I've spent a wonderful stay with my girlfriend at the eco hostel where Owl and Stu welcomed us. It's a bit secluded but not too far from Faro, so it's really easy to come there by car from the airport. We slept in the cosy Owl house where we enjoyed intimacy and traditional equipment.
The hostel is a great place to stay where you'll find everything you need to feel at home and at the same time in an exotic haven far from the overbuilt Algarve coast. Owl and Stu are unique hosts and gave us all we needed to enjoy our holiday near Faro. If you're vegetarian, it's also a great place to eat since you won't find a lot of vegie food in Algarve. All in all, we'll never forget our stay and know exactly where we'll come for our next trip in southern Portugal.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Come and stay at Eco Hostel Algarve. From only 25 euros per person. Breakfast included. All rooms are unique and comfortable. All have private outside seating area or wooden shaded deck. Some have bathrooms ensuite, with air-conditioning or ceiling fans. Choose from A Goan style eco elevated wooden room. A 4 bed Family room with toilet and shower en-suite. A private Insulated Chalet with air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom and outside sheltered kitchenette on wooden deck. Or A charming, Cosy Cabin, a wooden chalet with air-conditioning, shaded fruit trees outside. "Theatre of Dreams" is an outdoor movie theatre, with hammocks, and comfortable chairs. Hemmingway's, an eco bamboo chill-out Lounge, with comfortable sofas and a pool table. New for the summer of 2015 is a cool shaded area available for yoga or snoozing on sun lounges . Cooking areas including a Kitchenette, BBQ and genuine rocket-stove. Lots of places to socialise. Darts board, Table Football as well as various board game and cards free to use anytime. We offer a popular buffet breakfast. There are regular pizza nights using our big bread oven. We now even make our own charcoal! Guests are welcome to self cater in our communal kitchenette. There is a well stocked honesty bar which also has water, juice and soda cans. We recommend you rent a car, but we can organise a taxi, and have various bicycles for hire. The local town of Estoi is three kms away, Faro is 12kms away. Stuart and Owl are the owners and with nearly thirty years of living in the Algarve know the best restaurants and beauty spots. We look forward to seeing you soon. Come, stay, Chill-out at our Eco Hostel the stress free way!! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Eco Hostel Algarve Faro, Portugal