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From Vilamoura: Algarve Coast 3-Hour Sailing Cruise

1. 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.

Faro Airport: Private Transfer to Albufeira & Olhos De Água

2. Faro Airport: Private Transfer to Albufeira & Olhos De Água

Enjoy a safe and reliable private airport transfer between Faro Airport and your accommodation in Albufeira or Olhos De Água. Choose from a 1-way service to or from the airport. Be greeted by your driver who will be waiting for you at the arrival hall with a sign displaying your name. Your driver will track your flight so you won't have to worry in case of a flight delay. Save yourself having to carry heavy bags and navigating the public transportation system and take comfort knowing that all vehicles are regularly maintained to high-quality standards.

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

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

Full day Cruise – (10a.m. to 5p.m.) Leave Vilamoura Marina heading west along the coast to the Benagil area. You can see Olhos d’Agua, Praia da Oura, Albufeira, Armação de Pêra and view the caves and rock formations on the way. The Condor then anchors close to a secluded beach and lunch is served on the beach. Lunch consists of grilled fresh fish, pork steaks, chicken, 2 types of salad, bread, seasonal fruit, wine, juice, and water. You also have time for swimming or just relaxing on the beach. When the sea permits we will show you the caves with a trip in the dinghy. Return to Vilamoura.

Algarve: Half-Day Off-Road Buggy Tour from Albufeira

4. Algarve: Half-Day Off-Road Buggy Tour from Albufeira

Discover the natural wonders and unbeatable scenery of the Algarve on this guided buggy trip from Olhos de Agua in Albufeira. Pass by Paderne's local farms and orange fields, stop to see the castle, and visit a cafe. Drive solo or with a passenger. Your buggy adventure starts at the tour headquarters in Albufeira, where you’ll gear up on a 1- or 2-person buggy, depending on what you chose. If riding in a pair, you’ll have the option to switch drivers in between the journey. For optimal safety during our adventure, you’ll ride alongside a licensed guide and each vehicle must have at least one adult with a Class B driver's license. Taking off from the headquarters, enjoy a safe, low-speed ride along streets and dirt tracks where only off-road vehicles can go. Arrive at the Castle of Paderne and snap photos of 360-degree views (entry not included). As you explore, learn about the region’s history from your guide. From there, continue to high hilltops to take breathtaking pictures. After descending back down, visit the village of Paderne to enjoy a short break at a characteristic café to try a local pastry (costs not included). At the end of the tour, return round-trip to Albufeira.

Vilamoura: Family Golf Park Game

5. 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.

From Algarve: Full-Day Trip to Seville

6. From Algarve: Full-Day Trip to Seville

Explore the charming city of Seville with a guide on this sightseeing day tour. See some of its majestic monuments, such as La Giralda and the Real Alcazar. Start your tour with a convenient pickup from several centrally located meeting points in the Algarve, including Olhos de Água, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portimão, Albufeira, and Armação de Pêra. Enjoy a ride to your first destination in an air-conditioned vehicle. Visit the Giralda Tower, once the minaret of a local mosque. Take in spectacular views of the city from its viewpoint. See the grand Seville Cathedral, the largest Gothic church in Europe up close. Check out the stately Real Alcazar, a great palace built in the 14th century. Spend a day gazing at magnificent architecture and charming courtyards filled with orange trees. Get dropped off back in the Algarve at the end of your tour.

Albufeira: Tuk Tuk Ride with Old Town and Beaches

7. Albufeira: Tuk Tuk Ride with Old Town and Beaches

See panoramic cliff views, incredible beaches and the historic sites of Albufeira's old town. Enjoy a relaxing and fun trip by tuk tuk. Meet your driver and journey first to see the marina and some boat views. Travel to the top of the cliffs at Baleeira. Witness its charming lighthouse and panoramic sightlines of up to 50 kilometers. Next, travel down a scenic coastal road to the beautiful beach of São Rafael. Then its time to journey to the east side and see the monuments and narrow streets of the old town. After a visiting the charming beach at Santa Eulália, finish your tour at the village of Olhos de Água, enjoying a view of the beach from a secret spot.

Albufeira: Sunset Paragliding Flight

8. Albufeira: Sunset Paragliding Flight

Fly high and view the city of Albufeira from the clouds on this sunset paragliding flight. Admire the city's skyline and natural landscape as you bask in the stunning colors of the setting sun. Meet your pilot at your flight location located next to Rua do Pinhal in Albufeira. Your pilot will then run you through an explanation of your day's itinerary and teach you about your equipment and safety practices. Your first flight will be over the Vilamoura golf courses, passing over the spectacular marina of Vilamoura to see the beautiful boats that are moored there. Then, fly over the magnificent Falésia Beach, Rocha Baixinha Beach, and Olhos de Água Beach. As sunset hits, be dazzled by a magnificent and unforgettable view of the cityscape. Following this serene and calm moment, you will resume with some more adrenaline before you return to your starting point, finishing your experience.

Faro Airport: Private Round-trip Transfer to Olhos de Água

9. Faro Airport: Private Round-trip Transfer to Olhos de Água

Travel private, easy, safe and reliable. Fleet composed of vehicles less than 2 years old. Tailored service to cater personal requirements. Expert, friendly and professional drivers. Local drivers that know the area very well. Knowledgable drivers that will provide with sgreat information about things to do and places to visit while in the Algarve Drivers speak Portuguese, English, French and Spanish The driver will be waiting at Faro Airport on the Arrivals Area. The driver will have a board with the name of the Lead Passengers written on it.

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What people are saying about Olhos de Água

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 79 reviews

Driver turned up at hotel exactly on time. Pleasant driver adjusted temperature in car for us and told us when we would arrive at airport. Excellent service at great price. Will recommend.

Driver was waiting at airport for me and I was picked up on time at my hotel and reutned to the airport. The vehicles were clean and tidy and both journeys were comfortable.

Very good value, the boat was excellent, spotless and well looked after and the crew were very professional and friendly, would definitely recommend.

Excellent, traditional sailing Yacht / Schooner. This is the real deal. Impressive state of repair, as well.

Great time spent with family. The children were delighted. Very clean place.