Apart from village of Sesmarias, there are other typical Portuguese villages such as Carvoeiro and Ferragudo a short distance away, perfect for interesting walks where you can enjoy some good Algarvean gastronomy.
In the neighborhood are several other beaches like Caneiros, Carvoeiro, Molhe, Pintadinho, Ferragudo and a few more. In these beaches there are perfect conditions to practice quite a few water sports like windsurfing, diving, sailing and some others.
Golf is also easy to find in this area. There are a few golf courses near Colina da Lapa like Pinta and Gramacho, Vale de Milho and Penina.
The land and sea offer the best they have, from the various selections of fish to the meat (cooked according the Arabian traditions) as well as the consecrated local wine to the delicious almond and fig sweets.
The pottery, the construction of miniatures of local boats and typical Wagons are part of the artistic works of the area, small treasures that the locals continue to produce, using traditional techniques and materials.