Local Area Information

 

Local area and its attractions

Villa Trinity is situated in a fantastic residential location, located between Sesmarias and the wide but central area of Gale, just a 40 minutes drive from Faro airport and a few minutes west of Albufeira, perfect for those who look for active holidays, golf, fishing, nightlife, shopping, great restaurants, family parks, water sports, culture, history, or just a nice place by pool or beach to relax and enjoy the sun.

There are restaurants within 300 metres/15-20 minutes from the residential area and walk to the beautiful secluded Lourenço beach with beach bar restaurant, owner recommends!  

Lourenço beach is a small, sheltered sandy bay surrounded by shallow rock formations just to the east of Galé beach. There is a small carpark right behind the beach with reserved spaces for disabled visitors and access both to the restaurant and beach via wooden walkways and ramps.

The Commercial Centre, has an Ali Supermarket and a cafe serving a fantastic selection of cakes and pastries and free Wi-Fi access and is within a few minutes walking distance.   The Apolonia super market is only a two minutes drive or about 15 minutes’ walk.

The popular Gale beach has 5kms long stretch of sandy beach and is only 1.5kms away. The beach and golf course of Salgados beach is only 5 minutes drive, and now has the new hotel complex has a great pizza restaurant set in a fantastic location. He there are all the other top golf courses the Algarve has to offer all within 20-40 minutes drive. There are more beaches in the vicinity which are worth visiting, such as São Rafael, Evaristo and Coelho beach. Most of them have wonderful beach bars with toilet and shower facilities, restaurants and snack bars (sea food recommended!) where you can enjoy the sea view and the natural beauty of the various coves and long stretches of sand.

Restaurants

There is a good choice of bars and restaurants in and around Galé, including restaurants at Galé beach and Manuel Lourenço beach and several more - "Quinta da Gale" (Bar - Grill- Pizzeria), "Pôr do Sol Restaurant and Cocktail Bar", "The View Bar and Diner", "The Curry Club" and "O Amigo Restaurant and Snack Bar" within approximately a 1km stretch from the Galé Mar apartments heading towards Albufeira . For anyone looking for a special dining experience then look no further than the Michelin 2 Star Vila Joya restaurant opposite Vila Galé Praia hotel.

The Albufeira marina is only a 10 minute drive away and offers a wide selection of bars and restaurants. Albufeira old town is where you will find an active nightlife for the ones seeking for entertainment, or a shopping paradise for all tastes and pockets in the cobbled pedestrian streets.

Guia is the famous small village for its chicken piri piri restaurants also has the large Algarve Shopping Centre, an open air centre with free parking, open until 11pm with shops to suit all tastes including Zara, Body Shop; Continente supermarket and budget restaurants and cinema. There is also a bowling alley for a fun evening with the kids. There is a small market on the road into Guia on Friday mornings.

 

There is also a variety of water parks nearby (within a 20 kms range), including Zoomarine theme park (where you can swim with the dolphins) and through the year you will have the chance to come across several festivals, fairs and markets that area worth a visit.

SHORT VERSION:

Villa Trinity is in a fantastic location within Gale and just 40 mins. drive from Faro airport and 10 mins. west of Albufeira, perfect for family holidays, golf, shopping, restaurants, water parks, Albufeira’s nightlife, or to just a relax by the pool or on the beach.

Restaurants and Lourenço beach are within a 15-20 minute stroll. There is an Ali Supermarket and a cafe serving a fantastic selection of cakes, pastries and free Wi-Fi access approx. 10 minute walk. The Apolonia super market is a 2 min. drive or 15 mins. walk.

There are more beaches in the vicinity worth visiting, such as São Rafael, Evaristo and Coelho. Most beaches have lovely beach bars with toilet and shower facilities, restaurants and snack bars. You can enjoy the sea view, coves and long stretches of sand. Gale beach has 5kms of sandy beach and is only 1.5kms away and Salgados beach is a 5 min. drive.

The nearest golf course is also at Salgados, other top golf courses of the Algarve are all within 20-40 mins. drive.

Albufeira marina is a 10 min. drive, offering a selection of bars and restaurants and sea trips. Albufeira old town is where you will find active nightlife, entertainment and has shopping paradise for all tastes and pockets in the cobbled pedestrian streets.

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Activities

Beaches nearby, Golf, Horse riding

Watersports, Waterpark within 20 minutes’ drive

Fishing, Sailing

Good nightlife within 10 minutes

Marina, Zoomarine Park (swim with dolphins!)

Shopping, Bowling

Cinema.

Villa Trinity has a fantastic location between Sesmarias and Gale, just 40 minutes (50 km) drive from Faro airport and a few minutes west of the busy town of Albufeira, perfect for those who look for active holidays, golf, fishing, nightlife, shopping, great restaurants, family parks, water sports, culture, history, or just a nice place by pool or beach to relax and enjoy the sunny days.

There is a selection of restaurants within 300 metres from the residential area and only a few minutes’ walk to the beautiful secluded Lourenço beach with beach bar restaurant serving all day and late into the evening, owner recommends!

The Commercial Centre (visible from the villa roof terrace), has a well-stocked bakery and a cafe serving a fantastic selection of cakes and pastries, and access to Wi-Fi, within walking distance. The Apolonia super market is only a few minutes’ walk or a quick drive for a full range of groceries.

Gale and its 5kms long stretch of sandy beach is a walkable 1.5kms with and beach bars. The beach and golf course of Salgados beach is only 5 minutes drive, not to mention all the other top golf courses the Algarve has to offer all within 20-40 minutes drive. There are more beaches in the vicinity which are worth visiting, such as São Rafael, Evaristo and Coelho beach. Many of them have wonderful beach restaurants and snack bars (sea food recommended!) where you can enjoy the sea view and the natural beauty of the various coves and long stretches of sand.

The Albufeira marina is only a short drive away and offers a wide selection of bars and restaurants. Albufeira old town is approximately 5kms away. This is where you will find an active nightlife for the ones seeking for entertainment, or a shopping paradise for all tastes and pockets in the cobbled pedestrian streets.

Guia; famous small village for it’s chicken piri piri restaurants also has the large Algarve Shopping Centre, an open air centre with free parking, open until 11pm with shops to suit all tastes, Continente supermarket and budget restaurants and cinema. There is also a bowling alley for a fun evening with the kids. There is a small market on the road into Guia on Friday mornings.

There is also a variety of water parks nearby (within a 20 kms range), including Zoomarine theme park (where you can swim with the dolphins) and through the year you will have the chance to come across several festivals, fairs and markets that area worth a visit.

We recommend a car for easy access to everything including beaches, but it if you are happy to walk you can still have access to plenty in the immediate area and taxis are available nearby.

Activities

Beaches nearby, Golf, Horse riding Watersports, Waterpark within 20 minutes drive Fishing, Sailing Good nightlife within 10 minutes Marina, Zoomarine Park (swim with dolphins!) Shopping, Bowling Cinema.

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