Things To Do Around

The Algarve is famous for its stunning beaches, wonderful open markets, delicious food, wine and lively nightlife. There is plenty to keep you busy.

Albufeira offers you some great family days out. Choose from three fantastic water parks: Slide and Splash, Aqualand or Aqua Show, for a fun filled day out! Alternatively, choose the wonderful Algarve sea world Zoomarine.

Why not visit the beautiful and historic Algarve towns of Lagos, Sagres or Monchique, or maybe visit the renowned Cliff Richard Vineyard.


Cycling in southern Europe in the searing summer heat is best left to the true competition athlete.


The Algarve is famous for its golf courses and there are more than 20 courses within comfortable reach of the resort.


The Algarve has earned itself quite a reputation for surfing thanks to its stunning Atlantic-facing coastline.


The basilica is built at the site of the Marian apparitions reported by three Portuguese children in 1917 and known as Our Lady of Fátima.


From ancient times, right through to the age of Empires and the global conflicts of our own century, Gibraltar has stood guard over the western Mediterranean due to its unique position.


If sailing is your thing, head off to the marinas at Albufeira or Portimão - both of which have been awarded the coveted EU Blue Flag.


Sir Cliff has known and loved the Algarve for over 40 years! We don’t know if you like Cliff Richard’s music, but we know you’ll love his wine!


Located on a hill in the Serra de Monchique chain, Silves owes its foundation and development to the Arade river.


Lagos is a beautiful coastal town in the western Algarve. It is full of historical interest with its origins dating as far back as 2000 years BC!


On the right bank of the broad Tagus River estuary, the capital of Portugal graciously reclines over rolling hills.


Sagres is a truly tranquil, historical town with beautiful beaches and a picturesque harbour. In Roman times, it was believed to be the most westerly part of the world!


Just about two and a half hour's drive from Albufeira lies Seville, the quintessentially Andalusian city that is famous for far more than its oranges.


Much of the cultural heritage of Tavira dates from the 17th century, revealing a profound religious influence. From this period, Tavira has remained a major commercial centre on the Algarve.


Slide and Splash is one of the leading Algarve attractions. Set in over 25,000m of grass area there are many slides to choose from.


Zoomarine is one of the biggest Algarve attractions. Open March to October, the presentations are truly stunning and the chance to swim with the dolphins is inescapable!


With the Atlantic on your doorstep, the Algarve is a paradise for fishing fanatics - including big game, shark and reef fishing. The coastlines offers various species of fish keen to take the bait.


Starting out from Albufeira Marina you cruise along the Algarve coastline passing spectacular rock formations and stunning grottoes.


With a uniform of shorts and a T-shirt even through winter, a guided walking tour here will warm both your bones and your heart.