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At a glance
- Sleeps 8
- 3 Double Bedrooms
- 1 Twin Bedroom
- 4 Bathrooms
- Air Conditioning
- Heated* Pool / Fenced Pool
- Children's Pool
- Table tennis, table football
- Pool table
- Beach 12km
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Location of Casa Sky
Great Things to Do Near Casa Sky
and has a delightful old town, which is well worth spending an afternoon or early evening having a wander around. Stop for a drink and ‘people watch’ along the Rua de Santo Antonio, which is lined with shops, bars and restaurants.
Try sardines along the quay at Portimao
freshly caught and simply served with salad and local wine. Explore the narrow streets of the old quarter with their fascinating shops, some specialising in leather goods.
Anyone for tennis?
Brush up your tennis skills at one of the many tennis centres and academies in Vilamoura and Vale do Lobo. If you are lucky you might be there when some big names are in town to participate in a tournament.
When in Rome..
don’t forget to sample the many different types of port wine! Chilled white port makes an interesting aperitif and can be a serious rival to sherry. Accompanied by some delicious local olives, it’s a great way to preface a supper of freshly grilled sardines!
Visit a water park
There are several along the Algarve coast, the nearest to the property being Aquashow Algarve at Quarteira. It is also a bird park with birds of prey and tropical birds such as parrots and macaws. www.aquaparkshow.com
Visit to a castle
The castle city of Silves is worth spending a day exploring. The Cathedral, built in red stone, and the Moorish castle both offer beautiful views over the orange and almond groves below.
Go to market!
Loulé is famous for its lively Saturday market where it is possible to buy some great bargains in leather and textiles. It is also well known for its crafts and you can watch artisans wood carving, making lace and painting pottery and tiles.
Go ride a horse!
Horse riding and trekking are available at Cegonha Countryclub Vilamoura, with rides and trekking for all abilities. Also nearby is Pine Trees at Vale do Lobo, situated on the road between Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago.
Take your budding Lewis Hamiltons go-karting
Karting Algarve at Almancil offers karts for adults and children along with other activities such as mini boats, trampolines and radio controlled cars. An exciting day out for all of the family. Located on the EN125 at Almancil. www.kartingalgarve.com. Open from 10am daily.
The village of Guia
is renowned for the number of restaurants famous for serving the typical Algarvean dish of chicken piri piri. Naturally, they all claim to be the best but you can be assured that they are all very good and represent excellent value for money.
The Fortress of Cabo de Sao Vicente
was built in the 16th century in order to protect the coast from the frequent attacks by Moorish pirates. From here it is possible to see the famous lighthouse, which was built in 1904. To watch the sun set here is a truly memorable experience.
The Algarve is a stop off point for migrating birds and as such is a haven for birdwatchers. One of the most important sites is the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa, stretching east from Faro these wetlands and lagoons are considered to be amongst the most important in Europe in terms of birdlife. Amongst the species that have been spotted are white stork, flamingo, hoopoe, stone curlew, Caspian Tern, Iberian Chiffchaff..
Visit the Pego do Inferno
7kms northwest of Tavira this spectacular series of waterfalls stretch over 2 kms is well off the beaten track. It can be reached by a series of wooden walkways and wooden bridges. There are picnic areas and the pool is a great favourite with families who can enjoy a dip in the crystal clear waters.
Take a boat trip from Albufeira Marina
See this dramatic coast from the sea as you cruise westwards – rock formations, cliffs and caves, as well as seeing the delightful sandy beaches. You might even spot some dolphins during the voyage! Full day, half day and fishing trips are all on offer.
A delightful beauty spot to visit is Quatro Aguas, just southeast of Tavira
which has lovely views of the lagoon. There are some very good seafood restaurants to try. The regular ferry departs here for the Ilha de Tavira, the sand dune island stretching 11 kms, popular in the summer months for its excellent swimming
|Olhos d'Agua Beach||15 mins|
|Vilamoura Beach||20 mins|
|Albufeira Beach||25 mins|