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Parks & nature in Faro District

Campground
“Take a break from the beach and enjoy a different day at the Lagos Zoo. Conservation, education and protection are key principles of Lagos Zoo.”
43local recommendations
Park
“Great for bird watching. Hiking along the salinas and paths.. Can also take boat tours, go diving see dolphins and lost of seahorses other marine life.”
73local recommendations
Beach
“Having an unique character, it is often cited as one of the best beaches in the Algarve. ”
60local recommendations
Park
“The landscape of this natural park is marked by steep cliffs that have been given various forms and colouring by centuries of erosion. ”
35local recommendations
Beach
“Beautiful small cliff beach with turquoise sea water, it gets crowded in early morning so you may want to be one of the first getting there! Be aware of the stairs too!”
36local recommendations
Beach
“A stunning typical Algarve beach, enjoy from the viewing point on the cliff, take a picnic, or settle on the beach”
52local recommendations
Beach
“Maybe a bit turistic but a really nice village to visit not far from Portimão!”
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National Park
“Classified as a Natural Park, this lagoon system is the most important wildlife sanctuary in the Algarve with a vast area of marshland, channels and islets where you can observe several species of migratory birds. ”
35local recommendations
Island
“A hope, skip and a jump from Tavira town, this is the closest and easiest of the islands to visit. Enjoy a snack at the Sunshine Bar whilst you’re there...say hi from us!!”
43local recommendations
Beach
“Wonderful sandy beach ideal for all the family, a few restaurants and cafes. Toilets and shops near by. Easy access to the road where you can catch the tourist train or bus via the escalator or walk along to the lift.”
37local recommendations
Beach
“Oura in Albufeira and the center of Albufeira there is plenty to offer regard to bars and restaurants.”
12local recommendations
Beach
“Praia São Rafael is an iconic beach near Albufeira. The beach is known for its beautiful rock formations. According to TripAdvisor, Praia São Rafael is one of the top things to do in Albufeira. If you are in the Algarve, make sure to pay this beach a visit.”
23local recommendations
Harbour / Marina
“There are a number of water activities you can indulge in from the Albufeira Marina: Jet Ski rental, Rocket Speed Boat rental, Para-sailing, Dolphin Safaris, Yacht Charters rental, sunset boat trips and big game fishing trips, all of this for those who love water sports and more adventurous activities while in Albufeira.”
28local recommendations
Beach
“Praia da Rocha is where the nightlife in the Algarve happens if you fancy clubbing..”
38local recommendations
Scenic Viewpoint
“Stunning natural monument of golden cliffs, grottos, and caves with unforgettable vantage points of Lagos coastlines. It can be seen at its best from boat, kayak, or standup paddle broad (SUP). Do not miss newly built, scenic 2,5 km pathway between Ponta da Piedade and Cascade Wellness & Lifestyle Resort. Extraordinary panorama views of the ocean and golden rocks formations. The best place to meet breathtaking sunset and wonderful walks.”
18local recommendations
Beach
“Accessible via another beach, Tres Irmaos (three brothers) offers quite a unique feature with its double arch. It is a lot of fun to explore the other coves until you reach it. But I recommend seeing it at low tide otherwise the water goes all the way to the cliffs making the exploration really complicated.”
12local recommendations