The epitome of the classic Portuguese venue offering timeless simplicity and a local, genuine atmosphere. This venue offers a new interpretation of the Algarve lifestyle. It has several striking outdoor event spaces, ideal for weddings and special celebrations.
Located just outside Faro, Vila Monte Farm House is a haven of tranquility and comfort. The venue’s architecture was inspired by traditional Algarve buildings and incorporates the whitewashed chimneys and stairways typical of the region. The Vila Monte event spaces have been designed to make the most of the property and its striking outdoor spaces.
A Terra Restaurant is the main event space within the property. It offers exceptional service in a traditional setting and can host up to 50 for a private dinner. The Laranjal Restaurant is a flexible event space, suitable for a range of spectacular events for up to 250 guests. These include memorable weddings, drinks receptions, birthday parties and romantic celebrations. The Garden at Vila Monte is a beautiful outdoor event space, ideal for wedding ceremonies and alfresco dinners for up to 150 guests. In addition, the Lobby can be used as a pre-dinner drinks reception venue for up to 100 guests.
All bedrooms and event spaces are nestled within the gardens, giving each space a uniquely secluded feel. Traditional aromatic plants and flowers fill the garden and border the pathways to create a lush oasis. The property’s 9 hectares feature a vegetable garden, an orange grove and 2 outdoor swimming pools.
The A Terra restaurant highlights the Mediterranean lifestyle and offers the very best of the region’s culinary delicacies. The traditional wood oven and the Josper grill are the main cooking methods used here and the food is always homemade. The menu focuses on rustic flavours including olive oil, salt, figs, carobs, oranges, mushrooms, eggplants, tomatoes and coriander. Consequently you will find the best pizzas, bruschettas and various roasts prepared in old, traditional ways.
The villa also hosts regular outdoor cinema nights, tennis lessons, outdoor yoga and hiking trips. Venue staff are also on hand to organise fishing, boating and biking activities, as well as day trips to local towns and beaches.