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Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
  • 29 Sep 2015
    “a great place to be”
  • 20 Aug 2015
    “The best place to be in Algarve !”
Caminho da Foia Apartado 97, Monchique 8550-423 Portugal See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Restaurant
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Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

A great place to be and to relax! Special in the way in which both Annelies and Eus create a place where everybody can be happy and feel at home. Good advice for trials and detail knowledge of the area. And do not forget their...More

Thank Addy K
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It was our first B&B experience and it Will be difficult to go somewhere else after this! First the location, a cosy and beautiful house in the Middle of the hills where we really felt at home thank to amazing hosts Anna lise, Eugène and...More

Thank Delpech R
Reviewed 9 October 2014

When you arrive at the art of joy you feel at home like visiting friends. Spacious and comfortable room with heating. Every day an amazing view to wake up with and a lovely smile from our hosts. Elaborate breakfast. Wonderful and handy tips for excursions...More

Thank Hugo B
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We are a young couple and were welcomed with open arms. We had some problems that needed sorting out and the hosts were extremely helpful. We were lucky to be able to take part in the weekly communal meal, which was a feast fit for...More

Thank SaxophoneHero
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Originally we planned to stay three nights but extended our stay to one week as we felt like being home. Annelies and Eugene are lovely and do everything that each guest feels more than welcome. We enjoyed the positive atmosphere of that wonderful B&B with...More

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About
Description
We invite you to find tranquility in our Bed and Breakfast and Wellness `The Art of Joy' and to relax and enjoy the spacious sun area, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. You will be amazed by the breathtaking views More over the valley and the ocean. Our spacious garden and lawn of 2, 5 acres allows you to load up your batteries on various terraces and quiet spots in our natural surroundings. The water from the tap, in the pool and Jacuzzi is pure and filtered mineral water from our own well. We are an Eco lodge and provide you with water and electricity in an ecological way. The Art of Joy means the Art of Enjoying life at a beautiful spot. Our Casa is located in a protected nature park in southern Portugal and a good starting point for fun and adventurous excursions. Within half an hour you drive to the South Coast with impressive rock formations, or to the very quiet beaches and rugged cliffs of the West Coast. A visit to picturesque villages like close by Monchique, the spa village of Caldas de Monchique and Silves are well worth a visit. We provide wonderful walks through the adjacent National Park of the Serra de Monchique and her surroundings. Children are welcome from 14 years and older to ensure the ambience of tranquility and peace. We offer you a variety of service options 1. Comfortable spacious accommodation for 55 to 75 euro per night enjoying ocean view with top quality box spring mattresses: two double rooms and two apartments. All accommodation is decorated in warm tones, have fridges and provide coffee- and teafacilities and have access to Wi-Fi. There is free use of the Jacuzzi with breathtaking views. To make it comfortable for you in winter we provide ecological central heating in the entire B & B and wood burning stoves in the apartments for a romantic stay. You can stay here for a sabbatical or a (writers) retreat with special rates. 2. Hikes/walks: There are many beautiful routes in and around The Art of Joy. You can: Explore the scenery on your own with our route descriptions, download our Art of Joy GPS hiking trails or you can participate in organized hiking excursions in the natural world around The Art of Joy. 3. Breath meditation on request, Individual Coaching and Counselling: Coaching while walking, Massage, Coaching by Palm- and Tarot reading. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$75 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Monchique
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$75 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Monchique
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Traveller (26)
Pool & Beach (5)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
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"Ask for a room with the view"
DelpechR
20 Aug 2015
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"Go and relax, we will be back for sure...."
DavidF266
26 Aug 2011
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