There are three local beaches, Monte Clérigo and Arrifana which are each about 2 miles away (recently awarded Blue Flag status) and famous for Surfing, offering watersports and excellent swimming opportunities with long sandy beaches. A little further away is the quiet beach of Amoreira. The beaches have snack bars and tavernas close by. There are opportunities for excursions to other more remote beaches including Vale Figueira, Bordeira and Amado - all to the South and within a short drive.
Closer local facilities include tennis and horse riding about 1 mile or so away.There are some restaurants, shops,supermarket,hotel in Vale de Tehla,also is a lake.
In Aljezur, 10 minutes by car, are several restaurants including, ‘Ruth’, ‘Ivo’ and 'Ponte Pe' offering traditional Portuguese cuisine including Fresh Fish dishes - try their dish of the day! Aljezur has a small market open each morning and a Tourist Information Office. There are several small supermarkets in Aljezur as well as Spar, a Post Office, chemist and banks as well as a few handicraft and souvenir shops and at least two Surf shops where it is possible to hire a board & book lessons.
Lagos with its wide range of shops, bars, restaurants and discotheques is about 30 minutes by car