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Monday, 23 November 2015

Raj Indian Restaurant - "Something Spicy" - December, 2015


Week One
 
Tuesday 8 December until Sunday 13 December 2015
Choose from
 
Prawn Pakora
Prawns dipped in a batter of gram flour, spices and deep fried
or
Chicken Tikka
Breast of chicken, marinaded and cooked in the tandoor
or
Onion Bhaji
Sliced onions deep fried in a batter of gram flour and chef’s special spices
or
Gobi Pakora
Tender florets of cauliflower cooked with a gram flour and spicy batter
 
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Prawn Sumbra
Prawns, cooked with a special mix of lentils
or
Lamb Dopiaza
This a Muslim dish supposedly created in the late 16th century by accident. The recipe calls
for two lots of onions (the name means onions twice), in the base sauce and also
at the end of the cooking – almost as a garnish
or
Chicken Palak
    Bite size pieces of chicken breast cooked with onions, garlic and spices and finished
with tender green spinach
or
Tandoori Mix
A selection of chicken and lamb prepared in our special Tandoori
Marinade and cooked in the tandoor and served with our Chef’s special sauce
or
Bombay Alu
Our Chef’s special vegetarian curry with potatoes and spices
 
Served with your choice of accompaniments
Plain Boiled Rice    Pilau Rice      Mushroom Rice
Plain Naan       Garlic Naan
Keema Naan – filled with minced lamb   Pashwari Naan – with dried fruits
 
*****
Kheer
Creamy rice, flavoured with saffron and cardamom
or
Gulab Jamum
This is a traditional Indian dessert. Spongy milky balls soaked in rose scented syrup.
or
Kulfi
Delicious mango ice cream flavoured with cardamon

Wine and water are included for just € 22 per person 


 
Week Two
 
Tuesday 15 December until Sunday 20 December 2015
Choose from
 
Sheek Kebab
Minced lamb with a blend of spices cooked on a skewer in our tandoor
or
Vegetable Somosa
A selection of vegetables and spices wrapped in a triangular shaped pastry
and deep frieduntil crispy
or
Onion Bhaji
Sliced onions deep fried in a batter of gram flour and chef’s special spices
 
*****
Prawn Pathia
This is a traditional dish that was brought from Persia by the Parsees who settled in India.
It is hot and sweet and sour – cooked with spices and coconut milk
or
Chicken Jeera
Breast of chicken, cooked in a rich sauce with cumin
or
Lamb Karahi
Lamb cooked with green peppers, onions and tomatoes
or
Biryani of your choice
Our Biryani’s are served with rice, sultanas, tomatoes, ground almonds and a Biryani sauce
that may be mild, medium or hot depending upon your preference
or
Saag Paneer
A delicious vegetarian dish made with fresh cheese prepared in our own kitchen and served with fresh spinach
 
Served with your choice of accompaniments
Plain Boiled Rice    Pilau Rice      Mushroom Rice
Plain Naan       Garlic Naan
Keema Naan – filled with minced lamb   Pashwari Naan – with dried fruits
 
*****
Kheer
Creamy rice, flavoured with saffron and cardamon
Gulab Jamum
This is a traditional Indian dessert. Spongy milky balls soaked in rose scented syrup.
Kulfi
Delicious mango ice cream flavoured with cardamon
 
Wine and water are included for just € 22 per person

Thank you for your comments

“A great beachfront hotel”

I have stayed here multiple times and find its a great location with all of the services you'd expect. Armacao is a great village with a beautiful beach.

The Holiday Inn is directly on the beach via stairs. Walking through the village means you can access the beach directly. The pool is heated and a good size although it does not have walk in access, it's the standard pool stairs. Access to the pool and beach can be difficult for people with reduced mobility but the staff are always willing to go out of their way to help. On one trip, they arranged a mobility scooter for my mother and has no problems with it being stored and charged in reception. All staff are friendly and helpful and ensure your time in the hotel is enjoyed.

During summer, the hotel is very full with a livelier crowd, the rest of the year it's fairly quiet so great for a relaxing few days in the sun. Stayed July 2015,  travelled with family

4th Santa Parade - Saturday, 5th December, 2015

 
The 4th Father Chistmas Parade, organised by the Junta of Armação de Pêra, Portugal4U, BTT Algarve Maniacs, Urban Gym and the Holiday Inn Algarve, will consist of various activities for all age groups!!

The event will commence on the promenade in front of the Holiday Inn Algarve at 10 am with pre-walk preparation provided by Angelo, of the UrbanGym, (warm up exercises) and a Zumba class. Participants may choose one of two option - The Santa Parade through the streets of Armação de Pêra accompanied by the Percutunes drum group or the festive bike ride of about 20km, led by BTT Algarve Maniacs group.

Participation is free but we ask participants to bring food items (rice, pasta, olive oil, milk, canned food...), as a donation, which will be given to the «Espaço Amigo» in Armação de Pêra for local families in need.

To participate, just show up at in front of the Holiday Inn Algarve, on Saturday the 5th December 2015 at 10am, with your Father Christmas outfit !!

Take a healthy walk and help raise food or money to be distributed to the needy. No donation is too small!!

Adults and children are all welcome to participate, however, at their own responsibility and risk.

For more information, please contact:
info@portugal4u.pt
Holiday Inn Algarve - 282 320 260 -
info@hialgarve.com

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Prestige Holidays Educational Visit


We were very pleased to welcome reservations staff  from Prestige  Holidays to the Hotel this week.

These “educational” visits are very important to us, as they enable the gathering of  information about the Hotel and the surrounding area, which can be passed on to our future guests.


The view this morning

 
 



Tuesday, 17 November 2015

What's On - Holiday Inn Algarve

Events in the Hotel - 2015/16

Wednesday, 16th December - Sale of Traditional Cork Products
24th - 27th December - Christmas Programme
 24th December - Christmas Eve Dinner
 25th December - Dip in the sea for charity
 25th December - Christmas Day Dinner
26th December - Boxing Day Dinner
30th December - Fancy Dress Dinner - Pirates Night
30th December -1st January - 
New Year's Programme
Wednesday, 31st December - New Year's Eve Gala Dinner
Friday, 1st January - Dip in the sea for charity 

Wednesday, 6th January -  Sale of Traditional Cork Products
Wednesday, 6th January - Kings' Day Celebrations
Wednesday, 13th January -  Sale of Traditional Cork Products
Wednesday, 20th January -  Sale of Traditional Cork Products

Events Nearby

Sunday, 3rd January - Classic Cars - Armação de Pêra
Easter Sunday -  Festa das Tochas Floridas (Flower Torches Festival) - São Brás
4th and 5th June, 2016 - Algarve International Fair
Saturday, 11th June - Mediterranean Garden Event
Saturday, 18th June - Photo Challenge - Armação de Pêra
August - Pirate Week - Armação de Pêra
5th-14th August,  - Silves Medieval Fair
 August - Fatacil - Lagoa
Saturday, 3rd December - Santa Parade - Armação de Pêra
 

Grand Night of Variety - 20th November, 2015


View from our Bar Boa Vista



The Great Christmas and New Year Challenge - 12th Year – Armação de Pêra

Once again we will be "swimming for shoes" during the festive season.

Diary dates - two opportunities to Swim for Shoes where you can have a dip in the Atlantic Ocean and help to raise money for children here who are in need of new shoes.

These will be on Christmas Day and New Years Day at 11.00 a.m. on the beach at Armação de Pêra in front of the Holiday Inn Algarve.

All you need to do is turn up with swimwear, towel and go in for a full swim or just a paddle – the choice is yours as long as part of you gets wet! Then everyone who takes part can recover in the Holiday Inn Bar and enjoy a Hot Bomba on Christmas Day and hot chocolate on N...ew Years Day.
Buying shoes for the children who are in care is an ongoing expense and we want to help as many as possible start 2015 with a new pair of shoes

Adults and children are all welcome to take part on the understanding that you do so at your own risk. If you have family and friends staying over the festive season it will certainly be something different to do!

As this is a charity event we will gratefully accept all donations offered.
For more information: Holiday Inn Algarve - 282 320 260 info@hialgarve.com