The list of things to do in the Algarve is endless

AQUASHOW waterpark

 there is a little bit of everything including a full size rollercoaster, massive slides, pools, wave machines, bars, restaurants, a zoo and theme park rides.

Slide & Splash

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COCKTAIL LESSONS Location: Albufeira

Grab a shaker and mix your own cocktail with expert help from one of our barman or barmaids.

BURLESQUE DANCING Location: Albufeira

Get the girls together, bring them to our studio in Albufeira, we will provide the Bubbly and the expertease all you need to do show up and let your hair down.


A table will be booked at one of our luxury partner restaurants depending on where you are staying, either Albufeira, Vilamoura or Lisbon it doesnt matter. You meal is 2 courses and includes a half bottle of wine, you can chose from a variety of dishes including a vegetarian option.


Lisbon has so much to offer




Awesome 720 meter Rope Slide Takes You From Spain to Portugal With Speeds Up To 80km/h

A zipline whisks travellers from Spain to Portugal in less than one minute. The border-crossing attraction is the first – and currently only – zipline in the world to transport users across a border. Thrillseekers board in Sanlucar de Guadiana in Andalucia, Spain, before whizzing down the line at around 50mph – and landing across the Guadiana River in Alcoutim, Portugal. And thanks to time zone differences between the two nations, the 60 second journey will see the zipliners travel back one hour in time.

Things to Do in Algarve

Here are just some of the great Algarve activities and tours on offer!
Dolphin watching • Segway tours • Stand-up paddleboard • Birdwatching • Sailing • Jet ski hire • Sidecar tours • Kayaking • Pirate ship cruises • Coasteering • Guided walks • Fishing boat & Catamaran boat trips • Scooter rental • Bike tours • Jet boat rides •

Those into walking and hiking can consider the scenic Alvor Boardwalk at Alvor, Portimao, which is well-received by most tourists, boasting spectacular views along the sea front and also leads to numerous good restaurants.

Magic Moments: Photo Walks & Photo Sessions at Sagres is primarily a photography company, but also offers a wide range of walks with an emphasis on finding good locations to take photographs, and also has sessions for sports and water activities, so this company covers a wide range of interests.

Algarve by Segway is one of the most well-received tour operators, and offers birdwatching trips to Ria Formosa, cultural trips around Faro, sunset trips to Faro Island, and themed tours for weddings and birthday parties. For a comprehensive guide to the main walks and trails in the Algarve, visitors can check out the online booklet, Trails in the Algarve.

There are also some good entertainment parks in the Algarve, and with the weather being reliably dry and sunny at this time of year, water parks are a good way to cool off and have fun. Aqualand at Sitio das Areias – Apartado 11, Alcantarilha offers rapids, a crazy leap, a helter-skelter-style “crazy race” and a mega slide, among other attractions.

The other two main choices are Slide & Splash, which boasts a helter-skelter and reptile shows and a “tornado” slide, and Aquashow Park, which boasts a water roller-coaster. While the water-based entertainment at all three parks is mostly highly rated by customers, note that the dining facilities receive mixed reviews, so it may be worth bringing your own lunch.


The Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, situated at the Sitio do Escampadinho, Portimao is the main alternative, which is good for go-karting facilities. Karting enthusiasts 


The Gastronomy of the Sea Festival

1st May 2016 to 31st May 2016

The Gastronomy of the Sea Festival is held in Tavira each May and sees a number of local restaurants come

together to showcase their best dishes. A famous chef also usually makes an appearance and performs workshops and demonstrations for foodie audiences to enjoy.

Festival de Caracois

6th May 2016 to 9th May 2016

The Snail Festival (Festival de Caracois) is held each year in Catro Marim. At the festival you will have the chance to taste Portuguese snail-based dishes, as well as those created by Spanish, Moroccan, French and Italian chefs. Each evening, live entertainment will be provided in the form of street theatre and music concerts.


Sounds of the Atlantic

1st May 2016 to 31st May 2016

The Sounds of the Atlantic music festival, mainly focuses on world, traditional and folk music, but also spotlights various other genres, including jazz and blues. Music concerts take place at the Centro de Congressos do Arade in Ferragudo every night of the festival from 10pm onward. It is usually sometime in May.


International Sand Sculpture Festival

1st May 2016 to 31st May 2016

The International Sand Sculpture Festival is a popular event held every year in Pera, Algarve between May and October. The festival offers visitors the unique opportunity to wander amongst the giant, life-like sculptures during the day and at the night the sculptures are lit up and projections of previous events are also shown on them. Many of the sand sculptures come in different sizes and shapes, from giant lizards to famous landmarks. There are also a variety of workshops where you can learn how to create your own masterpiece made out of sand.


Festa da Pinha

29th May 2016

The Festa da Pinha (Festival of the Pine Cone) is held year year in Estoi. This traditional event is set up to celebrate the end of spring and coming of summer, with huge street processions, horse shows and music concerts.


May Fair

1st May 2016 to 31st May 2016

The May Fair is held annually in Azinhal and enables artisans to show off their skills in the form of bobbin lace, basketwork, embroidery and tapestry and esparto grass. Amongst the handicraft stalls, you’ll also find food and drink kiosks, as well as ethnographic entertainment.



May Day

1st May 2016

May Day is a national holiday held each year on May 1st. There are many celebrations and festivities going on all over the Algarve in honour of this day, such as traditional mannequin displays in Moncarapacho and Olhão. It is also very popular for locals to go out into the countryside and enjoy a picnic lunch.

There are so many great reasons to get married in the Algarve

Algarve wedding of your dreams, are getting more and more popular every year.

The Algarve can deliver an unforgettable experience which you will remember forever and exceed all your expectations.

Along the south coast the well known Algarve is full of pretty wedding locations, resorts and is easy to get to, which explains why it’s one of the top wedding destinations in Portugal.

The capital city Lisbon is another fabulous wedding choice – set on a series of hills overlooking the sea, a Lisbon wedding is chic with plenty of music and amazing seafood. In fact, anywhere along the Portuguese coast you’ll find platters of fresh fish straight from the sea – just perfect for your wedding reception.

Apart from the food, Portugal is also famous for its fortified wine, port, which is perfect served ice cold in the summer, and again, ideal to serve your guests at your reception. 

You may be dreaming of getting married in a picturesque church by the sea, or perhaps you’d like a beach wedding with a reception at a luxury hotel, or maybe hiring a villa is more your thing – having your wedding under a gazebo with the sun kissing your shoulders and then partying the night away surrounded by your guests?

Whatever type of ceremony you choose, weddings in Portugal are a guaranteed blast, so what’s stopping you getting married there?