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Holidays in Portugal: fun activities for the whole family

Portugal is a perfect holiday destination, and besides a fantastic climate, wonderful beaches and mountains, it offers countless activities for all tastes and ages. We suggest you a handful of activities for the whole family during your holiday in Portugal.


Embraced by gentle Atlantic breezes and a big blue sky, holidays in the city of Lisbon are mostly outdoors.

Located in Parque das Nações, the Lisbon Oceanarium, designed by the American architect Peter Chermeyeff, is the place of choice for children and adults alike.

Entering the building via the suspension bridge you will feel in a fantastic world and gradually become enveloped in the sounds of the ocean, with the fantastic underwater acoustics all around you.

Here you will have the opportunity to discover more than 500 marine species living in 5 million litres of salt water.

Also, take advantage of your visit to the Oceanarium to explore the panoramic views of Parque das Nações and many more opportunities for family fun.

Another place to include in your Lisbon holiday is the Zoo. Opened in 1884, the Lisbon Zoo has over 2000 animals of 300 different species, including mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians.

Enjoy the Temple of the Primates, the Iberian Lynx, the Valley of the Tigers and much more. And take the opportunity to fly over the skies at the Zoo in the famous cable car.
Embark on this adventure and travel the world with the animals of the Zoo, without leaving Lisbon.


For the more adventurous Madeira Island is perfect for diving. Blessed by nature with warm waters and a fascinating and diverse underwater world, the island of Madeira offers you a unique opportunity to explore its aquatic biodiversity.

Located in Dom Pedro Madeira hotel, Haliotis Diving Center is Madeira's first technical diving centre and a partner of excellence.

Close to Dom Pedro Garajau, you can also find one of Madeira's diving hotspots, the Garajau Nature Reserve, which attracts divers from all over the world.

Dive in Madeira's clear waters and discover the best diving spots. Here you can find special offers for Dom Pedro Hotels & Golf Collection


Holidays in the Algarve taste like sun and sea, but there is so much more to explore. The water parks are undoubtedly the best bet for the whole family. The choice is wide and your children will love the many attractions and slides. With green spaces and specific areas for picnics, the Algarve's water parks are among the most sought-after activities for children.

If you want a more private and personalised experience, embark on a boat trip along the Algarve coast with Atlantic Quest. With tailor-made packages for the whole family, enjoy an unforgettable trip that will match your dreams.

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