Tee Times Portugal Holidays: Lagoa Jazz Festival 2014

Lagoa Jazz Festival 2014

Lagoa Jazz Festival 2014

Tee Times Portugal Holidays: Lagoa Jazz Festival 2014 – Sítio das Fontes, Estômbar, Lagoa, Algarve, Portugal – 5th to 7th June 2014

This international jazz festival is being held in a facility with a Amphitheatre in a riverside parkland location with seating, surrounded by nature. The event has a loyal following, in a setting that has been described as unique and magical.

Artists playing at this festival include the Torunski brothers, from Poland, playing saxophone and clarinet. Thierry Eliez, a multi-talented pianist from France, with accompanying musicians, and the Jazz singer Marta Hugon, from Portugal, also accompanied by musicians.

There will also be available as part of this event a bar service, facilities of a lounge area, a record fair, a painting exhibition titled ‘Reflections of Jazz’ and DJs’ playing music once the live music has finished. Live jazz, while surrounded by beauty of the Algarve, would be a perfect edition to a holiday in Portugal.

For those wishing to relax on a beach, in-between the evenings’ of music, Carvoeiro is ideally located and well worth a visit. This village is very popular with those wishing to holiday in Portugal, and is served very well with facilities for holidaymakers.

For those considering a holiday on the Algarve in Portugal www.algarvepackage.com is here with recommendations, offers and various options of accommodation through their website. Including in this selection, ideally located in the Lagoa area, are Tivoli Carvoeiro, Pestana Carvoeiro, Monte Santo and Pestana Palm Gardens.

For jazz-loving golfers, and of course all other golfers, the choice of golf courses in the area of Lagoa is excellent. Tee Times Golf Agency highly recommends Gramacho, Silves and Vale da Pinta golf courses.

For information about tickets and details about the festival please see ‘Lagoa Jazz Festival’ on Facebook.

Portugal Holidays: England Football Squad in Vale do Lobo

Vale do Lobo Resort

Vale do Lobo Resort – Algarve Golf Holidays

Portugal Holidays: England Football Squad in Vale do Lobo Resort in Algarve, Portugal for World Cup 2014 Training

The English Football Squad has been in Vale do Lobo, for five days, training in preparation for the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil, from the 19th to the 23rd May 2014.

With news that some players were arriving in Portugal earlier than scheduled for the training, Manager Roy Hodgson was quoted as saying “Many go to Portugal, where they have homes” stating that “They don’t all go to Dubai and Las Vegas”.

Wayne Rooney also arrived early in Vale do Lobo, accompanied by two fitness instructors, in early preparation for the World Cup. Hodgson insisted that there were no concerns over his fitness, explaining that Rooney had made the arrangements for extra training.

This is the second time Vale do Lobo has been used by the English F.A. for training, the first being in 2006. This facility offers an excellent football pitch along with up-to-date gymnasium training equipment for the players and their training needs.

World famous Vale do Lobo, on the central Algarve, is home to two championship golf courses, that have twice hosted the Portuguese Open. The Royal golf course and the Ocean golf course both offer challenging and outstanding games.

Tee Times Tour Operator can offer all the support a golfer needs to play the Royal and the Ocean golf course in Vale do Lobo, plus the many golf courses that are within easy reach in this part of the Algarve. Including Quinta do Lago and San Lorenzo.

Tee Times T. O. offers an extensive selection of resorts and other accommodation for those holidaying on the central Algarve. These choices include Vale do Lobo Resort, Dona Filipa Hotel, Ria Park Hotel & Spa and Ria Park Garden Hotel.

By Richard FM Conlon

Patrick Reed – star of the week


Patrick Reed with his victory at Doral is the star of the week in the world ranking. The 23 years have gotten into the Top 20 from the post 44. Chesson Hadley, rookie winner in Puerto Rico jumped from 92 º to 63 º and Jake Roos, South African winner in the Open Challenge Kenya rose from 319 º to 226 º.

Spaniards Sergio Garcia moves from ninth to tenth place and Miguel Angel Jimenez (40) ahead of Gonzalo Fdez-Castano (42) practically exchanging positions. Stresses the rise of Pedro Oriol passing the 785 º to 550 º thanks to his second place in Kenya.

The Top 10 hardly moves, only Dustin Johnson moves from 10 th to 8 th, at the expense of Zach Johnson (9th) and the aforementioned Garcia (10th).top10World

top10europe  Courtesy of Tee Times Tour Operator