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Surroundings and activities

Quinta da Vida is a half hour drive from Faro airport near the town of Moncarapacho. The quinta has a favorable location with regard to roads. Within two minutes you are on the highway towards Faro/Albufeira or the other way to Tavira and Spain. You are also in ten minutes in Olhão where there are larger shops and supermarkets.


The immediate vicinity of the farm is an old agricultural area with beautiful old olive trees. There are several farms and houses on the path. This creates a cozy atmosphere in the neighborhood and yet you can enjoy the peace and privacy.

The quinta overlooks the hills of the Algarve where you can enjoy mountain biking, hiking, motorcycling, etc. Within five minutes of the Quinta you can drive into the higher hills with a very nice view!

If you drive further south you will come to the nearby village of Moncarapacho. Here you will find a large supermarket, post office, pharmacy, ATM and petrol station. There are also a number of restaurants here where you can enjoy a delicious meal.


From Quinta da Vida it is about a 10-minute drive to the nearest beach in Fuseta. Here you will find a nice beach club and several bars. You can also take a water-taxi from there to one of the islands.


The Algarve is known for its many golf courses. The climate in Portugal ensures that you can play golf all year round on the most beautiful courses. In the vicinity, about half an hour's drive away, there are seven golf courses for every level. Interested in golf? Gust is a golf professional and teaches golf in the Algarve. For more information about golf, click here.

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