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2. May

What’s on in the Algarve: May 2016

Weather lowdown

May is an excellent time to visit the Algarve for those after moderate warmth and reliably dry sunny weather. At the region’s capital, Faro, the daytime temperature reaches an average temperature of 18°C and a high of 23°C, while the temperature falls to 14°C during an average night. Temperatures do occasionally fluctuate significantly either side of the long-term mean, however, and highs in excess of 30°C are possible. 

FIESA - 14th International Sand Sculpture Exhibition

 10th Mar 2016 – 30th Oct 2016

 

FIESA, the largest sand sculpture exhibition ever built, is open from March to October.

Located in Pêra, the exhibition uses some 40,000 tonnes of sand and covers 15,000m². This year it features around 100 different scenes, depicting, musicians, instruments and musical cultures from around the world.

Tickets cost €9 per adult. Free to children up to 5 years and half price for children aged 6 to 12 years. Over 65s get a 15% discount.

This awesome display of hand-carved sculptors is well worth visiting!

Sundown at Izzy's Beach Bar

Every Friday from 8th Apr 2016 – 2nd Sep 2016

 

Fridays at Izzy's Beach Bar

Top Algarve event specialists SunDown are taking over Izzy's.on Fridays

Spice up your Friday night with a breath-taking sunset, a special cocktail or two and fantastic laid back jam sessions.

SunDown's resident DJs will spinning the night away and there will be guest DJs from the UK & Europe too.

For more information contact Izzy's.

Address: Izzys Beach Restaurant, Vale do Garrão, Vale do Lobo, 8135

Tel: +351 289 396 984

High-warp Tapestry Exhibition - Almancil

6th May 2016 – 31st May 2016

 

High-warp tapestry artist Françoise Devroede will be exhibiting her wall tapestries in the Algarve this May.

Françoise has been creating high-warp tapestries for over 30 years. All her tapestries are unique works of art, conceived and created by her.

Address: Aderita Artistic Space , Rua 5 de Outubro Edificio Doza nº 141 , Almancil, 8135-143

Tel: 912 186 868

Email High-warp Tapestry Exhibition - Almancil

Golf - 34th Foursomes Week at Vale do Lobo

15th May 2016 – 21st May 2016)

 

Don't miss Vale do Lobo's 34th Foursomes Week this May.

Vale do Lobo Golf Club will be hosting this year's Foursomes week, a pairs competition, which promises a week of great fun and golf on the resort’s courses.

Over the six days of the tournament, various types of competitions are played: Foursomes Stableford, Singles Stableford, Scotch Foursomes Stableford, Greensomes Stableford, Fourball Team Competition and, of course, the Foursomes Matchplay Finals.

There are trophies for the winners and prizes will also be awarded for 'Nearest to the Pin' and 'Longest Drive'.

Participants are invited to take advantage of the special tournament package, which includes accommodation in one of Vale do Lobo’s luxury properties, green fees and unlimited golf over the competition week, as well as entry to the spectacular prize-giving dinner.

For full details and bookings email Vale do Lobo Golf Club before 11/05/2016.

Algarve Markets

Algarve markets are always popular and they are a great place to soak up the local culture. The biggest and best known are the Saturday morning gypsy market in Loulé and the Wednesday morning market in Quarteira, where you can buy everything from lace to pots and pans! Most towns and villages have their own local daily markets for really fresh (and cheap) local produce as well as a monthly gypsy market, so there is nearly always somewhere close by if you can't resist a bargain! The market in Almancil takes place near the school on the 1st and 4th Sunday of the month.

Make an enquiry

 

What’s on in the Algarve: May 2016

 

Weather lowdown

 

May is an excellent time to visit the Algarve for those after moderate warmth and reliably dry sunny weather. At the region’s capital, Faro, the daytime temperature reaches an average temperature of 18°C and a high of 23°C, while the temperature falls to 14°C during an average night. Temperatures do occasionally fluctuate significantly either side of the long-term mean, however, and highs in excess of 30°C are possible. 

 

FIESA - 14th International Sand Sculpture Exhibition

 

 10th Mar 2016 – 30th Oct 2016

 

 

 

FIESA, the largest sand sculpture exhibition ever built, is open from March to October.

 

Located in Pêra, the exhibition uses some 40,000 tonnes of sand and covers 15,000m². This year it features around 100 different scenes, depicting, musicians, instruments and musical cultures from around the world.

 

Tickets cost €9 per adult. Free to children up to 5 years and half price for children aged 6 to 12 years. Over 65s get a 15% discount.

 

This awesome display of hand-carved sculptors is well worth visiting!

 

Sundown at Izzy's Beach Bar

 

Every Friday from 8th Apr 2016 – 2nd Sep 2016 

 

Fridays at Izzy's Beach Bar

 

Top Algarve event specialists SunDown are taking over Izzy's.on Fridays

 

Spice up your Friday night with a breath-taking sunset, a special cocktail or two and fantastic laid back jam sessions.

 

SunDown's resident DJs will spinning the night away and there will be guest DJs from the UK & Europe too.

 

For more information contact Izzy's.

 

Address: Izzys Beach Restaurant, Vale do Garrão, Vale do Lobo, 8135

 

Tel: +351 289 396 984

 

High-warp Tapestry Exhibition - Almancil

 

6th May 2016 – 31st May 2016 

 

High-warp tapestry artist Françoise Devroede will be exhibiting her wall tapestries in the Algarve this May.

 

Françoise has been creating high-warp tapestries for over 30 years. All her tapestries are unique works of art, conceived and created by her.

 

Address: Aderita Artistic Space , Rua 5 de Outubro Edificio Doza nº 141 , Almancil, 8135-143

 

Tel: 912 186 868

 

Email High-warp Tapestry Exhibition - Almancil

 

Golf - 34th Foursomes Week at Vale do Lobo

 

15th May 2016 – 21st May 2016) 

 

Don't miss Vale do Lobo's 34th Foursomes Week this May.

 

Vale do Lobo Golf Club will be hosting this year's Foursomes week, a pairs competition, which promises a week of great fun and golf on the resort’s courses.

 

Over the six days of the tournament, various types of competitions are played: Foursomes Stableford, Singles Stableford, Scotch Foursomes Stableford, Greensomes Stableford, Fourball Team Competition and, of course, the Foursomes Matchplay Finals.

 

There are trophies for the winners and prizes will also be awarded for 'Nearest to the Pin' and 'Longest Drive'.

 

Participants are invited to take advantage of the special tournament package, which includes accommodation in one of Vale do Lobo’s luxury properties, green fees and unlimited golf over the competition week, as well as entry to the spectacular prize-giving dinner.

 

For full details and bookings email Vale do Lobo Golf Club before 11/05/2016.

 

Algarve Markets

 

Algarve markets are always popular and they are a great place to soak up the local culture. The biggest and best known are the Saturday morning gypsy market in Loulé and the Wednesday morning market in Quarteira, where you can buy everything from lace to pots and pans! Most towns and villages have their own local daily markets for really fresh (and cheap) local produce as well as a monthly gypsy market, so there is nearly always somewhere close by if you can't resist a bargain! The market in Almancil takes place near the school on the 1st and 4th Sunday of the month.

With the best climate in Portugal, the Algarve is a fantastic year round holiday destination. The summer sun brings hordes of tourists, but for great weather and less crowds come visit in May!

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