Tourist Attractions and Places to visit in Praia do Vau


When visiting Algarve Portugal you will have the opportunity to visit many towns in the region. Praia do Vau is a town you should purpose to visits because of its major attractions and activities you can do here. Here are some reasons why you should visit this town.

Relaxing destination

Praia do Vau is a small town located on the western parts of Algarve in Portugal. This is one of the best towns you can visit when you are on tour in this area. This town offers the best relaxation destination making it a perfect for many visitors who visit this area. You can rest as you enjoy some drinks or tasty dishes in some of the restaurants in the town. If you like to relax when visiting Algarve, this is the town to visit.


If you are the kind of a person who likes relaxing on the beach, Praia do Vau has a best beach for you to relax. It has a beach with powder sand sloping gently into the shallow waters. Here you will be able to ensure the calm sea and paddle or swim in it. The good thing is that the area experiences tropical temperatures because it is still in the Atlantic. There are parasols and loungers for rent and you also get also a few restaurants you can enjoy drinks and snacks while on the beach.

Enjoy scenic walks 

The cliffs found in the town offer a striking site and are excellent for leisure walks. You can also wait for the low tide to app rear and walk along the beach to Praia da Rocha. There are many pools and coves you discover during your twenty minutes walk.


When you are in Praia do Vau shopping should not be an issue, because within a 10 minutes drive you arrive in Portimao where you get many retail parks and shops. You will also have the opportunity to shop for pottery and leatherware. Here you have opportunity to shop for any other products that you wish to have during your tour.

Traditions and flavors 

In this town you enjoy some of the best food and drink flavors in Portugal. You can enjoy a sample of liqueur that you cannot get outside the southern parts of Portugal. The liqueur is manufactured from carob which is grown in the area. In addition, you can also visit cork factory where you can enjoy your favorite cork drink, wine and champagne. Your next destination from here should be ethnographical museum where you see Algarve artifacts and costumes. You also get to enjoy delicious meals from different cultures in the world.


Do you desire to swim with dolphins? Then when you visit Praia do Vau you have the opportunity to make your dream come true. At Zoomarine which is Portugal most famous park you will get this opportunity. First, you will be able to learn more about bottlenosed dolphins which you will be meeting. Afterwards, you jump into the lagoon and have thirty minutes encounter with the dolphins. Under the supervision Zoomarine’s trainers you will enjoy swimming and splashing with these loveable and friendly dolphins.

In order to enjoy as you visit the above places and all the activities, you need to hire or rent a car. You will be able to take full control of your trip without any inconveniences.


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