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Hotel Colina dos Mouros

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Pocinho Santo
Silves, Portugal
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Apart of the excellent conditions, for the lovers for the architectonic historic, it can not be forgetten that golf courses are nearby, as well as the extensive dunes of sand and crystalline waters of the near by beaches, for example Armação de Pêra. Placed on the entrance of Silves, the Hotel Colina dos Mouros is in a privileged location due to its integration one of the richest areas of the Algarve in terms of historical and patrimonial references. Replete with history and monuments, this city was long ago the capital of the Algarve, and was one of the famed cultural centres of the Iberian Peninsula in the Arab period, being today one of the most visited places of the South of Portugal. Besides its valuable architectural patrimony - Arab castle, Gothic cathedral and medieval bridge, among others, has also archaeology and a cork museum. In a calm and peaceful panorama, Silves is a place of traditions and trade. Famous for small streets on the historical center, for its stores, the craft, the picturesque market, it is also very appreciate for the diversified local gastronomy available among the several restaurants. There are excellent beaches near Silves with crystalline waters and extensive gold sand dunes, like Armação de Pêra and Pêra, only 15 minutes distance. Besides those, many other beaches, from Senhora da Rocha to Carvoeiro, are relatively close. In these beaches there are perfect conditions to practice some water sports, like windsurf, diving, sailing and others.