is a peaceful seaside town situated in the Central Algarve
. With beautiful beaches, nature trails and a variety of accommodation options, it is a wonderful place to holiday, relax and recharge. Choose one of the villa rental options available for the ultimate in comfort travel.
The Algarve in Southern Portugal is well known for its sandy beaches, sunshine and wide variety of vacation rentals, making it the perfect holiday destination
. There is something for everyone in the Algarve as the activities available range from relaxing on the beach and fine dining, to golfing, cycling and tennis. The Algarve is easily accessible from the rest of Europe
and has many lodging options, including luxury villas, making it a favourite European holiday destination
. Although there is a wide range of vacation rentals and other accommodation options available, it is best to book early in the high season to avoid disappointment.
Almancil is located only 13km west of the international airport in Faro
, making it easy to get to. Quieter than many of the bigger Algarve towns, Almancil is known for its locally produced pottery
in muted colours and it’s generally relaxed feel. Visitors can spend their days browsing the handmade ceramics stores, bird watching in the salt marsh nature trails, golfing, and horseback riding, or simply enjoying their beautiful condo or villa rental. There are four large golf courses in the area
, including the Quinta do Lago golf course
, which has hosted the Portuguese open several times. The man-made lake at Quinta do Lago, is available for a variety of water sports including pedal boats, sailing and wind surfing.
Located on the outskirts of Almancil, is the beautiful São Lourenço Church
. A Baroque masterpiece built in 1730
, the church is decorated in painted tiles that depict parts of St. Lawrence’s life and attracts sightseers from all over the Algarve.
Almancil has a small variety of restaurants to choose from including cafes and fine dining establishments, most of which are located on Almancil’s main road. Many of the vacation rental accommodations available are located in close proximity and easy access to the main road in Almancil and come with full kitchens for those nights when dining in is the best choice. The vacation rental accommodations in Almancil and surrounding area, range from condo rentals to larger villa rentals and can accommodate small to large groups.