Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Carvoeiro - Algarve Travel Guide

Idyllic beaches, blue skies, incredible cuisine.

Get lost on an empty beach, or find your 'swing' on a delightful golf course.

•Praia Grande, Ferragudo Long and wide beach with cafes, sunloungers and parasols.

•Excursions from Carvoerio: Albufeira old town, Lisbon.

•The resorts of Lagos and Alvor are a short drive away.

•Golf in CaroveiroThere are three good courses close to Carvoerio. They are:

•Vale de Milho, nine challenging holes to reach par 27 on a course designed by David Thomas (who designed the Brabazon course used for the Ryder Cup for 3 years). This is a pretty course with waterfalls and wonderful views over the sea.

•Quinta de Gramacho - a challenging double 9 hole course recently re-designed by Ronald Fream and featuring many lakes. There's also a driving range.

•Vale de Pinta; another Fream designed golf course, Vale da Pinta set in an old olive grove and is a full eighteen-hole course.

•Eating out in Caroveiro There is a superb choice of restaurants serving local fresh fish and seafood specialities, steak Portuguese and giant prawns piri piri.

•The best restaurant in Carvoerio This is impossible to judge with over 42 reviews about the fabulous food in Carvoerio. Although O Farol and El and Ela restaurants did get two votes each. But in truth, you are literally spoilt for choice. The incredible array of delicious cuisine is summed up by our holidaymakers: “Second time in Carvoerio... Very difficult to pick a favourite restaurant. Easier to say we have tried most of the restaurants and have never come away disappointed. Terrific place to eat with a great selection ... and no b...y McDonalds. Thankfully. Lovely place. Go there.”

•And “Carvoeiro is a lovely village, all restaurants were superb.”

•The best bar in Carvoeiro? To be fair there seems to be some good local bars, but Rascals sounds lovely. Here's one holidaymakers top tip:

•“Found a great Cocktail bar called "Rascals - The Lounge" it was very relaxing and at night is lit inside with candles and easy listening music (chill out). Would 100% recommond a visit there.”

•Attractions near Carvoeiro

•Zoomarine is mixture between a marine centre and theme park and has dolphins, sea lions, seals, sand tiger sharks, stingrays, baby sharks and turtles.

•Holidays to Carvoerio: We have an excellent choice of holidays in Carvoerio.

•Hotels in Carvoerio: We have excellent hotels in Carvoerio, all with our lowest prices guaranteed.

•Cheap Flights to Carvoerio: We have cheap flights to Carvoerio. The flight takes just over 2 hours 30 minutes from UK airports.

•Car hire in Carvoerio: There's so much to explore, you would be wise to hire a car. We can offer great deals on car hire in Carvoerio so check us out when completing your holiday booking.

•Transfers to your hotel in Carvoerio: We can book your transfers from the airport to your hotel in Carvoerio. We can also book UK airport car parks online, plus travel insurance and currency exchange for your holiday.

•Carvoerio Hotel Reviews: Written exclusively by genuine customers who have booked and stayed in the hotel.

At Krazy world, 25 km away there is a huge mini golf course, swimming pool, a petting farm, quad bikes, pony rides, a crocodile park and other attractions.

•Carvoerio is just over 2 hours from UK airports. We have cheap flights to Faro with the lowest prices guaranteed on hotels in Carvoerio.

Did you know? The old cork factory has been turned into the Fabrica do Ingles and it now has restaurants and a museum showing the various stages of the cork industry in Portugal. During the summer there is a water/light show in the evenings and occasionally concerts, exhibitions etc.

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