The Algarve is a region on the Southern Atlantic coast of Portugal, and while it has a lot going for it as a tourist destination, there is no doubt that the main reason people are drawn to the area is the amazing beaches. There is over two hundred kilometers of beaches located in this part of Portugal, and there is no better way to unwind than enjoying the sunshine on a beautiful beach. However, most people will look for more than just a beach when choosing their holiday destinations, so here are four great activities that can be enjoyed on the Algarve.
Enjoy The Water Sports On The Beaches
For those who are looking for an adrenaline rush or want to get a closer look at the local wildlife, there are some great activities that can be enjoyed just yards away from the beaches in the clear seas of the Atlantic.
There have been spas in the town of Monchique for over two thousand years, and ever since the Romans first enjoyed relaxing in the thermal waters there have been people enjoying the special treatments on offer here.
The old city of Lagos is one of the most remarkable parts of the Algarve, with sturdy stone walls that have helped to protect the city from invaders for centuries. Today the castle walls are a tourist attraction as opposed to an effective fortification, and the Fort of Ponta da Bandeira. Click now – to move Lagos
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Play A Round Of Golf At Quinta Do Lago
Within easy reach of Faro and the Ria Formosa Natural Park, the town of Quinta do Lago has developed as a popular golf resort, with several courses on offer that will challenge and excite amateurs and expert golfers alike.