CASA DO PEGO - What to do

HERE IS A SELECTION OF OUR RECOMMENDED SPOTS. A GUIDE TO SURVIVE AT CASA DO PEGO

              

Sal Restaurant - Pego Beach - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. It's the closest place to Casa do Pego and the best place around. Reservation highly advised on weekends and high season. +351 265 490 129 | www.restaurantesal.pt

Comporta Café - Comporta Beach - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Reservation highly advised on weekends and high season. Live music on saturday nights +351 265 497 652 www.comportacafe.com

Ilha do Arroz - Comporta Beach +351 265 490 510 | www.restauranteilhadoarroz.com

Museu do Arroz (Rice Museum) - Comporta +351 265 497 555 | www.restaurantemuseudoarroz.com

RESTAURANTS

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Dinis – Os Pescadores - Carvalhal Beach. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Excellent grilled fish and seafood. Amazing sea view. More unpretensious and cheaper than the other beach restaurants. +351 265497023

Dona Bia - Torre - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Basically the best food around. Arrive early for an amazing experience of typical Alentejo cuisine. +351 265 497 557 

Cavalariça - Comporta town -RECOMMENDED - Only opens in summer +351 930451879 | http://www.cavalarica.pt

Gervásio - Brejos da Carregueira - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Go with the locals for excellent meals of pasta or rice with fish  | +351 265497111

Tobias - Carvalhal 
Excelent dishes with seafood and fish. No reservations +351 265490236

* please note that some of the restaurants may close at week days or in low season

 

MID-PRICE

SHOPS & MORE 

Comporta has some nice stores that go from trendy fashion to chic home decor. Best places are Lavanda, Inxalá, CotéSud, Fio de Agua, Loja do Museu do Arroz (Rice Museum), TM Collection and Manumaya.

In Carvalhal, the main street has very interesting home decor and furnishing shops like Vera Iachia, Jacques Grange, Loja de Cá, Alegria and Santa Maria Velharias.

For the best gourmet groceries go to Gomes Supermarket in Comporta. The butcher shop is right next door. In Carvalhal you can also buy groceries at the 2 local supermarkets. If your idea is to pack the fridge, go to Continente hipermarket in Grandola.

Get the best fresh fish and seafood with Joaquim (+351 914739404). Every morning he sells the best fish in a white truck in Carvalhal. For the best traditional bread go to Tulipa or Central Vila. Tobacco, Internacional newspapers and magazines at Junior, in Carvalhal.

 

ACTIVITIES

Cavalos na Areia - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - Horseback riding on the beach dunes even for those without experience. Also good for kids. Book ahead. They also have kayaks to go on the water canals of the rice fields. +351 919002545www.cavalosnaareia.com

Dolphin watching - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - The title says it all. It's a wonderful 3 hour trip in a catamaran in the Sado River estuary to watch the dolphins. Book ahead. +351 917843304www.vertigemazul.com

Surf School Carvalhal - Carvalhal Beach - +351 967566192 | www.carvalhalsurfschool.blogspot.com

Wine Tasting at Herdade da Comporta. The wine farm is right next to the Comporta town, close to the rice museum.

Call ahead and confirm the wine tasting of 2 or 5 wines. Prices from 3 to 5 euros. +351 265499942

Troia Golf Course  +351 265 494 024

Yoga and meditation in the rice fields at YOGA SHALA | +351 967 566 192

Palafitic Dock in Carrasqueira - The palafitic dock is really worth a visit. It’s one of the most photographed sites in Portugal. It’s a very old fishermen peer built and kept by the fishermen themselves. Check our video here.

Badoca Safari Park - It's like a wild zoo on a giant property. Safari is only in portuguese language. 30 minutes drive from Casa do Pego heading south, to Melides.  http://www.badoca.com/

Fishing & Scuba Diving - EcoAlga does it at Porto Covo, about 1 hour away from Casa do Pego+351 964 620 394

Hot Air Balloon rides - You can do it with Wind Passenger or with Barlavento Balloons

 

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