Surrounded by lush gardens, Monte da Lagoa consists of 8 restored farm houses offering spacious studios and apartments. It is just 5 minutes from Altura’s beach. Lagoa’s studios and apartments have a kitchen with a microwave and a separate dining area. The living area has a sofa and TV, while some also open out onto a patio. Rooms are decorated with bright colours and artwork. Guests can rent a bike and cycle to The Marshland Nature Reserve, just 1.9 miles away. They can also relax on a lounger in the garden, and there is a playground for younger guests. Ria Formosa Park and the village of Cacela Velha are 3.1 miles from Monte da Lagoa. Faro Airport is a 45-minute drive away. In winter, a shuttle service can be arranged.