It's time to get acquainted with Almancil, a lovely town located in the Algarve's Golden Triangle. If you are looking for the ultimate Algarve experience, then this is one area you will want to learn more about.
Planning your holiday itinerary? From relaxing on the beach to more active pursuits, we are sure you will find what you're looking for.
If that wasn't enough, many of the SandyBlue villas and apartments are located here. So, you will have a wonderful place to call home throughout your stay in Almancil. Let us show you around!
When you think of the Algarve, you will definitely envision the blue sea and golden sand! During your stay in Almancil, you will be a short driving distance from many famous beaches.
Praia de Loulé Velho is a great choice if you're looking for a tranquil day at the beach. There are also sun loungers and umbrellas for hire, a restaurant with a beach bar on the roof, a massage service and some water sports options available.
For a more lively day out, Praia da Quarteira is a great choice. You can rent a lounger and umbrella, or explore the many shops and restaurants on the promenade!
Restaurants in Almancil
Almancil is known for its Michelin star restaurants, more than any other area in the region. If food is your passion, you are going to have some tough choices to make. Here are a few top picks.
- Henrique Leis: A Michelin star recipient, with food that is out of this world!
- Churrasqueira O Ribeiro: Atmosphere? Check! Friendly staff? Check! Great food? Double check!
- Gamboa Restaurant: For mouth-watering, traditional Portuguese food, this is the place for you!
- Arcadas do Fado: A truly unique experience. Stunning interior, live music and great food aplenty!
- Garden Cafe Natura: The perfect spot for a romantic meal - dine in the dreamy garden with great food and wine.
Things to do in Almancil
There will be many activities to enjoy in Almancil and the areas nearby. With Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago close by, you can really branch out and explore!
From Almancil, you are in close distance to some of the best golf courses in the Algarve. The San Lorenzo golf course offers 18 holes with waterside fairways & a restaurant.
Close by in Quinta do Lago, the Quinta Do Lago Laranjal Course offers well-maintained fairways and a good golfing challenge!
The two predominant golf courses in nearby Vale do Lobo are the Royal Golf Course and the Ocean Golf Course.
Fantastic Tennis Courts
The Algarve is great for tennis lovers and Almancil won't disappoint. The Algarve Tennis and Fitness Club offers great prices on courts and also has other activities for the kids while you play tennis.
Close by, The Vale do Lobo Tennis Academy boasts a total of 13 courts as well as mini tennis and padel facilities, welcoming visitors all year round.
Unbeatable Hiking and Cycling routes
The Ludo Trail is a family-friendly option, as it is suitable for strollers. You may even get to see the birds along the waterway. Due to the flatter surface, it's also great for cycling.
The São Lourenço Trail offers a serene glimpse into the beauty of the Algarve, so is another top pick if you’re looking to explore the surrounding areas.
Making time for family
Almancil is a great location for families. It offers tranquility, while the exciting activities are only a short distance away.
The Aquashow Water Park is a short drive from Almancil, which will really entertain the kids. Water sports can also be enjoyed at the nearby beaches! There is also wildlife and dolphin watching available in Faro.
Book your trip to Almancil with SandyBlue!
Our guide of Almancil should help you plan ahead! All you need to do now is book one of our villas in Almancil to get all of your holiday plans into place!