17 kilometers, Faro International Airport (FAO)
Explore the Algarve
Portugal’s southernmost region is full of natural beauty and fun
There is no shortage of adventures in this breathtakingly beautiful area; simply ask the resort’s concierge for help planning your activities. Go on a jeep safari through Ria Formosa Natural Park, take a hot air balloon ride from the Lagos Aerodrome, and enjoy a lineup of water activities like windsurfing, kayaking, and scuba diving at Quinta do Lago Beach and Lake. You can also go wine tasting at the award-winning Quinta dos Vales, see the celebrated hand-painted tile interior of the Church of São Lourenço, and book a boat tour to take in stunning Algarve sea caves like the Benagil Cave. Families love to cool down at one of the many water parks, whether it’s swimming with dolphins at Zoomarine® or zipping down the slides at Aqualand. Shopping fans can browse popular brands at MAR Shopping Algarve or peruse local produce and handicrafts at the Loulé Municipal Market.