Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Have a spectacular time at Praia da Rocha, Portimão and Alvor! New Year's Eve 2009

Where will you be?

31st of December 2009, Programme

1. Portimão Riverside

22:00 PM / Party Starts!

23:00 PM / Steel Drums with Wok – Ritmo Avassalador e Bidonmanias

Midnight / Spectacular Firework display !

00:20 / Edna Pimenta – Brazilian Band

2. Alvor Riverside

Midnight / Spectacular Firework display !

00:20AM / - Latin American Music with Cubanissímos

3. Praia da Rocha Scenic Viewpoint (near Jardins da Rocha)

18:00 PM till 2AM / Dance till you drop with a well known DJ!

Midnight / Mega Spectacular Firework display at the Fantastic beach!

Algarve at it’s best! Have a great time! We’ll be surprised if you don’t!

Happy Christmas and have a Wonderful 2010 !

Links & Notes:

Edna Pimenta Website

Edna Pimenta E A Banda Bambaiana Sorte Grande

Edna Pimenta Tour 2009

Wok – Ritmo Avassalador e Bidonmanias


Algarve Holiday Studio:

For a memorable stay at Praia da Rocha, Algarve!

Saturday, 12 December 2009

‘Delfins’ Portuguese pop-rock band, Farewell Tour, Portimão, Algarve, Sunday 13 December 2009

Delfins, a famous Portuguese pop-rock band from Cascais are in concert in Portimão, Algarve: Part of Portimão’s municipal holiday celebrations.

The band has a career spanning 25 years and in their farewell tour will ‘illustrate’ their 25 years with songs, colours and images. A concert not to be missed!

Sunday 13th December 2009, 9.30PM

Venue: Portimão’s Municipal Auditorium

Location: Av. Miguel Bombarda, 8500 Portimão, Portugal, Tel. 282 470 823, google map

Tickets: €10

Links & Notes:

Delfins is a Portuguese pop-rock band, from Cascais. Its lead vocalist is Miguel Ângelo.

Delfins in myspace


Delfins ‘Baía de Cascais’

Delfins ‘Sou como um rio’

Delfins‘um lugar ao sol’


Algarve Holiday Studio:

For a memorable stay at Praia da Rocha, Algarve!

Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Winery and Art Open Day @ Quinta dos Vales, Estômbar, Saturday 12th December 2009

Situated next to Estômbar and close to Portimão & Praia da Rocha (10 min drive) is Quinta dos Vales.

During this Open Day you will be able to vist the beautiful gardens decorated with ifascinating sculptures where you will be able to see artists at work. Also, visit the winery and taste the wines, and take a walk to see a large variety of animals. A great fun day and All free of charge!

Saturday 12th December 2009, 9 AM – 6PM

Venue: Quinta dos Vales

Location: Sitio dos Vales,

8400-031 Estômbar, Algarve, Portugal

GPS: 37º08’ 59.01’’N 8º28’35.83’’W

Tel: (+351) 282 431 036

google map:

Tickets: Free Entry this day only.

Contact Quinta dos Vales to arrange visits and price for visits on other dates.

Links & Notes:

Quinta dos Vales:


Algarve Holiday Studio:

For a memorable stay at Praia da Rocha, Algarve!

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

What’s On in the Algarve in December 2009

Beautifully decorated streets. Roasted Chestnuts and lovely Xmas spirit! The best of European weather and great New Year parties and Fireworks displays! Lots to look forward to in the Algarve during the month of December!

- Russian Army Choir, Orchestra & Dance

- New Year’s Eve Parties & Spectacular Firework Displays!

- McDonald’s Youth Tennis competition

- ‘Horse and Chart in Portimão’: Exhibition at the Portimão Museum

- Photography exhibition at the Portimão Museum

- Choir music events

- String Quartet plays classical music

- Brazilian music

- Fado Amateur Singers Competition

- Classical music: Cristão Silva

- Xmas Concerts with the Portuguese Chamber Music Orchestra

- Father Xmas Walk in Albufeira

- Algarve Light Sailing Championship at Praia da Rocha

- Bird watching in Alvor!

- Father Xmas Parade

And a lot more is taking place this month!

Obtain the Algarve What’s On Guide in hard copy at Faro Airport (in the Tourist Office) and in all Tourist Offices throughout the Algarve or you can download it from here:

What’s On in the Algarve in December 2009

There is more to the Algarve than ‘Sun, Sea & Sand’!


Algarve Holiday Studio:

For a memorable stay at Praia da Rocha, Algarve!