Carvoeiro, is also known as Praia do Carvoeiro, and is a village belonging to the municipality of Lagoa.
With an ancient history, this small fishing village has been growing in recent years thanks to tourism. Located 5 km from the city of Lagoa, the village of Carvoeiro offers a group of small beaches cut by the rocky cliffs, with clear waters and fine sand, forming paradisaical places that become suitable for residential tourism that has grown in recent times.
According to historical sources, the current name derives from the word “Caboiere”, old place of fishermen of Arab-medieval origin.
Fishing has long been the livelihood and breadwinner of these lonely places.
As with other Algarvian lands, Carvoeiro has also followed the expansion of the canning industry, responsible for the generation of innumerable jobs and wealth.
However, from the 60’s, the excellent natural conditions, allowed the tourist outbreak and at the same time the development of other activities.
The solitary stopped and have become agitated, attractive, full of people from the most varied countries that on vacation or in business are flocking more and more.
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