Almancil is a village with 10000 habitants in the Algarve, south of Portugal
Beaches in Almancil
Almancil has a coastline of more than 12km
The most famous beaches in Almancil are:
- Garrão Beach
- Beach of Vale do Lobo
- Ancão Beach
- Praia da Quinta do Lago
Golf in Almancil
Obligatorily Almancil has available to its residents and visitors a total of seven golf courses, with different characteristics, in order to please and attract different types of players.
All fields are known worldwide and it is quite common to find persons of national and international reputation among those who use them.
golf courses in Almancil:
- Royal Course (Vale do Lobo);
- Ocean Course (Vale do Lobo);
- North Course (Quinta do Lago);
- South Course (Quinta do Lago);
- Laranjal (Quinta do Lago) who received the award for Best Golf Course in Portugal Travel Awards 2011;
- San Lorenzo Golf Course (Quinta do Lago);
- Pinheiros Altos (Quinta do Lago).
Environmental and Cultural Patrimony
Almancil gathers environmental assets sought by many researchers and academics
- Ria Formosa (Nature Reserve)
- Natural Reserve of Ludo
With respect to the historical and cultural heritage, art (religious and secular) occupies a front place in the priorities of Almancil:
- Church of St. Lawrence
- São Lourenço Cultural Centre
- Art Gallery of Social and Cultural Association of Almancil
- Centre for Contemporary Art
- Art gallery resort of Vale do Lobo
The festivities and events in Almancil:
- Feast of St. Lawrence
- Feast of St. Louis
- Festa of Pinha (Game)
- Summer Party and Communities (Village Almancil)
- Musical concerts
- International Tennis Tournament (Vale do Lobo Grand Champions)
Reasons to live in Almancil?
Almancil town center is largely populated by the working class. However, surrounding areas like Vale Formoso, Sitio dos Quartos, Vale D’Éguas, and Arreiro have become appealing to investors seeking quality living in an area with significant potential for appreciation. Vale Formoso, a mere 5-minute drive from Almancil and positioned at an elevation of 80m to 120m, boasts breathtaking panoramic views. Sitio dos Quartos is recognized for its hilltop villas providing spectacular vistas. Furthermore, locations such as Vale D’Éguas and Arreiro are favored for larger homes on private land.
Those seeking more luxurious resort-like experiences often gravitate towards Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago. These areas are famous for their exclusive properties, with prices starting in the millions, and reaching into the tens of millions for premium homes.
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