Family Friendly Activities in the Algarve

Beach Algarve
Beach Algarve

5 Best family friendly activities in the Algarve

The Algarve is a fantastic destination for a family holiday. With a mild climate, beautiful scenery and plenty of fun family friendly activities on offer, it is a wonderful place to visit, no matter your age. Even in the ‘off-season’ months you can still enjoy a great holiday in the Algarve. In fact if you have children it is the best time to visit, with less crowds it making it hassle-free to get around and enjoy the many attractions with ease.

So what are the top 5 best family friendly activities to enjoy in the Algarve? Read on to see the pick of Algarve Housing best family friendly activities.

Boat trip Algarve
Boat trip Algarve
  1. Boat Trips Algarve

Boat Trips are fun for all the family, and the Algarve offer some of the best around. While adults can enjoy a well-deserved rest and some beautiful scenery, kids will enjoy the excitement of being out at sea, and trying to spot the marine life that often makes a welcome appearance. There are a wealth of different boat trips to choose from, whether you want to focus on enjoying the local landscapes, chasing dolphins, or even fishing, you can take your pick. It is still warm enough to enjoy being outside and some even host a BBQ lunch or picnic on a private beach included in the price.

Mini Golf Algarve
Mini Golf Algarve
  1. Mini Golf Algarve

The Algarve is famous for its stunning and challenging golf courses, but did you know it also offers some great mini golf courses which the whole family can try as well? There are many fantastic themed mini golf courses such as at the Family Golf Park in Vilamoura and Albufeira where they course is themed around accent Rome. The course is easy enough for kids to enjoy and will keep everyone entertained for an hour or so!

  1. Life Science Centres

Who said something education can’t be fun?! The Centros de Ciências Vivas in Faro and Lagos make for a fantastic family day out, with many interesting exhibitions and hands on experiments that children and adults alike will just love. A family ticket, which covers 2 adults and up to 6 children is under 10 Euros so a fantastic bargain too!

Karting Algarve
Karting Algarve
  1. Karting Algarve

An adrenaline packed adventure that all the family can enjoy! Karting is a great activity to get the whole family bonding and having fun together. In Albufeira, there is a great all weather indoor track, called ‘Hot Wheels Raceway.’ An alternative is the track at Almancil, or try the fun karting track near Portimão.

  1. Beach Day

It is a holiday after all! Luckily the Algarve enjoys great weather almost all year round and even in the cooler months a trip to the beach is possible. The Algarve is home to some of the most spectacular beaches in the world. Perfect for a day on the beach, making sandcastles, taking strolls and paddling in the sea.

The Algarve offers a wide range of activities for families, and with something for everyone you have plenty of options regardless of the weather. So if you are looking to book a great holiday for you and the children, the Algarve makes for a fantastic choice.

Contact Algarve Housing for more information.

Warm Regards,


Algarve Housing

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