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Descobrir o Sotavento - Discover the Eastern Algarve Tours - CLOSED

Urbanizacao Zona Alta | Lote 8, R/C F, Olhao 8700-215, Portugal
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A very good tour indeed!

Margarida and Robrecht have been the most perfect hosts and their knowledge and passion about the... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
lindadeluxe
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Berlin, Germany
Irish visit to Eastern Algarve

We took two tours with Margarida, Robrecht & new addition Tika. As we were taken by car on the... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2015
MLOCO
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KILDARE, IRELAND
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Would you like to know what the Algarve has to offer besides sunny beaches and crystal clear water? We welcome you on board to show you the backyard of the Algarve. We visit traditional industries, historic sites and enchanting landscapes. We are a Portuguese-Belgian couple (architect-historian) working on a personalized level for couples and small groups. We offer fixed and tailor made private tours. Contact us today!
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13 Aug 2015
“A very good tour indeed!”
11 Aug 2015
“Irish visit to Eastern Algarve”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Urbanizacao Zona Alta | Lote 8, R/C F, Olhao 8700-215, Portugal
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Margarida and Robrecht have been the most perfect hosts and their knowledge and passion about the region made for the best tour I´ve had in ages. We booked a full day tour with 2 adults and two children (6+9 yrs.). Robrecht speaks English and German...More

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DSotavento, Owner at Descobrir o Sotavento - Discover the Eastern Algarve Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2015

Thank you for your excellent review. We spent a very nice day together indeed. The future chefs de cuisine gave their creative touch to the production of the fig cheese in the sweet factory! We thank you all, mothers and daughters, for having joined us...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2015

We took two tours with Margarida, Robrecht & new addition Tika. As we were taken by car on the Tuna tour, we were able to visit places that we would not have been able to visit were we on a tour bus. Margarida & Robrecht...More

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DSotavento, Owner at Descobrir o Sotavento - Discover the Eastern Algarve Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2015

Thank you for your nice review. That is one of the advantages of our tours, we visit hidden places via the short cuts, running from the main roads and enjoying the real eastern Algarve. We are happy you enjoyed it. Best wishes, Margarida, Robrecht &...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2015

A very enjoyable morning looking at the history and culture of the area. the tour was well organised, punctual and a great deal of thought was given to tailoring the itinerary to suit our needs. We found the guides well informed and very accommodating. We...More

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DSotavento, Owner at Descobrir o Sotavento - Discover the Eastern Algarve Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2015

Thank you for your nice review. We are happy that we could offer you a good introduction to the Eastern Algarve. We aim to personalize our tours to the best of our abilities, showing the riches of this region. You are welcome any time to...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2015

Every one should ignore this review, as it is simply too good an experience to share around :-). Essentially two, very amiable people take you around the area, and can organise entry into all sorts of areas, factories, museums etc. and then take you for...More

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DSotavento, Owner at Descobrir o Sotavento - Discover the Eastern Algarve Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2015

Thank you for your kind review, we are pleased that we were able to offer you a unique discovery day in the Eastern Algarve. It is a pleasure for us to give people the opportunity to get to know the secrets of this beautiful region...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2015

We came from Scotland for a 7 day holiday in the Eastern Algarve and wanted to do some exploring; we had considered using public transport as we did not want to hire a car. Then we checked out local tour guides, found Descobrir o Sotavento...More

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DSotavento, Owner at Descobrir o Sotavento - Discover the Eastern Algarve Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2015

Dear Morag and Willie, thank you very much for your nice review and kind words. We are happy that we could offer you a special experience during your holidays and that you felt comfortable and welcomed as friends. That is how we are and what...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2014

My girlfriend and I were surprised when Margarida and Robrecht arrived to pick us up from our hotel as we discovered that it would just be us on the tour! We half expected a mini-bus full of tourists taking photos all day, so this a...More

1  Thank Adam F
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DSotavento, Owner at Descobrir o Sotavento - Discover the Eastern Algarve Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2014

We are very grateful for your review and we too thank you for joining us. We aim to offer a personalized experience with a lot of attention to dialogue and flexibility. Just like the tour in Olhão we share with our guests the best and...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2014

We spent a day with Margarida and Robrecht in late October touring around the eastern Algarve. They offer an excellent tour that includes a detailed knowledge of the local area. They included information on the natural environment and history of all the places we visited....More

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DSotavento, Owner at Descobrir o Sotavento - Discover the Eastern Algarve Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2014

Thank you so much for your review. We are very grateful that you enjoyed the tour. It was a pleasure to have you on board.We try to the best of our abilities to bring the eastern Algarve closer to our guests by showing the unique...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2014

We spent four nights near Tavira in a rustic, rural turismo lodge. While we are active seniors, we knew we didn't want to drive very much, and we weren't interested in beaches. So we asked Margarida and Robrecht to guide us for three half-days, showing...More

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DSotavento, Owner at Descobrir o Sotavento - Discover the Eastern Algarve Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2014

Thank you for your nice review. We truly enjoyed having you on board for the 3 half days and we are happy that you enjoyed the picnic and tour through the highlands of the Algarve, the visits to the vegetable and fish market as well...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2014

If you think visiting the backyard of a country and talking to the locals about their life and the stuff the locals do traditionally is the best way to learn about another country - this is for you. And of course for anyone who likes...More

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DSotavento, Owner at Descobrir o Sotavento - Discover the Eastern Algarve Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2014

Thank you for your review. We were very happy having you on board and to know that you enjoyed it. We had a very nice time together. It is indeed our passion to bring our guests in contact with local producers and traditions, making the...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2014

A lovely day spent in the company of Margarida and Robrecht. They took us to parts of the eastern Algarve where we visited a cork factory and had a very informative talk about the cork industry in Portugal. We then moved on to S Bras...More

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DSotavento, Owner at Descobrir o Sotavento - Discover the Eastern Algarve Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2014

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you felt welcome with us and that we could show you a bit of the authentic Algarve by presenting you São Brás de Alportel, the historic heart of the cork industry in the eastern Algarve. Next...More

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