How to get here by plane or public transport

By air

Faro is the nearest and most convenient airport although guests sometimes first fly to Lisbon or Seville to combine culture and countryside in one holiday. Check Cheap flights to get a list of all the airports that have flights to Faro.

Transfer service

Monte Rosa has a transfer service from Faro to Lagos and vice versa. The cost is 85 euro to be picked up and 75 euro for a drop off. You will be met at the airport and greeted with a signboard (please inform us beforehand of your flight details).


There is a train service from Faro to Lagos. The journey takes approximately 2 hours and tickets are inexpensive. Take a bus or taxi from the airport to the train station and on arrival in Lagos you can call us to arrange to be picked up. We should be there in about 15 minutes and the cost is 8 euro. If you are arriving after 19.00 we request that you organise a taxi. To check time table for train:


There are several bus companies to help you get to, from and around our region. To view the time tables please see rede-expressos, aonda and eva-bus

Car hire

Monte Rosa guests usually hire a car to have the freedom to explore the area, go shopping and discover the various nice restaurants. We can arrange attractive rates for you, have a car ready for you to use at the airport and provide the option for you to pay either by cash or credit card. The process is quick and easy and the car will be ready and waiting for you when you arrive with no queues, deposits or airport desks to deal with. Please click here for car prices


When leaving the airport, follow signs to the highway (A22) in the direction of Lisboa/Portim?o. Keep following the road in the direction of Portim?o. There will be two turn offs to the right, then follow the A22 highway all the way to the end. Take the first turn to the right at the roundabout of Bensafrim, pass the village and then turn right into the direction Bar?es. After a few kilometres; just before the zoo, turn left into direction Lagoa da Rosa. Follow this track and then turn left at the end. You will find Monte Rosa after 200 m on your right hand side.

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