The Beach Vast stretches ofgolden sandy beaches or small secluded coves make up the Portugese coastline. Most of the beaches have sunbeds and umbrellas to hire and lifeguards to ensure a relaxing and safe day on the beach. For the more energetic there are many watersport facilities which include pedalos, porasailing, windsurfing, jet-ski and water ski-ing. Sports If you prefer a more active holiday the Algarve has a wealth of sports to offer. Tennis The Algarve has excellent tennis facilities and attracts many tennis groups and clubs. The Tennis Academy s in Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago are two local clubs close to hand. Golf The Algarve has got to be one of Europes finest golf destinations. Quinta do Lago & Ria Formosa, Pinheiros Altos, Vale do Lobo Royal, Vila Sol & Vilamoura Old & Pinal golf courses make up many of the challenging and rewarding golf attractions in the area. Other Activities There are several excellent Waterporks on the Algarve offering endless entertainment. The Zoomarine which opens all year round offers a whole days entertainment or some of the many other activities you will find in the Algarve are Sailing, Fishing and Horseriding.