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A relaxing place, a quality villa with amazing surroundings.....

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Things to do
in the surrounding area

A Birdwatchers Paradise:

‘Quinta Fonte do Cascalho’ sits in a natural area that is a fantastic habitat for the birds that frequent the Algarve. In addition to the Swallows and Martins that share the pool with you, from the terrace you would see: Golden Oriole, Egret, White Stork, Black Stork, Bee Eater, Hoopoe, Azure-winged Magpie, Bluethroat, Fan-tailed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Melodious Warbler, Sardinian Warbler, Short-toed Treecreeper, Nuthatch, Southern Grey Shrike, Woodchat Shrike, Common Waxbill, Serin, Black-winged Kite, Black Kite, Red Kite, Griffon Vulture, Montagu's Harrier, Short-toed Eagle, Booted Eagle, Lesser Kestrel, Hen Harrier, Spanish Imperial Eagle. Through our local contacts, we can arrange bird-watching tours, with responsible guides, for sea or the 10 reserved land locations for birds in the Algarve. Please click here for a list of sighted birds

Eco-tourism and Eco-fashion:

Sao Bras de Alportel is situated in the “Barrocal” region of the Algarve comprising large open spaces, pure air and lush foliage of almond, fig, carob and cork trees; to which the region became the biggest cork producing centre in Portugal and the world. Today there are organized cork trails that take you through this beautiful countryside and a visit to the cork museum. In the centre of Sao Bras is the shop where you can purchase many eco-fashion items that are produced from cork such as purses, handbags, belts, shoes and even curtains, which you will find in the lounge of Quinta Fonte do Cascalho.

Horse riding:

With the choice of two riding stables within two miles from the villa you can arrange a hack through the local hills and enjoyed the wonderful sea views.  For the more experienced riders a trip into the mountains to take in more spectacular views.

Golf:

The Algarve is known for its beaches, but the winter months are a prime time to visit one of the world's premier golf destinations. It is renowned for its many world-class golf courses, excellent amenities and warm and dry playing conditions. Each golf course offers a unique design taking advantage of the local landscape allowing the golfer a challenging yet pleasurable game. With more than 30 top quality golf courses in the Algarve, you will never be short of a quality course to play. Quinta Fonte do Cascalho is ideally located to have access to a high percentage of these courses within just 20 minutes drive. To the East are Benamore, Quinta da Cima, Quinta da Ria, Castro Marim, the Jack Nicklaus signature course Monte Rei, as well as the Seve Ballesteros-designed Quinta do Vale. To the South is the Golden Triangle of golf with Vale do Lobo, Ocean and Royal, Quinta do Lago North and South courses, Sao Lorenzo and Villa Sol. To the West is the Vilamoura complex, with the Arnold Palmer design Victoria, plus the Old Course, Millennium, Laguna and Pinhal. Through our local contacts, we are able to obtain excellent golf discounts!


 

 

 




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