Descubrir Carvoeiro

With natural beauty and authentic charm, the traditional fishing village of Carvoeiro has blossomed into one of the most desirable holiday destinations not just in Portugal, but all of Europe.

Charming coves, breathtaking beaches, stunning rock formations of rugged cliffs and magnificent sea-caves define the western Algarve coastline. Boasting mild climate all-year round, and multiple award-winning beaches, Carvoeiro offers the perfect base to enjoy everything our region has to offer – from dolphin watching trips to boat tours to the Benagil Cave and accoladed Praia da Marinha.

On our doorstep you’ll find some of the finest beaches, walking trails, golf-courses, premium wine producers, water-parks and countless other attractions. In the region, the gastronomic offer is surprising, with options ranging from typical restaurants to sophisticated and Michelin-starred dining.

Ya sea que desee caminar por los senderos de los acantilados, mimarse con un masaje o pasar sus días entretenidos con deportes acuáticos, nuestro conocimiento local lo ayudará a tener las vacaciones perfectas.

Please find some of our favourite local suggestions below, or visit our experiences page to see bookable local activities – at any time we are here to assist you, so don’t hesitate to ask any question or for assistance in booking activites.

Paraíso playa

Momentos de O Castelo Guest House se encuentra la Playa Paraíso, una cala impresionante que es tan fotogénica como relajante. Una escalera encalada baja hasta la pequeña cala, que se disfruta mejor durante la marea baja.

PASEO Y ALGAR SECO

Una de las atracciones más llamativas de Carvoeiro son las formaciones rocosas de Algar Seco, donde se pueden encontrar charcos de rocas, formaciones escarpadas y ventanas al océano. In recent years, the 570 metre spectacular boardwalk has been created, offering a wooden walking platform across the cliff, connecting Algar Seco to the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Encarnação, on the cliff opposite O Castelo Guest House.

Walking Trails

While there are countless hiking trails in and around Carvoeiro, the Seven Hanging Valleys trail is perhaps one of the most renowned in the whole of the Algarve, even elected as the “best walk in Europe» by European Best Destinations in 2019.

Starting from Centeanes Beach, which is around a twenty-minutes walk along the cliff from O Castelo Guest House, the trail snakes along the cliffs offering breath-taking views at every corner. The 5.7 km trail that extends to the magnificent Praia da Marinha.

Another fantastic local hike is the recently certified Caminho dos Promontórios, which follows the coastline and extends for 6 km, between Molhe beach and Paraíso beach, right next to the guest house.

For both routes we have maps, which will assist you in enjoying these unforgettable hikes.

Marinha Beach

One of the most striking and picturesque beaches in the country, Praia da Marinha is located at the end of the Seven Hanging Valleys Trail.

Named by Michelin Guide as one of the ’10 most beautiful beaches in Europe’ and awarded a spot in the top ’20 most beautiful in the world’ by CNN, it’s golden sands and rugged rock formations make it a must-visit whilst visiting Carvoeiro.

Famoso Cuevas marinas

The striking coast of the Western Algarve is defined by impressive rock formations and sea-caves. Benagil Cave is perhaps the most famous along, with visitors from as far away as Lagos taking boat tours to visit it. It has rightly been awarded many accolades, such as being one of the “50 most beautiful places in the world” by Conde Nast Traveler and the 15th “Most beautiful cave in the world” by the Michelin Guide.

Al hospedarse en O Castelo Guest House, está en una posición privilegiada para visitar la cueva, con los barcos que salen de Praia do Carvoeiro, pero también explorar muchas de las otras cuevas a lo largo de la costa, gracias a los diversos tours que podemos ofrecerle.

De renombre mundial Cursos de golf

El Algarve se ha hecho mundialmente famoso por su oferta de golf, y muchos campos excelentes se concentran alrededor de Carvoeiro y Lagoa. Desde 9 a 18 hoyos, campos de prácticas y academias de entrenamiento profesional, hay muchas formas de combinar el golf con sus vacaciones en el Algarve.

Quintas Y viñedos

Gastronomy and Vinification are two of our greatest joys in the Algarve, and with a few different Vineyards in our immediate vicinity, it’s possible to include a tour or tasting at a vineyard, or meal in their grounds, during your stay,

Cercano Ferragudo

El encantador y clásico pueblo pesquero de Ferragudo ofrece una gran opción para una excursión desde O Castelo Guest House. Accessible by a ten minute drive, or a walking trail along the cliff in under two-hours, Ferragudo is packed with waterfront sea-food restaurants. A ferry services runs from here to Praia da Rocha in Portimao.

Cercano Silves

El destino medieval de Silves está a unos veinte minutos en coche de Carvoeiro, pero bien merece una visita. Con el castillo amurallado que domina la ciudad, ubicado en lo alto, puede ingresar y caminar por las exhibiciones históricas y los artefactos que se encuentran aquí.

El río ofrece pequeños recorridos en barco desde y hacia Ferragudo en los meses de temporada, y las calles y el mercado compactos y pintorescos ofrecen una visión de un lado más histórico del histórico Reino del Algarve.