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Destination Guide


Things to do in the Algarve

Our top experiences you won’t want to miss on your holiday.

The Algarve has long been a favourite destination for family fun holidays and couples seeking a sunshine filled break, and it’s not difficult to see why holidaymakers flock back every year. There are so many things to do and see in this pretty region in the south of Portugal, that you simply have to come back to fit it all in.

A great way to take advantage of such picturesque surroundings is by taking a boat trip along the coast, there are series of excursions available to match your needs from cruising days out to deep sea fishing and these run from most resorts including Alvor, Albufeira and Vilamoura.

But for those of you who are happier staying on land, here some other ideas on how to make the most of your holiday in the Algarve.

Practice your golf skills

Famous for the golf courses here, you will find some of the very best courses in Europe in this area, located in stunning scenery and catering for every level of golfer.

Interact with the animals at Zoo Marine

Located in Albufeira, Zoo Marine is a popular day out giving the kids a chance to meet a variety of marine life including dolphins, sea lions and tropical birds.

Splash about at the waterparks

There are an impressive four waterparks to pick from in the Algarve. The biggest park is Aqualand, with a wide range of slides. All waterparks are easily reached by bus and make a fab day out for all the family.

Visit the capital of Lisbon

Visiting Portugal’s capital city Lisbon makes the perfect contrast to a day at the beach, filled with galleries, shops and monumental buildings, there is plenty to discover amongst these narrow streets. Regular bus services run from the resorts if you fancy doing your own itinerary or local excursions can be booked from the resorts.

The Algarve has something for everyone this summer.

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