The Local Area
Boa Nova nestles between the fishing village of Ferragudo and the coastal resort of Carvoeiro. Local life in the area is relaxed and you will find the local Portuguese very friendly and welcoming towards tourists.
There are plenty of activities in the area including sailing, windsurfing, horse riding, local walks, birdwatching, water parks, exceptional golf courses including 2 championship courses, Pestana Pinta and Gramacho a 5 min drive away, bars, restaurants, local fishing villages and, of course, the local beaches.
Several larger supermarkets are nearby where you can stock up on most items and 20 minutes away is a modern shopping mall with clothes shops, domestic outlets and restaurants.