This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Hortas do Tabual. To help you make friends with Hortas do Tabual before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Hortas do Tabual, Portugal, is a small village in the municipality of Vila do Bispo, in the south of the Portuguese Algarve. The centre of Vila do Bispo is around four kilometres away. The location is very suitable for beachgoers and outdoor and nature enthusiasts. The closest beach is less than three kilometres south of the settlement Praia da Ingrina. Along to the coast, there are a lot of places to go surfing or enjoy the life on the beach.
The climate in the area is typical Mediterranean -- the summers are long, sunny and dry. The average maximum temperatures range from twenty-six to twenty-nine degrees Celsius between June and August. However, heat waves can occur during this period. Especially in the summer period, the beaches of the Algarve can be very busy. Generally, there are tourists all year round. One of the reasons are the mild winters in the region. During that season, daily temperatures around sixteen degrees Celsius and sunshine are common.
You will not find very many hostels in Hortas do Tabual, Portugal, but there are holiday apartments and guesthouses in the area. For a greater choice of bed-and-breakfasts, hotels and hostels, check out Sagres or Vila do Bispo. Generally, it is very recommendable to explore the area by car. In this way you are very flexible and you can see sights off the beaten track. If you do not have a car, the nearest bus stop is over two kilometres away from the hostel in Rposeira. The rather spacious hostel offers a relaxed vibe in the beautiful nature of the Algarve. The coast and opportunities to surf are just nearby.
In the area of Hortas do Tabual and Vila do Bispo, you can try out numerous outdoor activities. Try out golfing at Parque da Floresta, go on a boat trip in Sagres or try out fishing. If you like slides and water parks, visit Slide and Splash. Consider that it takes almost an hour to get there, but it is worthwhile to visit. Praia do Castelejo and Praia da Cordoama are just some examples of the numerous beaches you can visit.
Written by local enthusiast for Hortas do Tabual hostelsFlo