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Moncarapacho Holidays

Moncarapacho is a small parish belonging to the Olaho municipality in Portugal’s Algrave region. This beautiful laidback village located amidst Tavira and Faro is known for its agriculture and horticulture. Moncarapacho is still an undiscovered tourist spot which is not overcrowded, providing visitors a peaceful holiday in its serene and unpolluted countryside set against St. Miguel Mountain. Moncarapacho also is home to some grand country house hotels and magnificent private villas. For tourists looking for water sports the surrounding areas of Tavira, Pedras del Rei and Fuezeta have great beaches which are only 15 minutes drive from Moncarapacho.

Moncarapacho is rich in fruit crops and flowers as the place is full of Lemon and orange groves, fig, almond and pomegranate trees. Flowers are cultivated in large quantity in Moncarapacho. Excellent shops located at the outskirts vend high quality ceramic and leather products as they are the traditional crafts of Moncarapacho. The village square has restaurants, bars, cyber café, banks, post office and supermarkets for tourists to laze around. Tourists can go cycling, walking, horse riding and hiking across the green and clean Moncarapacho. Nightlife is pleasant as lots of restaurants and roadside cafes with friendly staff are eager to welcome guests.  

General Etiquette in Moncarapacho

Moncarapacho is a friendly place and the people are very polite while talking. At hotels and restaurants it is advisable to give a 10% of the bill as tip. Bellhops in hotels are usually given € 1-2 and the maid who serves food is given € 1 per day. Also it is appropriate to tip cab drivers who take tourists around the place.

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