Stay At Our Hilltop Villa

4 Boutique Apartments

20 Stunning Beaches

Within 20 Miles

Optional Adventures & Activities

Bike, Board & Boat, Sup, Surf and Snorkel

Self guided Explore Tours

 Discover at your own pace

Explore off the map

Welcome to South West Portugal

Our leafy hilltop retreat is set in the softly wooded hills of the Costa Vicentina Natural Park.
Bounded by the Serra de Monchique to the north and the infinite blue ocean to the south, we are just a short stroll to a
traditional Portuguese village where the cobbled streets wind down to a beautiful golden beach.

The villa which features four individually stylised apartments, a 40ft pool and amazing coastal and country views is the
perfect base from which to explore the stunning Western Algarve.

Boutique Accommodation, Adventures
& Active Holidays

Boutique Accommodation
South facing bright & modern apartments with self catering facilities. One separate studio with country views.

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Find Your Adventure

Explore off the map on our small group adventures 

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If you want to haul yourself away from the dazzling pool and spectacular views there’s lots of activities on offer.

All our adventures have been designed and tested by your hosts, Lucy and Sean, ready for you to discover real off the map Portugal…


Private tours and small group adventures – Morning adventures where we guide by mountain bike, paddleboard or on our motor catamaran. We’ll take you to places you won’t find in any guidebooks. Paddle secret mountain lakes, ride through wild meadows and valley, discover secret beaches and caves accessed only by water

Self-guided Explore Tours – take one of our trail cards and discover at your own pace. Three full day itineraries: West Coast Adventure day, Inland Villages and Valleys and South Coast Secret Spots – take coffee in lazy whitewashed villages, discover secret beaches, walk countryside trails, eat the freshest seafood and seek out the perfect sunset spots.

Morning loops: From the villa we have a selection of 5-15km country and coastal loops for you to run, walk or wander – again at your own pace.

Outdoor fitness, guided runs & training rides – on request, bright and early:) It’s your holiday – do as much or as little as you like

 The hilltop retreat

We first opened our doors in 2017 following a complete renovation. Since then we’ve ridden and run thousands of miles, paddled most of the coastline, drunk a lot of very good and very cheap coffee, hosted some very special birthday parties, yoga retreats, active holidays, huge family gatherings, gym groups as well as may small groups of travellers, friends, families and couples.

The villa features four individual self-catered apartments. All completely separate. The lounge looks out towards the pool and huge views to the village and ocean.

Whether you decide to rent the whole villa or one of four apartments, OceanBlue features many of the amenities guests and travellers enjoy in their own home – coffee machines, wifi, underfloor heating for out of season comfort and much more.

OceanBlue Villa

Stay, relax & be active in one of our self-catered apartments. All completely separate.

Nature’s Playground

Hike, bike, paddle, surf & much more from our leafy hilltop retreat

Create memories

Suitable for couples, families & friends of all ages wishing to explore individually or together

….. Your choice

Dive into clear water, explore sleepy coves or venture west to surf Portugal’s famous breaks.

It’s your holiday…….

Do little or lots It’s your choice

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