Children: Days Out For Kids
Centro Ciencia Viva de Lagos
A place for discovery with indoor and outdoor auditoriums and space for learning and fun. Exhibitions, group workshops and talks, space for "Birthdays with Science". See site for admission prices. Tue through Sun 10:00 until 18:00.
Guest area at the Sheraton Algarve hotel for children aged from 6 months to 12 years of age. There are 2 wooden ships, swimming pool, boating lake, bouncy castle, playground, mini golf course and more. Located at Praia da Falesia, 8200 Albufeira.
Baby equipment hire and holiday services across the Algarve, from babies to teens. Provides equipment hire, baby food and first day shopping, accommodation designed with children in mind, excursions, car hire and airport transfers. At Albufeira.
Lagos Zoological Park
Landscaped zoo with over 250 species of exotic animals. Educational farm, flight tunnel for watching birds in flight and numerous activites for all the family. Open daily from 10:00-17:00, 19:00 in summer. Quinta das Figueiras, Sitio do Medronhal, Lagos.
Themepark with zoo and funfair for children. There are sharks, fish, crocodiles and birds and also animal water shows. Open at 10:00 daily. Seasonal closing times apply. Located off estrada nacional 125, Guia.
Forte Ponta da Bandeira - Lagos Fort
One of the finest 17thC Forts built along the coast to protect against raiders. Situated at the end of the canal across a moat, has a museum to Portuguese discoveries. Open Tues-Sun 10:00-12:30 & 14:00-17:30 except bank hols. Standard ticket 3€