Placed on the entrance of Silves, the Hotel Colina dos Mouros is in aprivileged location due to its integration one of the most rich areas ofthe Algarve in terms of historical and patrimonial references. Replete of history and monuments, this city was long ago the capitalof the Algarve, and was one of the famed cultural centers of the IberianPeninsula in the Arab period, being today one of the mostvisited places of the South of Portugal. Besides its valuable architectural patrimony – Arab castle, Gothiccathedral and medieval bridge, among others, has also an archeologyand a cork museum. In a calm and peaceful panorama, Silves is a place oftraditions and trade. Famous for small streets on the HistoricalCenter, for its stores, the craft, the picturesque market, itis also very appreciate for the diversifi ed local gastronomy availableamong the several restaurants. There are excellent beaches near Silves with crystalline waters andextensive gold sand dunes, like Armacao de Pera and Pera,only 15 minutes distance. Besides those, many other beaches, fromSenhora da Rocha to Carvoeiro, are relatively close. In this beaches there are perfect conditions to pratice some watersports, like windsurf, diving, sailing and others.
Take the A22 motorway towards Portimao. Exit the motorway sign posted SilvesLagoa and turn on right on roundabout and follow signs for Silves. Follow the road untill see Silves town on the left, found the bridge on your left and keept drive ahead and you found a Hotel Colina dos Mouros