Skydiving in the Algarve is one of the best places to jump in Europe!
Beautiful coastal scenery, sandy beaches and clear sea water.
There are tandem skydives harnessed to a professional instructor or for the brave there are also AFF training courses available for those wanting to learn to skydive solo.
The Algarve to many is the perfect place to relax on a beach and chill out but it also has some of the best surf in
Europe and even gets summer swells which are great for learning how to surf. There are lots of surf camps and surf schools that offer lessons and equipment rental, see below for locations.
The warm currents flowing from the Mediterranean Sea mingle with the cool waters of the Atlantic and attract many fish. Vilamoura and Lagos are especially renowned for sharks, marlin and tuna.
Below you will see the different fishing locations that the Algarve has to offer, along with fishing and tackle shops for all your fishing needs.
The Algarve offers a huge variety of water sports such as kayaking, parasailing, inflatables, scuba diving, snorkelling, wakeboarding, water skiing, dolphin watching, stand up paddle boarding, kitesurfing – the list goes on. You’ll have no problems finding something to do if you love the water.
Take to the skies and soar over the sea and beaches, green and tranquil countryside, historic villages and bustling towns… A romantic, exhilarating, extraordinary experience! Balloon flights in Portugal can be flown all year round and the most stable conditions are at sunrise, during Winter and Autumn afternoon flights are also possible.
Did you know there are five species of Dolphins, including Bottle-nose, Common, Rissos, Striped and Orcas, it is possible to see other diverse marine life, including turtles, and whales. Dolphin Watching trips are usually accompanied by Marine biologists on board, who will identify different species and interpret their behaviour, turning your trip into a more meaningful experience.
Four Portuguese naval warships were sunk about two miles off Prainha beach, so as to become an artificial reef and underwater theme park. Hook up an oxygen tank and dive into the Algarve’s waters to discover how nature has taken over the sunken ships, transforming into a real home for hundreds of marine species.
There are around forty golf courses covering the whole region, which has been twice named the best golf destination in the world by the most prestigious golfing organisations and publications. Whatever your level – beginner, amateur or professional – the Algarve has the right course for you.
Fantastic locations for riding with an abundance of sandy tracks through pinewoods, meadows, golden sandy beaches and beautiful nature reserves.