Zijkant huisSanta Catarina da Fonte do Bispo is a little village, situated between Tavira and São Bras de Alportel. An ideal environment for walking, horse riding, playing golf and bird watching. The beach is at a few kilometers distance.

From January till September oleander and wilde thyme flowers. Together with the eucalyptus and olive trees they add to the typical South Portuguese character.

During the summer the environment gets drier, but there is always a nice breeze.


  • in the village (bank with ATM, petrol station, small supermarket, drug store, fresh vegetables, fish and and a lunchroom that sells fresh bread
  • supermarkets (Intermarche in Sao Bras at 7 minutes by car,
    several hypermarkets in Tavira)
  • traditional markets (vegetables, fruits, meat, fish, sea food) in São Bras and Tavira

Beaches: Fuseta (14 km), Barril (15 km), Manta Rota, Cabanas
Restaurant and pub: around the cornerKaart
Golf courses: see detailed information
Municipal swimming pools (outdoor + indoor): São Bras 9 km

São Bras: 7 min.
Tavira: 14 min.
Faro airport: 20 min.
Seville: 1 hr. and 45 min.
Lisbon: 3 hrs.

A car is necessary.