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QUINTA RES ISPA - The Algarve at your scale

Our BB is situated in the lovely little village of Santa Catarina, in the east part of the Algarve.
This is where you will discover the true Portuguese way of life.

The possibilities include

Kilometres of white sandy beaches only approx. 8 km from our BB.

A wide variety of water sports to enjoy, such as: diving, snorkelling, exploring caves by jet ski, even swimming with dolphins.
At your discretion, we can offer you a day at sea with a sailing yacht. Take a look at www.algarvesailing.com.

Our BB is situated in one of the loveliest mountainous regions, with endless vistas. Cyclists and hikers will indulge all their desires in the peaceful surroundings, where one can easily imagine being alone in the world. Or take a horse ride through the Ria Formosa nature area or the interior.

For the gourmand, we have an enjoyable introduction to Portuguese/international cuisine.

Are you a golfer?

Then you probably already know that the Algarve is the Mecca for golfers, with courses the are among the absolute best in the world. The choice is yours.

Do you exploring your environs?

The Algarve is approx. 140 km long by 38 km wide. It is home to an amazing number of attractions.
The Spanish border is on one side (34 km from our B&B) and the westernmost point of continental Europe, with the impressive Sagres rock formation, is on the other.
Excursions to Seville, Gibraltar, Lisbon, Sintra, Ftima, Tavira, Evora and the many picturesque fishing villages.

What we offer?

We have 4 spacious rooms, each with its own special character. Everything is provided for short stays: hand towels, toiletries, bathrobes, hair dryers, etc.)
Our extensive breakfast featuring local produce is one of the strong points that many a guest has already had the pleasure of enjoying.

You can enjoy lounging around our cosy kitchen and living room, or on our patios at various locations on the B&B property and the swimming pool. ( 5 x 10m)

A variety of games is available at the pool bar: ptanque, pool, darts, etc. You will not have the time to be bored. An extensive library of books and DVDs is available at no charge.
The swimming pool is heated and the sauna is standing by so that you can enjoy yourself to the utmost outside the summer period, as well.
Wireless Internet is a standard service; you can use your smartphone or table to carry out your preliminary searches of the vicinity.

Rest remains our most attractive feature. It can be found all around the B&B property. Everyone finds a special place to enjoy the magnificent climate in extraordinary surroundings.

On request, we also serve a light lunch or a dinner to suit your taste.
Enjoyment and pampering are more than hollow phrases here.

Our house wines are Filipa and Luis Pato. As has been described many times in the press, this is the absolute top of Portuguese wines. A nice story is that winemaker Filipa is married to a Belgian master wine connoisseur.
Take a quick visit to the site of Filipa Pato : Filipa Pato

Hire a car?

We are located only 20 minutes from Faro Airport.

To make the most of your holiday in the Algarve, we recommend hiring a car.

There are several car rental agencies at the airport. You can rent a vehicle on the sport or reserve a car by e-mail before you fly.
We have had good experience with auto@europe. (www.autoeurope.com)
At the moment, Auto Europe is the most economical. They also have their own transport to and from the airport.

How to find us?

Coming from Faro, take the A22 motorway in the direction of Lisbon, take the first exit Espanha-Olho.
Take the Olho - Santa Catarina exit, at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit to Santa Catarina (+/- 3 km).
At the roundabout in the town centre, take the 3rd exit towards S.B.Alportel.
After 500 m, turn right towards Porto Carvalhoso.
Stay on this road for 2 km. The 1st white house on the mountain on the left side is Cas Res-ipsa.

Filipa Pato
Hebda Art

≈ Conditions : a deposit of 50% is payable upon reservation (invoice by e-mail), the remaining 50% is due 5 days before your arrival.