The typical Carvoeiro village with its small fisherman’s
beaches and several other nice sandy beaches along the
coast. Although Carvoeiro is now a real holiday village, the
strict building rules have avoided that Carvoeiro has become
one of the places with towering apartment buildings, like
Albufeira or Armacao de Pera. The charm and character of
Carvoeiro has been preserved.
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Close to our Carvoeiro apartments lies the village
Ferragudo. A lovely unspoiled authentic fisherman’s village.
A small village with a small tidal harbor and many good fish
restaurants along the boulevard.
The village was built against the slope of a hill with the
church as central point. From here you have a very nice view
on the Arade river, the Atlantic and, of course, Portimão.
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The Monchique village , or in full, Serra de Monchique, is
just 20 minutes away from your apartment. Monchique is a
must see village and aready the winding road to the village,
with lots of handycraft shops and restaurants, is very
attractive. Read more at Monchique, Algarve
After Faro, Portimão is the second largest city in the
Algarve and the main commercial harbor.
It also has the largest sardine-fleet of Portugal and on the
boulevard, close to the ancient bridge, you can eat the best
sardines ever. Walking to the South on the Boulevard you
will encounter many small stalls selling tickets for boat
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Praia da Rocha
The well-known Praia da Rocha is part of Portimao and
especially developed to attract tourism, mainly because of
the great sandy beach and the impressive high rocks along
the coast and boulevard. In Praia da Rocha you will find
whatever a holidayer may wish to find; very many small
shops, tobacconists, terraces, restaurants, bars, café’s,
hotels, a casino, disco’s, you name it.
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In the many years that the Moors occupied this part of
Southern Europe, the small city of Silves used to the
Capital of the Algarve. In importance, construction, size
and appeal it found it equals in the lush cities in
Andalusie, Spain, like Sevilla and Cordoba where you find
the famous Al Hambra, for example.
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