Silves is a relatively small town. It is situated on the picturesque river Arade. Silves is the oldest town in the Algarve, where the existence of colonies of the Phoenicians and Kathagers from the fourth century B.C.E was proven.
The Algarve marks the entire southern coast of Portugal and has become a popular holiday destination with its charming towns, steep coastlines and sandy beaches.
Only sitting around in the hotel is too boring. The surrounding area can be explored on long walks along the coast of the Algarve. We have learned to love the steep coast of Portugal.
The Hotel Pestana Viking is located on a plateau above a small bay which is ideal for swimming. From here you have a beautiful view over the coast of Portugal.