Located in the municipality of Lagoa, Carvoeiro is a former fishing village which 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.