Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the bigger coastal resorts, Almancil is a tranquil and peaceful base for exploring the best of what the Algarve has to offer. This charming market town shows off the region’s rich historical past, with whitewashed houses and pastel-painted architecture.
While known for its laid-back atmosphere, Almancil is packed with top-quality restaurants and upscale stores for a zest of elegance. Although inland, the shimmering coastline is a short drive away, with the golden cliffs and white-sand beaches of Vale de Lobo just ten minutes away by car.
If you’re after an Algarve adventure, down the road is Sao Lourenco’s ornate church, with its vibrant blue mosaic interiors and golden fixtures. Further afield is Faro, with an impressive cathedral and an ancient old town set behind a sleek marina lined with chic restaurants and bars. With so much on offer, this incredible resort is ideal for couples and families looking for the ultimate relaxing break.