Top 10 Things to do in Algarve
If you’re reading this article, I’m sure that visiting the Algarve is on your mind for the next months so we would like to give you a few tips to turn your visit to Portugal in the best holidays ever!
Below you’ll find a list of 10 things that will make your stay in Algarve even more memorable.
1. Visit Faro City, Algarve’s Capital
Faro City, don’t miss the chance to visit this beautiful city. At just 8km from the airport, this will be the first city that you will know when you get to Algarve.
It’s a small town but worth a visit, because Faro is a cosmopolitan centre of excellence with a wide variety of shops and good restaurants, you will be amazed by the cuisine of the region.
We have a program to visit the city if you’re interested to feel free to contact us
What FATA clients are saying about Faro City:
“Hi Carlos Faro city was amazing had the best lunch your deal was super I hope other people take this up with you as they will see it finishes off a superb holiday and also I like to thank you and the driver’s that was involved with us what lovely and polite people so all the best hope to use you again sometime cheers” – Mr Stephen
“The opportunity to view Faro was an added bonus and saved the journey into the city at a later date in the week.” – Mr Hall
2. Fall in love with Ria Formosa
Ria Formosa is one of the greatest and less explored treasures in Algarve. It is a lagoon system of unparalleled beauty and is home to a myriad of animal species that live there in harmony during all the year.
If you are a nature lover, you can not miss a boat tour in Ria Formosa, in addition you should also meet some the barrier islands, such as Farol Island or Desert Island.
Want to find how it is? View this video
3. Dolphins Watching
For many people, they are the most fascinating mammals in the world and during your holiday in the Algarve and you can watch them in their natural habitat!
There are several tour operators who organize boat tours where you can enjoy closely dolphins behaviour.
Zoomarine is one of the best theme parks in Europe.
Dedicated to the ocean’s life is known by famous shows with sea otters and dolphins but there is much more to see and do in this park located in Albufeira – Guia.
There are 4D film sessions, slides, pools and even an artificial beach where you can spend a very fun day with family or friends.
5. Visit Olhão and markets
Olhão is one of those cities that you will not want to miss. beacuse it is a small town of fishing traditions known for having the best seafood in the area.
Visiting the emblematic fish markets is required and don’t forget to choose one of the many restaurants on the waterfront and also, try a seafood cataplana, one of the most famous delicacies to the Algarve.
6. Benagil Beach Caves
Located at 2km from Carvoeiro, the Benagil caves are a natural landscape created by the sea erosion.
Therefore, the only possible access is by the sea, so it is the perfect excuse to do a boat ride while enjoying unparalleled beauty spots.
A breathtaking location for its beauty. Discover the place from where the Portuguese discoverers departed to discover the world, which is a place with a unique landscape, don’t miss the chance to visit Sagres
Sagres is also known as one of the best places for surfing in Portugal
8. Falésia Beach
Falesia Beach in Albufeira is one of the most famous beaches of the Algarve coastline, well known for its imposing red cliffs and its extensive golden sands provide a unique landscape, worthy of a visit.
Nearby you can find the following hotels:
- Sheraton Pine Cliffs
- Epic Sana Algarve
- Sensimar Falésia Atlantic
- Falésia Hotel
- Porto Bay Falésia Hotel
- Alfamar Beach & Sport Resort
- Club Hotel Riu Guarana
If you want to spend a different day, Aquashow is one of the best options in the Algarve.
A roller coaster, many slides and a wave pool are waiting for you and promise you an experience full of adrenaline. Situated in Quarteira this is the largest water park in the Algarve and one of the best in the country.
10. Vilamoura Marina
It is considered the best Marina in Portugal and has been repeatedly recognized as one of the best in Europe and it is ideal for sightseeing and shopping as it is surrounded by several shops of the best international brands.
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Have a great day!