"Winner - Best Overseas Retirement Development Award"

Monte da Palhagueira offers 33 properties, exclusively designed for the over 55's alongside a British run Nursing Home.

Set within a traditional village development of 22 acres, just 20 minutes drive from Faro International Airport, the village nestles in the tranquil and picturesque hillside of Gorjôes, Faro in the Algarve region of Portugal.

The village offers many unique features, including its own 20-room Nursing Home with 24-hour nursing care provided by a team of qualified nursing staff and carers. In addition, the landscaped grounds contain the village’s own Anglican Church, restaurant, tennis court, two swimming pools and an ornamental lake, all set within traditional village surroundings, bounded by stone walled lanes and terracotta tiled buildings.

Please take the time to browse our website. You'll find a whole host of information about the village and nursing home, in addition to what this beautiful part of the region has to offer.  If you need any further information, please contact us using the details on our contact page.

"Monte da Palhagueira is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, having been the very first retirement village to open in the Algarve. The village is part of the family owned Amesbury Abbey Group, which operates a further three villages in Wiltshire and Hampshire in England."

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Selection of 35 houses and apartments for the over 55s

A selection of 33 houses and apartments, excusively designed for the over 55's

Inspired by the ancient village of Alte, Monte da Palhagueira is home to 33, unique villas, town houses and apartments complete with calcada streets bounded by traditional Portuguese stone walls.

Village Life

Relax and enjoy the Monte da Palhagueira lifestyle.

Relax and enjoy the Monte da Palhagueira lifestyle.

Monte da Palhagueira offers a true village lifestyle, with a range of facilities and activities available for all to enjoy.

Village Map

Find your ideal location within Monte da Palhagueira.

Find your ideal location within Monte da Palhagueira.

Our village map section shows exactly where each property is situated, in addition to providing a reference to the additional facilities available at Monte da Palhagueira and a selection of photographic images.

Nursing Home

24-hr nursing care for additional peace of mind.

24-hr nursing care for additional peace of mind.

The nursing home offers villagers’ complete peace of mind, with 24-hour nursing care available from a team of qualified nurses and care assistants.

Open to both residents and non-residents, the nursing home also offers respite and day care services.