Tipi Valley is located in the Western Algarve of Southern Portugal

Tipi Valley is ideally situated to combine access to amenities, towns, tourist sites and airports, yet maintaining the peace, quiet and tranquility of a secluded retreat in Portugal. Not to forget, access to without doubt, some of the most beautiful untouched beaches in Europe! Positioned minutes from the Atlantic Ocean, our eco retreat has close access to both Amoreira Beach and river and Monte Clerigo. The picturesque and quintessentially Portuguese village of Aljezur is just 2 km away. Faro International Airport is 1 hour 15 minutes away along a sealed motorway. The historical tourist town of Lagos is just 20 minutes by car. Lisbon is aprox 3 hrs to the north. The rugged and uncrowded western Algarve offers stunning scenery, bird life and nature walks. Aljezur also boasts quaint seafood restaurants and of course fantastic coffee and cake shops.

 

Local Info

Aljezur, Portugal

This quiet, peaceful and quintessentially Portuguese town is a real delight. On first impression it can be easily overlooked but look a little closer and you will see the real Portugal. Untainted by tourism and seemingly locked away in time.
 

Sagres, Portugal

This most western tip of the Algarve, Portugal was once considered to be the end of the world as the Europeans knew it at the time. Dramatic cliffs, isolated coves and beaches and numerous visible reminders of Portugal’s grand era of exploration and discovery.
 

Odeceixe

15 minutes north from our retreat is the delightful little town of Odeceixe (pronounced O-de-shaish). Here you’ll find charming restaurants, quaint Portuguese pensions and...
 

Lagos

The historical town of Lagos was once the capital of the Algarve before an earthquake destroyed much of it. It is now a very popular tourist destination with strong international acclaim.
 

How to get to Tipi Valley


closest airports

The closest international airports to Aljezur are Faro (1h15min drive) and then Lisboa (approx. 3h drive). Faro is closer, smaller and more relaxed and has an excellent new motorway for drivers. Lisbon whilst further away has the advantage of 2 daily buses passing directly through Aljezur, our local village.
 

pick up/drop off transfers from/to aljezur are included

The nearest village to our eco retreat is Aljezur.
- Pick up transfer from the bus stop in Aljezur on the Monday of arrival at 15:00 or 17:30 when travelling by taxi, shuttle bus or bus to Aljezur.
- Pick up transfer from the Galp service station on the Monday of arrival at 15:10 or 17:40 when travelling by car to Aljezur. You can follow us to Tipi Valley and we have a parking area where you can park your car.
- Transfer to Aljezur on your departure day. In case you've booked a 5 day stay, we will bring you to Aljezur on Saturday at 15:00. When you've booked a 7 day stay we will bring you to Aljezur on Monday at 10:00.

Travel options

TAXI

From Lagos to Aljezur: 30min - € 35
From Faro to Aljezur: 1h20min - € 120

How to book a taxi?

Request during your booking process, we can contact a very reliable local taxi driver, payment is made directly to him. A taxi can be shared with a maximum of 4 persons.
 

SHUTTLE BUS

A good option for solo travellers:
- A shuttle bus from Faro airport to Lagos (from € 13 per person) and then a bus or taxi from Lagos to Aljezur.
- Or a shuttle bus from Faro airport until Aljezur (from € 105).
Shuttle Direct, Holiday Taxis, My Transfer and many other companies.
 

CAR HIRE

Many car hire companies operate in the Algarve including: Luzcar, Rentcar4less, Opodo, Rhinocarhire and Rentalcars. Good deals starting from around € 20 per day. Faro airport is 1h30min away and Lisbon airport is 3h away.

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT


How to get to Aljezur town?

From Faro airport via Lagos:
- Take a bus or taxi from the airport until the bus or train station.
- Take a bus from Faro to Lagos and change in Lagos to Aljezur.
- OR take a train from Faro to Lagos; walk 10 minutes to the bus terminal and take a bus to Aljezur.

From Lisbon airport directly to Aljezur or via Lagos:
- Take a subway from the airport until the bus station (Zoologico stop) and take a direct bus to Aljezur on Monday morning at 07:30am.
- Or take a subway from the airport until the train station (Entrecampos stop) and then train to Lagos followed by bus or taxi to Aljezur.


links and more info


Train:

Faro to Lagos: 1h30min to 2h - € 10: Train timetable
Lisbon to Lagos: 3h30min to 4h - € 20: Train timetable

Bus:

Faro to Lagos: 2h10min - € 6. Eva Transportes
Lagos to Aljezur: 35/50min - € 4 / € 8. Eva Transportes or Rede Expressos

Lisbon to Aljezur (at 07:30am or 05:30pm): 4h - € 18. Rede Expressos
OR
Lisbon to Lagos (more frequent): 4h - € 20. Eva Transportes, Rede Expressos or Renex.
Lagos to Aljezur: 35/50min - € 4 / € 8. Eva Transportes or Rede Expressos