Or you can head down the A2, come of at J10, hang a right and a left onto the IC1 and run a few kms down to Mimosa where there are several great place for lunch...
Why have you posted this in Portugal forum??
Needs to be in the UK forum.
General advice here in Lisbon!!
Avoid taxis like the plague!!
Flying Ants are a delicacy in some parts of the world!
Basically you would have to get a bus from Faro Airport to Faro Station then a train to Lagos and then a long-distance coach twice a day to Vila Nova.
I've been over there a couple of times recently as we have a friend who lives in Penedo.
If you really do want the slow life the village itself should do you f...
I suggest you look on the wikipedia in Portuguese.
There seems to be info there.
What is Algarves??
The region has been known as "The Algarve" for centuries??
Its actually about 700m if you take the dirt path across the plot of land to the right of the hotel!
Done it several times!