: Gale beach
: O Museu
The villa is just a short walk of 300 metres from bars and an excellent restaurant, and is just a few minutes drive to the magnificent 'Blue Flag' sandy beaches of Galé (which is 5 kms long). Also Castello, Evaristo, Coelho, São Rafael ( recently voted the 4th BEST BEACH in Europe ! ) which are all beautiful sandy coves with beach bar restaurants. This the highest concentration of 5 star Blue Flag beaches in Portugal.
The small town of Guia is only a few minutes drive, and is famous as the chicken piri- piri capital, with over 20 good value restaurants. Albufeira town, famous for its interesting old town, and marina is 8 kms , a 10/15 drive, and is full of nightlife with music bars & discos. Zoomarine park - a great family day out - is 10 minute drive and water slide parks are 15 mins to 20 mins drive. Algarve Shopping the largest shopping complex in the region is a 10 minutes drive, with Multiplex Cinemas ( virtually all films are in English ) and food hall. There is a tennis court that can be hired, 100 metres from the villa.
Golf: There is a luxury SPA at the local Salgados golf course, which the villa overlooks.