Papoula is part of Quinta Velha (Old Farm in Portuguese) ideal for a relaxing holiday away from the crowds and yet never more then 15 minute drive away from the beaches Alvor, towns (Portimao & Lagos) shopping centres and supermarkets.
Great location for bird watching, country walks and outdoor sport activities
Entire site is private & secure with walls and hedges and large grass garden area safe for children to play.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite|
|Nearest beach||Alvor 10 km|
|Nearest Amenities||7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 75 km, Nearest railway: Portimao 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Monte Canelas is quite residential area part of the parish of Mexilhoeira Grande located within the district of Portimao, 5km from the EN125 Penina towards Alcalar, surrounded by farmland, orchards and woodlands.
Alcalar is a national monument and a megalithic burial ground.
There are many footpaths which can also be used by mountain bikers and in the summer walkers can follow the dry riverbeds of the Torre and the Farelo, both contributories to Alvor river during the winter,
The vineyard of Torre de Morgado with free wine tasting is 3km from Quinta Velha
The village of Mexilhoeira Grande dates back to the 12th century is worth visiting as in its elevated position it has great views over Alvor and the Bay.
Alcalar is open to visitors and on display are the details of its discovery, restoration and history of the area.
Portimao has the Sardine Museum housed in a former Sardine canning factory which shows how sardines were processed in the time when Portimao had over 30 sardine processing plants.
Silves Castle built by the Moores is only a half an hour drive from Quinta Velha
Slide & Splash waterpark in Estombar is an attraction aimed at children as is Zoomarine in Guia.
The water resevoir at Bravura (Odexiace) offers great walks along footpath through its wooded banks