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Make a holiday villa in Santa Bárbara de Nexe your home away from home

Faro is one of Portugal’s many hidden gems. It is found in the southernmost reaches of the country where the waters of the Atlantic meet the shore. There are many things to see and do in this picturesque locale apart from revelling in the rays of the sun and the soft sand of its beaches. Traipsing through the streets of this city one will feel swept back by the winds of time as they view the whitewashed buildings constructed in typical Moorish style. One of the suburbs that make up Faro is Santa Bárbara de Nexe and here travellers will find holiday accommodation to suit their needs. HomeAway offers Faro tourists holiday villas in Santa Bárbara de Nexe that are conveniently close to the airport. They are spacious, boasting large compounds with some having swimming pools. The closeness of Santa Bárbara de Nexe holiday rentals to shopping centres and restaurants is another added advantage.

Things to do

-Monuments: One of the most poignant monuments in all Portugal is found in Faro; the Capelo dos Ossos which is part of the Igreja do Carmo church. Lined up inside the chapel are the bones of over 1,000 monks who once served there. Those staying in Santa Bárbara de Nexe holiday homes won’t have to walk too far to get to the Church of Santa Bárbara, a Baroque edifice that started off as a chapel in the 15th century.

-Nature trails: Exploring the famous Ria Formosa National Park by boat has to be one of Faro’s greatest pleasures. This stretch of marshland and islands continues along the Portuguese coastline into Spain. There are stopovers on the islands as part of this two and a half-hour excursion. Along the way tourists will be treated to the sight of several birds species.

-Beaches: At the Praia da Faro holidaymakers will get to enjoy plenty of sun and sand in relative seclusion. The beach stretches for miles and miles and makes crowding virtually impossible. For more sun and sand visitors need to head out to the Deserta Island, an uninhabited island not too far from Faro. Here they will have the beautiful golden sands of the Cape of St. Mary practically all to themselves.

-Museums: History buffs as well as art lovers will have no reason to be bored as they will have the Faro Archaeological Museum at their disposal. Don’t be fooled by its size, once inside, one will be captivated by the numerous artefacts on display. Among these are interesting paintworks and charcoal pictures by Carlos Augusto. The building itself with its numerous arches, is a beauty to behold.

-Water sports: To explore the world beneath the surface of the Atlantic, visitors staying in holiday homes in Santa Bárbara de Nexe holiday homes can stop by scuba diving centres that are near the Faro beach and hire gear. Those inexperienced in this kind of activity can be put through their first steps by experts in diving schools.

Weather in Santa Bárbara de Nexe

Visitors to this and any other corner of Faro can expect warm weather at any time of the year they book their Santa Bárbara de Nexe holiday villas except in the cooler period between November and February. From April temperatures ascend into the twenties and keep climbing until the peak of summer in August when average highs of 29°C are experienced. After this the climate gradually becomes cooler as autumn approaches but even as late as November temperatures still linger above 20°C. Winter is mild with January’s average of 16°C being the coldest it gets.

Travel to Santa Bárbara de Nexe

The Faro Airport is only 6 miles away from this locale and visitors planning a stay in Santa Bárbara de Nexe holiday rentals will do well to book flights to this airport. Faro is the main international gateway into the entire Algarve region. Visitors can also fly in through Lisbon’s Portela Airport and take a 2 and a half-hour train ride to Faro, or use a bus for this trip. Buses from Madrid and Seville in Spain are also available.

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                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                        Apartment #8041817
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                                                                                            Apartment #1142910
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                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                              Apartment #8155563
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                                                                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                                                Recent Reviews

                                                                                                Lovely little house , great views from the roof terrace and a very helpfully owner

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                We enjoyed our stay in the house, the roof top was brilliant. We had a car and parked very nearby. we went on lots of trips , the mountains,sea and countryside are worth the visit. Alte is a very interesting place , with a lovely buzz to it.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                Beautifully styled private villa

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                What an amazing week we have had with all our family to celebrate my mum's 60th birthday. Villa layout and decor is fabulous, we loved all of the design layout and furniture. It worked incredibly well with a large group. The pool was heated and our 4 & 5 year old pretty much lived in it! Lovely area to sit outside and have dinner in the evenings although we wandered to the old village a few times which we would also recommend. Filipe the owner was an absolute asset. Filipe always responded within 1-2 hours and went out of his way to help us. Would totally recommend Aqua-park also which is around 12 euros in a taxi from the villa. Our children were not old enough to go on many of the individual slides but there were three big pools with a wave machine and tons of smaller slides / splash zones which they loved! Thank you Filipe for all your help, it really is refreshing to have a villa owner who genuinely cares that you have a good holiday and will help to make everything as easy as possible.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Jun 2017