Why Rent a Villa in Ferrragudo

Ferragudo in the Algarve is a beautiful area and is also located on the banks of the River Arade. This beautiful place has also managed to keep its identity as a small traditional fishing village and still possesses plenty of charm and tradition. Click HERE to see our lovely villa holiday rentals in Ferrragudo.

The Views of Ferragudo

Right on the banks of, the Rio Arade the village offers some fabulous views across the river to Praia do Rocha, Portimão, and also towards Monchique.

Ferragudo Fishing Village Algarve-Portugal

Rent a Villa near Ferragudo Square

As with many of Portugal’s villages, the streets are a labyrinth of cobbled streets that go down to the waterfront and also up to the church. The large square is the central point where you will find plenty of restaurants and cafes where you can relax and also watch the world go by.

Ferragudo square Algarve-Portugal

The River and the Beach

If you stroll down to the waterfront you may see the fishing boats returning and also unloading their catch of the day. The fish is amazing in the Algarve so please give ago, You won’t be disappointed.

The estuary of the river is overlooked by the São João Fort, which is where the beach, Praia Grande begins. Praia Grande is a fantastic beach that is perfect for watersports due to its calm waters. There are also some lovely beach restaurants and also a children’s park along here, which will entertain the kids.

All in all, Ferragudo is also well known for some great coastal walks from the village, along to Praia Grande, another favourite is the walk along the cliff to the lighthouse. This is heading towards Carvoeiro passing the small cove beaches of Praia do Molhe, Pintadinho, and Caneiros. Being cove beaches they pretty much disappear at high tide.

Ferragudo Beach View Algarve

Villa Retals Ferragudo – FAQ’S

Ferragudo is located in The Algarve on the banks of the River Arade, Southern Portugal.

No, however, just across the river, close by Portimão does.

There is lots to do! There are boat trips to see the famous Benagil caves, dolphin watching, Jeep tours, river cruises, Kayaking, watersports on the Praia Grande beach, and scenic coastal walks.

Praia Grande Beach, Fort of Santa Catarina, Fort of Sao Jaoa de Arade, Portimão Museum, Slide, and Splash, plus many other beaches.

Yes, there is something for all the family here. Plus, lots of other activities within a short drive.

Approx. 11-minute drive. Click HERE to see the map.

Approx. 11-minute drive, just across the river. Click HERE to see the map.

Faro Airport.

Approx. A 55-minute drive from the airport. Click HERE to see the map

Approx. 45-minute drive. Click HERE to see the map.

Approx. 40-minute drive. Click HERE to see the map.

Approx. 2 hours and 40-minute drive. Click HERE to see the map.

Villa Rentals in Ferragudo

Villa Albin
Villa Albin


  • Villa   3   3   3
  • From £3,598 to £6,734 per week
Casa Princesa
Casa Princesa


  • Villa   9   9   9
  • From £6,846 to £13,902 per week

There are also some fabulous restaurants in Ferragudo in the Algarve. These include SuesteClub NauRei das PraiasO BarrilFim do MundoO Velho Novo, and Taberna 39.

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