Portugal is one of the best destinations in Europe for family vacations and offers beautiful beaches, beautiful climate and child-friendly resorts. Guests will be surprised at the level of service and care offered to families holiday, especially when you are traveling with children.
Portugal is a safe country (without crime and politically stable), and provides exceptional good for money. Traveling to this country is super easy, because everyone who works in tourism speaks English very well, while stores are filled with known products and known brands.
Portugal is the right choice for a family vacation without fuss, and is a fantastic destination for toddlers to teens. This guide will give you tips and advice for families traveling to Portugal and suggest suitable places for your family vacation.
In the westernmost area of the Algarve, between Lagos and Sagres, there are the most beautiful beaches in Portugal and Europe, perfect surf waves, and the complete silence that makes this a true paradise. This article collects the best activities to do with children in western Algarve according to our guesthouse in Lagos :.
Spend one day on the beach
Neither Lagos and Sagres are some of the most stunning beaches in the Algarve including the famous Meia Praia which stretches for more than 4 km. Beaches filled with caves and cliffs have captivated tourists since being introduced to the world. The refreshing transparency of its calm waters makes it a paradise that many people seek for life. Our advice: go with your whole family to one of these beaches and let yourself relax while your children play in the sand.
Take your kids on a one day boat trip to see dolphins. The popularity of these cheerful and friendly animals among children is due to their ingenious intelligence and the persistent power that emerges. The dolphin tour is conducted on a high-speed boat so tourists can be sure to find whatever animal they are swimming on your trip. The west coast has the largest dolphin population in the Algarve.
The Lagos Zoo has played an very important role in the preservation and reinsertion into the Iberian lynx nature. In addition to the Iberian lynx a few species of animals and reptiles can be found in this zoo. Bring your youngest child to meet animals at the Lagos Zoo and enjoy a family-friendly morning or evening.
Climbing trees on a high rope
Visit Lagos Adventure Park and you have to try a high rope and walk through a suspended platform on a treetop while at the same time overcoming various obstacles along the way. This is harder than it looks, but it is fun for all ages.
Stand Up Paddle (SUP)
The amazing beauty of Lagos and the western part of the Algarve invite you for a pleasant stand up paddle tour. Relaxation from this activity coupled with the beauty of this area will give you an unforgettable family day.
Visiting Marina Lagos
Lagos Marina is one of the most amazing marinas in Portugal and definitely must be visited by families with young children because of the many restaurants and ice cream parlors. During the summer, the marina also features music, dance and other performances.
Centro de Ciência Viva de Lagos
The fun and interactive Centro de Ciência Viva de Lagos aims to teach children even an adults about the mysteries of our planet. This exhibition at the science center is educational and we can guarantee that your kids will really like the experience.
Cave Boat Trip
Enjoy an outdoor day spent with your love ones exploring the caves and cliffs of the Lagos and Sagres areas, especially the most famous Ponta da Piedade caves. This cave boat visit is one of the most requested activities by tourists who come to this beautiful corner of the Algarve.
Zoomarine and Water Park
Even if you aren’t travelling with your kids, you definitely have to visit Zoomarine. The biggest attraction of the Algarve, this park has shows, slides, rides and ponds. Focusing on environmental education and with a well-known rehabilitation center for marine life, recently rescued, rehabilitated and released leatherbacks) at Zoomarine you can see birds of prey in action and learn about marine ecosystems as well, have a very good time. At the Dolphin Emotion Center you can participate in the Dolphin Interaction program - the only one in Europe, which is guaranteed to give you unforgettable memories. Spending time in the pool to learn how to communicate and interact with dolphins.
If you are looking for a park where the focus is solely on the pleasure of the waterslide, then Aqualand Algarve is for you. There are countless slides, from the relaxed winding river to Banzai slides, and the Kamikaze slide relievers. Young visitors can have a nice water playground where there are mini slides and shallow ponds
Where to stay in Lagos, Portugal?
Casa Rosa Montes is a charming guesthouse located on a rural property, 8 km away from Lagos city, only 2 km from Burgau Beach and Praia da Luz and pretty close to the Costa Vicentina.
At our guesthouse in Lagos, you will find a family atmosphere, where you can spend some quiet and calm days!
We have 16 rooms with various types of facilities and different styles. All rooms have balconies with views, with simple and beautiful decoration, equipped with TV, air conditioning and minibar.
In addition to an outdoor pool, our Lagos bed and breakfast also offers laundry facilities, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking.
Our guesthouse in Lagos also provides boat rides, cave tours, dolphin watching, bike for rent and other activities that you can ask our receptionist when you check in at our guesthouse in Lagos.
If you have questions about the tours or other activities during your stay at our guesthouse in Lagos, you can directly ask the receptionist when you check in, or you can send us a message, we will be happy to help you make an great experience while visiting and staying at our guesthouse in Lagos.
Book today and enjoy an unforgettable trip to our amazing guesthouse in Lagos. Whatever the reason for your visit - luxury vacation or business trip - our special offers appeal to everyone.