Local Things to see and Do

 

The hotel have recommended the following options of things to see and do locally:

 

 Aljezur: Take a trip to the winery museum in Odeceixe, the Muslim fortress of Ribat de Arrifana or have donkey treks along the coast.

 

 Sagres: Enjoy bird watching, take a stroll down beaches of the Vicentine coast or go cycling along the Algarvian Way.

 

 Monchique: Here you can participate in pottery workshops, enjoy picnics in the Pisoes Ravine and spa treatments in Caldas de Monchique.

 

 Silves: Visit the castle and gothic cathedral, the museum of archaeology and the Neolithic tombs at Vale Fuzeiros.

 

 Alte: Visit the Seven Fountains footpath in Querenca, the flora of Rocha da Pena and the wooden toy workshop of Da Torre.

 

 Faro: Visit the municipal museum, the stork nests at Arco de Vila.

 

 Ria Formosa: Take a boat trip to the barrier islands, undertake underwater photography courses or watch the traditional salt panning in the estuary.

 

 Tavira: Cultural tours of Tavira and the natural waterfall at Pego do Inferno

 

 Guadiana: Take historic tours of Alcoutim and the historic mine at Cova dos Mouros, river trips

 

 Maritime Trips: Charter Vila Vita Parc’s private yacht for a sunset cruise or go deep-sea fishing or diving.

 

 Herdade dos Grous: Vila Vita Parc’s award-winning wine estate in the Alentejo, less than an hour’s drive from the central Algarve. It offers wine tasting, cookery courses, horse-driven carriage rides around the estate.