Monday, June 22, 2015

New restaurant on Armona Island

Armona 4 restaurant
Armona 4 restaurant

Armona 4 is a fantastic new restaurant on Armona Island and is proving very popular. Armona 4, run by Ze and Pam Pardo, offers delicious freshly cooked dishes at reasonable prices.

Specialities include grilled fresh fish, loin of pork in black pepper sauce, breast of turkey with brandy and mushrooms and traditional cataplanas.

You can sit inside or outside on the spacious patio where you can enjoy fantastic uninterrupted views across to mainland Algarve.

To book a table, telephone 919 476 247. Armona 4 is easy to find as it is located on the right hand side as you leave the ferry. Open every day from noon to midnight!

So, if you are staying on Armona Island, or are just there for the day, visit Armona 4 for the taste of Portugal! A warm welcome and excellent service is guaranteed.

Don't forget you can rent a villa or beach house on Armona Island and enjoy a get away from it all holiday by visiting Armona Island villa and beach houses for rent.


Sunday, June 23, 2013

Armona Island press coverage

Press article in Sun newspaper

We have recently had some excellent press coverage about staying and renting villas and beach houses on the fabulous island of Armona off the Algarve Portugal coast. The article appeared in the UK Sun Newspaper on June 23 and you can read the full article here.

The article captures the essence of staying on Armona Island - fabulous beaches and a truly get away from it all holiday. Once you read the article you too can experience life on Armona Island by renting one of our fabulous holiday villas and beach houses. There are no busy hotels or cars on Armona Island so it is a great place for families with young children - there are just miles of beaches and some excellent cafes and restaurants. A real get away from it all holiday.

For more information and to read about our holiday villas and beach houses visit Armona Island villas and beach houses for rent.


King Chamaeleon tours Armona Island

King Chamaeleon tours
King Chamaeleon

If you are renting one of our Armona Island villas or beach houses and you are interested in the environment you can venture out with King Chamaeleon tours.

Based on Armona Island and run by a young ecologist Nuno Marques, King Chamaeleon offer tours to spot birds, marine wildlife and flora and fauna in the Ria Formosa National Park. You also get the chance to see chameleons and Portuguese water dogs which have webbed feet!

The Ria Formosa National Park is one of the major flyways of migratory birds which makes it a perfect area for birdwatching at all levels. Venturing out onto the high seas gives you a chance to spot dolphins and periodically even whales and turtles!

All tours and schedules are dependent on tides and weather. There are special discounts for children, they go free if they are 5 years old or less and there is a 50% discount if they are aged between 6 - 10 years old. All the tours have a guide biologist to answer any questions you may have and goggles, field guides, telescopes and snorkeling gear are available on all tours.

For more information, visit the King Chamaeleon web site.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Island in the Sun Weddings

Armona Island
Armona Island

A new web site 'Island in the Sun Weddings' specialise in celebration planning on Armona Island. Based in Olhao, Eastern Algarve, they can plan not only weddings but any party celebrations. It could be a special birthday, anniversary, christening, renewing of marriage vows etc. ... the list is endless.

As part of their service they recommend staying in our fantastic Armona Island beach houses and villas. We currently have six properties for rent which are available in both summer and winter and all are close to the beach.

For those of you who dream of getting married on a small, sun drenched island surrounded by sandy beaches, but not a million miles from home 'Island in the Sun Weddings' offer you a highly personal service with a very dedicated team. You are guaranteed a delightful experience!


Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Coconut Corner and Chrissie's Cove update!

Chrissie's Cove villa to rent Armona Island, Algarve
Chrissie's Cove

Coconut Corner and Chrissie's Cove have always been wonderful villas to rent on Armona Island and the comfort and enjoyment of your holiday are our number one priority.

To make your stay more convenient both Coconut Corner and Chrissie's Cove have had washing machines installed. Hopefully they will be of great use especially if you have children!

Coconut Corner villas and beach houses for holiday rent Armona Island, Algarve, Portugal
Coconut Corner


Coconut Corner and Chrissie's Cove are next door to each other making the two cottages ideal for 2 families of 4 holidaying together.

Our private self catering villas and beach houses on Armona Island prove very popular every year and get booked up quickly.

So if you want a get away from it all holiday, with no cars and just a stones throw from the glorious beaches then now is the time to book!


Saturday, October 27, 2012

Winter breaks on Armona Island

Approaching Armona Island
Approaching Armona Island
Winter breaks on Armona - If you fancy a get away from it all winter break, then look no further than the island of Armona off the Algarve coast. Perfect for summer and out of season winter holidays - offers a selection of superb self catering villas and beach houses for holiday rent.

There are special rates for out of season holidays in winter, spring and autumn.

Although Olhão and the mainland are visible, you might be light years away. There are no cars, no traffic, none of the noises of everyday life, just the sound of lapping water and the patter of footsteps. A Toytown with all modern amenities, but the atmosphere of a century ago.

Armona island is just a 10 minute ferry ride from Olhão.

The habitants who live on Armona are a small community of fishermen and their families, but visitors are always made welcome and can taste the daily catches in the restaurants by Armona island's beautiful beaches.


Granny flat for Castaway Cottage

Granny flat roof terrace Castaway Cottage Armona Island
Granny flat roof terrace
Castaway Cottage Armona Island now has a separate Granny Flat which can be rented for £45 per night (price as of this blogs date). The Granny Flat has its own private entrance and sleeps two people. It has a roof terrace and kitchen.

Surrounded by lovely beaches it is a true get away from it all holiday. The lagoon beach is only 50 paces away and the sea two minutes walk. There are four restaurants within two minutes walk plus a mini market and fruit and vegetable store.