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Lagos is a city and a municipality at the mouth of the river Bensafrim and along the Atlantic Ocean,in the region of Algarve, in Algarve's Barlavento (windward), Southern Portugal.  It is a historic (Portuguese Discoveries) and touristic city (beaches).The majority of the population lives along the coastal line and works in tourism and services. The inland region in sparsely inhabited, with the majority of the people working in agriculture and forestry.

Lagos is located approximately 35 kilometers east of Sagres Point. To the north of Lagos is the road to Silves, the first capital of Algarve, which has a Moorish castle, Monchique (spa town/mountain), Milfontes, a coastal town and port/harbour of the city of Sines, that winds through the scenic protected landscape of the Southwest Natural Park (Costa Sudoeste Alentejana e Vicentina).

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Hotel Tivoli Lagos
The hillside Hotel Tivoli Lagos is in the town of Lagos, Portugal, 50 metres from a marina. Hotel Tivoli Lagos is a holiday village in landscaped grounds with tiled pathways, archways, and staircases linking its nine buildings. There are two lounges with fireplaces and open fires in the winter, and seating areas with white leather or orange banquettes.  Hotel restaurants include the Lacobriga, which offers guests complimentary buffet breakfasts. Decorated with white walls, terra-cotta floors, and a brick ceiling, it hosts themed buffet dinners every night and has an Italian Corner in one section. Pateo Velho offers Portuguese specialities on its terrace and in its rustic indoor restaurant. The Lobby Bar features a snack menu and live music every night. The Pool Bar, open in the summer, serves a burger lunch on its large terrace, and the Duna Beach Club Restaurant offers open-air dining and drinks. Outside, a central courtyard and sundeck surround the Hotel Tivoli Lagos' two outdoor pools, one of which is for children...
Marina Club Suite Hotel Lagos
The Marina Club Suite Hotel is located in Lagos, Portugal, and forms part of the Marina. It is 500 metres from both Meia Praia Beach and the Museum of Lagos. This contemporary Algarve complex features an outdoor pool, indoor pool, and children's pool. The complex houses a fitness room, spa tub, and sauna, and beauty treatments are available. Guests can also make use of secure underground parking. The Regata Club Bar serves light meals and tapas, and has a terrace with views of the pool. Boats can be chartered at the marina, where guests can also enjoy sightseeing cruises. Golfing is also available at the Palmares and the Boa Vista golf courses, both located three kilometres from the hotel. Marina Club Suite Hotel's 88 contemporary guestrooms are air-conditioned and include wireless Internet, satellite television, and well-equipped kitchenettes. 
Villa Mar Azul Lagos
Villa Mar Azul is a whitewashed apart- hotel built in a traditional Portuguese style, set 200 metres from the Porto de Mos beach and 1.5 kilometres from the centre of Lagos. Meia Praia Beach is three kilometres away. Faro International Airport is 75 kilometres distance, an approximate driving time of 45 minutes. 
The apartments are set in pretty sub-tropical gardens and free parking is adjacent. Guests can enjoy the use of facilities at the sister hotel, Costa D'oiro, which is 600 metres away. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a children's pool, a 24-hour front desk and tour assistance.  The 10 apartments, over two floors, have portuguese-style decor and simple, modern furnishings. all include balconies, satellite television, direct-dial phones, air conditioning, safes, hair dryers and housekeeping. The kitchenettes offer microwaves, tea and coffee making facilities and refrigerators. The 18th-century Church of San Antonio, two kilometres from the hotel, has some of Portugal's finest Baroque gilt carvings fashioned from Brazilian gold.
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Sagres is a town located in the municipality of Vila do Bispo, Algarve, Portugal. The Sagres Point, historically connected to the Portuguese Age of Discovery, is located there.  Prince Henry the Navigator (1394-1460) lived and died in Sagres.

The Sagres Point is a windswept shelf-like promontory located in southwest Algarve region of southern Portugal. Only 4 km to the west and 3 km to the north lies Cape St. Vincent (Portuguese: Cabo de São Vicente) which is usually taken as the southwesternmost tip of Europe. The vicinity of Sagres Point and Cape St. Vincent has been used for religious purposes since Neolithic times, to which standing menhirs near Vila do Bispo, a few miles from both points, attest.

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Pousada de Sagres Infante
Pousada de Sagres - Do Infante Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the Pousada is located in the village of Sagres, in the Algarve region. This village has an important historical and maritime significance, from where, 500 years ago, Prince D. Henrique´scaravels left to look for new countries. The discovery of the cultural authenticity of the area and the possibility of walking on desert beaches, allow you to forget about the real world. From the fishing village of Sagres come the excellent fish and seafood that can be quietly savoured at the Pousada, a contrast to the more usual cosmopolitan bustle of the Algarve coast. Only 5 km from the Pousada, you will find the Fortaleza do Beliche, the most south-westerly hotel in Europe with an unforgettable view and a first class restaurant.
São Brás de Alportel is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 153.4 km² and a total population of 11,205 inhabitants. The municipality is composed of 1 parish, and is located in the District of Faro. The present Mayor is António Jacinto Eusébio, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is June 1.
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Pousada de São Brás de Alportel - São Brás
It is a charming hotel located in the Algarve mountain range, only half an hour from the coast and near the most famous beaches in Portugal, the Pousada São Brás de Alportel has and still maintains the most genuine characteristics of the region's culture.  A fantastic view and the excellent gastronomy of Algarve, make of this hotel an unique place. Pousada S. Brás is with no doubt in a privileged location to get to know the Algarve.  São Brás is the spot where days drift by with serenity, nested in the beautiful warm-earth tones of the country and complemented by the deep blue in the horizon (Ria Formosa). Here you can be in contact with nature and with the traditional Algarve.  Near this charming Algarve hotel are some golf courses, such as the Monte Rei, the Benamor and the Quinta da Ria golf course, these are some of the best greens for the practice of golf in Algarve, Portugal.
Tavira is a Portuguese city, situated at 37°07' north, 7°39' west in the east of the Algarve on the south coast of Portugal. It is 30 km east of Faro and 160 km west of Seville in Spain. The River Gilão meets the Atlantic Ocean in Tavira.

The city has since been rebuilt with many fine 18th Century buildings along with its 37 churches. A 'Roman' (actually Moorish) bridge links the two parts of the town across the River Gilão. The church of Santa Maria do Castelo, built on the site of a Moorish mosque holds the tombs of D Paio Peres Correia and his knights. The church dates from the 13th century and the clock tower has been remodeled from the original Muslim minaret. A bust of Dom Paio Perres Correia who died in 1275 can be seen on the corner of the town hall. Its original economic reliance on the fishing industry has now passed due to changed migration patterns of Tuna and further silting up of the river Gilao. The population is in the region of 25,000 inhabitants(municipality of Tavira) supporting a military base whilst the surrounding area is still fairly rural and undeveloped.

This is now changing due to the demands of the tourist industry and opening of golf courses in the near vicinity. The beach for this town lies past the salt pans and is reached by a ferryboat that takes the visitor to the sand-bar island known as Ilha de Tavira, part of the Ria Formosa. The island and beaches can also be reached from the nearby footbridge in Santa Luzia.
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Hotel Vila Galé, Tavira
The Hotel Vila Galé, Tavira is housed in a modern, three-storey hotel set in the city centre, one block from the River Gilão and six kilometres from the nearest golf course. The Vila Gale is constructed around a central courtyard that features a swimming pool and children's pool, surrounded by palm trees, lawns and lounge chairs. Access to the onsite health club is available for a daily fee. The health club includes a heated pool under a domed ceiling, a spa tub, a steam room and a fitness centre equipped with a universal gym, cardio machines and free weights. The Hotel Vila Galé, Tavira has massage services available. The hotel activities and entertainment staff provide year-round group activities and present shows in the Ali Ba Bar lounge, which also offers television, snooker and pool tables, darts, and Friday-night karaoke. A complimentary kids' club with games and play areas is open all year round. The Aladino dining room serves buffet breakfast and dinner all year round, with lunch buffets in winter.
Pousada de Tavira - Convento da Graça
Pousada de Tavira, Convento da Graça is a historic luxury hotel in Tavira, that blends the perfection of classic lines and the warm atmosphere, with modern equipment. This historic hotel in Algarve is near the golf courses Benamor, Monte Rei and Quinta da Ria, allowing those who practice this sport it will be the opportunity to improve their game in some of the best Algarve golf courses.  The Pousada Convento da Graça is ready to accommodate from the most demanding business client, to the guest that simply wants to spend an afternoon by the pool or having a delicious meal at the restaurant.  This historic pousada hotel in Tavira is ideal for those who want to spend their holidays in Portugal, either summmer either a weekend long break.
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Vilamoura is in the municipality of Loulé, in the Algarve, Portugal. Its boundaries lie within the parish of Quarteira. Vilamoura is a purpose built resort and Marina which was started from scratch by a wealthy banker from Lisbon. The resort was begun in 1974 and is still expanding outwards from the marine center. The resort is located 14.3 miles west along the coast from Faro and is 266 kilometers from Lisbon. The nearest airport is at Faro. Covering some 20 km² of land, it is one of Europes largest tourist beach resorts.

At the heart of Vilamoura is the marina which has the capacity to berth over 1,000 vessels. The marina is surrounded by large Hotels and Luxury holiday homes as well as a large casino and numerous restaurants and vibrant bars. At the far corner of the marina, it is possible to charter boats for big game fishing. There are also facilities for jet skiing and parascending. Close by there are also a number of sports clubs, a shooting range and many night clubs. Tourism in Vilamoura is extensive and well-developed, with many different resorts with ratings from 3 star to 5 star. This is a substantially higher average than the surrounding areas, which have ratings varying from 2 star to 4 star. As a consequence of being mostly privately owned, the town is very opulently designed. The town/marina has an extensive variety of activities which are usually on Tuesdays, Thursdays and weekends. Activities include touring the local caves (on the coastline) which are nearer Albufeira rather Vilamoura. This trip (cave) is usually performed by boats. There are also two companies which operate trains-on-wheels for travel between resorts. For the avid historians there is a preserved Roman Site and Museum providing an insight to the area's past. Originally a Roman fishing town, the ruins include baths in which the mariners used to bathe.

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Dom Pedro Marina Hotel Vilamoura
Located opposite Vilamoura's marina, the Dom Pedro Marina Hotel is a modern property located within 250 metres of the casino and the beach. The hotel has an outdoor pool and children's pool bordered by sunbathing lawns, and a heated indoor spa tub, open all year round. Guests of Dom Pedro Marina Hotel enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning, and the main restaurant serves Mediterranean dishes for lunch and dinner. In warmer weather there is terrace seating and a poolside bar is open until late, whilst in winter guests can enjoy drinks and music in the lobby piano bar. Exclusively for guests of Dom Pedro Hotels, the beach club with restaurant-bar is 200 metres from the hotel. Deck chairs and thatched sun shades can be rented, and the restaurant serves light dishes for lunch and dinner. The hotel also provides a free shuttle service to all four Vilamoura golf courses. Guests enjoy complimentary access to all facilities at Dom Pedro Golf Hotel, 250 metres away, including tennis courts, pools, saunas, and in summer, complimentary supervised activities for children aged 4-12. 
The Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort and Spa Vilamoura
The Hilton Vilamoura as Cascatas Golf Resort and Spa is located in Vilamoura, Portugal, adjacent to the 18-hole Pinhal Golf Course. It is 2 kilometres from its own private beach, and 18 kilometres from the city of Faro. This 5-storey hotel is designed in the style of a Moorish castle. A full range of spa and beauty treatments is available at the Seven Spa, including aromatherapy massage. O Cilantro Restaurant serves traditional Portuguese and Latin American dishes, made using locally farmed ingredients. The Moscada Restaurant serves buffet and à la carte meals, and features show cooking, views over the pool, and a terrace for al fresco dining. Restaurant Aquarela offers Mediterranean specialities, including fresh seafood and salads, and has poolside views.  There is fitness centre with fitness equipment and massage treatments on site, and six heated outdoor swimming pools with a children's pool. The hotel also has a golf simulator centre, and the 18-hole Pinhal Golf Course is next door to the resort. 
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