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Essential Information

The Rental Agreement together with Terms and Conditions and Health & Safety information, will form the basis of your agreement with Galia Homes. They apply only to holiday arrangements which you book with us and which we agree to make, provide or perform as applicable as part of our agreement with you.

Please note, it is the requirements and standards of the country in which any services are provided and apply to those services which make up your holiday and not those of your home country. As a general rule, these requirements and standards will not be the same and may sometimes be lower.

Here are a few local taxi numbers

00 351 282460610

00 351 282417179

00 351 967238506

Portugal’s country code 00 351

SOS for Police, Ambulance

or Fire Service in Portugal 112

Emergency numbers

Portugal’s country code 00 351

If you do not speak Portuguese it may be better to phone the general emergency number 112, where the operators are multi-lingual.

SOS for Police, Ambulance or Fire Service in Portugal 112

Chemist – Farmácia

Carvoeiro pharmacy is right in the center with a parking available for maximum 15 min. 
In Lagoa there are 4 pharmacies and one of them is always on duty until late and on weekends. Its name and address will be hung on the door of all closed chemists.

Normally the opening hours are:

Monday to Friday: 9.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 19.00

Saturday: 9.00 to 13.00

Fire Brigade – Lagoa – 282 352 888

G.N.R (Police)

Albufeira 289 590 790

Carvoeiro 282 356 460

Faro 289 887 603

Lagoa 282 380 190

Lagos 282 762 102

Portimao 282 420 750

Medical – Doctor / Hospital

Centro Saude, Lagoa – 282 340 370

Centro Saude, Carvoeiro – 282 357 320

Portimão Hospital 282 450 300.

Particular do Alvor (Private hospital) – 707 282  828

Clinica de Lagoa (Private) – 282 340 460

Dr.Kenneth Vieira, Dutch with perfect English and very pleasant man indeed. Tel.282 350 780

Edificio Cavoeiro Terrace, R.Povo do Burro, Up the stairs by the newspaper kiosk (just past taxi rank).

Dr. Torsten Habeck – 282 357 720 or 917 742 927

Consultório Medico Alemão (German Medical Centre) 282 356 339. Emergencia 962 618 588


Dr. Axel Geiger (German Dentist) 282 350 300. SOS: 965 096 375

Multiclinica Medefi 282341482 (a multi-national practice & completely fluent in English).

Passport Replacement

da Republica Federal da Alemanha – 289 801 346

Consulado de Espanha – 281 544 888

Consulado da Holanda – 289 820

Embaixada do Canadá – 289 803 757

Emergency numbers

Portugal’s country code 00 351

Consulates and Embassies

American Embassy in Lisbon: 21 727 33 00

British Embassy in Lisbon: (+351) 21 392 40 00 / Email ppa.lisbon@fco.gov.uk

German Embassy in Lisbon: +351 21 881 0210


British Consulate: 

Edificio A Fabrica,

Avenida Guanare,

8501-915 Portimao (on the river opposite the Naval Club)

Telephone (351) 808 20 35 37


Passports are no longer renewed through the Consulate or Lisbon Embassy. Application forms are available from our website www.ukinportugal.fco.gov.uk  and must be sent to Consulate General Madrid. Passport enquiries should call 0044 20 808 24734.


Post Office – Correios

Opening hours Monday to Friday: 9.00 to 18.00

Car Rental Carvoeiro
Car Rental

We work with a small  local car hire company. They have very competitive prices with a fully comprehensive insurance included and offer good reliable service.

The baby/children seats, the second driver are included.

Please, click the link below to check out our prices


Airport Transfers Algarve Carvoeiro
airport transfers

For many years we work with the local Transfers Company and we have minibuses suitable for up to 8 people with the children and babies included. 

The baby/children seats are included. Our drivers know the area well and they will bring you to your holiday home in comfort and on your request will stop at the supermarket. 

Please, click the link below to check out our prices


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