We in Vendici Properties believe that the Algarve is the top destination for holidays and relocating, its why we’re selling properties here!
From the 360 days of sunshine to the culture, beaches, bars & restaurants all on your doorstep, its the perfect location and has something for everyone, especially when it comes to outdoor activities… Its not all about golf! Yes, there are fantastic, world-renowned golf courses but the Algarve offers so much more. There’s cycling, walking, surfing and the Ria Formosa Natural Park- just to name a few!
Visit Portugal is the official web resource for travel and tourism and they have some fantastic videos on their YouTube channel sharing the best of what Portugal has to offer. We’ve selected their top videos for outdoor activities in the Algarve.
Subscribe to their channel: www.youtube.com/user/VisitPortugal
The Trails- Cycling & Walking
The year round sun and climate are the perfect combination for cycling and walking in the Algarve, with a wide variety of trails to choose from you’ll find the best one for you. The Algarve routes are Eurovelo 1 – Rota da Costa Atlântica, Rota Vicentina, Via Algarviana, Grande Rota do Guadiana & Percursos de Ciclismo de Estrada. The routes can vary in degree of difficulty, so be sure to find out which ones suit you.
Visit www.portuguesetrails.com to explore further!
The Beaches- Surfing
Surfing is a year round activity in Portugal and the Algarve is no exception, offering great waves for all abilities and disciplines. So whether you’re into surfing, bodyboarding, kitesurfing or windsurfing, there’s a wave for you!
Visit www.visitportugal.com/en/experiencias/surfing to find out more.
Check out Surf-Escape’s Top 8 Surf Spots in the Algarve: www.surf-escape.com/surfing-in-portugal/algarve/
The Greens- Golf
With a wide selection of top class golf courses, international awards and hosting major professional competitions, its easy to see why the Algarve is associated with golf! From the beautifully landscaped courses to the stunning views its a golf experience like no other.
Visit www.visitgolfalgarve.com/en/?location=top to find out more!
Ria Formosa Natural Park
Officially established in 1987 the Ria Formosa Natural Park extends 60km along the Algarve coast with a wide variety of ecosystems playing host to a range of animal life, including many bird species. There are three 1 hour nature trails you can follow, including the Quinta do Lago nature trail where you might spot a rare bird in hiding!
Visit www.portugaltravelguide.com/78-category-south/20150-ria-formosa-portugal to find out more!