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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.

Lagos: Ponta da Piedade Boat Tour with Local Guide

2. Lagos: Ponta da Piedade Boat Tour with Local Guide

Immerse yourself in the rich history and stunning landscapes of the Algarve region on a guided tour. Visit caves and beaches along Portugal's coast and learn about the region from your guide. Meet your guide at the Lagos Marina and cruise along Lagos’ coastline. Explore the caves of Ponta da Piedade, the Golden Beaches of Batata, Pinhão, D. Ana, Camilo, Barranco Martinho, Canavial, and Porto de Mós. See the Sagres, which was once thought to be the "End of The World." Learn about the colorful names of caves such as The Titanic, the Lover’s Cave, the Cathedral, and the Elephant. View the breathtaking beaches of Barranco Martinho, Canavial, and Porto de Mós. Pass by the Lighthouse, built in 1912 on old church grounds, and learn about Portugal's age of discovery and Henry the Navigator. After the tour, be returned to the departure point.

Faro: Guided Benagil Cave and Marinha Beach Tour

3. Faro: Guided Benagil Cave and Marinha Beach Tour

After gathering at the tour meeting point, your van will depart from Faro for the approximately hour-long journey after which you will arrive to Benagil Beach. It will be from this location, together with your instructor, that you will enter the cave. It will take between 5 and 10 minutes to enter the cave, after which you will have 40 minutes inside to enjoy its unique environment. You can choose to spend your time taking photos, swimming, and just generally relaxing. It will soon be time to head to Marinha Beach, which is considered the most beautiful beach in Portugal. At this location you will have an hour to discover the amazing cliffs and views, following which you will head back to Faro.

From Lagos: Benagil Sea Caves Speedboat Tour

4. From Lagos: Benagil Sea Caves Speedboat Tour

Hop onboard one of our specifically designed speed-boats for unique adventure to Benagil. Despite the distance of 12 nautical miles from Lagos,to the coast of Carvoeiro and Benagil. This way we are able to enter the various caves in the area that are not accessible from larger vessels.On your way, the guide will tell you stories about the Algarve region. Visiting amazing caves and hidden grottos from the inside. Keep a lookout, as dolphins can often be seen navigating the waters here. If they are spotted and are less than 3 miles away, the boat will head in their direction so you can get a closer look at these playful animals. Every adventure is different, depending upon the tide and sea conditions, which will determine which caves and areas you can visit.At the end of your tour, you will return to Lagos.

From Albufeira: Catamaran BBQ Trip to Benagil Caves & Beach

5. From Albufeira: Catamaran BBQ Trip to Benagil Caves & Beach

Come join this BBQ cruise on the catamaran MARA for a perfect full-day trip!   Departing from the Albufeira Marina, you’ll start by cruising westward along the coastline of the south of Portugal. The skipper and crew will give you information about the places and sights that you pass by – in particular, you’ll get a great view of the rock formations and caves of the areas of Benagil, Galé and Carvoeiro.   As you sail, your BBQ will be prepared by the crew on board with the freshest food. Served on a beach, savor your choice of fresh fish, meat, sausages, Algarvian salad, chips, bread, and seasonal fruit. Spend some time on the beach for a swim and other beach activities before getting back on the boat to head back. Before you return to the marina, you’ll be served a delicious glass of champagne to toast the end of a full, relaxing day on the water!

Portimão: Tandem Skydive from 10,000 or 15,000 Feet

6. Portimão: Tandem Skydive from 10,000 or 15,000 Feet

Get an exciting introduction to the world of skydiving and free fall from 10,000 or 15,000 feet for the ultimate adrenaline rush! Ideal for first timers and those with little prior experience, the dive will be completed in safety with professional instructors who have thousands of dives worth of experience. Jump with an instructor and large parachute specifically designed for the activity. Experience the thrill and excitement of a free fall for up to 70 seconds and get breathtaking views of the coastline of the Algarve. Start with a short flight aboard a fabulous aircraft before you take your exhilarating leap. Your instructor will open the tandem parachute after 20 or 70 seconds of free fall. You will be offered an optional video and photo package taken by your tandem instructor during the experience for a unique souvenir to show to all your friends and family.

From Lagos: Ponta da Piedade Guided Cruise & Beaches

7. From Lagos: Ponta da Piedade Guided Cruise & Beaches

Ponta da Piedade (Portuguese for "point of mercy") is a headland with a group of rock formations along the coastline of the town of Lagos, in the Portuguese region of the Algarve. Consisting of yellow-golden cliff-like rocks up to 20 meters high, they are one of the most famous touristic attractions of Portugal. The location also contains a lighthouse, dating back to 1913. Actual Boat Trips operates two six meter boats for our 1 hour cave tour. On one of our smaller boats, we take you along the coast visiting the famous caves of Ponta da Piedade. We start our tours from the old Fisherman´s Harbor along the river and Lagos historical downtown. The unique Beaches and rock formations will take your breath away. Our experience skippers will give you all the information about the name and history of the places Swimming is not permitted on this trip.

Albufeira: Paragliding and Paratrike Tandem Flights

8. Albufeira: Paragliding and Paratrike Tandem Flights

Experience the ultimate sensation of flying on the iconic Algarve coast, forging Mediterranean memories of the vast color palettes. Fly over the hot springs and enjoy the diverse landscape of southern Portugal whilst acquainting yourself with the coast of Albufeira through this panoramic paragliding flight. Get to soar through the air during this incredible experience whilst sunrise or sunset, witnessing the spectacular landscape and beach at this particularly beautiful time of the day. This is a trip you will certainly not forget. Depending on weather conditions, guests may fly on a paratrike (motor aided paraglide). This type of flight allows you to take a 10 km ride along the Algarve coast and over the beach, taking in spectacular views along the way.

Olhão: Ria Formosa Boat Cruise

9. Olhão: Ria Formosa Boat Cruise

Set sail from the port of Olhão and travel through the Ria Formosa National Park. Discover beautiful scenery and rich biodiversity with your expert crew. Learn more about the national park and local culture with your expert captain. Cruise by marshes, barrier islands, islets, dunes, and sand bars which are home to a rich variety of flora and fauna. Spot local birds, marine life, and beds of clams and oysters. Stop at Culatra Island where 1000 people live and no cars are allowed; experience this European sustainability project that will be completed by 2030. Then make a short visit to Praia Deserta and enjoy the serenity of a tranquil location accessible only by boat. While there, enjoy some time for a swim and take photos before returning to Olhão.

Benagil: Sunrise Standup Paddleboard Tour Alone Benagil Cave

10. Benagil: Sunrise Standup Paddleboard Tour Alone Benagil Cave

Make the best of your stay in Algarve by having an ECO friendly SUP tour with us! Start this adventure at the magical Carvalho beach, from where we will guide you for 2 hours along the breathtaking coastline of Benagil. The guides, a team of young locals, will make your experience entertaining and smooth even if it’s your first time on a paddle board. Salty water and good vibes defines who we are. The journey will start at the magnificent Carvalho beach. A small beach totally surrounded and protected by its limestone cliffs where the access is through a tunnel carved by the older generations of the area. From there, you will get your stand up paddle board and depart on an unforgettable ride. The guide will show you the most breathtaking caves, “algars” and natural formations always with one of our guides taking the lead, making sure that everybody is safe and having the most fun. The duration of our expedition is aprox. 2 hours and 30 minutes, where we gonna have time to rest/photos at the most famous cave of Portugal, the “Algar” of Benagil. There, you’re gonna have the chance to feel its mighty energy and relax. The policy of the company is to take small groups on our tours (maximum 10 people), so we can develop a closer relation with you and make sure that everyone has the attention that is needed. Additionally, we will get away from the typical confusion of the high season by doing a route that is way calmer and most of the people don’t know about. One of our main goals is to give you a calm, fun and relaxing experience so you won’t forget Algarve and the BrotheRootz spirit and way of living. The end of the journey, once again, is Carvalho beach where you can spend the rest of your day taking sunbaths or swimming. The beach is part of one the most famous trails of Europe the “Seven Hanging Valleys” where you can enjoy an outstanding hike and explore the rest of the coastline by foot. We will take pictures during the tour that we will gladly offer to you, so you have your memories recorded to show to your loved ones!

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What people are saying about Olhos de Agua

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 991 reviews

Incredible experience and highly recommend booking with the local BrotheRootz! Our guide, Caio, was phenomenal - he’s friendly, knowledgeable and fun! And as BrotheRootz keeps their group sizes relatively small, the experience felt personalized and extra safe relative to alternative larger group settings. Also, the SUP was a great way to explore and all skill-levels can participate (we had a SUP first-timer in our group who loved the experience)! Thank you BrotheRootz for an awesome memory!

Incredible experience, you have to go early to take advantage of the day because of the huge queues at the attractions. It is recommended to go during the week, since there are still many people and cars to get in and out. Otherwise unbeatable.

Brilliant experience, best feeling ever, and it’s an experience to cherish for life. The instructors were professional and were very helpful in calming nerves.

Magnificent cruise, splendid landscapes. You can really see the caves up close Excellent barbecue on a small dream beach The crew is adorable To do...

It was great, our guide was nice and he drove the boat perfectly!