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Algarve Aquashow Park Admission Tickets

1. Algarve Aquashow Park Admission Tickets

Book your day ticket here for the Aquashow Park, Portugal’s largest and most popular water and thematic park. There’s plenty to enjoy and enough thrills to keep the kids happy all day. You’ll find an amazing variety of slides for all ages: • The 32-meter-high Free Fall/Kamikaze, a combination of 2 slides giving you the sensation of surfing on a big wave • The fabulous Speed Race, where you can compete with other guests to see who is the fastest slider • The White Fall which invites the bravest for a unique slide • The Wild Snake offering a ride into the dark The little ones can safely play in the water in their own mini-park world. There are slides and other water attractions to ensure they have lots of fun. For those looking to relax, the park offers a swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, and green areas with sunbeds. One of the park’s main attractions is the wave pool, simulating real sea waves. You’ll also find the biggest Water Coaster in Europe, reaching a maximum speed of 70 kilometers per hour. The Air Race is a thematic ride that has you sitting inside a real airplane doing aerobatics and stunts. Top Swing is one of the favorite thematic attractions, offering a new and unique experience.  In the show area you can take in shows featuring birds of prey, exotic birds, and reptiles. When you finally realize that you’re hungry you’ll find some good meal choices at one of the snack bars or BBQs. You can also find a small souvenir shop, changing rooms, lockers, and other facilities. Due to COVID-19, AquaShow Park is currently operating at a lower capacity. After booking, you'll receive a link to check-in at AquaShow Park and choose a date to visit.

Vilamoura: Benagil Cave Boat Tour with Entry

2. Vilamoura: Benagil Cave Boat Tour with Entry

Departing from the Vilamoura Marina, your skipper will welcome you on board one of the 4 custom-built boats. Your skipper will travel along the stretch of the coast leading towards the Benagil Cave, where you will have opportunity to view all the other stunning rock formations and secluded beaches along the way. Once at the Benagil Cave the boat will enter into the caves safely and securely, so you can sit back, enjoy, and take in the beautiful views. This location is simply breathtaking, and will make for many perfect photo opportunities. This cave tour will visit many other beautiful locations en route, and your guide will aim to locate wild dolphins whenever possible.

From Vilamoura: 2.5-Hour Benagil Cave and Dolphins Boat Tour

3. From Vilamoura: 2.5-Hour Benagil Cave and Dolphins Boat Tour

Meet your friendly crew at Vilamoura Marina and be welcomed aboard for your 2.5-hour tour to the Benagil Caves. Listen to your guide as they explain the highlights of your tour.  As you cruise along, see natural rock formations of the Algarve coastline. Pass by gorgeous beaches and impressive caves. If you're lucky you might even have the chance to see some wild dolphins. Once you arrive at the Benagil Caves, be amazed by their natural beauty. Don’t forget to bring your cameras, as the famous caves and grottos along the Algarve coast are the perfect motifs to take some amazing photos.

Vilamoura: Benagil Cave Quest Boat Tour

4. Vilamoura: Benagil Cave Quest Boat Tour

Embark on an exclusive cruise with tastings of regional liquors and sweet treats. Head westwards to explore the beautiful caves and coastlines all the way to the famous Benagil cave (also known as Cathedral and Algar de Benagil). Check out other amazing sights, including the famous Nossa Senhora da Rocha chapel, Praia da Marinha, Captains Cave, Submarine Rock, Arco do Triunfo, and more from onboard the vessel. Treat yourself to something special with included welcome drinks, tastings of local liqueur and cakes, and a swimming stop (conditions permitting).

From Vilamoura: Algarve Coast 3-Hour Sailing Cruise

5. From Vilamoura: Algarve Coast 3-Hour Sailing Cruise

Sail for 3 hours around the Algarve Coast aboard an impressive schooner sailing boat and discover picturesque villages, beautiful beaches, and impressive rocky cliffs.   Depart from the Marina of Vilamoura and head west where you can see the extensive beach of Falésia, followed by the fishing village of Olhos d'Agua (eyes of the water). Continuing your journey, the boat slips through the water past all the tiny beaches with their red sand cliffs. Sail past Albufeira, which was a fishing village but now is a vibrant tourist location. Admire the steep cliffs of São Rafael and stunning rock formations. In good sea conditions there is a stop for a swim in the ocean and a visit to one of the sea caves. Feel the splash of the waves and the wind in the sails as the ship start turning around near Galé. Get a chance to help with the hoisting of the sails or assist the captain at the helm. With luck, spot dolphins swimming alongside the boat.

From Vilamoura: Sunset Tour on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

6. From Vilamoura: Sunset Tour on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

Take a romantic 2.5-hour sunset sailing cruise along the coastline of Vilamoura and Albufeira as you sail on a luxury sailing yacht. See beaches such as Falésia Beach and Tomato Beach from a different perspective. Enjoy a welcome drink with aperitifs as you sail along the coast watching the sunset over the horizon. Stop for a swim or snorkel in the crystal-clear waters, or if you're feeling laidback, soak in the sun, relax, and listen to some music before heading back to Vilamoura.

Algarve: Benagil Caves Open Speedboat Tour

7. Algarve: Benagil Caves Open Speedboat Tour

Benagil Caves are one of the greatest natural attractions in the Algarve and are considered to be in the top 5 most beautiful places to visit and we now offer you the chance to cruise on one of our custom built Boats so you can truly enjoy the benagil cave tour from Vilamoura. Our open Boats are the only vessel to offer an exclusive tour of inside the caves , our comfortable and spacious boats have individual seating offering you a more private and exclusive Algarve fun cruise. The cave of Benagil is certainly the highlight of this Top Trips For Visiting Benagil Caves Vilamoura and our custom boats will be able to enter it, if the ocean conditions allow. We promise, you’ll take beautiful pictures, so don’t forget your camera! We guarantee you will enjoy this speed boat ride and of course the amazing Caves Tour & possible Dolphin spotting opportunities.

Vilamoura: Full-Day Algarve Cruise with BBQ Lunch on Beach

8. Vilamoura: Full-Day Algarve Cruise with BBQ Lunch on Beach

Sail the Argarve for the day and cruise the western coast near the Benagil area. Catch sight of nearby gems and explore the caves and rock formations along the way. Eat lunch on the beach and take some time to swim and bask in the sun. Depart from Vilamoura onboard a classic sailboat and ride the open water. Admire Olhos d'Agua, Praia da Oura, Albufeira, Armacao de Pera, and discover the natural formations along the way. Drop anchor on a secluded beach and delight in a lunch of grilled fresh fish, pork steaks, chicken, 2 types of salad, bread, seasonal fruit, wine, juice, and cold water. Swim in the turquoise waters, lay on the beach, and when the sea permits, take a dinghy to the local caves. Feel the wave of relaxation as you sail back to Vilamoura.

Vilamoura: Coastal Cruise on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

9. Vilamoura: Coastal Cruise on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

See the magnificent coastlines of Vilamoura and Albufeira from vantage points as you sail in a luxury sailing yacht. You will pass several beaches including, Falésia beach, Tomatoes beach, Santa Eulalia Beach, and Olhos de Agua beach as you travel to Albufeira. Enjoy a welcome drink, cheese, and Portuguese Chorizo as you admire the views from vantage points where the Algarve coastline divides. See the clay formations of Falésia beach. Soak in the sun, relax, and listen to some music. Stop for a quick swim in the ocean before arriving back in Vilamoura.

Vilamoura: Family Golf Park Game

10. Vilamoura: Family Golf Park Game

Enjoy a fun mini-golf game with your friends and family at Family Golf Park. Play the entertaining, Roman themed courses set in a beatiful garden. Family Golf Park is a leisure and entertainment space designed for the whole family, where adults and children can experience the thrills of a Super Mini-golf course. The park is located in an area surrounded by green spaces where you will find two hundred species of trees and plants in a setting containing replicas of Roman monuments. Suitable for all ages, the Family Golf Park combines healthy competition, learning and outdoor activity, where you are invited to overcome the challenges along the two 18-hole courses: the Via Appia, devoted to the history of the Roman Empire, and the Via Lusitânia, devoted to the Roman Empire’s occupation of the Iberian Peninsula. And to make the experience even more exciting, at every hole, you will find important facts about the Roman period in the Iberian Peninsula.

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4.6 / 5

based on 1,364 reviews

A definite must do in Villamoura, very chilled, wonderful host, drinks and snacks on board and stunning views of the sunset & moon! Delivered back to the marina just in time to enjoy dinner & drinks for the rest of the evening!

The tour is full of fun in the 2.5 hours. The cave is beautiful. We were able to see some dolphins swimming around our boat, which is fun. The guide is very funny and pointed out some very interesting shapes in the rocks.

It was an amazing experience with wonderful guides explaining everything all along the trip. We had the opportunity to see the dolphin twice wich was amazing. Definitely recommend

Despite the weather not being very good, the experience was great, the guide and the boat driver were really good.

Was great, the guides were fantastic and passionate! Thanks so much