Praia do Carvoeiro travel guide

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With a population of 2,784, Praia do Carvoeiro is a must-see destination in Faro, Portugal. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Praia do Carvoeiro

Praia do Carvoeiro in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Praia do Carvoeiro in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Praia do Carvoeiro


Although Praia do Carvoeiro doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Faro Algarve Airport (FAO), which is located 46 km from Praia do Carvoeiro. The shortest flight to Praia do Carvoeiro from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 36h 45m.


Train is the most popular train carrier serving Praia do Carvoeiro, followed by Comboios de Portugal. The train journey from Praia do Carvoeiro to Lisbon takes 2h 52m and costs around $20 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Porto, expect to pay about $54 for a 5h 51m trip.


Another option to get to Praia do Carvoeiro is to pick up a car hire from Lisbon, which is about 188 km from Praia do Carvoeiro. You’ll find branches of Klass Wagen and GREEN MOTION , among others, in Lisbon.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Praia do Carvoeiro, including FlixBus, rede expressos and ALSA. From Seville, the bus ride to Praia do Carvoeiro takes 241 km and will cost you around $24. From Lisbon, the ticket costs about $22 for a journey of 306 km.

Airports near Praia do Carvoeiro


Airlines serving Praia do Carvoeiro

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British Airways
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Where to stay in Praia do Carvoeiro

From 5-star hotels such as the Tivoli Carvoeiro to great affordable options like the Hotel Carvoeiro Plaza, Praia do Carvoeiro offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $138 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $186 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Praia do Carvoeiro

Most booked hotels in Praia do Carvoeiro

RR Hotel da Rocha
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Algarve Race Resort - Hotel
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Algarve Casino
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Praia do Carvoeiro

Expect to pay $3.36 per litre in Praia do Carvoeiro (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $40.27 and $53.70. The most frequently booked car type in Praia do Carvoeiro is Economy (Class Economy Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Renault Twingo or similar) is, on average, 63% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.