Discover Our Favourite Algarve Attractions
From the sand and sea along the scenic coast to the lush green hills of the many golf courses, the Algarve is a treasure trove in shades of blue and green. Experience a diverse breadth of Algarve activities for all tastes and moods. Whether boating, biking, golfing, or hiking, there's always something to do around NAU Salgados Palace—no matter the time of year.
Cool in the winter, warm in summer—our unmatched climate is one of the many reasons visitors often decide to move here definitively. Located about two hours by car from Lisbon or Seville and the main European capitals, with direct flights from Faro International Airport, the Algarve is a convenient destination for travellers from around the world.
Salgados Lagoon Nature Reserve
Located close to Herdade dos Salgados, Salgados Lagoon is one of Portugal's most beautiful nature reserves, as well as one of the most popular places for bird-watching in the Algarve.
Salgados Beach (Albufeira)
With miles of soft, golden sand and warm, crystal-blue waters, Salgados Beach is a must-visit destination for guests of NAU Salgados Palace. Walk the sandy stretch that runs along the coastal lagoon as you marvel at the variety of migratory birds. This beach features showers, bathrooms, and an on-duty lifeguard.
Praia Da Galé (Oeste)
Known for the natural rock formations emerging from the sand, the 1.2-kilometre Praia da Galé offers an extensive sandy area, calm waters, and a well-conserved dune system, and features a wooden walkway as a footpath. Bathing in the coves carved out amongst the rocks is the most delightful aspect of this beach.
Experience the perfect harmony between learning and having fun at this family-friendly oceanographic park just a 10-minute drive from our resort. Perfect for anyone interested in ocean life, Zoomarine will leave you feeling like an expert on dolphins, turtles, tropical fish, and exotic birds.
Slide & Splash
With a variety of water-based attractions for adrenaline junkies and little ones alike, this exciting aquatic park in the Algarve also features performances with birds and reptiles for a better understanding of local and regional wildlife—all a quick 20-minute drive from our hotel.
Lagos Surf Safari
Challenge yourself to a private surf lesson or group surf lessons from Lagos Surf Safari and learn how to ride the ocean waves with the help of fully accredited instructors. This hands-on surf school offers daily departures from Lagos and Praia da Luz towards the beaches of the Vicentine Coast and South.
Zoo de Lagos
An excellent way to have fun with the whole family, a trip to the Lagos Zoo offers the opportunity to observe various animal species, enjoy treats and refreshments in the restaurant zone, relax in the picnic area, and play in the park with swings and other activities for children.
Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve
Considered one of the best and most modern circuits in Europe, the Algarve International Kart Racing Track offers various basic programmes, designed for both amateurs and professionals. It also includes two junior kart circuits and a track for children up to six years old.
Offering a pleasant climate all year, the Algarve is considered one of the best holiday regions in all of Europe. Keep up to date with upcoming events and see for yourself what makes the Algarve such an excellent vacation destination.