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From 25 euros per person per night (based on Two Sharing) Preference given to stays of 5 nights or longer
Minimum Stay 3 Nights - but you may want to stay longer... open summer -May - September
Eco Hostel Algarve is a sustainable country hostel, which offers low cost, clean and comfortable, B&B accommodation. The Hostel is in a unique, rural setting, surrounded by Carob, Almond, Olive and Fig trees, yet only 20 minutes from Faro International Airport, beautiful sunny, golden beaches and the amazing Ria Formosa Nature Reserve.
The Hostel is fun, and unique, with comfortable, clean bedding andaccommodation, plus unusual "chill-out" areas. Sun beds and shaded hammocks, bikes, communal meeting areas, a sauna, football table, darts and pool table. For the ramblers there are country walks right out side the gate, or explore nearby Roman Ruins and Estoi Place. The fantastic fishing village of Olhao, is 12 km away and offers ferry trips to islands, fabulous seafood restaurants, fresh food markets, set within a relaxed and enchanting area. Close by are numerous forms of sport, including: Golf, Deep Sea Fishing, Kayak's, Quad Bikes etc. A short drive away by car, are cafes, supermarkets, gym yoga, meditation, massage, natural health product shops, chemists internet cafe , banks etc. If you are looking for a holiday that embraces a stress free environment, in a rural relaxed setting, you have come to the right place.
There are 5 individual room options. Some with air-conditioning, showers and toilets attached, some have own sun deck, one has its own kitchen. All rooms are unique, comfortable and clean. Solar showers and Modern clean compost toilets, the best ! Breakfast is included in the price (except Owl House, with its own kitchenette) There aresimple facilities for self catering light meals, in the Cheeky Chapatti Cafe, a central area with dining table, fridge, microwave oven and washing up area. Pots, crockery and cutlery, glasses and kettle are available for use. In consideration of other guests, you are asked to please clean and clear away after you have used the facility. We have a BBQ area. An out-door movie theatre with hammocks and comfortable chairs. Hemmingway's a bespoke outdoor shaded area, has two very comfortable sofas. We have sun beds and bean bags for those who want to catch the rays... chillax places to hang-out with other guests or sit in the privacy of your own balcony or deck with table and chair and read or write that novel.....
The owners are both Permaculture design certificate holders, and practice the ethics, of Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share at the family run Eco Hostel. The accommodation is sustainable, water is extremely precious and harvested from the roof when it rains. As well as drought resistant plants, we have planted 50 fruit/nut trees, and grow some vegetables, what we don't grow we purchase from our local fresh food market, in this way we are able to support the local farmers in our regions. We make every effort to recycle and use recycled products where ever possible. (We encourage guests to do the same, in the dedicated bins provided). Our chickens supply us with free range eggs, and rule the roost. We have great pets, two dogs Sooty and Jessie, as well as Lilly our resident dog lodger, whilst her owners are in UK. They like going on walks, we also have a few wild rabbits and birds....
IT IS NECESSARY THAT YOU HIRE A CAR OR MOTORBIKE DURING YOUR STAY AT EHA
Public transport is infrequent. Either make your own arrangements or contact us for local competitive car hire rates. We will be happy to assist, we can arrange that the car is delivered to EHA for your convenience. If you feel fit, we have pedal bikes you can rent.
OUR HOSTEL IS OPEN 1ST MAY - 30TH SEPTEMBER INCLUSIVE
Closed now for the winter, kindly email enquiries for Summer 2015, from Mid January 2015, we will be delighted to hear from you.
If you are looking for a relaxed holiday away from it all, join us at Eco Hostel Algarve. Learn about Permaculture. Take Leisure days out exploring the Algarve, fishing villages or nearby Roman Ruins. Laze on the beach, chat, meet new people, play board games, darts, snooker etc. or just nod off in one of our hammocks. We look forward to welcoming you
We grow some of our own fresh organic produce, fruit, some veg - tomatoes, onions, spinach. We cultivate organic herbs - lemon grass, lemon grass, bay-leaf, chilli, sage, rosemary, thyme, fennel, lavender. Home grown herbs, in the garden, are free at Eco Hostel Algarve. Also Harvest 4 free, your own green figs (end August) almonds (end September) Apricots (in May).We bottle and make jams from peaches, plums, and apricots.
Roses and Fruit trees do well in our soil, looking at this years apricots, I can see we will have loads of Jam to take to market.! Also photographed BELOW is Sooty.
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