The picturesque riverside village of Odeleite is set on the shores of the Barragem de Odeleite. It is a peaceful small village in the lovely Castro Marim area, by the bank of the beautiful Odeleite river. It is located in beautiful natural landscapes.
This is the “other” Algarve, filled with charisma and beauty, distant from the tourist beaches of golden sand and close to a low altitude charming mountain side. The village is characterized by its small white houses that descend a small slope towards the banks of the riverlet, surrounded by a great natural beauty, as one can observe from the top of the slope, from where one can observer the beautiful Odeleite dam.
Odeleite is proud of its lovely 16th century Mother Church, of the interesting communitarian kilns and all the other many rural and mountain side heritage that can still be found. The village has maintained its traditions throughout the centuries, as one can observe in the wonderful and typical basketry items.
Approximate Driving Time to Airports: Faro - 50 minutes, Lisbon - 3 hours 5 minutes and Porto - 5 hours 40 minutes