Parks & Outdoor Activities

Rocha da Pena
A 600 hectare protected area located between Benafirm and Salir. There are many animals indigenous to the park including the buzzard, wild rabbits, foxes and wild boar. Area is suitable for walks and rock climbing. Equipment at Escola Primaria da Pena, 8
Waterpark with attractions for all tastes and ages, adventure and relaxation areas, swimming pools and childrens playground. Located in the town of Alcantarilha, 15km from Albufeira. At Apartado 11, EN125, Sitio das Areias, Alcantarilha.
Reserva Natural do Sapal de Castro Marim e Vila Real de Sant...
A 2,089 acre park with salt works, creeks and green areas. Nature reserve for numerous species of bird and plantlife. At Castro Marim.
Family Golf Park
Family recreation and entertainment. Mini-golf for adults and children and a return to Roman times. Two courses of mini golf with 18 holes. At Rua dos Marmeleiros, Quarteira.
Ria de Alvor - Nature Reserve
The beautiful river estuary between Portimao and Lagos. A nature reserve of dunes, marshes, forest and agricultural land. 273 bird species, 500 plant species, 75 butterfly species... Accessible by boat and also on wheels via the boardwalk.
Parque Natural da Ria Formosa
Vast wetlands reserve that covers 60km of coastline from Manta Rota to Vale do Lobo. Various nature trails for walkers and Portuguese Water dog kennels within the park. Centro de Educacao Ambiental de Marim at Quelfes, Olhao.
Fonte Benemola
Protected landscape with an array of flora and fauna. Two protected colonies of bats are found in the park. Located within the parishes of Querenca and Tor.
Parque Mineiro Cova dos Mouros
Pre-historic mining park organising gold searches, archeological excavation simulations and childrens donkey rides. For groups of over 15 people or individuals joining groups with a reservation. At Reserva da Foupana, Vaqueiros, Alcoutim.
Tree Top Adventure Park
Fun for the whole family offering zip line, climbing, woodland walks, swinging from tree to tree and paintball. Supervised by instructors. Birthday, stag, hen parties and team building days available. At Estrada da Praia, Santa Eulalia, Albufeira.
Parque Natural do Suoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina
Nature reserve covering the western coastline of the Algarve. There are many different species of plant and birdlife contained within the park. Headquarters at Rua Serpa Pinton 32, 7630-174 Odemira.