Those planning a trip to Monte Gordo
should consider employing our Monte Gordo car hire
services as their main means of transportation to and from this Algarve destination
. This is the penultimate easternmost Algarve resort, located at about three kilometers away from the frontier town of Vila Real
de Santo Antonio
Catering to both local and international visitors, the town has developed quite a bit in recent years from what used to be a small sleepy fishing village. Thanks to its tourism potential the town has become home to a casino, and thanks to the Mediterranean climate it is the resort with the warmest waters and the largest beach in the entire Algarve region
The town's wide golden beach is studded with pines and is amongst the finest along the southern Portuguese coast, it stretches as far as the eye can see. Besides the sea, sand and gambling that the town offers, it also has something that most other locations in the region don't, a nearby river, the River Guadiana has been acting as a natural frontier in the area for over two thousand years, nowadays river cruises are very popular for those tourists who like to taste the tranquility of this part of Portugal in a unique manner.
With the help of our Monte Gordo car rental services
you can take your rental car and make the short drive north of the town and see the Castro Marim which acted as the first headquarters of the Military Order of Christ, the spiritual heirs of the Templars in Portugal. The sandstone walls of this castle are interesting to look at but not many know that the castle actually encloses the ruins of an even older castle.
For those who are looking to engage in activities while in Monte Gordo, they should be safe in the knowledge that the place features several golf courses, with more under construction, as well as a plethora of water sports as one might expect – however particularly good for kite surfing and wind surfing - as well as jeep safaris to inland lakes.
These are of course just a few of the things that you can see and do while in Monte Gordo, make sure to consider employing our Monte Gordo
car hire services in order to better explore this place and its surroundings.