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Carrapateira is a small village on the coastline in the Algarve region of Portugal. Beaches within walking distance include Praia da Bordeira and Praia do Amado, however there are also great beaches north and south of town in Arrifana and Sagres.
Located along the Rota Vicentina hiking trail, the town is a good stopping point between Arrifana and Vila do Bispo. There are also a number of hikes located in walking distance of the hostel that circle around the village.
If you’re traveling by car, the town of Sagres is roughly 30 minutes south and offers beautiful destinations such as the Cape St. Vincent lighthouse and coastal fortress. The city of Lagos is also within driving range and has many cliff side attractions, sea caves and nightlife.