Cheap accommodation in the fishing village of Salema, nearby Figueira, and in the Monchique mountains, western Algarve

As well as the Monchique mountains, we also have affordable accommodation available in other parts of the Algarve for holiday rentals and/or for longer winter rentals. Holidays can be combined - for example with a week in Figueira and a week in the mountains from 450 euros.

Beatifully renovated house in Figueira, western Algarve

1 bed apartment in Salema with fantastic view

2 bed rustic cottage in Marmelete

Other Algarve deals to more popular resorts can be found at Cheap Portimão Holidays where hundreds of Portimão hotels in the Algarve holiday regions are hand-reviewed.


Summer Times in the Algarve, a collection of writings by 17 writers with connections to the Algarve, is about to published by Montanha Books. 'Like the joy of discovering lost snapshots this collection gives treasured glimpses into both the richness and simplicity of Algarve life, past and present.' Virginia Boston


 6 December 2010