Algarve Vacations (Carvoeiro)

Carvoeiro & the Algarve

The Algarve is renowned for its beautiful golden beaches. There are several award winning beaches in Carvoeiro with the main one being only a 10 minute walk from the apartment which also offers a beach bar and snack bars.
''The Algarve, home to the worlds top travel destinations...''
 

Over a hundred miles of golden sand and dramatic coastline, with wonderful tourist attractions, activities and outstanding sports facilities make the Algarve, Portugals southernmost coast, a tourist paradise. Best of all, it takes a little over two hours to fly to Faro. the Algarve is the most popular tourist destination in Portugal - small wonder some come and never leave, seduced by mild climate and relaxed pce of life!

''From great ribbons of sand to secluded little coves, the Algarve coastline is one of the best in Europe. But the region's charms don't end there...''

The Algarve is renowned for its lovely Golden Beaches. There are several beaches in Carvoeiro with the main beach which is 10 min walking distance from the accommodation which also offers a beach bar and many snack bars.

There are in total 12 local beaches nearby that include:

Albandeira Beach, Benagil Beach, Carvalho Beach, Centianes Beach, Vale de Covo,

Marinha Beach (voted one of the top 100 beaches in the world)

Carvoeiro Beach, Paraiso, Caneiros, Pintadinho, Ferragudo, Praia da Angrinha

You will need car access to several of these but are all sign posted with a 'Brown Border' on the road signs. it is also advisable to stay clear from the edges of the cliffs on the beach.

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Fast Facts

Approximate Flight time from the UK: 2 hours 45 minutes
Key resorts: Carvoeiro & Albufeira
Destination Airport: Faro International Airport

TOP 5 Things to see & Do

Algar Seco
The Algarve is famous for its weird and wonderful rock formations, but at Algor Seco the scene is seriously bizarre. You'll find white limestone cliffs pocked with caves, blow holes and arches - the result of thousands of years of hammering by the wind and sea. As the sun sets, expect to see the natural equivalent of a light show as it creates huge shadows and pools of light.

 

Waterparks
With four waterparks to its name, the Algarve can reel off an impressive list of corckscrews, kamikazes and black holes. For seious rides, give Aqualand, slide and splash or Aquashow a go. For something a little tamer, though, try Atlantic Park. This place offers up gentle water rides, childrens quad bikes and bouncy castles. there are daily high-diving shows too.

 

Zoomarine, Albufeira
It's not every day you see a zoo, a funfair and a waterpark all rolled into one. So it's no surpise this theme park has an endless to-do list. High dive shows, performing parrots and swimming with dolphins all make the cut. The state-of-the art 4D cinema is a must, and you'll find al the usual suspects in th e fairground area - a pirate ship, a log flume, a rollercoaster and a big wheel.

 

Cabo de Sao vicente
With sheer cliffs dropping 75 metres into the sea and waves pounding on the rocks below, it's easy to see how the most south-western point in Europe was once thought to be the edge of the world. Glance up and you'll see eagles, falcons and kites soaring overhead. This place gets fairly busy in the summer, but if you walk a bit further out you'll have the windswept beaches all to yourself.

 

Caldas de Monchique
This little spa town has been welcoming visitors since Roman times, and during the 19th century it was a favourite of the Spanish bourgeoisie. Set in the mountains among the pines, the towns pastel-painted buildings cluster around a smalll square. Try some of the spa water while you're here. Rich in the sodium and fluorides, it's rumoured to cure pretty much anything!

 

Golf
Carvoeiro has 3 main popular golf course all close to each other:

There are two golf 18-holes at the Pestana Estate (Gramacho and Vale de Pinta) and a 9-hole course (Vale De Milho) all located in Carvoeiro. In addition, several other courses that are 20-30 minutes drive from Carvoeiro. (For a price list of the golf range fees please contact the owner)

Travel
Car hire is not necessary if you are planning on spending your time within Carvoeiro. There are many ways of transfers from the airport to the apartment, including taxis, buses and also an airport bus shuttle transfer (If you are interested in the airport shuttle transfer please contact the owner for additional information and rates).

If you would like to hire a car during your stay there are many car rental companies at the airport. However, it is strongly recommended that the rental car pre-book to get it at reduced rates (If a rental car is required please contact the owner for cheap car rental)

Further Details
Just outside Carvoeiro is one of the best water parks in Europe: Slide & Splash

Carvoeiro offers a taste for all ages. Whether it be a place for a couples Holiday; a Family get together or also for those younger generations.

Carvoeiro offers a fantastic selection of restaurants, cafes, bars, bistros, boutiques fish and chips, excluding licenses, souvenir shops, jewelers, car rentals, banks, Foreign Currency Exchange Beureu and more!

There are many tourist attractions and also a wide variety of activities including Aqua slide parks, zoo marine, Jeep Safari, horse riding and tennis and badminton clubs, 3 popular golf courses (see above) are also within reasonable distance of this property. All the information above with a welcome pack is provided in the property, so your never stuck for ideas!