Carvoeiro (about halfway between Albufeira and Portimao ) is a small beach resort set in a cleft of cliffs, surrounded by a mix of traditional white washed houses, narrow cobbled streets and luxurious private villas with verdant gardens.


The village is very picturesque, offering great snapshots of many peoples ideal of the Algarve. The cliffs and hilly pathways offer the most amazing views along the coastline with its many caves, grottoes and cove beaches.

Carvoeiro, or more commonly Praia de Carvoeiro, is a town and a former civil parish in the municipality of Lagoa, Algarve, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Lagoa e Carvoeiro
The village itself is small, consisting basically of three streets. But these streets offer a huge selection of restaurants, shops, bars and services.