An exciting adventure is waiting for you in the stunning Algarve. Start this tour in a glamorous and absolutely gorgeous five-star resort with dazzling views of the Atlantic ocean, moving on to its precious wine cellars with a unique and intimate atmosphere. Moreover, you will get to know more about the local wine production during a wine blending experience when visiting a famous winery, soak in southern Portugal history on a lovely visit to Silves town, admire the bluish paradise waters of the sea during an extravagant private cruise and immerse yourself in a sensational adventure of the flavors during your seamless gastronomical experience on a 2 Michelin-starred restaurant. All this and much more surprises.
The fantastic resort Vila Vita Parc is set at a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the architecture is harmoniously inserted in the local landscape along the Algarve coastline. It is composed of 203 rooms, suites, apartments, and exclusive villas with views over the Atlantic, and subtropical gardens, which are breathtaking. There are also around ten different restaurants, six bars, the unique wine cellar, a yacht, a spa with several wellness programs, a health club, golf, tennis, swimming pools (one of them indoor), a secluded beach, and activities for all ages. Besides all this, the resort has also a collection of offsite properties, very unique, outside the property of the resort as the name tells but all managed by teams of Vila Vita Parc.
The winery of Vila Vita Parc has a Gothic style and is located 8 meters (26 ft.) below ground, built with bricks made in Egypt, Austria, and Greece more than 150 years ago. The cellar houses 11,000 bottles of wine from all around the world which are kept with all the Sommelier's attention and affection. The deep cellar is the testimony of the perfect temperature and humidity conditions required to harbor a collection of over 1,300 references of the best wines from Portugal and around the World. In addition, on this tour, you will have the chance to dine at the wine cellar and experience its atmosphere. The menu is elaborated by the Executive Chef whilst the selection of wines has been chosen by the experienced team of sommeliers. Amazing!
After visiting the incredible winery of Vila Vita Parc you will visit another great estate that is Quinta dos Vales. The vineyards of this estate are planted in 18.36 hectares, and the first plantations date back to 1998. Since its beginning, Quinta dos Vales strives for its innovation and the constant search for quality. The cellar was fully renovated in 2007 and is equipped with the most advanced winemaking technology. The wines that are born in the cellar go then to the aging cellar where they will mature in the best French oak barrels. After this great visit, you will savor regional delicacies paired with wine tasting and a visit to the interesting sculptures in its gardens and vineyard.
An Awarded 2 Michelin-starred restaurant
The extraordinary Ocean restaurant was awarded its first Michelin star in 2009 and the second Michelin star in 2011, which they still hold to these days. Moreover, the restaurant is composed of incredibly large windows that offer to the guests unobstructed and magnificent views of the Atlantic ocean. Besides the dining room is very contemporary with clean lines and a palette of deep-sea blue and dove gray to match the stunning views of the ocean. The dark hues of the space contrast with the wall filled with striking white corals, eventually becoming a form of art, and the splendid Austrian crystal stemware and silver cutlery on the tables complete the décor perfectly. At the helm of Ocean kitchen is Austria native Hans Neuner. His culinary in based on technical precision, a keen sense for creativity, and a passion for using only locally-sourced and fresh products. Be prepared for an incredible gastronomy trip full of unique flavors, textures, scents, and freshness.
An Exclusive Luxury Cruise
Last but not least a unique and unforgettable half-day experience to contemplate the Algarve coast from the sea. In this fantastic four-hour exclusive luxury cruise it will be offered a light buffet lunch, as will, the crew will be at your service to offer you an unforgettable time. After a fantastic lunch, you will enjoy the scenery of the beautiful Algarve coast and discover the unique nature of secluded beaches and spectacular cliffs.
Why book now your 2020 or 2021 tour? Because by booking all your tours with us you will have flexibility in the future, plus an acquired "Clean and Safe" seal. Through these unique times, we are available to plan, reschedule, and move your trip around your needs, as always. If your new dates may no longer work with your initial travel plan, a dedicated consultant will be available to tailor and reschedule your time in Portugal according to your needs and preferences, and to assure you that you will have the best and most memorable experiences.