Exploring Vale do Garrão
Looking for a villa getaway in one of the Alarve’s top locations? Look no further than Vale do Garrão, a beautiful setting in the Golden Triangle. With so much to offer to guests, it is the perfect spot for a sun and fun filled holiday.
If you’re looking for tranquil relaxation or a more active holiday, you will find it all here. The beautiful beach is close by, famous golf courses are all around and spa facilities are there to really help you unwind.
Many of the SandyBlue villas and apartments are located here, providing a comfortable base for your time in Vale do Garrão. Let us show you around and reveal some local hotspots.
Vale do Garrão Beaches
One of the most prominent beaches is Praia do Garrão, which is easy to access by road. The golden sands of Praia do Garrão will provide a beautiful and fun-filled day at the beach. You can hire sun loungers when you arrive, while concessions offer water sports, banana boats, pedalo's, jet skis and canoeing.
This beach is known for its incredible range of beach front restaurants and bars, offering tourists gorgeous food and refreshing cocktails. A big hit with guests is definitely ‘Julia’s’, while Sandbanks offers breakfast, lunch and dinner by the beach. The views of the ocean are simply amazing and a great backdrop for your beachside entertainment.
Restaurants in Vale do Garrão
When it’s time for dinner, there are plenty of options to choose from. Whether it’s a family meal or a romantic dinner for two, Vale do Garrão has lots to offer. Here are a few top picks.
- Xenia - A warm, welcoming and atmospheric place to eat with family and friends. There is a varied menu, with a poolside dining area to enjoy at the height of summer.
- Maria’s - One of the longest established beach restaurants in Praia do Garrão Poente, Maria's really takes advantage of its breath-taking panoramic ocean views!
- Julia’s - The Algarve's most loved beach restaurant. Having been around since 1976, Julia’s continues to serve great food in a beautiful location.
- Izzy’s - Izzy's is famous for its unique combination of laid back atmosphere, great food and friendly service. Once again, it offers unbeatable views!
Things to Do in Vale do Garrão
If you’re looking to fill up your travel itinerary, it won’t take long to curate an exciting list of activities in Vale do Garrão. It is a great area for those looking for an active holiday or those wanting to relax. It’s a great spot for families too, so here are some things to add to your to do list.
From Vale do Garrao, you are within short driving distance to the Ocean Golf Course. The Ocean Golf Course features unmatched fairways which lead down to the Atlantic shore, making it one of the most spectacular Algarvian golf courses.
Another championship golf course nearby is the Royal Golf Course. It is recognised as one of Portugal’s most prestigious golf courses, its features include the almost island green of the 9th and the famous 16th, with cliff-top carryover – one of the most photographed golf holes in Europe.
Fantastic Tennis Courts
As you will be close to Dunas Douradas, there are two fantastic quality tennis courts nearby, which can be booked in advance and have floodlights for games in the cooler evenings. A tennis coach is available for lessons to help you improve your game while you’re on holiday.
The Tennis academy in Vale do Lobo is also a short drive away should you want to experience a number of different courts during your stay.
Book your trip to Vale do Garrão with SandyBlue
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