Nearby Points of Interest

What to do?


Waterpark located near Alcantarilha / Armacao de Pera.

Algarve Race Track


With an ancient history, this picturesque fishersmans village has become a touristical attraction. Carvoeiro offers a series of small beaches, with clear waters and fine sand. It is also the ideal place to visit the local shops with handicraft, dine in the numerous restaurants with terraces and assist to live acts in the street.

Silves Castle

The Silves Castle is situated on the highest point of Silves. Open every day (except Christmas Day and New Year's Day).


Ferragudo is a town of fishermen who have always been closely linked to the river and the sea. The waterfront offers a wide selection of restaurants and several beaches.

Portimão Museum

Located in the former cannery Feu, the 5000 m2 of history contains several exhibition spaces, auditorium, workshop and laboratory for conservation and restoration and a documentation center.

Slide & Splash

Slide & Splash is one of the best water parks in the country. Includes a total area of ​​7 acres, 4 of them in pitch. It is a park for all the family, ensuring all the conditions for a full day of fun.


At Zoomarine you can assist to the best dolphin, seals and sea lions presentations, tropical and prey bird shows. Here you will also find an aquarium with sharks, various habitats, 4D Cinema, attractions, amusements and swimming pools.

Sand City

FIESA is a mega exhibition of sand sculptures held since 2003 in Pera, near Armação de Pêra. Each new edition is dedicated to a different theme.


Praia dos Caneiros

Close to Ferragudo and on a very short distance (4 km) from Vale d'Oliveiras Quinta Resort & Spa. The resort provides a free shuttle service to this beach.

Praia do Carvoeiro

Small sheltered beach on the Carvoeiro bay. The resort provides a free shuttle service to this beach/ town.

Praia Grande

Praia do Molhe

Praia do Pintadinho

This beach is protected by small rocks and has very calm waters. Located on the east side of the fishersmen village of Ferragudo.

Praia da Rocha

One of the most popular beaches in the country with a long sandy beach, restaurants and very active nightlife.

Vale Centeanes

This beach is only a few km east of Carvoeiro in a bay between rocks. The beach is only accessible by foot trough stone steps.

Praia do Benagil

Situated on a rocky bay east of Carvoeiro, this beach is also used by the fishermen. The parking facilities are very limited and the access to this beatiful beach has to be made trough steeps.

Praia da Marinha

Small beach situated on a small rocky bay between Carvoeiro and Armação de Pêra.

Praia de Albandeira

Praia do Paraíso

Faro Airport

A apenas 63 km do Vale d´Oliveiras Quinta Resort & Spa (cerca de 45 min. pela A22), o aeroporto de Faro está acessível pela A22 (Via do Infante) ou pela Estrada Nacional 125. O resort disponibiliza um serviço de transfer.

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