Caldas de Monchique

Caldas de Monchique is a spa town in the Monchique Mountains in the Algarve region of Portugal. It has been famous for its waters, which supposedly have healing properties, since Roman times.

Caldas de Monchique, Algarve

Caldas de Monchique. Photo by Adriao

Visitors interested in testing the power of the curative sulphur hot springs can easily reach Caldas de Monchique in Algarve, from Portimão. The total distance is around 25 km and it takes close to 30 mins to get there without stoppage.

The Monchique Spa in Algarve is a wonderful escape destination during the summer, especially since it is located on the highest point in the Algarve and can be fresher than the coastline. The village and its big sister Monchique, another beautiful town, are part of Foia, a local mountain area.

Caldas De Monchique, Portugal

Waterfall, Caldas De Monchique. Photo by Donarreiskoffer