Get to know better the people who work "behind the scenes".

On the other side of the screen, the computer and the phone, there are two people who work with the aim of showing a more genuine Algarve!
These are the faces that try to answer all the questions of those who want to join the Via Algarviana Adventure.



  • Anabela Santos

Position: Coordinator

About: Born in Castro Marim, she has lived in Loulé since 2009. She has a degree in Biology and Geology – Environmental Education Branch, from the University of Algarve.

She loves hiking, exploring new trails and places and meeting new people. Passionate about orchids and birds, its beauty does not leave her indifferent. Cooking is her great therapy.

She has collaborated with Almargem Association since June 2008, where she acted as Coordinator of the Department of Environmental Education until December 2010. In January 2011, she started to coordinate GR13-Via Algarviana.

E-mail: | Skype: anabela.santos9




  • Ana Gomes

Position: Marketing and Communications Technician


About: Born in Lisbon (but half from the Algarve), Ana has studied languages and literature and specialised in visual information communication. She worked for several years as a writer, editor and digital content producer.
Loves to get tired doing long walks, to eat figs and to enjoy fresh shadows.
She started working for Almargem in September 2021, as media and marketing officer for Via Algarviana.