Algarve’s top-rated ‘Hidden Gems’ according to travel insiders

  • The hashtag #algarve has reached 598.3M views on TikTok and on Instagram there are 5.3 million posts with the hashtag

  • In 2022, there were 4.8 million visitors to Algarve*, making it one of the most popular holiday destinations in Portugal

Planning how you are going to spend your well-earned relaxation time on holiday can be incredibly fun, but it can be hard to know which activities are worth your time.

Villa Plus has revealed Algarve’s hidden gems by analysing Trip Advisor’s 5* rated activities in Algarve which have less than 50 reviews. Travel insider, Patricia Nascimento, Algarve Area Manager at Villa Plus has reviewed the list and chosen the best activities to fill up a seven-day holiday.

Day 1 – Arti Arte Azulejar, Paint and Pottery Studios

With 10 5* reviews, this is an experience few know about. You can take part in workshops where you’ll learn how to hand paint Portuguese tiles.

Day 2 – Chico Time, Speed Boat Tours

There are few more exciting ways to see the sights than through a speed boat tour, and with 11 5* reviews, Chico Time tours are unlikely to be too busy or booked up.

Day 3 – Backland Tours & Events, Distillery, Historical and Heritage Tours

Whether you’re interested in learning more about local liquors or history, you can’t go wrong with Backland Tours, who have accrued 14 5* reviews.

Day 4 – Ocean Tours, Scuba and Snorkeling

Racking up 18 5* reviews, this scuba and snorkelling experience is a great example of nature tourism, providing an opportunity to see the wildlife of Portugal.

Day 5 – The Country Cooking School, Cooking Classes

If you’re looking to learn about local cuisine and enjoy a delicious meal then The Country Cooking School is a great option, with 36 5* reviews.

Day 6 – Pure Relax-Day Spa – Spa

As you come to the end of your holiday, why not enjoy some rest and relaxation at a quiet spa with 30 5* reviews?

Day 7 – InLight Yoga & Massage Studio – Yoga and Pilates

If you’re looking to move your body while you’re away, what better way to get the blood pumping than with a relaxing exercise class, which has 40 5* reviews.

If this has inspired you to book a trip to explore the Algarve’s hidden gems, you can find out more at:

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