10 things to do in the Algarve

10 things to do in the Algarve

 Here are some activities you can do while visiting the beautiful Algarve in Portugal:

1. Hop-on -hop off




Overview :

Here are some activities you can do while visiting the beautiful Algarve in Portugal:
This coastal town is famous for its cultural history, fabulous beaches, water sports and a vibrant nightlife. Take a trip around the city and enjoy the 360-degree panoramic views from the top of a double-decker open bus. Take a tour for the 19 Albufeira's best attractions, just hop-on and hop-off whenever you want!
Create your own route to explore the city and its main attractions.
Access to a bus trip and 19 stops around Albufeira and Algarve, including other surrounding beaches.
Audio guide comments in 8 different languages to get to know the history and culture of Albufeira.
3 month flexible ticket
24h / 4 days Unlimited ride on Hop-on hop-off bus with 360 degree panoramic views over Albufeira.

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2. Fishing trip


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For all fishing enthusiasts.

Reef fishing (3 hours) - takes place 3/4 miles off the coast (at 20 to 30 meters depth) with the vessel anchored. It´s a type of fishing where the bait stays at the bottiom, close to the reefs, for the capture of a greater variety of fish, for example: mackerel, grouper, conger, and snapper, amongst others. The bait used is shrimp and common cockle.

Shark fishing (6 hours) - takes place at high seas (10 miles off the coast) fishing a variety of shark species, such as, blue shark, short fin mako, amongst others. The bait used is sardines. 

Note: This activity is advisable to all lovers of this sport, with or without experience, as you will be accompanied by an experienced crew who will teach you all the secrets there are to know. The equipment and bait are included.

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3. Boat tour with Dreamer


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Enjoy the beautiful Algarve coastline and its beautiful caves. The dolphin watching will be accompanied by one of our biologists, who promptly provide you with the necessary information about this wonderful species. The dolphins are wild animals, Dream Wave does not always guarantee its observation.

More info at :

dreamer wave website


4 . Jet Boat Algarve


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Join us on this new experience where you can enjoy moments of pure emotion, freedom and excitement as if you were in a command of a powerful jet ski, but in the company of your family and friends.

Caves and emotion ride:

Feel the thrill radical and unique maneuvers that this boat gives, combined with the visit to the most beautiful caves in the Algarve. Eventualy you can fin dolphins during the trip.

Emotion ride:

Simply... emotion, adventure and adrenaline such as 360º & 180º loops, powerbreaks, slides and more!

Relax Cruise:

Relaxing cruise along the coast, visiting beautiful rock formations and caves.

Have fun!

More info at

Jetboat Algarve


5 . Sunset Barbecue Boat trip


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This cruise lasts 6 hours and starts in the middle of the afternoon and departs from Albufeira Marina. After the vessel has left the harbor it makes way to the West, always close to the coast, where the passengers can enjoy a marvelous sunset over the bay of Armação de Pêra, by the sound of modern and quality music (Chill Out).
All passengers will move on to one of our dinghies and disembark on to a secluded beach (inaccessible over land), where they can perform various recreational activities, indulge in refreshing drinks and enjoy a unique meal prepared by the crew, in an outstanding scenery which has been classified by many as one of the finest in the world. Once finished the meal all passengers will return to the main vessel where the fun and festive environment continues on, which is what makes this experience.

Included menu:
Grilled mixed meats
Grilled fish
Algarvian Salad, Seasonable Fruit
Open Bar Includes (Soft Drinks, Wine Red/White, Sangria, Beer and Water)


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6 . Algarve RZR Buggy Tour


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Are you ready for the best self-driving experience of the Algarve? Come with us on board of a purebred Polaris RZR with 570 CC to the mountains through dirt roads, mud and rivers. Fun and adventure for you and a friend!

Pick up and drop off in Albufeira included. Other areas quoted on request.

for more info :

Extreme webpage


7. 4x4 self driving


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Experience the sensation of driving a 4WD vehicle accompanied by an experienced guide, on dirt tracks in the hills of Algarve. 3 hours of pure off-road emotions off the beaten track. Come and bring the family!

for more info :

Extreme webpage


8 . Albufeira Surf Sup


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The sea breeze, the waves energy and the suns heat inspired us to design the best experiences to the best travelers visiting Albufeira.

-Surf Lessons

-Surfing Day on West Coast or South Coast

- Surf Camp (Available from October to April)

- Rentals

For more info :

Surf Sup webpage




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Algarve Quad Bike Experience is an experience on a quad bike through off-road trails. An emotional and different experience: a route through nature with a controlled speed, but where adrenaline has no limits. The surrounding atmosphere of the tour, the magic & natural beauty, and the surprises of the landscapes gives you unforgettable moments!

For more info :

Extremo Ambiente site




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The Aquashow Park is the better and largest Water Park and Theme Park in Portugal, in the Algarve, in Quarteira.They are open from 1 May to 30 September from 10:00 am, with different closing times depending on the month.In the Water Park you will find the greatest diversity of slides for all ages and the largest wave pool in Portugal where the whole family can have fun together.Every year there are always new attractions, such as the new slide, unprecedented in Portugal, where you will enjoy new experiences (for more than 1.20m) and for the little ones are installed several slides and an awakening to a world of sensationswaterways.If you like to test your limits and adrenaline to the maximum gain the courage and shoot of the Greatest Free Fall of Europe, inaugurated by the surfer Garret McNamara.In the Theme Park the whole family will be able to enjoy various moments, one of them will be riding on Europe's Greatest Aquatic Roller Coaster, among other attractions waiting for you.At the disposal of those who visit us we have several services: snack bars, hire of lockers, kiosks, souvenir shop and photo service.We want you to spend your holidays and unforgettable moments in our company!

For more info :

AquaShow Site


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