Michelin Star foodie experience along the Algarve
Authentic fine dining experiences often mark a special occasion, but this extraordinary itinerary offers the ultimate culinary journey in just seven days.
Each dining experience promises outstanding gastronomic delights with signature dishes that reflect the perfect fusion of art and flavour. A sample of what treats await you: at Bon Bon, enjoy the sophisticated Mediterranean tasting menu with wine pairing, the main influence being Portuguese. A contrasting experience at Henrique Leis’ 1* Michelin restaurant embraces elegant French cuisine enhanced by flavours of his South American homeland. From one highlight to the next, enjoy twelve of the most delicious food creations from 2* Michelin chef Dieter Koschina who presents The Chef’s Table experience at Vila Joya, considered one of the world’s top restaurants. It is important to note that the taster menus are not suitable for vegetarians or those with food allergies.
This foodie trail is all enjoyed from a choice of two extremely luxurious hotels. A short drive from the airport past the Ria Formosa lagoons in Quinta do Lago, the alley of flaming torches provides an impressive welcome at Conrad Algarve, modelled on an 18th century Portuguese marble palace with a striking interior Moorish theme emphasising light, fire and water. Alternatively, be met by a private chauffeur and transported to the iconic Vila Joya, surrounded by stunning gardens with direct access to the beach. This Moorish inspired building was formerly the private summer residence of the German Jung family and now one of the most beautiful privately-run boutique resorts in Europe.
There are plenty of opportunities to simply relax, enjoy a round of golf, or explore the local culture and history with a private guide. Discover the rich history of Silves, a charming ancient Portuguese town and former capital of the Algarve, with cobbled streets lined with orange and lemon trees and strong Arabic influence. Seize the opportunity to visit one of the top wine cellars and participate in premium wine tasting or fuel your adrenaline on the largest go-karting track on the Algarve. If a slower pace appeals, spend the day with a local clam picker on a traditional wooden fisherman’s boat and discover the ancient clam picking secrets. Algarve Lifestyle are true specialists when it comes to creating a memorable holiday.