Things to see and do - Vila Real de Santo António
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This border town, founded in 1774 by the marquis of Pombal, to rival the Andalusian town of Guadiana, was built in 5 months. It has become one of the largest fishing ports in the Algarve and a important fish-canning centre. Here they also build pleasure boats for export. Since 1992, it has been possible to reach Spain by bridge or by ferry.
Tourist attractions Vila Real de Santo António : Things to see and do
Av. da República P - 8900 Vila Real de Santo António
In the attractive gardens alongside the river, you can see the white town of Ayamonte.
Praça do Marquès de Pombal P - 8900 Vila Real de Santo António
This is the main square of the Pombalin district. It is surrounded by orange trees, and its black and white paving stones radiate around an obelisk. The surrounding pedestrianised streets are flanked by cotton shops where many Spanish people come to ..
N122 P - 8900 Vila Real de Santo António
Beyond the pleasant pine groves you will find this modern seaside resort with a huge sandy beach.
Hotels Vila Real de Santo António
Golf Norte, s/n, Campo de Golf Isla Canela E - 21409 Isla Canela
Just 5 minutes’ drive from Isla Canela and 2 km from the beach, Hotel Isla Canela Golf features a golf course and an outdoor swimming pool. It has traditional Andalusian design with a striking colourful façade and rooms with balconies. Each attracti..
Avenida Dos Bombeiros Portugueses, S/N P - 8900-209 Vila Real de Santo António
Hotel Apolo offers a pool and rooms with balconies and free Wi-Fi in central Vila Real de Santo António. The Guadiana River, marking the border with Spain, is 5 minutes’ walk away. All rooms have air conditioning and a colourful décor. The private b..
Rua De Ceuta Nº 9 P - 8900-435 Monte Gordo
A 2-minute walk from Monte Gordo’s beach, Hotel Alcazar offers free Wi-Fi, 2 outdoor pools and a tennis court. Some rooms include a balcony with views of the Atlantic Ocean and satellite TV. Hotel Alcazar offers several themed rooms inspired by New ..