Useful Links

Car Hire

Airport Transfers

Algarve 365 – private transfer service with ex-pat drivers. Cost to Casa Norinha: 1 – 4 passengers, 40 euros each way; 5 – 8 passengers, 50 euros each way.

We have additional contacts for airport transfers, so do get in touch if you require this service.

Travel Guides

Local Insight

  • Festivals & Events – happenings in Paderne and the Albufeira district
  • Algarve Experiences – a great resource for foodies, as well as tips on nice beaches and things to do
  • The Family Adventure Project – an adventurous family discovers the Algarve’s beaches are not just for sunbathing and swimming!
  • Algarve Wildlife – a fantastic website detailing the abundance of wildlife and plants¬†in the Algarve, with ideas for walks all over the region. Their wildlife, orchid and wildflower guides are part of our book collection at the villa
  • Portugal Confidential¬†– Everything Cool in Portugal. Cultural events, art, fine dining and night life are featured on this website
  • Algarve Blog – an ex-pat artist couple write about their experiences living in the Algarve. With ideas for day trips and activities
  • Julie Dawn Fox – another ex-pat blog with lots of travel and sightseeing advice

News Sites