The Michelin Foodie Experience in the Algarve

      Almancil or Vilamoura

    6 nights

    Up to 8 people

     All Year Round

     4* or 5* Hotel
      Almancil or Vilamoura

    6 nights

    Up to 8 people

     All Year Round

     4* or 5* Hotel

Authentic Fine Dining Experience

Enjoy this fine dining experience in 5 different Michelin Star restaurants in the Algarve.
Visit one of the top wine cellars and participate in premium wine tasting. Visit cultural and historical sites and go karting on the largest race track of its kind in Europe. Spend the day with a local clam picker on a real-life adventure on a traditional fisherman´s wooden boat, discovering ancient clam picking secrets.

Price from €1,980 per person, double occupancy


The Michelin Foodie Experience in the Algarve
The Michelin Foodie Experience in the Algarve
The Michelin Foodie Experience in the Algarve
The Michelin Foodie Experience in the Algarve


Brief itinerary

Day

Highlights

Overnight

Day 1:

Arrival - Stay in a Boutique Resort or in a 5* Hotel

Quinta do Lago or Vilamoura

Day 2:

Prestigious Wine Tasting & 1* Michelin Henrique Leis

Quinta do Lago or Vilamoura

Day 3:

Michelin Star Secrets Cooking Class

Quinta do Lago or Vilamoura

Day 4:

Catamaran Tour With Tastings of Regional Liqueurs and Sweet Treats & 1* Michelin Sao Gabriel

Quinta do Lago or Vilamoura

Day 5:

Craft Beer Brewery Tour

Quinta do Lago or Vilamoura

Day 6:

1* Michelin Star Gusto by Heinz Beck

Quinta do Lago or Vilamoura

Day 7:

Departure

Day 1

Airoport Pick Up + Hotel Check In

As your flight is approaching the Algarve, be transported by the fascinating views of the Ria Formosa lagoons, sandy bars blurring into the blue indigo sea, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal. Be welcomed at the airport by your private chauffeur, who will hold your name at arrivals. Then directly to the hotel for check in the accommodation of your choice:

Conrad Algarve

 After a short drive to Quinta do Lago, follow the flaming torches alley and be welcomed at Conrad Algarve, modelled on an 18th century Portuguese palace made with stunning marble and designed on Moorish themes with striking interior designs, emphasising light, fire and water

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

or

Vila Galé Ampalius

After a 20 mins drive, arrived to the famous and iconic Vilamoura Marina and be welcomed at Vila Galé Hotel, strategically placed between the beach and the marina.

Overnight: Vilamoura


Day 2

Prestigious Wine Tasting & 1* Michelin Henrique Leis

Start your day with a visit to Tôr, a typical village where you will learn about wine making, and have the chance to taste premium Algarvian wines while enjoying beautiful mountain views. Learn about the production and wines' history. Taste the most prestigious wines from the region and even taste the most alcoholic Syrah wine in Portugal or even in the world at 17% alcohol! All with a side of regional tapas, made with premium products from the Algarve mountains: goat cheese, smoked ham, chorizo. 

In the evening, enjoy a 7 course tasting menu dinner with wine pairing at 1* Michelin restaurant Henrique Leis, who embraces French cuisine enhanced by flavours of his South American homeland. A kitchen that celebrates the elegance and importance of detail.

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

Meals included: Breakfast, Light Lunch, Dinner


Day 3

Michelin Star Secrets Cooking Class

This Michelin Star Secrets Cooking Class, is adapted to the traditions and the local ingredients of Portugal.  Learn the latest techniques and secrets of what is happening NOW in the award-winning kitchens of Europe. It’s time to play with your food— from spherification to foams to modern platings, you will be surprised by how easy it is to replicate haute cuisine at home. Take local knowledge from the stars to use at your next dinner party and wow. Your class will end with a delicious lunch and carefully chosen wine pairings.  You will gather around a hand-made copper tile table to enjoy what you and your fellow classmates have created using your newly acquired techniques.

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 4

Catamaran Tour With Tastings of Regional Liqueurs and Sweet Treats & 1* Michelin Sao Gabriel

Embark on this exclusive catamaran cruise with tastings of regional liqueurs and sweet treats.  You will head westwards to explore the beautiful caves and coastline all the way to the famous Benagil cave (also known as Cathedral & Algar de Benagil), without missing other amazing sights, such as the famous Nossa Senhora da Rocha chapel, Praia da Marinha, Captains cave, Submarine rock, Arco do triunfo and much more...

At dinner, be prepared to experience an exclusive culinary experience with a 9 course tasting menu dinner with wine pairing at 1* Michelin restaurant São Gabriel, a creative cuisine combining traditional Portuguese flavours with a contemporary twist, showing Chef Leonel Pereira’s Algarvian roots.

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 5

Craft Beer Brewery Tour

Spend the afternoon on a guided tour to a local craft beer brewery where you will learn the insight into micro brewery life, the journey beer goes through from start to finish and plenty of tasting along with snack food pairing. Taste a selection of quality craft beers, blazing a new trail in Portuguese beer culture. All their beers are easy drinking, popular craft beer types between 4 - 5% ABV, and recently won the award of the best local stout!

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

Meals included: Breakfast


Day 6

1* Michelin Star Gusto by Heinz Beck

After a leisurely day, enjoy a 5 course dinner tasting menu with wine pairing at 1* Michelin Gusto by Heinz Beck, where vibrant Mediterranean cuisine blends with cutting-edge Scandinavian-style design. One of Europe’s most respected three-Michelin-star chefs, Heinz Beck presents an innovative menu of classic Mediterranean cuisine with modern flair, establishing his restaurant as a leading gourmet destination in the Algarve.

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 7

Departure

It is time to say goodbye to the beautiful Algarve and get ready for your private airport transfer. You are now richer in experiences, in emotions and have made unforgettable memories for the rest of your life. Get comfortable in-flight and watch over the lagoons feeling grateful for what you have discovered. Promise yourself “I’ll be back”.

Meals included: Breakfast


Price includes:

  • 7 nights stay in 5* hotel with breakfast included
  • 2 x Lunches
  • 3 x Michelin Star Dining experiences with wine pairing
  • All activities
  • Private guides during activities
  • Round-trips to Faro airport
  • All transports between activities
  •  Access to our exclusive e-book on the Algarve
  • Access to our e-walking city maps

Price excludes

  • Flights

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