The landscapes around the lower Guadiana river in eastern Algarve are best explored in a 4x4. This nature tour introduces you to the area's customs and traditions, its cuisine and flora and fauna. Along the way, you'll visit an organic farm for delicacy tastings and enjoy a regional lunch in a typical inland village. There'll also be time to relax by a pool.
Set your senses ablaze with this special wine-tasting experience. Discover the history and tradition of Andalusian wine-making with a tour of Bodega Viña La Constancia. Then, embark on a sensory voyage as you're blindfolded to taste five of their finest wines with some light tapas and a story to set the scene. It's an odyssey for the senses.
Washed by Atlantic waves, La Barrosa beach is the place to learn to surf when in the Costa de la Luz. These two 1.5-hour lessons are geared for all levels of ability and are taught by qualified instructors with a lifelong passion for surfing. All the necessary equipment is included – surfboard, neoprene and lycra as well as liability insurance.
Washed by Atlantic waves, La Barrosa beach is the place to learn to surf when in the Costa de la Luz. This 1.5-hour lesson is geared for all levels of ability and are taught by qualified instructors with a lifelong passion for surfing. All the necessary equipment is included – surfboard, neoprene and lycra as well as liability insurance.
The heart and soul of Andalusia, Seville is bursting with history and personality. You'll explore its historic landmarks and walk through hidden courtyards and squares on this tour from the Costa de la Luz. It all kicks off with a walking tour of the city's most beautiful corners. We'll wander through Santa Cruz where overhanging balconies line cobbled streets. Admire the vast Gothic cathedral and the Giralda belfry, then head to Plaza de España in Maria Luisa Park. You'll also take in Spanish mudejar and Italian renaissance style with an exclusive visit to Casa de Pilatos.
Washed by Atlantic waves, La Barrosa beach is the place to learn to surf when in the Costa de la Luz. These five 1.5-hour lessons are geared for all levels of ability and are taught by qualified instructors with a lifelong passion for surfing. All the necessary equipment is included – surfboard, neoprene and lycra as well as liability insurance.
You'll feel like you're a million miles away from Spain's sun, sea and sand tourism on this trip. Head inland to seek out the secrets of Seville's major must-see, The Royal Alcazars. Explore all corners of this UNESCO World Heritage Site with an Iconic Insiders tour.The Alcazar of Seville has served as the city's seat of power for centuries. And each ruler has revamped the royal residence, adding more and more. The result? A lavish palace of colourfully-tiled courtyards, extravagant water gardens and Moorish arches that looks like something out of Arabian Nights. You may even recognise it as the city of Sunspear – home of House Martell –from TV's smash-hit series Game of Thrones.During your visit, you'll wander through the well-preened inner gardens, stop to snap a few selfies with the incredible architecture, and hear the history of the fortress from an expert guide.
When it comes to iconic symbols of Spain, flamenco is up there with sun, sea, and sangria. Vive Ayamonte is an authentic flamenco show in the heart of Huelva. In a pretty Andalusian courtyard, marvel at the footwork of the dancers as Spanish guitars, clacking heels on stage, and shouts of olé provide the soundtrack to your evening entertainment.
Selwo Aventura Park is like a slice of Africa in the Costa Del Sol. A huge variety of beasts call this place home where you'll see everything from giraffes, elephants and monkeys to the mighty African lion. You can even meet the gamekeeper and watch the big cats at feeding time. Throw in a petting zoo for the little-ones too and a truly wild day out awaits.
Washed by Atlantic waves, La Barrosa beach is the place to learn to surf when in the Costa de la Luz. These three 1.5-hour lessons are geared for all levels of ability and are taught by qualified instructors with a lifelong passion for surfing. All the necessary equipment is included – surfboard, neoprene and lycra as well as liability insurance.
Whether you're a fan of fine wines, or you're just interested in learning about – and tasting – Jerez's famous tipple, Bodegas Viña La Constancia is a great place to start. Take a 90-minute private vineyard tour to learn all about the wine-making process before sitting down to try five vinos and sherries, all paired with typical tapas snacks.
Discovering the flora and fauna around the nature reserve of Huelva's El Rompido and river Piedra just got that much easier with the help of sightseeing's latest gadget on two wheels – the Segway™. After a quick safety demonstration and some training on how to ride a Segway, it'll be time for off. You'll follow your guide along a route of paths, walkways and bridges that wind their way through the marshes around river Piedras and Flecha del Rompido. You'll be able to spot the many birds that migrate through this protected natural area as well as wildflowers as you effortlessly glide along the paths.
Watching the sun set over the Atlantic is a holiday experience that just has to be ticked off the list. Hop aboard this boat for a relaxing evening cruise that takes in the best of the Chiclana coastline at dusk. As we sail out in to the open sea we drop anchor ready to raise a glass to the end of another perfect day and the making of some special holiday memories.
Spiralling chutes. Shriek-inducing slides. Laughs a minute. And plenty of space for you to relax in the sun while the kids have fun. That's what Slide & Splash waterpark in Lagoa is all about. And this summer, it's even better than ever with the addition of The Big Wave and Disco River.
A 4x4 tour that's all about getting close to nature. Discover the flora and fauna on a route along the lower River Guadiana, which divides Portugal and Spain. Learn all about the area's heritage and the importance of cork and salt production. You'll get to taste local organic farm products, chance upon rustic villages and find out about local customs.
Europe's oldest city, Cadiz is a treasure trove of historic sites and streets, seaside promenades and a vibrant Andalusian atmosphere. On this half day experience, you'll discover its past with a guided city tour and admire highlights such as the cathedral, La Caleta beach and the Central Market. We'll begin with a panoramic drive around Cadiz. Then stroll through squares, marvel at plazas and discover Europe's largest Roman theatre. At Plaza de España, we'll see the House of the Four Towers, the old Customs Office and the monument to the 1812 Constitution. Before we return, you'll have some free time to wander around at your own pace.
Enjoy a day at Zoomarine, Portugal's only animal and marine park, with this great value ticket-only trip. Getting to and from the park under your own steam, you'll be free to spend as long you like enjoying the attractions.Top billing goes to the dolphin shows, where you'll watch these frisky mammals perform feats and tricks in their pool. And if you're up for more aquatic action afterwards, there are also the sea lion shows, water birds and an aquarium, too. Then peer into the alligator compound or watch a bird of prey exhibition, gazing into the skies as falcons and eagles swoop through the air.When you want something different, have lunch at one of the restaurants or while away your time sunbathing on the lawns, splashing in the pool or braving the amusement rides. There's a big wheel, flume and pirate ship to keep the kids happy while you chill.
Home to some of Spain's most important monuments, Seville is a must-visit. You'll strike out early for the Andalusian capital, leaving plenty of time to explore its highlights. Be wowed by its legendary Maestranza bullring and Plaza de España – of Star Wars fame. And no trip to Seville would be complete without taking in the awe-inspiring Gothic cathedral and the Giralda tower, so that's on the list, too. Then it's off to wander the former Jewish quarter of Santa Cruz, lined with orange trees, pretty plazas and cool patios.
Gibraltar – Britain's towering outpost in the Med. This thrilling cable car ride to the top of the 421m summit sees you take in the breathtaking panoramic views of two continents – Europe and Africa. Up on the peak a personal handheld device provides commentary whilst you might also get the chance to spot the mischievous Barbary apes that call the top of the rock home.
Give your body a workout and then give yourself a treat in Jerez. Your visit to Bodega Viña La Constancia begins with an hour of exercise among the vines – the activity is chosen by you. After burning those calories, there's an insightful 90-minute guided vineyard tour. And to round off the experience, you'll enjoy a tasting of five of the bodega's sherries.