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Your guide to Carvoeiro
All About Carvoeiro
With its whitewashed houses atop golden cliffs, this busy Portuguese resort town maintains its fishing village charm. Although it’s very compact — consisting of just a handful of streets and alleys, a square, and a beach — there is a lot to keep you entertained in Carvoeiro. The town’s lovely shops, bars, and restaurants rise up from the small arc of the beach that is the center of town. You’ll find some of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal near Carvoeiro, tucked away between the towering cliffs of the Algarve. The soft, golden sand and crystal-clear waters are the perfect place to relax. The town is also a good pushing-off point for exploring some of the most scenic attractions in the Lagoa area, due to its convenient access to both the east and west coasts, where there are more beaches, towns, and caves to explore.
The best time to stay in a holiday rental in Carvoeiro
Carvoeiro enjoys a beautiful climate with 300 days of sunshine per year. There’s a very good chance you’ll see nothing but clear blue skies and sunny weather any time of the year at a villa in Carvoeiro. That said, the best time to visit is in the spring when temperatures are warmer and the days are longer. Summer sees at least 14 hours of sunlight per day and warm water at the beach. Cooling coastal winds bring temperatures down to more bearable levels in the summer. Fall in Carvoeiro is glorious, with warm summer-like days and cool evenings while winter weather tends to be slightly colder and wetter.
Top things to do in Carvoeiro
Ponta da Piedade
The coast near Carvoeiro is dotted with secluded beaches, sea caves, arches, and hidden coves. If you choose a small boat for your tour, you’ll be able to access some of the nearby caves, too. The Ponta da Piedade rock formation near Lagos is one of the most picturesque natural features of the Algarve. This windswept headland’s golden color contrasts with the turquoise sea, creating a dramatic tableau.
Castelo de Silves
A 20-minute drive from Carvoeiro, the inland town of Silves is renowned for its impressive fortress. A Moorish fortification with four towers, The Castelo de Silves is strategically located at the top of the city. You can walk the entire length of the castle wall and enjoy panoramic views. Although the interior has not been preserved, there’s a beautiful garden in the courtyard with roses and fruit trees, as well as an exhibition area and a café.
Some of the most beautiful beaches of Portugal are located near Carvoeiro, located between the towering cliffs of the Algarve. Praia de Carvoeiro is the town’s focal point. The small beach is lined with traditional houses, and there’s a white staircase that winds up to an idyllic viewpoint. Another favorite is Vale de Covo, which is a short walk and features a giant arch, beautiful sea cave, and is ideal for snorkeling.