This privileged location is used as a gateway to seabirds and marine mammals like whales. Together with the resident dolphin population, they delight whoever has the opportunity to watch them.
In addition to the luxurious underwater biodiversity at the reach of an hand in the crystal blue waters, there is also the naval history, with its ancient shipwrecks and one unique underwater museum. They are the amusement of scuba divers from all over the world.
Surf and Bodyboard
The coastline and oceanographic dymanics provide some of the best surfing spots in the world.
Other Nautical Activities
One of the biggest advantages of the Western Algarve is the excellent conditions for the practice of wind powered nautical activities. This is the case for sailing, windsurfing or others like kitesurfing, which take advantage of a wind-wave combination.