The town of Almancil has a population of nearly 9,000 people and is located in the Loulé region of the Algarve. The town is well situated being just a fifteen minute drive from Faro Airport.

Almancil is a very popular local town for visitors and is located conveniently close to both of the major local tourist attractions of Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo, but is well worth a visit in its own right.

There are many local beaches including Praia do Garrao and Praia do Ancão, these are ideal for tourists. The Ria Formosa Natural Park is located directly to the East of Almancil.

Visit Martin's eBike store in Almancil to hire (and buy) bikes especially suited to riding around the lovely surrounding areas of the Algarve.

Attractions in Almancil

Attractions very close to Almancil include:

Estádio Algarve - For sports fans this stadium is located very close. The stadium was built for the 2004 European Football Championships and hosts a range of sports events

Karting Almancil Fun Park - This theme park has a motoring theme, specialising in go karts and buggy racing for all ages

Pinetrees Horse Riding - Quality horse riding opportunities in the Almancil area, an activity perfectly suited to all the family

The Church of São Lourenço (Saint Lawrence) - Built in 1684 this Catholic Church is well worth a visit and is a Portuguese listed building

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The Church of São Lourenço, Almancil 

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Distance to Quinta do Lago

Almancil is located very close to our range of Quinta do Lago villas. The distance is just 7.5 kilometres or about 12 minutes by car.

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