Far from crowds of frenzied tourists, the charming little house sits on a hill flanked with orange groves as far as the eye can see and right in the centre of beautiful wild natural gardens teeming with birds and butterflies. The Casa del Rei is a good example of some of the comfortable guesthouses that are springing up all over the Algarve. Located in the east of the Algarve close to the village of Tavira, beaches are within a short drive. A warm welcome from Geraldine and Robin, a British expatriate couple, makes guests fee at home right away. An ideal place to come to wind down for a few days. The casa is great for couples looking for a bit of peace and quiet.