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Monte Santo Resort, Carvoeiro, Algarve

Set in extensive grounds overlooking the picturesque town of Carvoeiro, the Monte Santo Resort is an impressive complex with contemporary style apartments and townhouses. If your perfect holiday revolves around relaxation then Monte Santo is a great choice - feel refreshed with a dip in one of the 7 swimming pools followed by a cocktail in the poolside bar. There are a range of facilities within this delightful resort, including a gym and spa, plus the stunning beach of Carvoeiro is just a short drive away.

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Restaurants & Bars

Whatever flavours you love, at Monte Santo Resort you’ve got fabulous food to tickle your taste buds. Enjoy a light meal or drink poolside or experience chef Miguel Lourenco's modern twist on Mediterranean classics.

Aroma Restaurant

Enjoy beautiful surrounding, pool views and sensational food infused with the flavours of the Mediterranean at this a la carte restaurant. You’ll have a choice of fresh seafood, Italian style pizzas as well as tasty salads and indulgent desserts.  

  • Dress code: smart casual
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Charges apply - bookable and payable locally in resort

The Lounge Bar

Relax and unwind in comfortable, contemporary surroundings - there is no better place to meet after a lazy day by the pool. Select from a range of cocktails to enjoy and accompany them with some tasty tapas.

  • Dress code: smart casual
  • Lunch  and drinks
  • Charges apply

Monte Santo Pool Bar

For those who prefer to stay by the pool, this pool bar is the ideal spot to relax and socialise with a fruity cocktail or cold beer in hand. 

  • Open June to Mid September -from 10.00am until 7.00pm
  • Charges apply

Swimming Pools

There are 7 communal pools to choose from including a children’s pool and heated indoor pool. The outside space is a splendid place to while away the hours and cool down from the midday sun. The large main pool winds through the centre of the resort amongst palm trees, colourful plants, sun loungers and a bar - great for relaxing with a chilled drink. For an even more peaceful setting, try one of the pools dotted around the resort near the townhouses.

  • Pool towels are provided free of charge
  • All pools are open year round
  • Main Outdoor Pool – Open 9.00am – 6.00pm Pool Size 99ft x 33ft Pool Depth min 3½ ft, max 5½ft
  • Children’s Pool – Open 9.00am – 6.00pm Pool Size 14ft x 14ft Pool Depth min 1ft, max 1ft
  • Indoor Pool - Open 9.00am – 6.00pm Pool Size 46ft x 23ft Pool Depth min 4ft, max 5ft
  • Communal Pools


From 1st June - 15th October there is a complimentary shuttle bus to the sandy beach of Carvoeiro, just 1 mile away. If you fancy a change of scenery, why not take a refreshing dip in the sea in the crystal clear waters of Praia de Carvoeiro Beach. Lay your towel down on the soft golden sand and gaze up at the incredible limestone cliffs.

Kids' Club

The Fun Attic Kids' Club is perfect for younger guests, providing endless days of fun and unforgettable moments. Your children can take part in a full range of supervised activities, allowing parents to take some moments of relaxation. Games, handcrafting, swimming and football are just some of the activities which are on offer, there are plenty more.

  • For children aged 4 -12 years
  • Open 7 days a week, from 10.00am to 12 midday and 2.00pm to 5.00pm
  • Free of charge


The Alma Spa has everything you could need for an indulgent time away - it’s the perfect place to relax, unwind and recuperate. The spa offers a heated indoor pool, overlooking the picturesque gardens, a jacuzzi, sauna and Turkish bath. Choose from a range of of treatments and techniques, which can be customised to suit your needs. A classic relaxing or a deep tissue massage are but a few of the numerous treatments available. You’ll even have the option of having your massage in the comfort of your own room!

  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Open to non-residents
  • Charges apply - pre-bookable and payable locally in resort.

Gym and Fitness

While deservedly indulging on your holiday, you can still maintain your fitness goals. The Monte Santo gym offers a range of the cardiovascular equipment and fixed weight machinery. Or why not try one of the group exercise classes, a great way to stay motivated?

  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • Open all year round, from 9.00am to 6.00pm
  • Free of charge


To enhance your experience further, there are a number of activities which are available at the Monte Santo Resort and in the nearby area.

  • Bowls
  • Bicycle hire
  • Multi-purpose sports court
  • Games room
  • Children’s playground
  • Library
  • Evening entertainment
  • Waterpark - offsite
  • Golf course- offsite
  • Hiking - offsite

Charges may apply - pre-bookable and payable locally in resort

Additional Services

  • WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge
  • Free private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed)
  • Luggage storage room on arrival or departure free of charge
  • Shower room available for use on arrival or departure free of charge
  • Concierge service
  • Room service charges apply and are payable locally in resort
  • Laundry service charges apply and are payable locally in resort

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Monte Santo Resort is situated in a hilltop position above the picturesque resort of Carvoeiro. Surrounded by cliffs, Carvoeiro is an authentic village composed of pretty fishermen's houses and a sheltered beach. You can take a boat trip to explore the magnificent caves and picturesque beaches along this stunning coastline. Explore the centre with a selection of shops, authentic restaurants and cafes serving traditional Portuguese delicacies.

  • Paraiso Beach 1 mile
  • Carvoeiro Beach 1 mile
  • Carvoeiro ¾ mile
  • Restaurants on site
  • Mini market ½ mile
  • Faro Airport 40 miles