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Quinta do Rosol is ideally situated-not only for the unique beaches of Praia da Marinha and Albanderia, but it is also close to the bustling seaside village of Carvoerio.
Portugal’s southernmost province, the Algarve, was dominated for over 500 years by the Moorish tribes of North Africa, who set out in search of more fertile lands on which to cultivate their crops of oranges, vines, almonds and olives. The Moorish influence can still be felt in the country’s architecture; music and language which-combined with golden-sandy beaches, unrivalled amenities, and a temperate climate-today prove so irresistible to holidaymakers. The inclusion of an extensive array of Algarve properties in our portfolio enables our clients and their families to choose a home and location to suit their particular preferences.
Once a sleepy fishing village, Carvoeiro has become a bustling resort which has retained great charm and is now one of the most popular family destinations in the Algarve. There is a wealth of restaurants and shops. The coastline is particularly beautiful with many long, sandy beaches and secluded coves, some of which can only be reached by boat. Water sports are plentiful. Golf is available at the nearby nine-hole course at Vale do Milho, and the Pestana Carvoerio Golf Club has two courses, each with 18 holes.
Alternatively, make Quinta do Rosal your holiday base and tour the Algarve! Cape St. Vincent (Europe’s most south-westerly point) is an hour’s drive west, the Spanish border and hour east. Lisbon, the Capital of Portugal, is only 2 ½ hours’ drive north along the new motor way.
Fifteen minutes to the north lies the historic town of Silves, sitting astride the river Arade with its castle with Roman and Moorish history-a must to visit.
With so many things to do and see in the Algarve, you might find that a week or two is not enough!