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Welcome to 'Ocean Rest'

A tranquil, well-being retreat in the heart of Portugal...

Ocean’s Rest is a spacious coastal villa in Aljezur on the South-West Algarve located in the beautiful and scenic Protected Natural Park of the Costa Vicentina. Great place to relax and explore the sandy beaches of Monte Clérigo and Arrifana which are just a 5 minute drive from the villa. 

Perfect for families, couples or a group of friends wanting to relax in their own villa in peaceful surroundings yet close to the beaches where you can body board, get surf lessons, swim, sunbathe. Plenty of activities on your doorstep; horse riding, hire mountain bikes, e-bikes/scooters, walking in the surrounding area or playing padel at the newly installed courts just a few minutes drive from the villa. Pilates, Yoga courses/retreats/classes and massages also available.

You are spoilt for choice with restaurants which are all located just a short drive away; sushi, seafood, Thai/Indo, pizza, burgers, traditional Portuguese. 

Wifi available

Sleeps 6

The space: The villa consists of 3 bedrooms; master bedroom with ensuite, 1 x double, 1 twin and 1 family bathroom.

It has a large living room, a spacious and fully equipped kitchen with patio doors leading out to a private peaceful terrace set in a large garden with a swimming pool, sunloungers, BBQ, dining area, lounge area with sofa and armchairs and a table tennis table.

The property has lots of natural light and is equipped with ceiling fans.

Large parking area at the front of the property.

Location: Faro International Airport is 1 hour 15 minute drive (113 km). Fast motorway from Faro airport then scenic drive through the natural park on the N120. Lagos is 30 minute drive away.

Bakery nearby for breakfast requirements (pastries, croissants, bread) and all your groceries. 

Booking info:

Minimum stay of 7 nights in July and August.

Minimum stay of 4 nights in the remaining months of the year.

July/August- 340€/night

June and September- 300.00€/night

November, December, January, February- 150.00€/night

March, October- 180.00€/night

 April, May- 200.00€/night

Your holiday important information 

How to find us:

Oceans’ Rest

Setor G - Lote 67 Vale da Telha

8670-156 Aljezur

 

 

 

 

How to Get Here:

If you put Birds of Paradise Surf Lodge into Google Maps then you are almost at the villa. Pass Birds of Paradise on your left hand side, at the roundabout take the first turning on the right then look for the villa which has  a green fence and gate, house number 67.

Car Rental / Car Hire; there are several options for renting cars at either Faro airport.

LC Rent

Luz Car

Zest Car Rental

Private Transfer

 

House Manager: Mariana at Aljezur Holidays +351 910 633 790

We are spoilt for choice for restaurants with a wide variety of cuisines and all within a 5 minute drive from the villa. Here are some of our favourites:

O’Sargos Located on Monte Clerigo beach. Specializes in seafood. Stunning views of the ocean while you dine. It's the perfect spot for a romantic dinner or a meal with friends and family. Good selection of local and international wines; try the white wine from the Alentejo region.

Arte Bianca Vale da Telha sector Highly recommend this pizzeria offering good Italian cuisine with fresh local ingredients. Takeaway available.

Sushinami Vale da Telha, Sector B. Japanese cuisine offering perfectly cooked sushi, rolls and fish. Highly recommended!

Maxi Warungs Sector B Vale da Telha authentic and tasty Thai and Indonesian specialties.  Vegan, vegetarian and take away options. One of our favourite places.

Sector B Hamburgueria   Sector B Vale da Telha Good selection of homemade burgers including veggie burgers, salads and delicious desserts.

Hugo's Bar, The Pines roundabout, Vale da Telha. Cozy bar, perfect place to unwind with its laid-back atmosphere.

Fonte Do Vale The Pines roundabout, Vale da Telha. Traditional Portuguese cuisine, grilled fish, seafood rice and cataplana. Good selection of local wines.

The Bakery Sector B. Cafe offering a variety of pastries, bread, and snacks. Ideal for a quick breakfast or coffee before heading to the beach.

 

Arrifana

O Paulo’s cliff top views of the ocean views and breath taking sunsets. Fresh seafood and traditional Portuguese cuisine in a formal setting. Ideal for a special occasion.

Sea You Surf Cafe is a relaxed cafe with serving coffee, breakfast and lunch options.

Cal Arrifana is a new restaurant offering Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine in a trendy relaxed setting. Ideal for lunch/dinner or a drink at the end of a day on the beach before heading home. Homemade lemonades and the best G&T’s!

Restaurante Da Praia Arrifana is a beachfront restaurant, newly renovated, delicious seafood and poke bowls. Views of the beach and the ocean; a good option for lunch or watching the sunset.

Boa Vida Social Club is a trendy venue for the younger crowd with an outdoor skate bowl and live music events. The club also features a bar, restaurant and a lounge area.

Taberna do Gabriel overlooks Amoreira Beach with one of the best views and delicious food.

 

Restaurants in Aljezur

Pont a Pe. Cosy family owned restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating along the Aljezur river.

Varzea. Mediterranean and Portuguese cuisines; delicious food in a relaxed setting; indoor and outdoor seating.

 

Supermarkets

Supermercado Roque & Filho, Vale da Telha; our local supermarket with inhouse bakery – ideal for croissants, pastries or bread rolls for your picnic on the beach. Freshly squeezed orange juice and great coffee too. Outdoor seating area.

Supermercado Meu Super, Vales; a wider selection than Roque & Filho; inhouse bakery and cash machine.

Intermarche Aljezur – Igreja Nova EN 120, 8670-161 Aljezur, the largest supermarket situated in central Aljezur.

 

Local market: Thursdays at The Bakery in Vale da Telha Sector B 09:30-13:30 and a farmers market takes place every Saturday morning in the multipurpose space Aljezur (EMA) 08:00 – 12:00.

Vegetable boxes: Joao Ramos delivers home grown vegetable boxes to your door. Contact him on +351 969 245 125.

 

Things to do:

Surfing: Portugal is the ideal place for surfing with consistent waves, endless beaches and a relaxed vibe, it's the perfect destination for surfers and anyone who loves to be close to nature.

Aljezur Experiences Surf School +351 911 124 141; rent surfboards and wetsuits, take surf lessons. The surf school and instructors will pick the best beach for the conditions and your ability, ensuring you get the most out of your surfing experience.

 

Padel Tennis at the Utopia Guest House, Vale da Teha. Two courts with a bar offering drinks and rackets to hire. To book whats app/call +351 965 723 613

Dawn Collective Sector B. Pilates, Yoga courses/retreats/classes and massages. Pre-book massages with Klaudia +48 662 647 306.

Riding: horsetrails around Aljezur for all levels of riding ability.

Adventure Riding +351-961.448.747

Plenty of walking trails.

Bodyboarding: hire on the beach at Arrifana.

Bike Hire: Algarve Bike in Aljezur. Discover the Costa Vicentina by e-bike.

 

Beaches

We have plenty of beautiful beaches near the villa, our closest are:

Praia da Arrifana: located in a natural park and surrounded by cliffs. The beach is perfect for surfing, swimming and sunbathing. Lunch at Praia da Arrifana restaurant whilst overlooking the sea.

Praia da Amoreira: located at the mouth of the Aljezur river, and it is known for its wild beauty and untouched nature. The beach is perfect for long walks, surfing, and sunbathing with a few restaurants and cafes nearby.

Praia de Monte Clérigo: Our nearest beach. Located in a small coastal village, surrounded by sand, hills and countryside. A beautiful place to spend the day and lunch at one of the restaurants.

 

Beaches a little further away (approx. 30 minute drive):

Odeceixe Mar a beautiful scenic beach. Perfect for surfing, swimming and sunbathing.

Vale Figueiras known for its clean waters and golden sand. Popular with surfers and also great for sunbathing, swimming and walking.

Bordeira's Beach situated in a natural park and is known for its wild beauty and pristine waters. Great for surfing, swimming and sunbathing as well as hiking trails.

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