Monte Portela Nova is situated in the district of Ourique, on the E.N. 263 ( on km 18.6), the road from Beja to Odemira.
The nearby village Colos has a bank, a petrol-station, a market and restaurants.
The railway Lisbon-Faro is close; in Amoreiras and Funcheira are train-stations.
The highway A2 passes at 30 km.
Faro-airport is on 130 km. To Lisbon is about 180 km.
The beautiful and quiet Costa Vicentina, with the beaches of Almograve, Malhao, Cavaleiro and Milfontes is only half an hour away.
In opposite direction at 10 min. you find the large dam of Monte da Rocha and at half an hour the dam of Santa Clara a Velha.