Location – Sun, Sea & Holiday Feeling

The villa is located close to the most beautiful beaches of the Algarve, like “Praia de Benagil”. The beaches “Praia Carvoeiro”, “Praia de Vale Centeanes” and “Praia da Marinha”, belong to the most beautiful beaches of Europe. The beaches can be reached by car from a distance of about 1 km, or on foot on a beautiful walk in about 15 minutes.

The town of Carvoeiro is located about 2.5 km east of Vila Surpresa. Also worth a visit is Portimao, a beautiful harbor town known for its old town.

For golfers, the golf courses “Pestana Golf & Resorts” and “Vale Da Pinta Golf Course” in Carvoeiro are all about 3-5 km away.

First class and traditional restaurants can also be found nearby, for example the Michelin-starred “Bon Bon” with its culinary taste sensations or the 5-star Vila Vita Parc in Porches with a wide selection of restaurants and bars.

Action and fun can also be experienced locally, for example at the Slide & Splash water park, Zoomarine or Algarve Shopping Centre in Guia.

Praia de Benagil, Algarve

The beach Praia de Benagil is located at a small fishing village and belongs to the most beautiful beaches of the Algarve. Praia de Benagil is about 1km away from Vila Surpresa and therefore easy to reach by foot or by car.

Next to Praia de Benagil beach is the fascinating Algar de Benagil cave with a natural opening in the ceiling. This unique cave can be reached by boat or paddleboard. In the hilly streets of the fishing village of Benagil you can find very good fish restaurants and gastronomic offers.

Praia do Carvoeiro, Algarve

Beautiful and very popular sandy beach in a busy bay framed by residential houses and picturesque rocks.
Simply let your soul dangle here wonderfully.

Praia da Rocha in Portimao

Praia da Rocha, translated as the beach of the rocks, is made for beach vacationers. The 1.5 km long sandy beach is located south of the city center of Portimão. Numerous restaurants, hotels and bars are located in the popular resort.

Praia da Rocha is one of the best beaches in the rocky Algarve, and also offers many package tourists a pleasant vacation. By the way, the beach is also very popular with night owls in the evening.

In the evening, many bars and clubs are open here until the morning hours, so that nothing stands in the way of a beach party.

Praia da Marinha

Praia da Marinha is one of the top 10 most beautiful beaches in Portugal. The sandy beach is about 1 kilometer long and is located at the foot of a cliff. A wooden staircase leads down to the beach, which can be reached from the parking lot.

A snack bar offers drinks and snacks, and the shaded terrace is a great place to relax and enjoy the view.

The Algarve for surfers & divers

There are several diving centers in the area. Let the beauty of the sea inspire you. The Algarve offers exciting surfing conditions due to your wind and wave conditions. The individual surf spots offer different conditions, depending on the surfer’s taste and the weather.

Praia da Rocha in Portimao

Golf courses near Carvoeiro

Golf courses

The Algarve offers a variety of golf courses for every level. In the immediate vicinity of Carvoeiro alone there are numerous golf courses.

The Vale de Milho Golf is a 9-hole par-3 course and offers a wonderful view of the Atlantic Ocean during play. The course is not large, but offers all sorts due to the well laid out greens, trees and lakes. The gold course is well suited for families and beginners. But also players with a low handicap get their money’s worth.

The courses Vale da Pinta and Quinta do Gramacho are located near Carvoeiro in scenic surroundings. Vale da Pinta is a championship course, which can be enjoyed by players of different skill levels despite its high level.

The Gramacho course is unique on the European continent with its 27 greens. With 18 tees, 27 greens and only 18 fairways, this course is certainly worth a visit.

A very good list of suitable golf courses with further information can be found at www.1golf.eu.

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Carvoeiro – picturesque village with Portuguese charm


A typical Portuguese seaside resort, Carvoeiro is a popular destination for a relaxing vacation. Whether as a family, as a couple or in small groups, Carvoeiro invites you with its friendly and warm hospitality to a vacation you will not forget.

Numerous restaurants, from the typical Portuguese cuisine to the award-winning Michelin *** cuisine can be found in Carvoeiro. Culinary specialties offer you enjoyment at a high level in excellent restaurants. Numerous bars, stores and stores invite you to stay and stroll.

Would you like to learn more about the Algarve and its history? Then a trip to Silves, the oldest town in the Algarve, is worthwhile. The city of Silves is located on a hill at the Rio Arade, the city is also famous for its mighty castle. A visit to the lovely and historical city is worthwhile.


Recommendations around activities & gastronomy

The abundance of activities and culinary experiences is huge. On our Offers & Events page you will find numerous recommendations and activities that we would like to present to you. Would you like to make a booking? Feel free to contact the Vila Surpresa management.