Car: not necessary
Right in the heart of Galé, within a very short walk to stunning beaches, like Galé, São Lourenço and Chiringuito, all with bars and restaurants, serving delicious meals during the holiday season. Other restaurants, including one with 2 Michelin Stars, and a quality supermarket are also within easy reach (up to 400m).
Albufeira town, with its colourful marina, charming old town along Fishermen's beach and the strip, all with quality restaurants, pubs and shops, is located within a 10 min. drive.??
The charming village of Guia, with several restaurants specialising in Chicken Piri-Piri (chicken with spicy sauce), banks and cake shops is just a 5 min drive away. Just outside Guia you will find Zoo marine, an aquarium with dolphin show (great for kids) and the second largest shopping centre in the region, with many shops, restaurants, cinema and a hypermarket.??
The nearest golf course and nature reserve, with lagoon and pedestrian walkway (great for bird watching) are in Salgados (2 min. drive).
For a great family day out, there are also a choice of water parks, karting track and a zoo with mini golf.