The Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region, is famous for its stunning coastline, golden beaches, and picturesque towns. The sea is the huge draw here- of every shade of blue with warm and calm waters. Discover the treasures of the Algarve with SVP Tours! If you can dream it, we can make it happen!
The capital of the Algarve is a scenic old town, boasting a picturesque marina, lovely parks, and plazas. Wander the winding cobblestone alleys with its numerous cafes, shops, museums, and some of our favorite ceramics.
One of the most picturesque cities, Tavira sits along the Gilão River. It is the home of great architecture, landmarks, and our favorite- food! The food scene here is not to be missed. Head into the old town and enjoy an amazing meal in one of the numerous little restaurants.
Offering stunning beaches, Lagos is also a place to explore the beautiful cobblestone streets, shop in the little boutiques, and relax. Sailing, watersports, and horseback riding are some active experiences that we can arrange.
Of course, you can visit more cosmopolitan and busier Albufiera and Portimão, both of which are bustling all day and night. Silves is a village that preserves traces of its Arab history. The climate here in the Algarve is some of the best in all of Europe!
Here are some of the best things to do in the Algarve:
Enjoy the region’s beautiful beaches, each with its unique charm. Some popular options include Praia da Marinha, Praia de Benagil, Praia da Falésia, and Praia de Dona Ana.
Try various watersports, including surfing, windsurfing, stand-up paddleboarding, and jet skiing. The Algarve’s warm waters and consistent waves make it ideal for these activities.
Boat Tours and Cave Exploration
Take a boat tour along the coastline to explore sea caves, grottoes, and rock formations. Visiting the Benagil Sea Cave is a highlight.
Play golf at some of Europe’s top golf courses. The Algarve is known for its golf resorts, and there are numerous courses designed by renowned architects.
Explore the historic town of Lagos, known for its charming old town, historic architecture, and lively nightlife. Don’t miss the Ponta da Piedade cliffs.
Visit the capital of the Algarve, Faro, and explore its historic old town, the Arco da Vila, and the Faro Cathedral.
Ria Formosa Natural Park
Discover the Ria Formosa Natural Park, a protected wetland area rich in birdlife. Take a boat tour to explore its channels and islands.
Enjoy the vibrant nightlife of Albufeira, which is known for its bars, clubs, and entertainment options.
Visit the southwestern tip of Portugal in Sagres and explore the dramatic cliffs at Cabo de São Vicente. Sagres is also known for its surfing spots.
Explore the historic town of Silves with its Moorish castle and cobbled streets.
Spend a day at Zoomarine, an amusement park and marine center in Guia, offering dolphin shows and water attractions.
Have fun at waterparks like Slide & Splash in Lagoa and Aqualand in Alcantarilha, perfect for families.
Embark on coastal walks along cliff-top trails, such as the Seven Hanging Valleys Trail near Lagoa.
Traditional Algarvian Cuisine
Savor local dishes like grilled sardines, cataplana (seafood stew), and pastéis de nata. Enjoy fresh seafood at beachside restaurants.
Visit historic sites like the Castle of Tavira, the Roman ruins of Milreu, and the Aljezur Castle.
The Algarve offers a mix of relaxation, adventure, and cultural experiences, making it a fantastic destination for a wide range of travelers. Whether you’re looking for beautiful beaches, outdoor activities, or exploring charming towns, the Algarve has something for everyone. If you can dream it, we can make it happen!