: beach of carvoeiro
The Algarve is known to be a golfers paradise, with many courses for all abilities - the nearest to Carvoeiro are Gramacho and Pinta, with Penina, Palmares, Boa Vista, Vilamoura and Vale do Lobo all within 30 minutes drive. Tennis, water sports, diving and horse riding are all available locally, and the stunning countryside is perfect for walking. There are two water parks nearby, Slide and Splash is 10 minutes by car, and Aqualand is 20 minutes away. Zoomarine is a sea life centre, very popular with families as it offers the opportunity to swim with dolphins, and is also 20 minutes drive from Carvoeiro.
Carvoeiro is a picturesque fishing village, offering a wide range of activities (golf, water sports, walking, horse riding, tennis) and a variety of restaurants, bars and cafes catering to all tastes and budgets. The sheltered, sandy beach is protected on both sides by rugged cliffs giving spectacular scenery. There are a number of beautiful beaches nearby, and stunning clifftop walks