domingo, 22 de janeiro de 2012

The Dunas Douradas Beach (Garrão Poente) and the “7 Maravilhas – Praias de Portugal” competition

We are very proud to announce that the Dunas Douradas beach (Garrão Poente) has been nominated as a candidate in a prestigious “7 wonders – Beaches of Portugal” competition. It has been selected in the category of "beaches with sand dunes", amongst 53 other Portuguese beaches.

The promoters of the competition are: the Ministry of the Environment; thePortuguese Marines; the European Blue Flag Association; the League for the Protection of Nature; GEOTA; Quercus; e SOS – Save the Waves.

The process will be initiated by 70 specialists who will choose 70 finalists on 27th February based on 7 criteria, namely: the beauty of the beach area, quality of the water, cleanliness, degree of conservation of the local fauna and flora, services provided quality of public space, preservation of local identity and natural conditions for the practice of sports.

In the second phase, a panel of 21 personalities will choose the 21 finalists for public voting with the result being announced on national television (RTP1) on 8th September 2012.

Voting will be done by means of SMS, telephone, internet ( or facebook between 7th May and 7th September 2012, so all lovers of the Dunas Douradas Beach, please cast your vote for the "Garrão Poente" beach, to make sure that we are in strong contention for the prize.

quinta-feira, 5 de janeiro de 2012

Almond blossom in the Algarve

In the last week of January and first week of February, the fields of the Algarve are illuminated by an array of beautiful little white and pink flowers. For those that have not seen it, why not come down to see a different Algarve and take a drive, walk or bicycle ride into the magnificent countryside. There are nice routes to be explored and a different Algarve to be seen.

Book your accommodation at Dunas Douradas Beach Club and have a relaxing time here in the Algarve. We are a beach front luxury 5 star resort that lies in a privileged position in the Algarve's golden triangle; nestled between Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
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