History

The history of Carvoeiro:

Photos from between 1905 and up to 1963. Photos from between 1905 and up to 1940 from the Freguesia do Carvoeiro.

Historical Data on the Borough of Carvoeiro

Historical Data on the Borough of Carvoeiro is from an article in Tribuna do Algarve no 140 from 31-7-1996 and is written by Dr. José Inacio Marques, Culture Councillor of the Lagoa Municipality.
Chapel of Our Lady of the Incarnation. Chapel of Our Lady of the Incarnation is from the same issue of Tribuna do Algarve and is written by Sr. J. Vasco Reys.
Carvoeiro, a midsummer day's dream Carvoeiro, a midsummer day's dream is also from the same issue of Tribuna do Algarve and is written by Dra. Maria José Pires.
The use of the articles is with kind permission from Sr. Arthur Ligne, Editor of the Tribuna do Algarve. The translation by Mr. John Russell
Memories of Rosita Memories of Rosita - Carvoeiro in the sixties written by Lois Rowe. As printed in Algarve Living  August 1998

Please also read the response from Mr. Tim Motion, the creator of the Sobe e Desce in 1967 (now the Jailhouse) in Carvoeiro 29-07-2009

The Village - From quintessential fishing village to flourishing resort town, Patrick Stuart reflects on the appeal of Praia do Carvoeiro.

A villa in the “Village”  - Sarah Howe looks at trends on the Carvoeiro property scene.

June 2002 - Reprinted with kind permission from Essential Algarve

Carvoeiro a travel description by Adrian Caffery.
Evolution by René Kalkbrenner
From a handful to 3 million tourists per year in 20 years!
Portugal’s beacon of swing 
An article from the Guardian October 2 1995 [Jailhouse]
  Photos 1969
Old Post cards; Carvoeiro, Alvor Torralta, Armacao de Pera, Faro, Monte Gordo, Portimao, Praia da Luz, Praia do Vau,
Praia da Rocha, Tavira, Vila R S Antonio      
 
  The Farm 2000

Medronho production

 

Archive

Carnival 1999 see the photos!
  Carnival 2000 see the photos!
  Carnival 2001 see the photos!
  Old Guest books and Message boards (6/1998 > 2002) can be obtained as zip file
 

Archived News-Letters