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If you wish to settle in Portugal, close to the sea, why not turn to Algarve. World famous for its beautiful postcard beaches, Algarve attracts expatriates in large numbers by its mild winters and warm summers.

Its heavenly looks has transformed it over the years into one of the country's richest, most developed and visited regions. Nowadays, Algarve is known for safety and quality living.

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Algarve bloggers

The Many Adventures of Team Calcott (in Portugal)

2 years ago

Now we've done it... We sold our house and everything we own and we're headed off to Portugal. Why? I guess the better question is why not? We're ready to stop the madness and enjoy a simpler life with our 11 year old son. Join us on our adventures as we learn about our new home in Portugal!

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Algarve Blog

3 years ago

Sharing our life in the beautiful Algarve with you. Husband and wife Dave and Alyson Sheldrake left Britain and now live and work in the sunny Algarve as a photographer and artist respectively. This is their colourful and informative award-winning blog about their life in the Algarve.

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Portugal in Pictures

5 years ago

An expat shares her view of Portugal - its people, places and culture through the lens of a camera.

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Avenida Duarte Pacheco , nº 32 81358-104 Almancil, Loulé, Faro, Algarve

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Urbanização Colina Verde - Lote 15, Rua da Igreja 8365 061 Algoz, Albufeira, Faro, Algarve

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Madisson Jewellery
Rua Vasco da Gama, EDF. Cortes Reais loja 6, Quarteira, Faro, Algarve

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