Links by Almond Blossom

If you are visiting Portugal, you may be interested in the following experiences & links:

Birch Photography (Algarve)
Dan & Natasha make up Birch photography, a husband and wife team living in the Algarve. Photography is our passion and we love what we do. We specialise in portraits, weddings, private commisions, real estate and product photography. We have a very candid approach to our photography and love to capture moments as they happen, as well as spending time to get to know our clients and build up a great working relationship. If you would like to find out more please get in touch via our website link.

Lagos Surf Safaris (Algarve)
Lagos Surf Safaris provide surf safari packs including lessons with instructors credited by the Portuguese Surf Federation, as well as full equipment and transportation to stunning south west corner beaches of Portugal. From beginner to advanced level and with no more than 8 surfers per instructor, lessons focus on safety and gaining the confidence one needs to improve - please ask us about it!

Gill’s Catering Services (Algarve)
Gill can provide fresh home cooked meals, buffets and BBq´s. These can be delivered to your rental villa, ready to serve, or if so desired, Gill also offers a set-up, serve and clear away service. You can choose to have a one off meal or several during your stay. Special occasion meals including birthdays, anniversaries and weddings can also be catered for. There is an extensive menu for guests to choose from and special dietary requirements and allergies are taken into consideration. These services can be booked at the same time as your holiday through Almond Blossom Rental Villas.

Richard Mayson (Alentejo)
Richard Mayson is a highly respected English wine writer specialising in Portuguese wines and is an eminent authority on Port, Madeira, Sherry and the wines of Spain and Portugal. Richard is a writer, lecturer and consultant on wine, writing articles for Decanter and The World of Fine Wine magazine, award-winning author of five books on wine, Chair of the Decanter World Wine Awards for Portugal, Port & Madeira and the owner of a vineyard in the Alto Alentejo region of Portugal, where he produces his wine, Pedra Basta. Throughout his career, Richard has written hundreds of tasting notes and many articles that are published here.

Cycling Rentals (all over Portugal)
Cycling Rentals offers hassle free bike hire services all over Portugal. Choose a carbon race, road, mountain or touring bicycle and have it delivered to your Almond Blossom holiday accommodation, fully equipped - please ask us about it!

Discover Portugal Wine Tourism (all over Portugal)
Few countries are so wonderfully gifted at producing distinctive premium wines. Portugal is a haven for unique authentic wines from more than 250 indigenous grape varieties. Portuguese wineries, estates and domains are beautiful and hospitable to visit. Almond Blossom Rental Villas in association with Discover Portugal Wine Tourism, would be delighted to help you arrange your wine tour or course.