Things To Do
The Algarve offers endless activities for the whole family, here is a selection to get you started.
Aquashow Water Park
Zoo marine Water Park
Tel: +351 289 399 899
Pine Trees Riding Centre
Tel.:+351 289 394369
Vilamoura Riding Centre
Tel: +351 289 302577
Tel: +351 289 300 800
Caldas de Monchique
Tours & Tracks Algarve
Tel: +351 289 589 048
Lusoaventura-The Adventure Parks
Figueira da Foz
Tel: +351915 536 555
Portugal has the ideal climate for athletes looking for warm weather winter training. There are great facilities to be found all over the country, such as:
Training facilities can be found near Falésia beach providing superior training facilities for groups looking for a running and triathlon venue in a warm weather climate. It is a long established warm weather training venue for international track & field athletes. Açoteias also offers outstanding conditions for off-road / cross country training as the surroundings countryside offersideal off the beaten track trails
Vilamoura Bowls Club
Avenida Engenheiro João Meireles
+351 289 321 260!
Portugal in general offers many great opportunities for the cycling enthusiast, from scenic coastal rides to specially adapted routes , such as the one in and around Vilamoura, giving the majority of the resort easy access by bike to the beach and marina.
Football is by far the most popular sport amongst the Portuguese. Portugal has produced some legends of the game over the years from Eusebio to the current ballon d’or winner Cristiano Ronaldo. The most famous Portuguese football clubs are Porto, Sporting Lisbon and Benfica. The Algarve has a long tradition of attracting clubs and national sides from all over the world looking for winter training camps and pre tournament bases, largely thanks to the excellent weather and 5 star facilities to be found here.
The Algarve has been attracting many discerning golfers for almost three decades. The main golf season is from late autumn to late spring. Winters are mild and golfers from northern European countries can enjoy warm, sunny days and keep their swings smooth at a time when their home courses are unplayable. The main golfing resorts are, Vilamoura, Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo.
Browns Leisure Club
Tel: +351 289 322 74
Portugal’s fine coast offers perfect conditions for all kinds of water sports and numerous water sport concessions can be found on all major beaches
offering anything from jet ski hire to wind surfing.
Portugal has many areas renowned for windsurfing and surfing like Sagres in the Algarve, and to the north of Lisbon, Guincho and Nazare.
The Algarve has some excellent tennis centres and courts suitable for all standards.
Jim Stewart Tennis Club
Quinta do Lago
Tel.: +351 289 398848
Vilamoura Tennis Academy
Tel: +351 289 324 123