Carvoeiro is a picturesque resort set against a backdrop of stunning coastal scenery. Growing increasingly popular, due to its idyllic setting, it is now the most photographed resort in the Algarve. With soft sun-baked sand sloping gently into refreshing waters that are perfect for swimming and safe for children, Studio Calisto in Carvoeiro is the perfect choice for a family holiday to Portugal.
This quaint fishing village is full of fabulous restaurants serving up traditional Portuguese specialties. You’ll find several seafood dishes on the menu, with catches of the day provided by, the still active, local fishing fleet. Most of the restaurants are found on the central town square where you can watch singers and folk dancers perform as you wine and dine. For more upbeat nightlife you might want to head into nearby villages where there are other night spots to cater for every budget and taste.
The Algarve is famous for its natural beauty. Nature lovers can hire bicycles or horses to explore the pine-scented forests and sleepy orange groves in the surrounding areas of the resort. There are also no less than three verdant natural parks, all reachable on a day trip, if you want to walk on the wild side during your holidays to Portugal.
Although transformed from a small fishing village to a tourist centre during the high season, this charming coastal resort which huddles around a small bay with crystal clear water has lost none of its traditional charm. In fact, fishermen still land their catch every morning on the beach to be served later at one of the many excellent restaurants that line Carvoeiro’s bustling streets.
The coastline in this area is particularly beautiful and boats can be hired to visit caves or isolated beaches. For snorkelers and diving enthusiasts, Algar Seco, with its dramatic rock formations is the place to visit. Other beaches of interest are Centianes and Marinha beach which are ideal for children.
For evening entertainment, Carvoeiro has a huge number of restaurants serving both local and international cuisine and many bars feature music several times each week. The main square is a lively gathering point where the locals meet to enjoy a glass of wine and watch the folk singing and dancing displays.
Conveniently situated close to many attractions suitable for children: Slide and Splash, Zoo Marina, Krazy Golf provide the essential requirements for an enjoyable break, Carvoeiro prides itself on being an ideal holiday resort for families, who return to this popular resort time and again.
Its early roots as a small fishing village are still evident in Carvoeiro, although tourist development has brought with it all the comforts of modern luxury in the beautiful coastline.
Studio Calisto is the ideal place for families and couples alike. Set amongst some of the most picturesque scenery in the Algarve, Carvoeiro is blessed with an excellent sandy beach set in a small bay backed by the same sandstone cliffs found right along the Algarve coast.
There’s a great selection of bars and restaurants to choose from on your holiday in Carvoeiro, serving a wide choice of International cuisine and traditional Portuguese fare. The beaches nearby offer a variety of water sports and back on dry land Studio Calisto can offer you wonderful facilities for your relaxing pleasure.
Studio Calisto holidays reveal a very pleasant family-friendly Algarve getaway with more than enough on your own doorstep to keep you entertained. The cosmopolitan town of Portimao to the west has more great opportunities for shopping and eating out, while Silves to the north has a fascinating history and an impressive mediaeval castle.