Amazigh Guest House

Have you got family and/or friends coming over this summer, looking for accommodation?

Maybe we can help!

Amovate, working with the Amazigh Guest House and the Amazigh Hostel, has arranged special discounted rates for our members and their family and friends.

The Amazigh Guest House is located up here on Vale da Telha and the Amazigh Hostel is within Aljezur’s historic centre.

João Carvalho, who owns them both, is offering a 10 per cent discount on their normal prices to Amovate members who book for themselves or their families through the Amazigh on-line booking service which you can find below.

Rooms can be booked on a daily basis and João says he will also negotiate further discounts for Amovate members who wish to book for a group or for longer stays, such as one or two weeks.

The two establishments are beautifully furnished in a North African style—the name “Amazigh” comes from the Berber or Nomad peoples and means “free people” or “noble men”—and the guesthouse (about 200 metres from the Pines Roundabout has a large swimming pool and tennis court.

João himself is from Lisbon and he began coming down to the Algarve west coast 30 years ago to enjoy the surfing. Eventually he moved to Vilanova de Milfontes and then, in 2009, to Aljezur, keen to launch his own business in what he saw as an area with huge tourist potential.

Here, below, are the full details of both the guesthouse and the hostel, with details of how to book, and we have also provided a price list and photographs. (Click on any photo and they will present themselves in a larger form)

João will have an up to date list of members, to confirm it is an Amovate Member making the booking.

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Located on the Rota Vicentina in the centre of the Costa Vicentina National Park.


Urbanização Paisagem Oceano 110, Vale da Telha, 8670-158 Aljezur, Portugal

The guest house is local within Paisagem Oceano in the Vale da Telha area just 2.5km from both Arrifana and Monte Clerigo and Arrifana beaches. For location see Google maps—Amazigh Guesthouse.

The guest house has a total of 23 en-suite rooms—17 with twin beds, seven with double beds—18 of which have a balcony and five of which have a TV.

Overall, the guest house can sleep up to 46 people.

The communal areas include a lounge and breakfast room, and the 4,000sqm gardens feature a large swimming room, with children’s pool, and a tennis court, with equipment available in reception.

The guest house also offers free Wi-Fi and João hopes to have a fully-stocked bar available near the pool from next year, subject to licensing approval.

To book, e-mail:

Tel: (+351) 282 995 149. Mobile: (+351) 962 424 632.


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The hostel is located in the historic centre of the village of Aljezur and can accommodate up to 44 people. For location see Google maps—Amazigh Hostel.

There are nine private rooms sleeping one to four people in each rooms.

There are two dormitory-style shared rooms sleeping between six and 10 people.

The private rooms and the shared rooms all have their own wc.

The communal areas include a communal kitchen, a lounge, sun terrace and a patio.

The hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

To book, e-mail:

Tel: (+351) 282 997 502. Mobile: (+351) 917 998 182


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From the prices shown above, Amovate members, families and friends receive a 10% discount. This discount is valid only for bookings made through and

Prices are per room per night, with breakfast included.

Single rooms are available only from January 1st to March 23rd and from November 1st to December 29th.

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The word Amazigh means “free people” or “noble men”.

Berbers or Amazighs are an ethnic group of nomadic travellers indigenous to North Africa. They are distributed in an area stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Siwa Oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean Sea to the Niger River. Historically, they spoke Berber languages, which together form the Berber branch of the Afro-Asiatic family.



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