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Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Sao Bartolomeu de Messines, Portugal your home away from home

Sao Bartolomeu de Messines, Portugal, more frequently known as Messines, is a rural town in the Algarve, nestled among the hills north west of Silves. Having been largely overlooked by tourist for many years, a self catering villa in Sao Bartolomeu de Messines genuinely does offer a rare insight into the traditional lifestyles of rural Algarve.

Things to see in Sao Bartolomeu de Messines, Portugal

Sao Bartolomeu de Messines is home to some beautiful buildings, not least of all is the impressively carved 16th century church, which transcends the Renaissance and Manueline styles. The daily municipal market is a thriving social centre, starting early in the morning and lasting until midday, and selling everything from freshly baked bread to traditional crafts. There are a great range of pavement cafes from which to watch the world go by, and for those looking for authentic Algarvian cuisine, the restaurants in the town are the best in the region.

The town is a hugely popular with walkers and hikers. The rolling hills of the Silves region and the Monchique Mountains are wonderfully unspoilt, and home to over 80 species of bird. There are almost endless trails running throughout the region, covering terrain from woodland to open scrub. Horse riding and mountain biking holidays are also extremely popular from Sao Bartolomeu de Messines accommodation.

During the summer months, daily temperatures peaking at over 40˚C can make the allure of the beach irresistible. Despite having a Messines villa with a pool, there is nothing more refreshing than a day beside the sea, and you are just 14km from the beach during your stay in a holiday rental property in Sao Bartolomeu de Messines. The beaches of Armacao de Pera, Gale and Carvoeiro are all within 20 minutes, not only providing you a perfect place to sit, sunbathe and swim, but also ample opportunity to go sailing, scuba diving and windsurfing.

Places to visit on holiday in Sao Bartolomeu de Messines, Portugal

A holiday rental property in Messines is just 17km from the centre of Silves, the ancient capital of the Algarve. There are a huge range of historical attractions to explore from a holiday rental property in Messines, from the huge walls of Silves Castle to the Roman Ponte Romana.

Weather in Sao Bartolomeu de Messines, Portugal

It is partially due to the climate that Algarve holidays are so popular. During the summer months, excellent weather is almost guaranteed, with temperatures soaring into the mid 30’s (˚C) daily from May until late September. The spring and autumn months are the best for walking and riding holidays in Sao Bartolomeu de Messines, as conditions are still hot and dry, but some of the sting of the heat has been lost.

Travel to Sao Bartolomeu de Messines, Portugal

Faro International Airport (FAO) can be reached within an hour of leaving your Sao Bartolomeu de Messines holiday home. There are no shortage of direct flights from Great Britain to Faro, provided by a great range of airlines. A hire car is strongly advised when taking Sao Bartolomeu de Messines accommodation due to the remote nature of the village. Hire car facilities are in good supply from the airport.

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Recent Reviews

Nice Villa in great location

5 of 5
Many thanks to Fernando and Mathilde for their generosity and hospitality. We were greeted on arrival with a full lunch, including freshly squeezed orange juice from some of Fernando’s orchard. We stayed at the villa for 4 weeks as we were moving permanently to the Algarve. The villa is very comfortable, with a great location. Silves is only 8K away, where you will find fresh fish market and many reasonably priced restaurants, all the amenities you need. Nearest beach is only 15/20 mins as is Carvoeiro. The villa is very well equipped, full kitchen, including a lot of cooking/kitchen utensils. Outside is a nice swimming pool and patio, including a barbecue area. We spent many evenings on the patio watching the sun go down over the mountains. We also enjoyed picking strawberries and other fruit for our breakfast each day. We had our 2 dogs with us for the duration of our stay, and they were also made very welcome by the owners. We would highly recommend Quinta Moriata to anyone wanting a good sized, well equipped villa in tranquil setting, yet close to Silves, Portimao, Monchique and the lovely beaches of the Algarve. The owners are very welcoming and extremely helpful. 5/5
  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Perfect ...

5 of 5
Just returned from an amazing week at Villa Susana - the surroundings were stunning - the property was perfect for our break - had everything we needed and more. Superb value for money. Having a car certainly meant that we didn't just lie by the pool - there are some beautiful towns and villages nearby to visit. Thank you Alex and the team for making us feel welcome. We are already planning a return.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 01, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017