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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Beach
“Unbeatable views, this place cannot be missed. To reach the beach arrive early as high tide makes things more tricky. If hunger strikes, everything at the Restaurant Casa Velha is delicious ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Beach
“Acesso por carro. Estacionamento pertissimo da praia. Areal grande e águas maravilhosas. Excelente ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Lodging
“One of Portugal’s top courses designed by Jack Nicklaus Prices however are high ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Picturesque village with superb views of Ria Formosa 7 km from Monte Gordo ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Park at Fabrica. face the sea and head left along the beach. When you get below the turrets of Cacela Velha you will find a series of steps hidden amongst the scrub that will lead up to the village where you can have a drink or bite to eat.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Manta Rota has an excellent supermarket and high quality Butchers. If you don’t want to go far you can source everything you need in the village.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Lodging
“Two Championship Golf Courses well maintained and challenging.challenging. Ria course has holes running along the beach area.Wonderful scenery on both. Cima long and has loads of bunkers and water.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Seafood and a stunning view of the salt water lagoon and sand banks from the patio deck”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“From fresh fish caught on the day to deliciously grilled meat and fabulous home made deserts, there is nothing that isn’t good at this place located at one of the most beautiful views in the area”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“On the way to the beach, restaurant with good local specialty. The owner speaks 6 fluently”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious food with a fantastic vista. This place serves modern dishes made with local ingredients.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Corner Shop
“Minimercado que tem de tudo um pouco e está aberto todo o ano. Mini market which is open all year round and has a little bit of everything.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“If you like seafood try this one. Beautiful location! Perfect for an early dinner after the beach!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Night Club
“The nightclub with deep bass and DJs. VIP Lounge with champagne. Too noisy for me...”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 2 locals recommend