Fun Things To Do In Carvoeiro
This traditional fishing village has transformed into a charming tourist friendly town with its buzzing central square and beautiful beaches. Whether you’re visiting here with family, friends or partner, there’s plenty to do here. If you’re looking for some fun things to do whilst you’re here, then we’ve got a great selection.
Fun Things To Do In Carvoeiro
Visit Algar Seco
Located off the east side of Carvoeiro, Algar Seco is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Carvoeiro. Made up of a series of caves, exploring the Algar Seco is a great day out for the family. If you’re a walking enthusiast and are looking for fun things to do in Carvoeiro, then look no further. A set of steps will take you towards the amazing natural rock formations that have been carved out of the sandstone by nature, and this is where your adventure begins. There is a restaurant and bar on the way should you need a little break or some light refreshments. You can spend hours here exploring the different caves and small rock pools that have been left behind.
Enjoy A Round Of Golf
The Algarve is not only famous for its beautiful beaches. Keen golfers from across the globe visit the Algarve every year to play a round of golf on one of the many courses here. If you’re looking for fun things to do in Carvoeiro, then the Gramacho golf course is one of the best around. Originally just a 9 hole course, it has been extended to be a fully fledged 18 hole course. The course spreads across the rolling terrain of Portugal and is full of almond, olive and carob trees that were once planted by farmers who owned the land years before. This is a golf course designed for players with accuracy and precision but is also a great way to spend an afternoon with friends.
Take A Boat Tour
There are plenty of boat tours to choose in Carvoeiro, but if you choose one, make sure it’s a trip to see the Algarve’s famous caves. Many of the tours start from Praia do Carvoeiro, and as part of the boat tour, you will get to experience the well-known Benagil beach, which is considered one of, if not the most, impressive sea caves in the whole of Europe. Tours vary from an hour to two hours and you will get to explore a lot of other beaches and caves during your trip. If you’re visiting in the summer, be sure to book your trip early as they often get fully booked!
Enjoy Some Homemade Ice Cream
Nestled in the busy main square, Gelados & Companhia is the place to visit if you want a break from the sun and a taste of the best homemade ice-cream in Carvoeiro. There are plenty of flavours to choose from and there are even some dairy-free options available, too. As well as ice cream, they also sell frozen yoghurt, waffles and crepes. If you do give this place a visit, be sure to try the Pastel De Nata ice cream – it’s a take on the famous Portuguese custard tart! If you’re a foodie and are looking for fun things to do in Carvoeiro, then this could be the perfect place for you to explore.
Take A Stroll Along The Carvoeiro Boardwalk
If you want to make the most out of the great weather and take in some stunning views of Portugal, then a stroll along the Carvoeiro boardwalk is perfect for everyone. The boardwalk connects two popular points in Carvoeiro and is set along the cliff tops. Take a walk along the elevated wooden walkway and take in the breathtaking views of the stunning coastline. If you’re looking to take a walk after breakfast or dinner, then this is highly recommended. Don’t forget your camera! There are lots of fun things to do in Carvoeiro if you know where to look!
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