Marrion Dickmann: Hospitality at Heart

Marrion is the friendly face you’ll meet when you arrive at one of our houses.

With great love for hospitality, Marrion always dreamed to become an airline hostess so she could travel the world. In 1999 she came to Portugal, which she calls home, since then. I invited her for a coffee, on a sunny terrace (and day) — and we had a wonderful conversation about the art of making someone feel at home, away from home.

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Algarve, with an Historical Flavour

When you visit Algarve — the 360º Algarve — you will discover some of the charms and secrets of Portuguese history that time couldn’t erase. It is also a chance to time travel while finding many traces of the different cultures that have come together throughout the history of this region.

From the evidence of the Roman presence to the heritage of the long legacy of the Muslim era, from the Christian reconquest to the epic period of the Portuguese discoveries, you will connect with a distinctive historical past.


Old Map of Algarve, 1762

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A Day in Faro: What to do?


Faro is the capital of the Algarve and the main getaway to the region — it is also a historic and culturally rich city surrounded by unspoiled beaches and Ria Formosa natural reserve.

From taking a long walk in the Old Town to visiting the fantastic Bone Chapel, or enjoying the city’s nightlife, let’s take a tour of some of the best Faro attractions.


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