Portugal Golf Holidays – Algarve new Restaurants

Restaurant Well Vale do Lobo. Algarve new Restaurants

Restaurant Well Vale do Lobo

Algarve new Restaurants

With the arrival of the summer holidays and the warm and long days inviting for delicious outdoor meals, new restaurants emerge for lunch, dinner or a simple gourmet snack.

During the pandemic, the Algarve saw the emergence of new restaurants, which try to counteract current adversities. From the seafood of the Algarve coast to the flavours of the East, there is so much to taste in the Portuguese’s favourite summer destination. If you are in the Algarve or going there, take a look at some of the new spots.

Restaurant Al Sud

Chef Louis Anjos signs the menus of the new fine dining restaurant at Palmares Ocean Living & Golf Resort, in Lagos. Space invites you to enjoy various tasting moments, with the best that the region has to offer, especially the seafood diversity. Tuna with oysters from the Alvor river, oscietra caviar and granny apple, Iberian pork noodles with stew broth, Monchique corns and fine herbs, sea bass with rice from the Sado Valley region, mussels and saffron or Algarvian prawns with fatty bacon, are some of Al Sud’s proposals.

Location: Palmares Golf Course, near Lagos golf breaks

Restaurant Pier by the sea

The seafood restaurant and brewery owned by the chef César Lourenço left the Santa Eulália area, where it had been for three years, to settle right in the centre of Albufeira. Seafood continues to have the chef’s quality guarantee, who offers the Super Onda de Marisco boards as suggestions. Highlights include the seafood rice, but also the Tuna Prego in caco bread from Cais ao Mar, the loin Picapau and the Pata Negra ham, at the starters.

Location: Rua Almeida Garret, 27, near Albufeira golf breaks

Restaurant Tico Tico Algarve

Seafood and appetizers are the star of this new space on Quarteira’s waterfront, with the beach right at your feet. On the terrace facing the sea, entertain yourself with barnacles, crab or cuttlefish roe, octopus salad and fish-egg salad. For full meals, Tico Tico Algarve has xerém clams, Octopus Pataniscas and Bitoque.

Location: Avenida Infante de Sagres, Edificio Elegante, block C, Quarteira, near Vilamoura golf breaks

Restaurant Well Vale do Lobo

Sushi is a must in this new space at Vale do Lobo Resort. Inspired by Bali and Greece, the Well is located in Vale do Lobo square, right next to the pool and overlooking the sea. A sophisticated space, Well Vale do Lobo also has tacos, pokes, baguettes and snacks such as cuttlefish strips, chicken wings with chilli sauce and beef croquettes.

Location: Vale do Lobo Resort, near Vale do Lobo golf breaks

Restaurant Umami

In Quinta do Lago the first Asian restaurant opened its doors. Specializing in the Japanese cooking method robatayaki (food cooked over hot charcoal), Umami promises to combine a luxurious experience with a true sensory experience. The fish of the day is presented in caramelization of fermented soy, black garlic and fish liqueur, and the meat, Wagyu, with potato cream, a mix of wild mushrooms and mizuna. Then there’s Scallop Tempura, Chicken Yakitori and Gyozas, among other dishes.

Location: Rua das Palmeiras Rot.6, Av. André Jordan, near Quinta do Lago golf breaks

Restaurant Amare Beach Club

Hotel Faro‘s beach club returns renewed and with a new name for another summer. This is the ideal spot to have breakfast with toasted and bowls, lunch on hamburgers and salads, snack with oysters, clams and shrimp in tempura or dinner. Hotel Faro‘s Amare Beach Club is situated on Faro beach.

Location: Avenida Nascente 6, Praia de Faro, near Quinta do Lago golf breaks

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Palmares Golf New Resort Clubhouse

Palmares Golf Resort new Clubhouse

Palmares golf course located in Lagos city in the western Algarve just announced their new Resort Clubhouse soft-opening.

The new Palmares state-of-the-art Clubhouse has the signature of RCR Architects, winner of the prestigious Pritzer Architect Award, that accepted the challenge to conceptualize a vision that could take advantage of the special and unique location of Palmares golf resort but also very well integrated and discreet within the Lagos, Meia Praia topography

With large sunny terraces providing a stunning 200º ocean view, bar and restaurant, golf club amenities and full concierge services.

The Clubhouse restaurant of Palmares golf course is inspired by Mediterranean cuisine and the F&B operations will be run by a Michelin Star awarded Chef that will offer a unique gastronomy experience using local products.

This new facility is the icing on the cake of this fantastic 27-hole golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr in the natural amphitheatre of the bay of Lagos. Offering Parkland, Heathland and Links experience in a spectacular seaside setting.

Palmares Golf New Resort Clubhouse
Palmares Golf New Resort Clubhouse
Palmares Golf New Resort Clubhouse
Palmares Golf New Resort Clubhouse
Palmares Golf New Resort Clubhouse
Palmares Golf New Resort Clubhouse
Palmares Golf New Resort Clubhouse

Algarve is ready to Welcome You

Algarve is ready to Welcome You

Algarve is ready

We hope you and your family are staying safe and well.
Demand for holidays is looking high for future seasons and although we can’t predict when the pandemic will be over, we know that our tourists will want to travel again to the Algarve when it is safe.
We have now clear and detailed health, safety and security measures in place so, the Algarve is now ready and prepared.
Cheers to a new start!

01. Portugal Opening plan and Opening Measures

On May 18th, Portugal took another step in gradually opening up its economy and social life and all services have now opened their doors.
The strict and rigorous health and safety measures continue to apply, such as the mandatory use of masks, a social distance of two meters, frequent hand disinfection by workers, visitors or customers, and surfaces and spaces.
Check Portugal Opening Plan and Opening measures in the links:
Portugal Opening Plan
Portugal Travel measures

02. Algarve is open for business!

Algarve is open for tourists this summer and will be welcoming international visitors once travel restrictions are lifted.
Golf courses, marinas and car hire businesses are open with strict health protocols
– Hotels – Over a third of the region’s hotels are open already, by June 75% are expected to open and by July most will be open.
– Beaches will officially open in June 6th, with health regulations and procedures in place
– Restaurants are open with 50% capacity restrictions
– Water parks will open in June and July

03. No Quarantine

No quarantine will be imposed for travellers arriving in Faro: Portugal’s foreign minister Augusto Santos Silva stressed that “to tourists who come by air, Portugal will not impose a quarantine”, instead focusing on “minimal health controls” to keep travellers and locals safe.

04. Who Fancies a trip to play golf in the Algarve?

In a progressive step, golf courses in the Algarve – voted the world’s favourite golf destination 2020 by the golf tourism industry – have re-opened their doors.
Presented in excellent conditions each golf venue is following strict public health guidelines and has implemented new measures under the Portuguese Golf Federation’s guidance, to ensure safety and responsibility for players and staff. New national ‘Clean & Safe’ certification stamp from Turismo de Portugal for tourism related businesses, we are making a huge effort to bring confidence and security to our incredible golf tourism industry.

05. You Can now enjoy the beach!

It’s allowed to go to the beach to enjoy the sun and sea and the season will start officially on the 6th of June with special measures implemented.
The Algarve region is the one with the most bathing areas distinguished with Blue Flag award. In addition to beaches, also Vilamoura, Lagos, Portimão and Albufeira Marinas were distinguished with Blue Flag.
The Blue Flag is an environmental award given annually to beaches, marinas and recreational ports that meet a set of criteria for environmental management, environmental education, information, bathing water quality, services and user safety.

06. 1st Flights to Faro

Airlines are showing their confidence in the region with the following companies confirming flights to Faro: Ryanair, Easyjet, Eurowings, Lufthansa, British Airways, Jet2, Tui Belgium, Edelweiss Air, Luxair Tours and Transavia.

07. Algarve “Clean & safe” seal – Good practices guide

Algarve is a pioneer by publishing a ‘Best Practices Guide’ for tourism companies as part of the national ‘Clean & Safe’ campaign with hygiene protocols and procedures to protect visitors, staff and locals from Covid-19.
Since 18th of May, when Portugal started the 2nd phase of lifting lockdown measures, there are now more than 1.900 companies with the Clean & Safe seal. Among hotels and resorts, local accommodation, travel agencies and excursion companies, also restaurants and rent-a-car services are getting the seal:
Hotels – 397
Travel agencies and transfers – 248
Touristic activities companies – 271
Local accommodation – 1454

Clean & Safe

Check in the link all our members with the seal:
Algarve Clean & Safe – Best Pratices Manual

08. Remember me Algarve

Algarve misses all its tourists, but we are ready to have them back.
Travel restrictions are gradually falling across Europe, and on Portugal’s sunny coast we are already looking forward to the first visitors, who will be able to spend their holidays in the Algarve again.