The guesthouse ViLAFOÎA is in the middle of old cork tree plantations, just half an hour’s drive from the Atlantic Ocean.

The perfect place to take a break, enjoy an active, healthy holiday or even to book the whole guesthouse for a seminar in its fabulous ambiance.

The ViLAFOÎA was built with mostly regionally-sourced and environmentally-friendly building materials, was finished in the summer of 2009, with a beautiful garden and a salt treated pool. Each room has its own balcony with a breath-taking view towards the Atlantic, as well as wireless internet connection. A generous breakfast buffet full with fruits and regional products awaits you every morning. In the evening you can visit one of the many small restaurants nearby.

ViLAFOÎA is situated on the edge of the nature protection area the Serra de Monchique where the subtropical microclimate of the mountains shows nature’s most beautiful side. The hills of the Monchique mountains are a nature reserve, a habitat of rare species of plants and give an opportunity for beautiful country walks trough gardens full of flowers and unspoilt woods.

The Garden

The south-facing balconies of the individual rooms all open onto a spacious, well-tended garden with many quiet spaces.

Ancient oak trees provide shade in the summer and a large, chlorine-free, slightly salty pool offers the opportunity to freshen up or exercise. The pool can be heated with solar energy – as is the entire guesthouse.