and sattelite TV

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Open lounge and kitchen

Casa Gloria, luxury villa in the Algarve, is a great place to spend you holiday in Portugal. Only 20/25 minutes to beaches, 10 minutes drive to historic Silves.

Please contact us for any more details. And information regarding Casa Toia:

Sunny regards from the Algarve


Algarve Housing

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Spring in the Algarve

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Flowers Algarve

Spring in the Algarve

Your body and head continues to be asking to get a break, a respite from the pressures of work, the requirements of family obligations, as well as the status of living the busy city lifestyle, and little sunny days. Thinking of some warmth and sun, thinking of spring in the Algarve? You searched the internet, asked around, as well as lastly made up your head and that’s you are going to have your holiday in Algarve, in the appealing Iberian nation of Portugal. If you did your research well, you have more than probably get a rough outline of your Algarve itinerary. If you aren’t yet bursting with thoughts and plans, I am going to make some useful suggestions anyways on the top 5 best things to do during a spring in Algarve! Apart form things to do during spring in the Algarve, I must mentioin the nature is at its best, loads of flowers and sweet smell everywhere….

Algarve Housing get you some ideas, together with one of the unique villas we rent, this can all add up to a perfect holiday in the Algarve.

Walking as well as Sightseeing – As temperatures are not red hot during spring in the Algarve, walking and sightseeing is ideal!

Algarve is a multicultural with the right mix of country qualities mixed in, making a kind of a surreal surroundings perfect for somebody who’d like to get from all of it, even for only several days. Algarve is modern and rural in the same time, in addition, it has a rich tradition and history. You will definitely be a witness to this should you go throughout the backstreets and investigate the Algarve on foot. Visit the Museu Regional in Lagos as well as the Archaeological Museum in Faro to get a blast to the previous encounter.

golf in the Algarve
Golf courses Algarve

Golf in the Algarve

Golfing – Algarve has a number of the world best golf courses like superb Old Course in Vilamoura or the celebrated Royal Course in Vale de Lobo. A golfer may have the option from 9 holes to 18 hole courses of the more than 30 golf courses scattered around the Algarve terrain. During spring in the Algarve, paying golf is very popular, make sure you arrange your tee time upfront!

The southern area of Portugal has a perfect climate for golf, warm and dry climate, and the primary season is from late fall to late spring. The landscape can be exemplary, grasslands to coastlines, proving to be a little of the challenge, but still a very gratifying game.


Ikea in the Algarve
Ikea in the Algarve

Shopping – would you love shopping in another country? It is terrific way to enjoy and look into the culture and custom of Portugal and Algarve, particularly. You will surely find great deals in the shopping districts of Portimao, Loule, as well as Quarteira. You’ll locate everything from souvenirs, bags, shoes, garments, trinkets, components, and the list goes on. And new to the Algarve, the opening of IKEA near Loule, 30 March!!!!

Stand up paddling Algarve
Stand up paddling Algarve


With a beautiful shoreline, the Algarve holiday destination has a lot of things to provide for water sport enthusiasts. You can try your hand, and legs, at windsurfing or stand up paddling or ultimately encounter the wonders of the under water world by diving into the thriving marine life as well as the legacy of Algarve sunken past. Also the dolphins like the spring in the Algarve, as with a short drive in a speedy dinghy you will find them.

This article is brought to you by Algarve Housing, the rental company for beter holidays in the Algarve, with a wide selection of unique villas in the Algarve Portugal.

Warm regards,


Algarve Housing


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Carnival in the Algarve 25-28 February

Carnival in the Algarve
Carnival Algarve

A visit to the Algarve in February makes for a fantastic holiday, plus you can enjoy Carnival in the Algarve. This time of year is considered ‘out of season’. However there are many advantages visiting the Algarve in February during these quieter periods.

The weather is still warm and pleasant (around 18-20 degrees) which means you can still enjoy the areas stunning coastline, take walks on the beautiful beaches, go on a boat trip and hike around the area to admire the breath-taking landscapes, flora and fauna that are blossoming at this time of year.

For playing golf, it is one of the best times of the year, pick your choice of one of the many renowned golf courses of the Algarve, considered the best of Europe!

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What to do on a rainy day in the Algarve?

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Average rain in the Algarve

Rain in the Algarve?

The Algarve is a very popular holiday destination in Europe. Why? The Algarve is renowned for best beaches of Europe, best Golf courses, nice people, good food, and very affordable plus very safe! But very/most important: an average of 300 days of sunshine per year!  This means an average of 65 days of rain per year!

So IF you are in the Algarve and the sun is not shining, what can you do on a rainy day in the Algarve???? We like to share with you 10 things to do when it rains in the Algarve. (source : free magazine Tomorrow).

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