Looking for the perfect outdoor activity? Taking your family on a trip to Lagos, in the Western Algarve, Portugal, is a terrific idea because of the many outdoor activities that Lagos and its surrounding towns have to offer.
Taking your family on a trip to Lagos, in the Western Algarve, Portugal, is a terrific idea because of the many outdoor activities that Lagos and its surrounding towns have to offer. The multitude of scenic sights in the region includes walking trails surrounded by a gorgeous blue sea, not to mention its fantastic old style streets. Lagos is an ideal vacation choice for families with varied interests.
It doesn't matter which outdoor activities you love to do, because you will definitely find enjoyment while visiting Lagos and its surrounding areas.
There are many type of outdoor recreation activities in Lagos that you, your family and friends can enjoy. Be it in the air, water, sun or on land (earth). Lagos is a very popular location for families and offers a myriad of things that you can enjoy, even for the youngest children, such as taking them to the Lagos Zoo or any of the many playgrounds around town.
Teenagers who have a passion for skateboarding can take their skills to our skateboard park or play put-put (mini-golf).
There are also major other attractions such as seeing the dolphins in their own habitat, flying a kite or just enjoying a lazy day on one of the many beaches that surrounds Lagos.
In addition, there are three golfing ranges in very close proximity of each other.
Anyone who loves having fun in the fresh air and sunshine will enjoy more than a day here, because all of the activities are held outdoors in the beautiful Lagos weather which is so typical of the Algarve.
In Bensafrim, Barao de Sao Joao and Odiaxere, there are many opportunities for outdoor recreation vehicles, shooting ranges, bike trails, and horse rides to name but a few. Visitors can also enjoy a hot air-balloon flight or a fly over Lagos in a water plane.
Families with children of all ages will enjoy the time they spend in Lagos because of the sheer variety of outdoor activities to choose from.
In the spotlight and review section of the website we give you a sneak preview of everything that you can enjoy here. We have gone and identified the many offerings in town, spoke to the service providers and wrote about our findings. Let us know about your experiences, what you liked, what else should Lagos be offering you, so that we can share them with others.
Finally, its time for you to join us, go outdoors, enjoy our fantastic weather and have a great time and when it is time for you to leave, do so while wanting to come back soon.
Note: This article was first published in I Support Lagos in February 2011, updated August 2017. Author: Laurinda Seabra