Located in the municipality of Lagoa, Carvoeiro is a former fishing village; it is very successful among tourists now.
The centre of the city is not very large, it is concentrated around the main beach of the city,( voted the most beautiful in Europe by European Best Destinations.
What to do and see in Carvoeiro? The town is lovely : enjoy a walk in the town or along the beach.
For the best views of the town, climb up the two streets overlooking the surroundings. Walk on to the small beach of Praia do Paraiso, the secret cove is irresitible. The Mar d'Fora restaurant
located above the beach is a good choice for a meal with a view.
Opposite the main beach near the chapel of Nossa Senhora da Encanarçao, a wooden footbridge will take you the magnificent path of the Algar Seco.
Near Carvoeiro do not miss the Benagil cave, the lighthouse of Alfanzina, or even praia da Marinha and its impressive cliffs.
If you like the region we offer the rental of a holiday apartment
in Porches, located 15 minutes from Carvoeiro.