Casa das Alfarrobeiras

The location of the Casa das Alfarrobeiras makes it a big hit with guests. It’s a three-bedroom property surrounded by countryside and a garden filled with flowers. A private pool sits on the sun terrace and the beautiful gardens double as sunbathing space.

The property is full of traditional character. Inside, there’s a smart, comfy lounge and a dining room that leads through to a well-equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and microwave. By the pool, there’s also a built-in barbecue.

Overview of Almancil

Almancil is very popular with golfers. This small, inland market town is surrounded by some of Portugal’s best golf courses, including a couple designed by world-famous players.

This resort is a luxurious place for a holiday to the Algarve. When you don’t fancy cooking at the Casa das Alfarrobeiras, you’ll find yourself surrounded by upmarket restaurants and stylish boutiques. When you want an extra spot of luxury, you’re only a short drive away from Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo.

Things to do in Almancil

When you stay at the Casa das Alfarrobeiras, you’re deep in the heart of golf country, so grab your clubs and head to Quinta do Lago’s four championship golf courses. If you’d rather try something else, then there are lots of tennis courts and foot-golf courses nearby, too.

If you like to walk, then Ria Formosa Natural Park is only a short drive away. The wetlands are home to more than 2,000 birds, including some protected species. You can also take a boat tour to see it all.

You’re surrounded by plenty of places to treat yourself, including the MAR shopping mall and the town’s high-end boutiques, with many specialising in the region’s famous pottery. Get ready for a luxurious and action-packed break in the sunshine with a trip to Almancil.


Resort Summary

As is often the case with many Algarve holidays, Almancil getaways are geared towards sports and outdoor activities. Squeeze a bit of culture in with a visit to one of the Algarve’s hidden treasures, the church in nearby São Lourenço. Built in the 18th century, the interior is a sight to behold with its exceptional azulejos, the traditional blue and white glazed tiles of Portugal. It also has a beautiful gilded altar sitting inside a dome.

If you’ve got a day earmarked for exploring local landmarks, head for Loulé, only 10 minutes down the road. Get two for one when you visit Loulé’s impressive castle, which also houses a museum where you can learn about the area’s history. And don’t miss the Convent of Espirito and its art gallery.