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Autumn in the Algarve, St Martin’s day and low season in the Algarve

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Autumn in the Algarve

Autumn has arrived in the Algarve, there is no doubt about that! Although the weather in Portugal, is still very pleasant and the sun still keeps us company, the temperatures have slightly dropped, and we even experience the occasional humid or wet day, although more rain would be more than welcome at this point of the year! But let us rejoice the splendid weather and look forward to one of the most traditional Portuguese days of the year: the day of São Martinho (St Martin’s day) on the 11th of November. Most Saints are celebrated during the summer, yet this one is the only one being celebrated during autumn, although the warm and dry November days have given that period the name and fame of “the summer of São Martinho”.

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Carnival in the Algarve 1-5 March


Carnival in the Algarve

This year Carnival in the Algarve is in March. A traditional and colourful event not to be missed. Most towns has the traditional celebrations with colourful parades and samba music in the streets. The best and largest is in Loule, but smaller towns like Messines, Alte, Moncarapacho, they all celebrate carnival. It is hard to miss this nice yearly event in Portugal. This article of Algarve Housing, will tell you all about Carnival in the Algarve, the carnival programme, other things to do in March and a private paradise in the Algarve.

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New Website for Algarve Housing!


Algarve Housing has a new website, and we like to share this with YOU! The new website is completely different, more friendly to use, with more information and better presentation of the villa’s and easy navigating. We hope you like it!

To celebrate the new website, we have some special winter discount prices! Plus we are ready for 2012, so do not hesitate and visit our new website and let us know if you need any further information.

Take advantage of some cheap prices in the winter, valid for November till April, Christmas and New year are excluded:

500 per week for 2 persons, exclusive costs for heating.

Casa Vilarinha

Algoz Residence



Casa Colina

10% discount on the low season rent for:


Monte Boi


A very special offer we have for Quinta do Castelo, 1 month in January or February for 1500 euros exclusive costs for heating:

We also have some nice new villa’s one of them is:

Casa Arrochella, a very special 4 bedroom, all en-suite luxury villa, located at the river do Arade with some magnificent views, a few minutes drive from fairy-like Silves.

We keep an update on the website for Special Offers/last minutes, but if you do not want to miss out, please become a ‘friend’ on my Face Book Page, and you will never miss out of any super deals of the unique villas of Algarve Housing.

Any feed back on the new website is welcome too!

Warm Regards,


Algarve Housing


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