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Lagos: Guided Scuba Diving Trip for Beginners

1. Lagos: Guided Scuba Diving Trip for Beginners

Meet at the dive center in Lagos and get equipped with full scuba equipment provided. Once you have all your gear, take a short boat trip with your guide to the diving sites. Jump off the boat and follow your guide through the water. Spend 4 hours in the ocean where you will admire the beautiful underwater world of the shoreline. See a variety of underwater species including cuttlefish, squid, sea stars, sea cucumbers, anemones, octopus, and a variety of fish.

Coasteering Algarve: Cliff Jump, Swim & Climb in Sagres

2. Coasteering Algarve: Cliff Jump, Swim & Climb in Sagres

Begin this tour that takes place in the stunning coasteering location in the southwest Algarve, in the Costa Vicentina Natural Park located between Sagres and Lagos. Start the 3 hours of excitement by getting ready with your wetsuit, buoyancy aid, helmet, and shoes, and getting a briefing on safety and prevailing conditions. Walk down to the water's edge and start off exploring the coastline, hidden beaches, amazing cliffs, and rock formations, admiring the clear ocean waters and learning about the marine environment and some local traditions. Soon you’ll be swimming in the ocean and inside sea caves, and climbing and walking along the rocky shoreline. You’ll have a chance to try some cliff jumping as well. Starting with small jumps to develop your confidence and technique, you’ll build up to jumps of up to 10 meters high. You can even jump inside the grottoes. After all the action, it will be time to walk back over the cliffs along the scenic coastal path while chatting about your experience.

Algarve: Horse Riding Beach Tour at Sunset or Morning

3. Algarve: Horse Riding Beach Tour at Sunset or Morning

After meeting your guide at the meeting point, begin your unique horseback adventure by entering a hidden pathway leading to lush pine forests, a place of great beauty, and a typical landscape of the region. Continue along some winding paths that take you through the countryside, providing ample opportunity for contemplating the gorgeous surrounding flora of the natural park and its distinctive wild fruits. As you ride, you’ll overlook the sea along the coast until you finally move out onto the beach itself, where you’ll feel the strength and vitality of your horse as you gallop beside the sea. Witness a stunning sunset in this pristine location, leaving an impression that’s sure to last a lifetime. As the dusk continues to fall, you’ll make your way back to your original meeting point. On the morning schedule, you will also enjoy all of this but after sunrise.

Lagos: 3-Hour Algarve Classic Food Tour

4. Lagos: 3-Hour Algarve Classic Food Tour

On your classic food tour, visit 4 different restaurants and taverns in the Algarve, and taste around 10 of the most traditional dishes in Portugal, with a drink in each stop. Discover a little bit more about the charming Algarve, its small streets and its secrets. Enjoy different stories from a long ago, typical places, the real locals, several samples and time to take pictures. Your local guides will take you into a journey of 3 hours on the fascinating historical and ancient part of the city, with real neighborhoods, local history, architecture and city culture. Stop at places where the Portuguese go to taste, eat or drink in a relaxed environment. Perfect for your first contact with the Algarve, this tour provides you with all the information, knowledge and tips to discover this beautiful part of Portugal.

Algarve: Benagil Cave Boat Tour and Algarseco Coastal Walk

5. Algarve: Benagil Cave Boat Tour and Algarseco Coastal Walk

The adventure begins with pickup from your accommodation in Lagos, Praia da Luz, or Meia Praia and heads to Carvoeiro Beach. Hop onboard a traditional style boat and set sail along the coastline towards Benagil Cave. Soak up the wonders of this fascinating location and snap photos for your holiday album. Next, visit the picturesque Marinha Beach as well as other scenic cliffs and caves. Back on dry land, enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Algarseco boardwalk, which boasts stunning views across the coastline. Along the way, admire the natural pools that form in the holes of the cliffs and fill with water during high tide. At the end of the boardwalk, visit a grotto famous for its two arches which act as a window to the sea.

Algarve: Silves Farmers Market and Orchard Private Day Tour

6. Algarve: Silves Farmers Market and Orchard Private Day Tour

Taste the freshest oranges possible on this private day trip to Algarve orange country. Visit the Silves farmers market and have a walk by the Arade river, learn about orange farming at an orange orchard, taste an orange plucked straight from a tree, and enjoy a glass of just-squeezed orange juice. The tour starts in the town of Silves, the heart of Algarve’s orange country. Visit the farmers market and wander by the Arade river – its pretty views of the Roman bridge and the red-hued town are not to be missed.  Next, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of one of the largest orange orchards in the region, where you can learn about the farming process. The Algarve region produces what are considered to be the best oranges in the world, and the Silves area, in particular, is known for its sweet, fine-skinned, aromatic, and incredibly juicy oranges.  Your guide will instruct you on a variety of species, grown so that oranges can be enjoyed all year round. You’ll even get to pluck an orange straight from a tree and enjoy its delicious taste, farm-fresh. The tour ends with a serving of a delicious, naturally sweet, vitamin-packed glass of just-squeezed orange juice. 

Algarve: The Best of the West Full Day Tour

7. Algarve: The Best of the West Full Day Tour

Visit the old Moorish capital of the Algarve, the city of Silves, with its picturesque Castle. Stop to visit the small village of Caldas de Monchique with its famous spa, recognized since Roman times for its healing properties. Arrive at Foia, the highest point of the Algarve, with its 902m altitude and with a breathtaking view, and taste the typical liqueurs of the region while admiring the landscape. Make a stop for lunch at a typical restaurant in the Serra de Monchique, where a traditional Algarve meal will be served. Visit Lagos, a city that has always been linked to the sea, where the epic of the Portuguese Discoveries began in the 15th century. Travel to the most "Southwest point in Europe", after leaving Lagos, and make a stop at Ponta da Piedade, known for its rock formations and panoramic views. Finish the tour in Sagres, also known as the "End of the World", where the sun goes down behind the endless ocean, and observe the most amazing and breathing sunset from the top of cliffs. Be returned to the pickup location at the end of the tour.

Lagos: Family Fishing Trip

8. Lagos: Family Fishing Trip

Join and practice bottom fishing, ride along the coast of Lagos, stopping along the coast to swim in the open ocean. In this type of fishing, you will have the opportunity to capture many species of fish such as besugos, safias, choupas, horse mackerel, mackerel, fountains, snappers, etc. There are several reefs a few miles from Lagos featuring exceptional qualities for this kind of fishing. The selection of the fishing site that you will visit is made by the Skipper, who will take into consideration the weather conditions and will have also gathered information on the fish's movements and behaviour.

Foot Reflexology and Foot Massage at your Accommodation

9. Foot Reflexology and Foot Massage at your Accommodation

Enjoy a one-hour foot reflexology and foot massage session during your holiday in the Algarve. Choose from three different hotel accommodation locations. Experience pressure on points on your feet that correspond to areas of the body that need to be treated, stimulating the flow of energy to those areas. The reflexologist is trained to read the unique signs of the feet and to understand how these signs relate to physical and emotional well-being. The session involves a constant interaction between you and the practitioner. Enjoy a thorough foot massage as you relax and get into an even calmer state of mind.

Algarve: Open Water Swimming

10. Algarve: Open Water Swimming

Experience the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure on this open-water swimming tour in the Algarve. With an experienced tour guide, witness breathtaking views of stunning beaches on the south coast of Portugal. Meet your tour guide in the parking lot and head down to the beach for a quick safety briefing and introduction. Enjoy a brief warm-up and acclimatization swim nearby before your adventure along the Algarve coast. Enjoy up to 1 hour of swimming time. Listen to feedback from your guide and look at photos and video footage to help improve your technique. At the end of the tour, warm up with a hot mug of tea.

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What people are saying about Lagos

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 28 reviews

What a fantastic evening! João was the perfect guide. Personable, funny and full of wonderful stories and history. He introduced our group (which was a fabulous group btw!) to more refined versions of Portuguese cuisine, family fare which was sumptuous and warming to the core, to a local bar with delicious foods making the mouth water and a shot of local “moonshine”. We topped the evening off with a coffee and sweets and chatted with our new friends. Highly recommended this tour.

Great!!! Super great ride! Beautiful horses; wonderful leader of the horseback ride, very professional. area fantastic; an absolute pleasure. One of the best activities we have ever booked.

We had a fantastic evening. The horses are very well behaved and follow every word. You can tell he loves and cares for his horses. We can only recommend it 100%

Luis is wonderful! His knowledge of food & it’s history is exceptional. But most of all he is terrific with people! Thanks Luis!

George was a very funny and nice guide. He speaks several languages so was able to connect with everyone. Very nice.