Discover the mysteries of the oceans at the most popular family theme park in the Algarve. A place where you can watch dolphin shows, seals and sea lions and tropical birds and birds of prey. For an additional cost, you can spend time interacting with the dolphins too...
Here you can also find an amazing aquarium with sharks, various habitats, Cinema4D, attractions, amusements, artificial beach and swimming pools, making your visit to Zoomarine a great day out in the Algarve that every member of the family is sure to enjoy.
Location: Guia, Albufeira
Apart from being a children’s theme park, with mini-golf, a petting farm, pony rides and a fairground, Krazy World it is also home to the Algarve Zoo which is home to reptiles, snakes and other animals.
There is also a swimming pool area complete with water slide for those who need to cool off during the warmer summer months.
Location: Algoz, just north of Albufeira
International Sand Sculpture Festival - FIESA is an enormous sand sculpture exhibition site in the Algarve and each year the festival is dedicated to a different theme. It was first opened in 2003 by a group of talented sculptors who manage to use their skills and creativity to bring the sand to life and construct amazing and magical pieces.
This is an event you can not miss. Fantastic by day and by night, from 15th April to 15th October.
Enjoy mini golf in a beautifully landscaped area and see who will be crowned the winner of the two 18-hole mini golf circuits.
Organise a family tournament or if you prefer, just relax on the esplanade while your children have fun in the playground, which may also be used for birthday parties.
After the golf take a walk into Vilamoura or see the whole town by travelling on the tourist train which departs directly from the golf park.
It is not huge, but there are plenty of animals and birds to see.
Best of all are the apes, which reside on their own island paradise and can be seen palying and interacting with each other in the lush surroundings.
There are more educational things for the kids to get involved in, as well as a petting farm and children's playgrounds...
Buckle up and get ready for the time of your life on the biggest water coaster in Europe or challenge your nerve on White Fall, Aquaxis and many others adrenalin filled attractions waiting for you at this exciting waterpark.
If you would rather sit back and relax a little, then enjoy the biggest wave pool in Portugal, slow river, wild snake and the fast and slow tubes…
For younger members of the family there is the Aqua Train and a kids pool filled with interactive toys, or visit Aqua Fly for the aqua battle in the Aqua Show sky and so much more.
The water park is now part of a chain of water-amusement parks operated by a Spanish tourism group (for years the park was called The Big One).
Overall there are five Aqualands in Spain, one in Portugal, and seven in France.
Aqualand Algarve is easily accessed via the N125 from all areas of the Algarve and offers free parking for visitors arriving by car as-well as free buses from major towns in the southern coast of Portugal.
Nothing says summer fun more than a family day out at a water park and at Slide & Splash there are attractions for everyone to enjoy.
Spend the day exploring the large park, home to gentle slides for those less confident in the water; to adrenalin filled slides, certain to get your heart racing!
Everything you need for a fantastic day of fun is here, including ample free parking, food options and lots of friendly staff to help out if you need it.
Take a guided walking tour in the Monchique mountains or along the Algarve coast and incorporate birdwatching, climbing, canoeing, paintballing, downhill mountain biking, zip slides, abseiling, tree top climbing or even archery.
There is also the option of including a picnic during your tour, giving you a chance to relax in a beautiful location before continuing your memorable journey.