About the area
This Algarve holiday Villa is optimally located in Galé 6 km west of Albufeira in nice and quiet residential area. The villa has best beach location, only 50 m to the nearest beach and private pool! The beaches are small and very nice, typical Algarve beaches,with wonderful white sandy beach. There are many small and cozy cafes and restaurants. Algarve's beaches became 2012 nominated as Europe's best beaches in the World Travel Awards! Walking distance to very nice grocery store. The nearest neighbor is a Via Michellin restaurant. (Www.vilajoya.com) The area is a residential area, but you will not be the only tourist in the area, but no major hotel in sight. Armacaão da Pera, offers horseback riding on fine horses at sunset along the beach. A combined Dolphinarium and Waterpark is located in Guia 8 km from the house, enjoyed by the whole family. You can swim with the dolphins. www.zoomarine.pt One can even swim in the sea with dolphins in the Algarve. There are private arrangers for these trips. At several locations along the Algarve coast, one can take an exciting boat trips to caves that usually enjoyed by the entire family. Tropical Zoo, International Sand Sculpture Festival www.fiesa.org, is a park where each year builds new sand sculptures. Algarve is also known for great golf. You can find many nice golf courses near by like: Nick Faldo designed Amendoeira Golf Course, Salgados golf. Several other exceptional golf courses are within easy reach by car. Within a few minutes' drive of everything: golf, wind surfing, horse riding, walking, tennis, sailing. Car is helpful, but not required. You can get around by local transport and taxis are pretty cheap. Flight example to the Algarve: Norwegian www.norwegian.com, Ryan Air, search for destination Algarve-Faro.