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Best things to do in Faro District

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Theme Park
“We recommend that place to our guest spend a da having fun , kids will love it.”
196local recommendations
Water Park
“Aquashow is the biggest waterpark in Portugal. There is a great diversity of slides for all ages and, each year, they open new attractions. ”
67local recommendations
Water Park
“Closest water park is Slide & Splash offering many aquatic entertainments for all tastes and ages. ”
109local recommendations
Campground
“Lagos Zoo is a good option for those with small children. monkeys are the main attraction but the zoo is also home to other animals. ”
42local recommendations
Park
“Great for bird watching. Hiking along the salinas and paths.. Can also take boat tours, go diving see dolphins and lost of seahorses other marine life.”
73local recommendations
Route
“Vilamoura marina is the main centre of activity in Vilamoura with a huge range of restaurants, bars and shops (including many designer shops). Luis Figo's 'Bar Sete' (bar seven) is also on the marina front. During the day, although it can get quite busy, it's really a very peaceful area to stroll around. It gets more lively at night, with everyone coming to eat and try out some of the bars, but is still a very relaxed area. Great for dinner, a walk, coffee or drink after dinner.”
88local recommendations
Beach
“Having an unique character, it is often cited as one of the best beaches in the Algarve. ”
60local recommendations
Scenic Lookout
“Out by the lighthouse you will see the classical Algarve with the cliffs. Why not take a boat trip into the "grottos", the caves, and hear the funny story of them by the locals.”
55local recommendations
Water Park
“The closest water park to the villa. It's a good park and, if you don't want to go further and decide to go there, surely you'll have a fun day with the kids... But, if you have transportation, we recommend one of the other 2 water parks in Algarve: Aquashow or Slide&Splash. :)”
34local recommendations
Resort
“You can also swim to this famous cave. It is only 100 meters from the beach of Benagil. We can provide you with floatation devices and instructions.”
37local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Large late night indoor shopping centre with a mixture of retailers with large food court of restaurants”
37local recommendations
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Popular, cheap and friendly! A bit loud, traditional, big tables. Fried prawns are to die for! Try to get some capturado peixe, fish captured in the sea.”
44local recommendations
Castle
“A very impressive castle. One of the best preserved Moorish fortifications in Portugal.”
31local recommendations
Flea Market
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“Castle of Silves Castle of the 15th century with museum in the ancient capital of the Algarve. Silves was also an important city of the Muslim empire (8th century) before the Christian reconquest.”
43local recommendations
Park
“The landscape of this natural park is marked by steep cliffs that have been given various forms and colouring by centuries of erosion. ”
35local recommendations
Beach
“In Praia da Rocha there are restaurants, bars, disco's great for a night out. ”
50local recommendations