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
The market village is especially known because of the very
high location and most impressive views. The highest part of
the mountain is the township Foia where there are even
pick-nick tables and places where you can drink the natural
water from the wells of which people say that the water has
a healing effect against many illnesses. Caldas de Monchique
is where the old Spa is being re-vitalised; e great place to
relax. Even at a night with clear sky the Monchique mountain
range is impressive; you never believed that there were so
many stars visible with the naked eye.
Even more beautiful and pure nature can be seen and
experienced when you drive a little further into
the mountains. Ever so quiet and rough; purity to the max.
The Serra de Monchique also protects the Algarve against the
colder Northerly winds and stops the showers from the
North.'And when you are roaming around Monchique, do use the
opportunity to have a delicious Frango Piri-Piri in one of
the basic local restaurants.
Enjoy the food, the locals and the very low prices.!