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Sagres is located in a peninsula which makes if perfect for surfing with almost all kinds of swells and winds. A few minutes away from both the west and south coast, there's always a place to surf. Beaches like Ponta Ruiva, Cordoama, Zavial, Beliche and other less known spots are just around the corner!
Nook is located in a previleged location between Sagres and Vila do Bispo, making it perfect for surfing with almost all kinds of swells and winds. A few minutes away from both the west and south coast, there's always a place to surf. Beaches like Ponta Ruiva, Cordoama, Zavial, Beliche and other less known spots, are just around the corner!
Nook is in the middle of the Vicentine Coast Natural Park along the south west coast of Portugal. Here, you can set off through the paths of Rota Vicentina, completely surrounded by nature. You will be accompanied by the ocean between jagged cliffs and, at times, you will be presented with seemingly endless landscapes where the wild nature blends with the ocean in of the most western places of continental Europe.
Sagres and the Vicentine Coast Natural Park is a birds migration hotspot. At, and around, Nook you'll have the chance to see a high variety of birds. From Bonelli’s and Short-Toed Snake Eagles to Egyptian Vultures, Griffon Vultures and storks, thousands of soaring birds flying and looking for a passage to North Africa. Some of them will pass right through Nook's property.
At Nook we have a beautiful terrace facing the green landscape with the sea blue of the ocean in the background. Perfect for a morning Yoga class to start the day.
The Costa Vicentina is the Western coast of the Algarve. Stretching from Odeceixe to the North right down to Burgau near Lagos on the South, the area is a protected Natural Park. Here peace and tranquillity reign supreme. The most usual background sounds are birdsong and the crashing of waves on the pristine beaches.
Sagres is the most southwestern point of the Algarve and continental Europe. For centuries, it was believed to be the most western part of the world. As such, Sagres was also known as the end of the world. Sagres is without a doubt very closely associated with the Portuguese overseas discoveries.
The unspoilt coastline, with its dramatic horizons of cliffs and sea; the many menhirs that bear witness to prehistoric rites; memories of the epic of the Discoveries and the enigmatic figure of Prince Henry the Navigator: such are the attractions of Vila do Bispo and its municipality, a vast triangle where the sea is a constant presence.
As tourist towns go, Lagos (lah-goosh) has got the lot. The port town, which launched many naval excursions during Portugal’s extraordinary Age of Discovery, lies along the bank of the Rio Bensafrim. Its old town's pretty, cobbled lanes and picturesque squares and churches are enclosed by 16th-century walls. Beyond the walls is a modern but not overly unattractive sprawl and some truly fabulous beaches.