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Top Five Algarve Festivals

Among the dozens of festivals held in Portugal throughout the year, there are several that shouldn’t be missed. Here are our top 5.

The Alentejo – hidden Portugal

The Alentejo is a deeply rural, fascinating area. Find out more about this spectacular region of Portugal in Sunvil's latest blog.

The Algarve – Our Top 10 Cultural attractions

Portugal's southernmost region maybe famed for its sandy shores but there is also a rich cultural heritage to discover. Find the real Algarve.

Island style: Luxury and boutique hotels in the Azores

A look at the high-end accommodation options for holidays in Azores, including the islands' first 5-star hotel, The Azor, which opened in 2016.

June 2016’s Sunvil Supper Club – Octopus à lagareiro

Cook this delicious Portuguese favourite with the Sunvil Supper Club.

EU referendum: What effect will the result have on your 2016 summer holiday?

Sunvil's statement on the back of the result of the EU referendum and answers to your frequently asked questions.

Notes from the field – Northern Portugal

Our travel experts share their experiences of Northern Portugal in our latest Notes from the field blog.

Sagres – the end of the world

Highlights of Sagres, a small town at the south-western tip of mainland Europe with a rich maritime heritage. Find the real country.

The Queen’s 90th Birthday: A Royal Visit

As the Queen turns 90, we look back on the Sunvil destinations which she has visited during her 63 year reign.

The Alternative, Real Algarve

Noel Josephides writes about his visit to the Algarve, Portugal and its changes over the last decades.