Averages for Carvoeiro in April
Carvoeiro: AprilLocated on the southern coast of Portugal on the Atlantic Ocean, Carvoeiro is quickly becoming a popular holiday destination. The fishing village has stunning rock formations carved by ocean water, access to historic ruins as well as a relaxed and charming atmosphere. April marks the start of spring and the beginning of tourist season in the region. Those visiting the area can expect temperatures to settle between 10°C and 2...
The daily average temperature for Carvoeiro in April is approximately 15 °C. Warmer temperatures bring a drop in rainfall as an average of 38mm of rain expected. Spring rain is common so you might want to pack an umbrella just to be on the safe side. The highest ever recorded temperature for Carvoeiro in April has been a sweltering 30 °C with the lowest being one degree Celsius. However, temperatures are usually in the teens. Humidity for the resort can reach 68% but tourists shouldn't feel any fatigue or discomfort. The weather is ideal for taking part in a range of activities from cycling to swimming. The sea temperature is around 17°C which may be cool for some but many may enjoy a refreshing swim in the ocean.
Carvoeiro beach with crystal clear waters. Photo by Bengt Nyman
Where to stay
Get away from the hustle and bustle of your everyday life and other travellers by staying at the Baia Algarve Hotels in Carvoeiro. This pair of hotels offer two luxurious options when staying in or near to the resort. Choose from the Grand Bay Hotel or Cristal Beach Hotel. The Cristal Beach Hotel is only a stone's throw away from the rocky cliffs that overlook golden sandy beaches. Each room here offers a private bathroom, coffee maker, balcony, minibar and television. Guests can look forward to an indoor and outdoor pool as well as a gym, health club, bar and lounge. There are lots of activities that you can enjoy close to the hotel, such as water sports, hiking and cycling. It's just 15 minutes away from a popular beach and golf course too.
Alternatively, the Grand Bay Hotel is close to several attractions and only 30km away from the airport. Each hotel room has air conditioning, mini bar, television and safety deposit box. The restaurant offers a buffet breakfast and dinner every day or you can eat in the a la carte restaurant. The hotel bar boasts live music several times per week and guests can enjoy a relaxing drink while taking in the view of the sea. The hotel snack bar also offers drinks and light snacks if you get hungry or thirsty by the pool. With several pools, Jacuzzi and sauna, this accommodation is perfect for those who want to unwind while on holiday.
White buildings on the Carvoeiro skyline
Things to do
Carvoeiro offers some of the most spectacular rock formations on the coast of Portugal. One of the best examples is the Algar Seco, just 750 metres away from the downtown main square. Take a walk from downtown to see the beautiful sandy coloured rocks. Weathered by ocean spray, view these formations against the striking turquoise sea.
You might also enjoy a trip to the marina in Portimao, especially if a variety of boats are docked here. You can take a boat trip or even go fishing here to see if you can catch some epic fish.
Stunning sandy cove near Carvoeiro
Restaurants and nightlife
Go to one of the most popular restaurants in the area before the peak of summer season. It's much easier to get a reservation when the season is quieter. Ristorante Maxime located near downtown Carvoeiro is run by a Dutch family with a fine attention to detail. This restaurant offers both Dutch and French classic dishes in a charming dining room or out on the terrace.
For an elegant dining experience, head to La Bella Vita. The charming waiting staff complement the delicious food with a range of dishes for visitors to enjoy. From pizza to meat and pasta, guests can sample several delights. Though it's a little more expensive than other establishments, the tasty food and beautiful location are well worth a visit.
If you're looking to relax with a cold beer during the day then a visit to Harry's bar is a must! Friendly staff and affordable prices make this bar the ideal place to grab a snack. You can delve into an English breakfast or simply have a cream tea. Situated close to the main square, this is a popular place for tourists to visit and you can even grab an evening drink here too. Monday is quiz night so head on down and join in the fun.