The Arade region is a really attractive area- a place where mountains meet the sea in a wealth of wonderful attractions and amenities.

All the time you are at Rio Arade Manor House you will feel at one with your surroundings.

Visit the Rio Arade region and discover that this is where life is worth living


If you enjoy walking and would like to be guided on countryside, mountain or coastal walks but do not know where to go, then we at Rio Arade Manor House can arrange for our guests to see the fantastic countryside of the Algarve.

Get away from the holiday hotspots and enjoy a half or full day’s walk at your pace. There is nothing better than warm sun on your back, the smells and scents of the wild flowers, the eucalyptus and pine trees and the citrus of orange and lemon groves.

Lunch in a small café with country cooking to tempt you, see how the local people live away from the hustle and bustle of the coastal strip. The centuries old donkey tracks and paths are still there – they just take a little bit of finding, but our guide will always do the best to find them.

The range of beautiful scenery that cycling provides is one of the best ways of getting around and seeing all of the sights.

Rio Arade Manor House can arrange cycle tours suitable for both occasional cyclists who enjoy shorter distances and reasonably flat cycle tours away from traffic. Depending upon your preferences, you could cover anything from 20-35km on a cycle tour (2-4 hours of cycling), leaving plenty of time to stop off along the way, take photos, enjoy some wonderful sightseeing or just have a leisurely lunch.

At Rio Arade Manor House we can provide a choice of guided cycling tours to match your fitness levels and requirements.

We’ll get you fixed up with a good quality bikes and a helmets from a premier bike hire store delivered directly to Rio Arade Manor House

Slide and Splash is Portugal´s largest water park and at 16.000 acres it is widely considered to be one of the best in Europe. Located just 2 km from Rio Arade Manor House it is one of the major attractions in the area of Rio Arade.

Rio Arade Manor House can organise great boat cruises that take you along the lovely coast and into the many caves and grottoes that dot the Algarve coastline. The water is amazingly clear and there are wonderful photo opportunities along the way.

Rio Arade Manor House can also arrange boats to head out to spot some dolphins. It is more usual than not to spot pods of these fantastic creatures. They enjoy racing the boats and often play and jump around the boat.

Some of the world’s best and most beautiful beaches are to be found in the Algarve. There are so many lovely interesting sandy beaches near Rio Arade Manor House that you will find amongst them a good selection on which to enjoy your holiday.

These beaches vary from the small sheltered coves to broad endless stretches of sea washed sand, and the entire coast enjoys a Mediterranean-style micro-climate with temperatures that vary from 15º C in winter through to 30º C in summer….

As some excellent beaches are not immediately accessible from the holiday towns, and because it’s difficult to choose one from among approximately 150 named beaches, at Rio Arade Manor House we give you the opportunity to visit the Top 10 Algarve Beaches a short distance from our house.

Discover the mysteries of the oceans at the Algarve best family theme park.

Located, just a few kilometers from Rio Arade Manor House you can watch presentations with dolphins, seals and sea lions, with tropical birds and birds of prey.

Here you find also an amazing aquarium with sharks, various habitats, Cinema4D, attractions, amusements and swimming pools, making your visit to Zoomarine even more unforgettable when you stay at Rio Arade Manor House.

The Algarve International Karting Autodromo is one of the largest in Europe It has restaurants, boxes and shops as well as a rental system for many categories of karts.

In this space, as well as a track for children from 6 years of age The International Karting Algarve is undoubtedly , a leisure and entertainment for fans, families and children, who will find here a place of great, safe fun.

This facility is just ten kilometres from Rio Arade Manor house

At Rio Arade the golfing weather is year-round delightful , the scenery eye catchingly handsome,the atmosphere laid back and easy going.

There is abundant golf nearby, We can organise golf (including clubs if required) at this golfer’s heaven.

Choose from over 30 world – class golf courses with 12 excellent courses within 10k of Rio Arade Manor House