The pretty resort of Carvoeiro lies on the west Algarve coast, once a small fishing village the resort has expanded into a bustling holiday hotspot. Retaining a little of it’s fishing village character the resort offers the ideal spot for quiet family breaks in the Algarve. Carvoeiro offers a wonderful sheltered beach bay with golden sandy beaches, ideal for relaxing and a spot of swimming in the calm waters. Visitors will find plenty to do in resort, with a choice of chic cafes, restaurants and bars to enjoy a relaxing meal or take a boat trip around the around Algar Seco and view the dramatic rock formations. A quiet resort that is great for families and anyone wishing to explore the rest of this area. The streets can be narrow and steep and many beaches have steps leading down to them making it impractical for those less mobile. Night-life in Carvoeiro is low-key so for those seeking a party resort, it’s best to head for a more livelier resort but is ideal for those seeking a quiet break in the Algarve.