Carvoeiro has grown up around a small fishing village in the centre of the Algarve, 7 kms West of Portimao. The village has its own pretty beach, where small, restored fishing boats offer trips for tourists. There are lots of restaurants, bars and ever improving shops in town and surrounding countryside, plus one small disco open in the summer months only. There are no high-rise hotels or large apartment blocks in Carvoeiro. There are 3 golf courses within 10 Minutes drive Gramacho, Pinto & Vale de Milho. Tennis in Monte Dourado–3 Min Walk. David Lloyd’s& Rocha Brava Tennis Complexes & Fitness Centres 10 Min. drive. Boat trips from Carvoeiro beach to Grottos. Cliff walks by Algarve Seco.
Golf: Vale do Milho, a 9 hole par 3 course, is within walking distance. Two 18 hole courses - Vale de Pinta and Gramacho - are at Carvoeiro (5kms). 40% discount on green fees at Vilar do Golf, 20 minutes away. Championship courses are available at Penina (25 minutes) and Quinta de Lago (30 minutes). Many courses are within 30 - 40 minutes drive.