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Helene Zinck

"Tudo bem! These are my favorite Portuguese words. It sums up well the sweet life here in the Algarve. I have felt in love with its culture, history, food and natural wonders. I am among those lucky people who are not afraid to go off the beaten track and experience life-changing stories. Travelling is the most powerful tool to find happiness in your life - magic will occur with all the people you meet."

What places and activities do you specialize in?

""The Algarve. We specialize in tailor-made journeys in collaboration with locals, to help you discover the soul and hidden gems of the Algarve. All the experiences you are going to live are authentic and unique, made to create long lasting memories and enrich you on a personal level.""

How did you get involved in travel?

""From a very young age, my dad has brought me on all of his travels around the world. Since, I have discovered 30 different countries and lived in 4 different places as Thailand, France, UK and now Portugal. I became addicted in discovering other cultures and traditions, being in contact with local people, listening to their stories and having the privilege to smile at them in return.""

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

""I will never forget this trip in Vietnam, where in the same week we have been randomly invited to attend a wedding and a family karaoke at people's house! Boundaries are only the ones we create in our minds... Though, my most memorable experience is in Thailand on the island of Koh Samet, where I met the person who is sharing his life with me now.""

Helene is part of the following groups: Portugal Travel Agents
The sun sets over the Ria Formosa and Faro
Sailing the Algarve: Lagos to Faro - 4 Days

Spend four days enjoying nature and the Algarve coast on this relaxed itinerary. Enjoy sweeping views of the coastline from Lagos to Albufeira, taking in stunning rock formations and pristine beaches, stopping to snorkel, swim, and paddleboard as you like. End the trip in Faro after sailing through the Ria Formosa Natural Park, spotting endemic wildlife, exploring islands, and picnicking on Culatra Island.

View from the village of Cacela Velha in Ria Formosa
Algarve Luxury Wellness Escape - 4 Days

Leave your worries behind and treat yourself to a relaxing getaway on Portugal's stunning southern coast. Recharge in the spa at your five-star hotel, dine on gourmet food, and go on a cycling tour of Ria Formosa National Park on this long weekend break. Nourish your mind and body in the turquoise waters and Iberian sunshine of Algarve.

A quiet cove at Praia da Marinha
Luxury Wellness Escape in Algarve - 8 Days

Pamper yourself on this eight-day getaway to a resort in sun-soaked southern Portugal. Recharge your body, indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments, and explore the natural beauty of Ria Formosa National Park. You'll bask on Mediterranean beaches, stretch your muscles on a yoga retreat, dine on gourmet food and more on this blissful week in paradise.

Relaxation & Wellness
Body Balance Retreat in Monchique Hills - 8 Days

Spend eight days lounging in the Monchique Hills with this wellness-focused itinerary. Located in the Algarve region of Portugal, a trip to this spa town features fitness activities, revitalizing spa treatments, and a thorough exploration of the surrounding natural landscape.

Vila Joya 2* Michelin Star Restaurant
Michelin Star Dining in the Algarve - 7 Days

Spend a week exploring world-class cuisine at five of the top Michelin Star restaurants in the Algarve. Visit a world-famous wine cellar, explore medieval town squares, and try go-karting on Europe's largest race track. Spend the day with a traditional clam picker and discover Portugal's diverse culinary traditions.

Surfing in the Atlantic Ocean
Adventure in the Algarve - 7 Days

Escape the hustle and bustle and discover adventure in the Algarve on this packed 7-day itinerary. Try rock-climbing, line fishing for your lunch, and horseback riding on shallow beaches. Spend the night on a sailing boat, paddle in hidden coves, and relax in the warm Mediterranean sunshine.