Armacao de Pera is located near the resort of Silves in the central area of the Algarve. A popular tourist destination, the resort has various beaches, cafes and restaurants which offer extensive choice.
The area is one of the last places in the Algarve in which fishing boats launch and recover from the beach, due to there being no harbour in Armacao de Pera.
The Algarve region of Portugal is the sunniest, driest, and warmest part of the country, although it is rarely unpleasantly hot. Sea temperatures here are also warm. The region has a typical Mediterranean climate. Winters are mild, and have higher rainfall, although this is still very low - the maximum is 70mm in the month of Jan, June - Aug have the lowest rainfall with just 1mm per month!