The Algarve is a desirable destination more so now than ever before. It's not surprising considering the growing amount of attractions available, catering for all ages from Zoos and Waterparks to wine tasting and evening cruises. Below we have listed a few out of the many hundreds of activities available.
Quinta dos Vales
Quinta Dos Vales - near Lagoa - "A symbiosis of wine, art and wildlife"
A leading wine producer with many award-winning wines. The vineyards are laid across 18.36 hectares where the earliest plantings go back to 1998.
Free of charge it is posible to stroll around several gardens viewing an exhibition of over 100 sculptures or visit the farm animals. Guided wine tasting tours with tapas, lunch or dinner can be arranged. Wine tasting caters for large and small groups in some ornate, rustic rooms.
Adega Do Cantor
The vineyard named Adega Do Cantor offers tutored wine tasting and tours of the vineyard, winery. At the end there is a shop to fulfill your memorabilia needs, as well as the quintessential bottle of wine to remember your day. It is a very reasonable 7.50 Euros to include transport, entrance fee & tour. Organised pick up points are available.
Take a look at the web site for more information: www.winesvidanova.com
Alvor Boat Trips
Coastal cruises will introduce you to the rich history of Alvor as you travel through the nature reserve into the Atlantic Oceon.
The sunset and river cruise can be done at high tide when it is possible to navigate upriver. The sunset cruise is a great way to begin or end an evening and watch the sun go down whilst enjoying free sparkling wine and canapies.
For more information click here or call (00351) 966807621 to speak to the Luis Lourenco and Roisin O'hagan.
This cruise starts in Lagos where the crew take you along the algarve coast to see the cave and rock formations. The crew will then throw down the anchor and prepare the BBQ and take guests to see the caves by a smaller boat.
Click here for more information or ring (+351)282764670
Algarve Dolphins take you out on specially designed RIBS for optimum dolphin viewing. They also use radios to contact colleagues out at sea to ensure a dolphin sighting.
Visit www.algarve-dolphins.com for more information or ring (+351) 282764670