I have teamed up with absolute favorite hotel in the Algarve, the Quinta dos Perfumes in Tavira, and am giving away a fabulous prize, worth over 750 Euros.

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My dear friend Pedro Estrela, natural born Surfer and lover of all things connected with Mother Earth is the soul behind Quinta dos Perfumes, a Farm Hotel located in the middle of 40 Hectares of Orange Grove. I had the opportunity to help Pedro make his dream of a place where his friends (he refuses to call you guests) can feel a rooted connection to the life of an Orange Farm in the ever sunny side of the Algarve come true. Ever since, I have become a diehard fan of Tavira!




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Tavira has empty beaches, is ever quiet, cosy, full of locals, lots of street grilled fish and seafood and most of all that authentic Portuguese holiday feeling. This is why I love Tavira for my summer holidays and why I keep coming back every year!

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I had the opportunity to speak about Quinta dos Perfumes, when Pedro was still finishing this amazing Farm Hotel, when I wrote one of my very first blog posts : My Friend’s Pedro Farm Hotel.  Well now it is open, and I had already spent my summer holidays there last year. You can see just how much I enjoyed my time in Tavira in my most recent article: 10 reasons why Tavira is perfect for summer holidays. 

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The giveaway prize has included:

  • 2 night stay for 2 persons at Quinta dos Perfumes in a Studio Apartment ( Valid until the 31/12/2014)
  • Complimentary Breakfast for 2 served on the terrace
  • 1h boat ride with Pedro on the Ria Formosa Backwaters (upon availability)
  • Personal tour around the Orange Groves Estate and Biological Potager
  • Make your own Orange Compote workshop
  • Complimentary rental of bicycles

Entering the competition is very simple and All you have to do is :

  1. Like NelsonCarvalheiro Travel and Food Facebook Page
  2. Like Quinta dos Perfumes Facebook Page
  3. Make a comment on this post about why you would love to spend your Summer Holidays in Portugal


Winners will be announced on the 11th of May 2014 by Facebook and Twitter.